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11 Gifts Even Your Strict Asian Parents Would Actually Want 

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Shopping for your parents is no easy task. You probably know them better than anyone else in the world, but somehow it’s intrinsically difficult to find them something that they’d actually like. They tell you that they don’t want anything. They tell you not to waste your money. But if you don’t get them anything — oh boy — they won’t forget that.

Here are some crowd-pleasers that even the strictest of Asian parents would like!

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Awkwafina Honors Great-Grandfather in Heartfelt Thanksgiving Instagram Post


Nora Lum, also known as Awkwafina, shared a heartfelt message on her Instagram account during Thanksgiving in honor of her great-grandfather.

The “Crazy Rich Asians” star shared a picture of a menu card she found at her family’s old restaurant, which was founded by her great-grandfather, Jimmy Lum, who lived through the Chinese Exclusion Act.

Chinese Park Uses Honor System to Sell Lunch to Tourists, Gets Exactly What They Deserve

A 1 yuan ($0.15) lunch project at a tourist spot in Luoyang, Henan province, China went better than expected after it earned more money than the number of people it served.

During the Golden Week holiday in China, the Laojun Mountain National Geological Park decided to offer meals to tourists that consist of a noodle soup, a steamed bun, and a sausage all for the price of 1 yuan, according to The Paper as translated by Shanghaiist.

The Great Wall of China Invaded With ‘Sea of Tourists’ as Chinese Celebrate Golden Week Holiday

Massive throngs of tourists who are on break for the Golden Week holiday in China have been flocking to the Great Wall of China and other local hotspots since Monday.

The week-long public holiday kicked off on October 1 with 145,000 people attending a special flag-raising ceremony at Tian’anmen Square. The celebration marked the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.