- Vu Phuong Thanh, 32, became the first Vietnamese athlete to win the Deca Ultra Triathlon World Championship at the Swissultra in Switzerland on Sunday.
- Considered the world’s toughest triathlon competition, the Swissultra is 10 times the distance of a normal triathlon, covering 23.61 miles for swimming, 1,118 miles for cycling and 262.22 miles for running.
- Thanh finished first in the event’s female category after completing the course in 328 hours 27 minutes 55 seconds, over an hour ahead of France's Nadine Zacharias, who finished in second place.
- Born in Hanoi, Thanh has been nicknamed Vietnam’s “desert rose,” or "the girl who runs around the world” after becoming the first Asian to run through the four harshest deserts in the world.
A female athlete has become the first Vietnamese competitor to win the Deca Ultra Triathlon World Championship at the Swissultra in Switzerland on Sunday.
Considered the world’s toughest triathlon competition, the Swissultra covers 10 times the distance of a normal triathlon.
Chinese-speaking tourists were recently captured on video “feeding” a swan with a paper napkin, while another is shown grabbing the bird’s neck at a park in Switzerland.
The video, which showed a group of tourists trying to snap photos with the animal, soon went viral on Chinese social media after it was reportedly posted on Snapchat earlier this week.
Switzerland’s “most perverted” otaku has once again taken the spotlight after he revealed that Swiss customs officials confiscated about 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of doujinshi (self-published) manga.
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A Swiss man who was recently hired for a new job found himself unemployed on his very first day after his employer discovered the questionable things he does on Twitter.
The man, a hardcore anime fan, goes by the name Melonpan (MeidocafeR) on the platform and shares things only adult otakus are supposed to see.
An elderly Swiss man was recently sentenced to merely 16 years in prison for sexually abusing 80 children in Thailand in the span of over a decade.
On Thursday, the court in Gruyère, Switzerland, found the 72-year-old man from Lucerne guilty of human trafficking and intercourse with minors.
Getting drinks at bars can really take a toll on your wallet, but one Chinese tourist took it to the next level by taking a single shot of whiskey worth $10,000, which turned out to be fake.
Zhang Wei, who is reported to be China’s highest-paid online novelist, traveled to Switzerland with his 82-year-old grandmother to down a shot of Macallan at the Devil’s Place Whisky Bar at Hotel Waldhaus in St. Moritz.
Oral sex will be one of the main specialties on the menu of a Swiss coffee shop when it opens in Geneva very soon.
A Geneva-based escort firm called Facegirl took to the task of revolutionizing the way men enjoy their coffee in the morning by including blowjobs as order add-ons, reports Daily Mail. The store will be patterned after similarly-set up shops in Thailand.