Japanese coach offers hour-long lessons on how to smile to Gen Z students for $55
Gen Z students in Japan are signing up for hour-long classes from professional instructors to learn how to smile after years of wearing face...
Michelle De Pacina
Issues & Racism
Taiwanese man berates Indian man for not wearing a mask: ‘Indian man, black man, get out of Taiwan’
After being berated with racial slurs for not wearing a mask, an Indian man is pursuing charges against a Taiwanese man for “public insult, ...
Used masks stained with lipstick and sweat are being sold online in Japan
Some Japanese women are selling their used masks with lipstick stains online.
A woman in her 30s who lives in Tokyo began selling her used...
‘I Still Do Not Want to Get Married’: Chinese New Year Masks to Tell Off Nosy Relatives
A Singaporean brand has come up with new face masks that not only protect you from COVID-19 but also from nosy relatives this coming Chinese...
Woman Has Meltdown on Train After Being Asked to Wear Mask Properly in Taiwan
A woman was filmed having a meltdown after being asked by passengers to wear a mask properly while riding a train in Taiwan amid the COVID-1...
UConn Engineer Invents Reusable, Biodegradable Facemask to Fight Growing Pollution of the Pandemic
A Vietnamese American engineer at the University of Connecticut, along with several Ph.D. students, submitted a patent for a reusable and bi...
Man is Forced Off Flight in Japan for Refusing to Wear a Face Mask
A plane passenger aboard a domestic flight in Japan was removed from the aircraft because he did not want to wear a protective mask.
Tokyo Store Uses ‘Smile Masks’ Which are Cool-Cool-Cool-Cool-Cool-Cool-No Doubt-No Doubt-No Doubt
A comprehensive discount store in Tokyo has launched a campaign that has its employees wearing “smile masks.”
Takeya, which sell...
Two Vietnamese Kids Use Saved ‘Lucky Money’ to Donate 20,000 Face Masks to the UK
A shipment of 20,000 face masks were recently sent from Vietnam to Britain where personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers are ...
Bay Area Doctor Cannot Eat or Drink Because of the Lack of Masks
A hospital in the Bay Area is currently rationing N95 masks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Grace (she requested her last name be...
Taiwan to Donate 100,000 Masks Every WEEK to the U.S.
Taiwan has promised to donate 100,000 face masks to the United States once its production levels stabilize amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (...