In the video, which was posted in Zhang’s Weibo account, the International Federation of BodyBuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Bikini competitor can be seen wearing a bikini typical of professional bodybuilders during competition.
South Korea’s Capital Defense Command apologized after a video showing a female fitness model in a revealing bikini posing on stage during a “morale boost performance” for soldiers caused outrage online.
The controversial video was uploaded to YouTube on Korea’s Liberation Day on Aug. 15 and has been watched more than 60,000 times, with users accusing the event of objectifying women, according to Korea Herald.
A budget airline company from Vietnam recently received flack for welcoming the local national soccer team with a risqué in-flight performance by their bikini-clad flight attendants.
Vietjet, the airline which gained international attention for featuring a flight staff wearing two-piece bikinis, apologized after receiving backlash online, Reuters reports.
Meng Meng Da, an arcade in Tainan, Taiwan, attracted controversy earlier this month for putting four women in skimpy swimsuits inside four claw machines as part of the gaming center’s promotion.
Dressed only in alluring swimsuits, the four women, dubbed as “bikini goddesses,” jiggled on stuffed animals to entice customers to play the claw machines, Shanghaiist reported.
It wasn’t too long ago when Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao was still on her way to becoming Vietnam’s first female billionaire.
Now, the 46-year-old CEO of budget airline VietJet has $1.7 billion, making her the only billionaire woman in Southeast Asia and one of two in Vietnam, Forbes notes.
The Vietnamese “bikini airline” just put in an $11 billion order with Boeing for a hundred 737 MAX 200 airplanes.
VietJet, a low-cost 5-year-old airline, has gained a lot of publicity in the past for its bikini-clad flight attendants who have appeared in their in-flight lingerie and Hawaiian-themed shows. The airline now has nearly 40% of Vietnam’s domestic airline market.
A restaurant in the Cau Giay District of Hanoi is raising a few eyebrows after photos of bikini-clad waitresses at the eatery went viral.
Authorities in Hanoi may fine the restaurant for having women in bikinis serve their predominantly male diners food and drinks. The incident goes “against Vietnam’s traditional culture and fine customs,” according to To Van Dong, director of the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism agency.