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‘The Grandmaster’ sweeps Asian Film Awards, crew mourn stuntman

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Martial arts fantasy “The Grandmaster” dominated the Asian Film Awards with seven wins including best movie, as its emotional director mourned the film’s [...]
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Taiwan Gay Marriage Appeal Rejected By Court

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese court has rejected a gay couple’s appeal against a government agency for refusing to register their marriage in the latest setback for the recognition of [...]
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Action, special effects helps Hollywood in China

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that US patriotic superheroes can overcome China’s leeriness [...]
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China’s Surging Film Box Office Leads Global Rise in Movie Sales

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

China’s movie box office sales rose 27 percent, to $3.6 billion, in 2013. That steep rise in the world’s second-largest film market anchored a 4 percent global [...]
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Korean ‘Diva’ Makes $9000 a Month Eating on Camera

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The success of one of South Korea’s most popular food bloggers, who makes a living broadcasting herself eat, is a mark of a society coming to terms with its increasing [...]
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‘The Raid 2′ banned in M’sia

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Cinema Online | 6:00 AM

Indonesian action film, “The Raid 2: Berandal” was supposed to be released for Malaysian screens today, however moviegoers who intended to purchase movie tickets [...]
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New Zealand star Cairns lawyer arrested

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The London lawyer who successfully represented New Zealand cricket star Chris Cairns in a high-profile libel suit has been arrested, the cricketer said Thursday, amid reports [...]
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Japanese architect Ban says not worthy of top Pritzker prize

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who uses cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing violence, has won his field’s [...]
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7 Things You Didn’t Know About American Chinese Food

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Daily Meal | 6:00 AM

Most of us know that all the Chinese foods we know and love: general Tso’s chicken, sesame beef, sweet-and-sour everything… none of these are actual dishes eaten [...]
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part II)

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgrounds and their day-to-day [...]
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Media Asia unveils its 2014 line-up

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Producer-distributor Media Asia recently unveiled its 2014 line-up at the Hong Kong FILMART, showcasing some interesting films to be released soon. According to Filmbiz Asia, [...]
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Japanese architect Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Prize

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the [...]
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Crayon Pop thinks they’ll mesh well with Lady Gaga

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Korean pop newcomers Crayon Pop are set to make waves again after Lady Gaga announced the quintet will open for her on her upcoming North American tour. The young Koreans [...]
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World Bank: Malaysia’s students lagging behind Vietnam’s, more alarming than household debt

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The performance of Malaysian schoolchildren that is lagging behind even those from a poorer country like Vietnam rings more alarm bells than Malaysia’s rising household [...]
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Russell Crowe film Noah banned in Indonesia

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Russell Crowe says he’s angry that some of the biggest critics of his Hollywood epic Noah haven’t seen the film. His comments come as censors in Indonesia [...]
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