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Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

26-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay [...]
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Rain and Kim Tae-hee are expecting their first child

25-May-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

South Korean celebrity couple Kim Tae-hee and Rain are expecting their first child, according to media reports. Kim Tae-hee’s agency, Lua Entertainment, reportedly [...]
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Baby bump: China eatery in Japan soars on pregnant panda hopes

25-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Swelling hopes for a baby panda in Tokyo have bumped up the stock price of a Chinese restaurant chain in the area, with locals setting their sights on a flurry of tourists. [...]
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Hidden dragon: Cannes eyes elusive Chinese movie market

25-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Like an advancing army in a historical epic, the world’s film studios are massing on the frontier of China’s movie market, desperate to conquer the other side of [...]
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Rare live colony of ‘T. rex’ ant discovered in Singapore: Report

19-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

An extremely rare ant has been seen alive for the first time in more than a decade, living in the dirt of Singapore’s Mandai area, according to a report by National [...]
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Vietnam arrests activist as MP resigns over mass fish deaths

Vietnam arrests activist as MP resigns over mass fish deaths

17-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam arrested another activist on Monday for organising protests over mass fish deaths caused by pollution from a steel plant, the same day a lawmaker resigned over the [...]
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Vietnam arrests activist who led protest against polluter

17-May-2017 Intellasia | News Observer | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam’s latest crackdown on dissent, police have arrested an activist who organised a protest against a polluting steel plant, saying that he instigated [...]
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Philippines bet named Gay World

15-May-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

John Fernandez Raspado, 36 and standing 6’2″, won Gay World 2017 during finals held in Spain. Runners-up were Candido Arteaga (Spain), Raf van Puymbroeck [...]
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Hatchlings raise hope for Cambodia’s endangered ‘Royal Turtle’

12-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The birth of nine Cambodian royal turtle hatchlings has sparked hope for the future of a species on the brink of extinction, conservationists said Wednesday. The baby turtles [...]
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Chinese groom arrested after hiring 200 actors to attend his wedding

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo.com | 6:00 AM

A Chinese man has been arrested after it turned out that his 200 wedding guests were not family and friends but hired actors much to his new wife’s surprise. It’s [...]
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Chinese groom arrested over fake wedding guests

04-May-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A man in northern China has been arrested on his wedding day after his wife’s family realised that the 200 guests he invited from his side as family and friends were [...]
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Returned Montagnards Facing Intimidation, Spying in Vietnam

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

A group of 25 Montagnard refugees who were returned to Vietnam last week are being subjected to surveillance and intimidation, while others have been forced to read [...]
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Fil-Brit beauty crowned Miss Universe Philippines

03-May-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Probably inspired by 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach who bagged the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title on her third try, a Filipino-British contestant from Bicol won the top title [...]
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Malaysia’s oldest woman dies at the age of 121

01-May-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A 121-year-old woman, believed to be the oldest in the country, has passed away at her home in Kampung Bendahara, Kodiang here. Puan Amad passed away peacefully due to old [...]
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Woman who threw pork at Malay neighbour’s flat in Tampines pleads guilty

29-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The woman who threw pork at a Malay neighbour’s flat in Tampines pleaded guilty to two charges on Thursday (27 April). Lee Dji Lin, 63, admitted to one charge of [...]
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