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John Woo: I am still in love!

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

“I still believe in love even after 40 years of marriage,” said Hong Kong director John Woo. The prolific director, whose latest movie “The Crossing” [...]
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CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)- White tiger kills man in New Delhi zoo

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

(Corrects age of victim) A white tiger mauled to death a young man in a New Delhi zoo on Tuesday, an official and a witness said. Television channels broadcast closed-circuit [...]
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Australian Comedian Becomes Unlikely Superstar in Korea

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

An Australian comedian is so popular in South Korea you can’t turn on the television without hearing his name, yet most Australians have never heard of him. Sam [...]
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Miss World Philippines 2014: Candidate No. 26 Jahziel Pernia

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Celebrity | 6:00 AM

Jah recently graduated from De La Salle Dasma with a degree in Business Operations Management. A friend suggested that she join the pageant, that there was nothing wrong with [...]
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Vietnam boy injured in explosion of remote-controlled Chinese toy

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

An 11-year-old Vietnamese boy has suffered severe injuries to his right eye and both hands after a Chinese electronic car toy he was playing with two weeks ago suddenly [...]
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Bollywood cleavage row shows India’s ‘crass’ side

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A clash between India’s top newspaper and a Bollywood actress shows no signs of abating. It all began last week with The Times of India publishing a photo and tweet [...]
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Gigi Leung finally admits pregnancy

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

After keeping mum for a long time, Hong Kong actress Gigi Leung has finally confirmed her pregnancy. As reported on HK Channel, the actress, who attended the Mikimoto X Hello [...]
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Indonesian Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Hurriyet Dailynews | 6:00 AM

As Indonesia prepares to swear in its new president next month, correspondent George Roberts reminisces about the lengths he went to to get an interview with the [...]
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Japan: Sumo Wrestlers Force Babies to Cry in Centuries-Old Ritual for Good Healt…

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

In a 400-year-old ritual believed to bring good health to infants, sumo wrestlers at a shrine in Tokyo reduced babies to tears, in a “baby-cry sumo” competition [...]
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Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A tipsy goose hunter said Saturday he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile in northern Australia after poking the beast in the eye. [...]
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India gets first transgender news anchor months after third gender legally recognised

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

India’s first transgender news anchor has appeared on regional television just months after the country’s Supreme Court recognised it as a legal third gender. [...]
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Vietnam’s VietJet says bikini promo photos not official

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

A series of photos of bikini models posing in an apparent ad campaign for low-cost carrier VietJet Air that has gone viral on social networks and newswires in Vietnam since [...]
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Vietnam budget carrier slammed for allegedly featuring bikini models

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air seems never to get bored with using models in bikinis to draw media attention. In 2012 the no-frills airline had its flight attendants [...]
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Vietnam debates sex work: ‘social evil’ or legitmate job?

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For Vietnamese sex workers like Do Thi Oanh, being caught touting for business used to carry a long stint in forced “rehabilitation”, but as fines replace [...]
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Taiwan writer wins 2015 Newman Prize

23-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Taiwan Today | 6:00 AM

Taiwan novelist and screenwriter Chu Tien-wen is winner of the fourth Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, according to award organiser University of Oklahoma. The OU [...]
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