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Two Venomous Jellies Discovered in Australia

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Two new species of jellyfish have been discovered off the coast of Western Australia. One is surprisingly large. The other is tiny. Both are extremely venomous. These two [...]
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Wilson Chin has never heard of Zhang Zetian

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Wilson Chin recently addressed rumours saying that Stephen Chow has found his upcoming movie’s lead actress who is rumoured to be Qinghua student, Zhang Zetian. [...]
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‘Shy’ crocodiles fight for survival in Philippines sanctuary

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Thenational | 6:00 AM

Philippines// A chorus of chirps filled the room as one of the Philippines’ top crocodile breeders checked on his wards in an overcrowded sanctuary for one of the [...]
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Triplets! Giant panda gives birth to ‘rare’ trio in China

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A zoo in southern China celebrated the birth of the world’s first known surviving panda triplets, a rare event for the endangered, bamboo-loving bears. The mother, [...]
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Sedition probe into Facebook ‘like’ draws criticism from Suhakam

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is shocked at the way the police are handling the incident involving a Form Five student who “liked” a “I [...]
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Aussie couple with ‘surrogate’ baby refused exit from Thailand

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A gay Australian couple have been stopped from leaving Thailand with a baby for having incomplete documents for the infant, immigration police said Friday, in the latest [...]
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Fertility Tourism: Thailand Cracks Down on Commercial Surrogacy in Wake of ‘Baby Gammy’ Scandal

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand has reportedly stopped surrogate babies leaving the country in a landmark move to halt fertility tourism to the country following a high-profile case involving an [...]
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Thailand stops US and Australian couples leaving with surrogate babies – advocate

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US and Australian couples attempting to leave Thailand with babies born by surrogate mothers have been stopped at the airport and prevented from leaving the country in recent [...]
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Chinese theaters won’t hire drug-linked performers

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Performing arts associations in Beijing have pledged not to hire any actors connected with drugs, state media reported Thursday, after an actor became the latest Chinese [...]
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Sun Ho’s US album release scrapped due to CAD investigations into City Harvest: Kong Hee

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

The planned release of pop singer Ho Yeow Sun’s first full English music album in the US in 2010 was cancelled because of Singapore authorities’ investigations [...]
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Taiwan, Belise sign agreement to fight human trafficking

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan signed an agreement Friday with its Central American ally Belise on cross-border cooperation to combat human trafficking. The agreement is the ninth of its kind that [...]
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Vietnam To Focus On Improving Population Quality

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Improving the quality of its population and maintaining a reasonable birth rate to meet human resources demand for national development were the main topics of discussion at [...]
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Malaysia to host South Indian International Movie Awards next month

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) is to be held here in September this year, and is expected to generate more than RM25mil in tourist receipts for the [...]
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What’s keeping the Philippines from exclusive breastfeeding?

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The situation of the Philippines’ breastfeeding culture is ironic. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), the Philippines is one of the 37 [...]
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Jackie Chan enlisted to promote Indonesian tourism

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has tapped action star Jackie Chan to serve as the country’s tourism ambassador in a bid to attract more Chinese travellers. Indonesia’s tourism office [...]
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