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Use this tag for questions about claims based in Asia, or limited to Asia. Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent. It is situated in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres and is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the east, Indian Ocean on the south, and Arctic Ocean on the north.

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Was this "Buy a wife from Vietnam" advert genuine?

This photo, which is supposedly of an advertisement for brides, has been making the rounds on social media. Does it show an advertisement for a bride-buying service?
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Were the people in "Inis Beag" the most sexually repressed and the people in "Mangaia" the most sexually liberated in the world? [closed]

In the 1960s, a rather obscure anthropologist by the name of John Cowan Messenger discovered an isolated and very small community in a place called "Inis Beag" in Ireland. This was apparently a false ...
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Is "Better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times" used by Asians?

A tourism-related twitter account tweeted: Better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times. (Asian Proverb) Is this a phrase that has been used a reasonable number of times in ...
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