Seoul, Korea – Police shut down group sex website, arrest participants [Asian Sex Gazette] Korean police have arrested a 42-year-old website operator identified as Kim who they say arranged 20 group sex parties in and around Seoul and collected participation fees. They also booked 53 male members who had group sex and 11 females who prostituted themselves through Kim’s website.
Bangalore, India – The dark side of Hyderabad’s success [Asia Times] The twin blasts that tore through an amusement park and an eatery in Hyderabad on August 25 marked the second time in three months that the city had been targeted by terrorists. A high-tech hub that is second only to Bangalore for its booming information-technology (IT) and biotechnology sectors, Hyderabad appears to be emerging as a terror hub.
Bangkok, Thailand – Pen-spinning craze [Asian Offbeat] The latest craze to hit Thailand is pen-spinning, and the Thai pen-spinning fan club claims 200,000 enthusiasts who say they have mastered over 200 moves.