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Japan gives Harry Potter the manga treatment

04-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Characters from JK Rowling’s books are being turned into manga characters in a country which appears obsessed with the Hogwarts and the wizard world Japan’s [...]
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New dinosaur species discovered in Thailand

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | EFE | 6:00 AM

International researchers discovered fossils of a new dinosaur species in northeastern Thailand and – after receiving royal permission – named it in honor of one [...]
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Box Office: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3′ China Debut Tops American Debut

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

With a simultaneous debut weekend in America and China (along with nine other territories including South Korea and Russia), DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3 [...]
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Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach And Rumoured Boyfriend Reunited, Catches Up During Homecoming

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Koreaportal | 6:00 AM

Pia Wurtzbach and her rumoured boyfriend were reunited during the 2015 Miss Universe’s recent Manila homecoming. According to a report from CNN Philippines, the [...]
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Pia Wurtzbach flies back to NYC

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

After her hectic homecoming schedule, Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach departed for the United States via Philippine Airlines Flight PR-104 to San Francisco, California at [...]
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Shark swallows shark in Seoul aquarium

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Visitors to a giant aquarium in Seoul on Friday were presented with the gory aftermath of a territorial dispute between two sharks, which left one dead inside the mouth and [...]
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Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach brings Manila to a standstill

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Emirates247 | 6:00 AM

Confetti rained down as tens of thousands of shrieking fans paralysed traffic in the Philippine capital on Monday to welcome home the newly crowned Miss Universe, Pia Alonzo [...]
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Chinese scientists create ‘autistic’ monkeys

27-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Scientists in China have engineered monkeys with a human autism gene and symptoms, in the hopes of unlocking a treatment for the debilitating but little-understood disorder, [...]
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Miss Universe to push HIV awareness after crowning blunder

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The new Miss Universe, back in the Philippines after an epic televised blunder surrounding her crowning, said Sunday she would use the attention the incident attracted to [...]
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Heroine’s welcome home for Philippines’ Miss Universe

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people in the beauty pageant-crazed Philippines are set to give newly crowned Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach a heroine’s welcome home during a [...]
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Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach comes home to PH

25-Jan-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 at 5:46 a.m. on Saturday (January 23). In a brief press conference [...]
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Vietnam mourns revered turtle in Hanoi

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Neurope | 6:00 AM

The last living Yangtze – a giant softshell turtle – has died at Hoan Kiem Lake in Vietnam’s capital. The country is in mourning. Douglas Hendrie, a [...]
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Vietnam’s beloved sacred turtle dies: state media

22-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A sacred giant turtle venerated as a symbol of Vietnam’s independence struggle has died, state media said, prompting an outpouring of grief and fears the death bodes [...]
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Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted in Vietnam

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The country’s LGBT youth still report ‘serious stigma’ Correction appended, January 19, 2016. Vietnam was hailed as a leader on gay rights in Southeast Asia [...]
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Japan rejoices as boyband SMAP averts split

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fans of Japanese boyband SMAP breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday at the news the middle-aged heartthrobs were staying together, after their agent said they were mulling a [...]
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