Some of Asia’s weirdest laws

After days of serious posting, we thought we might mark Reading Law‘s comeback with a list of some of Asia’s weirdest laws. Sit back and laugh silly!


1. You may only have one child, or you will have to pay a fine.

2. To go to college you must be intelligent.


1. Cars whose license plates end with a 1 or 2 are not allowed on the roads on Monday, 3 or 4 on Tuesday, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursday, and 9 or 0 on Friday from 7:00 AM.

South Korea

1. Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.


1. Bungee jumping is illegal.

2. The sale of gum is prohibited.

3. Failure to flush a public toilet after use may result in very hefty fines.

4. f you are convicted of littering three times, you will have to clean the streets on Sundays with a bib on saying, “I am a litterer.

5. It is illegal to pee in an elevator.


1. It is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear.

2. You must wear a shirt while driving a car.

3. You must pay a fine of $600 in Thailand if you’re caught throwing away chewed bubble gum on the sidewalk.

4. No one may step on any of the nation’s currency.


1. All married women must get their husband’s permission if they wish to have a job, they must live wherever the husband wishes to reside, and they must forfeit all jointly held assets upon divorce from her husband.