Unlike Mulan who only exists in ancient Chinese folk tales, Mongolia has a real-life warrior princess named Khutulun who fought in wars alongside her father and remained undefeated in wrestling throughout her entire life.
Who is Khutulun?: Born around 1260, Khutulun, also known as Aigiarne, Aiyurug and Khotol Tsagaan, was the daughter of Kaidu Khan, cousin of Kublai Khan who would found China’s Yuan dynasty and great-great-granddaughter of Genghis Khan, according to South China Morning Post.
The eldest daughter of Malaysian King Yang di-Pertuan Agong was recently appointed the international patron of the World Mental Health Day 2020.
Royal advocate: Known for her mental health advocacies, Tengku Puteri Raja Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan Al-Sultan Abdullah was appointed the role upon the recommendation by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH), The Star reports.
A German man who went viral online in May 2019 for helping his Thai wife sell chicken barbecue on the streets of Pak Chong, Thailand has turned out to be a wanted person and subject of a red notice of Interpol.
The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Maximilian Fernsebner, was arrested by Thai authorities earlier this week.
A Facebook post that seemingly burned a cast member in the credits for being just a “Korean girl” and not one of the “Hot Korean Girls” gained thousands of reactions on the group Subtle Asian Traits.
But for the the deep-thinking intellectuals of SAT, the post begs a number of questions. Who is Yuna Song? Why is Yuna Song not a hot girl? What movie is this from? Because I think I will decide for myself if Yuna Song is a hot girl or not. Significant resources were spent to get to the bottom of this — this is what we found.
More than 80 people were reportedly injured after a high-speed ferry collided with a whale in Niigata, Japan on Sunday.
The accident occurred when the ferry, a high-speed hydrofoil ship that was carrying 125 people including crew members, hit the object as it was en route to Sabo Island from Niigata port, according to BBC.
Asian parents love telling their children about various cultural superstitions and most of us already know how much influence this can have in our daily lives — their words will make you paranoid for the rest of your life. Many of these wild superstitions involve the different meanings of dreams and what they’re trying to tell you about the future.
An innocent dream such as getting a new haircut or losing a tooth can be foretelling the death of a loved one, while dreaming of being covered in poop can mean you’ll experience great luck.
The story of a woman who fell in love with her boyfriend’s male lover and later got pregnant with his baby has gone viral in the Philippines.
In June 2015, Angelica Mabuhay met her housemate’s friend, a man identified as “Justin,” who expressed interest in her.
We could all use a relaxing getaway these days. Work is hard, so is school and the constant repetition of mundane chores. If you’re a millennial, there’s also a 99.9% chance you’re one meltdown away from being burned out.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might be thinking of the perfect, romantic vacation. Or if you’re broke like I am, you might be interested in looking through lavish resorts you can’t afford during your annual Valentine’s Day Netflix marathon.
Even though everybody and their grandmother seem to have a Kindle these days, good old print books refuse to die.
There’s something about the feel and smell of real paper that’s simply irreplaceable. It’s comforting, homely, nostalgic. What better way to escape the frenzy of modern life than by curling up by the fire with a nice hardback?
New details of the harrowing cave rescue of the now-famous Thai soccer team and their coach last year have emerged in a new book, revealing the use of drugs and handcuffs to swim the boys to safety.
“The Cave,” written by ABC Australia Southeast Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane, details the more specific measures that rescuers took to save the 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team during an exhausting 3-day rescue, notably the use of ketamine to sedate the boys before the rescue journey and handcuffs to prevent them from removing their masks in a panic, according to The New York Post.
The widely praised, milky goodness we all love to drink any time of the day, popularly known as boba tea or bubble tea or milk tea, apparently contains more sugar than a regular serving of soda, according to latest study conducted in Singapore.
In the experiment, which was commissioned by Channel NewsAsia, students in the Applied Food Science and Nutrition diploma course at the Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore tested out six popular brands of bubble tea to check out their sugar content.
A woman in Malaysia is facing backlash after cuddling a crocodile she found at home.
Azy Nadia Aziz, 22, found the reptile at the back of her house in Kota Bharu in the Malaysian state of Kelantan last week.