Why is the durian fruit banned? Durian. What is it? A large, smelly fruit that looks like jack fruit or a green porcupine. Why it’s illegal: The fruit…

Inside view of Asia

Is Singapore time the same as Hong Kong time? Since Singapore and Hong Kong currently have equivalent time zones, you can call someone during your normal hours and…

Inside view of Asia

When and why did France colonize Vietnam? French Colonization The French colonized Vietnam in the mid-1800s, and over the next century exploited the land and forced the people…

Inside view of Asia