There is an emerging career for female students and young graduates who want to tap into Taiwan’s growing gaming industry.
Unique profession: Taiwanese women are reportedly getting paid handsomely to play online games as an “accompanying gamer” to video game players, reported AsiaOne.
Mahjong is no longer just a means to teach crazy rich Asian mothers that prejudice can cost you your child’s happiness. As it turns out, the tile-based strategy game can also help adults struggling with symptoms of depression.
That’s according to a new study published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, which shows that a regular game of Mahjong can help reduce rates of depression among middle-aged and older adults in China. Those who reside in urban areas particularly found it beneficial.
Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk recently expressed his support to a Malaysian skater who received brutal online abuse from critics over her performance during the Asian Games.
Fatin Syahirah Roszizi competed in the women’s skateboarding street event at the JSC Skateboard Stadium in Palembang, Indonesia on Aug. 29.
South Korean football superstar Son Heung-min burst into tears after his country defeated Japan 2-1 in the Asian Games football final.
The victory not only earned South Korea the gold medal in the prestigious multi-sport event, it also earned Heung-min a pass from the mandatory military service, BBC reports.
For about a week now, Indonesia has been doing a magnificent job hosting the Asian Games, the continent’s biggest sporting event held every four years.
The event, considered the world’s second largest sporting event only after to the Olympics, marked the first time North and South Korea delegates marched together under one unified flag of Korea in the Asian Games after 12 years.
Four Japanese basketball players embroiled in a prostitution scandal while participating in the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia have been booted after violating the national team’s code.
Yuya Nagayoshi, 27, Takuya Hashimoto, 23, Takuma Sato, 23, and Keita Imamura, 22, were sent home on Sunday after it was discovered that they paid for prostitutes in Jakarta’s red light district while wearing Japan’s national basketball uniform, according to Kyodo News.