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Indian minister mocked for urinating in public

Indian minister mocked for urinating in public

New Delhi – A government minister was mocked on social media for urinating in public despite the prime minister’s flagship public hygiene drive as pictures of the embarrassing incident were splashed over front pages Friday. The Times of India said agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh relieved himself against a school wall “flanked by his security […]

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Chinese skinny-dippers defy public morals on nudity

Chinese skinny-dippers defy public morals on nudity

The water might be chilly but dozens of naked men happily relax in an outdoor pool in a Beijing suburb making the most of the sunshine. “This is a paradise for Chinese nudists,” says 18-year-old Zhen, displaying a tiger tattoo on his chest. The small pond next to a high-voltage power line and shabby brick […]

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China losing fight against public restroom toilet paper thieves

China losing fight against public restroom toilet paper thieves

Hong Kong – Seven days was all it took for 1,500 rolls of toilet paper to be snapped up in a public park in southwest China, after the park started providing free toilet paper for visitors, a local newspaper reports. It all started this month when the city of Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, launched […]

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About 4,500 Turkish public staff dismissed

About 4,500 Turkish public staff dismissed

Ankara – About 4,500 Turkish public staff have been dismissed over their suspected links with the Gulenist Terror Group (FETO), a statutory decree announced on Tuesday, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. Under the statutory decree issued on the website, 2,585 from the Education Ministry, 893 from the gendarmerie, 417 from the General Security Directorate, 49 […]

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Austrian govt seeks to ban full-face veil in public

Austrian govt seeks to ban full-face veil in public

Vienna – Austria’s chancellor said Monday he will seek to ban full-face veils in public, as part of a wide-ranging government programme aimed at fending off the challenge of the far-right. “The full-face veil will be banned in public spaces,” Christian Kern said after ministers signed off on the new programme of policies set to […]

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Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burqa in public places

Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burqa in public places

The Hague – Dutch MPs on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to ban the Islamic full-face burqa from some public places such as schools and hospitals, the latest such move in a European country. “The law is adopted,” said the speaker of the lower house of parliament, Khadija Arib, referring to legislation which will also ban burqas, […]

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Killing of ‘king of fish’ in Guangxi sparks public outrage

Killing of ‘king of fish’ in Guangxi sparks public outrage

The death of a giant eel, which used to live in the Lingwan Lake in Nanning City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has sparked outrage online, according to local media. Earlier last week, a person going by the online name “Diving and Photography Lover” posted on the twitter-like Weibo service, claiming that a one-meter-long marbled eel […]

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Bersih manipulates public, distorts from original objectives – Azalina

Bersih manipulates public, distorts from original objectives – Azalina

Kuala Lumpur – Bersih is a political opposition movement disguising themselves as an independent “civil society” to manipulate the public, according to government leader Azalina Othman Said. Referring to the illegal rally currently being staged by Bersih in the federal capital, she said the movement, launched in 2006, had organised numerous rallies yet failed to […]

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No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup – Qatar

Doha – Alcohol will be banned from streets and public places and if Qatari officials get their way even stadiums during the 2022 World Cup, the head of the country’s tournament organising committee said on Tuesday. The comments by Hassan Al-Thawadi will further alarm football traditionalists already unhappy that the tournament will be moved to […]

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Public reminded not to join street demo

Public reminded not to join street demo

Seremban – The public is reminded not to join the street demonstration which will only bring chaos to the country. Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the demonstration would also create hatred among the people which would lead to racial problems. “I heard Negeri Sembilan DAP will hold Bersih 5 in Rembau, […]

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