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Unicef Malaysia: Child marriages rob boys, girls of their dignity

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Child marriages rob boys and girls of their rights and dignity, says Unicef Malaysia. “Whether it happens to a girl or a boy, child marriage robs children of their [...]
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Australia joins hands in women’s advancement

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Press Release | 2:13 PM

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2016, the Australian Government has launched its Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Strategy, reaffirming that [...]
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Chinese woman found dead after month trapped in elevator

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese woman died after being trapped in an elevator for a month because maintenance workers shut off the power supply after failing to properly check if anyone was [...]
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Taiwan bike pioneer, 82, on pedal power mission

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

An 82-year-old might be an unlikely poster boy for Taiwan’s flourishing cycling scene, but King Liu has never been afraid to go against convention. The Taiwanese [...]
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Pia Wurtzbach joins fight to end violence against women

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach joined the fight to end violence against women during the March in March event held in New York City on March 5, 2016. Organised by [...]
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China Bans LGBT Content on Television

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government is cracking down on any television shows that depict LGBT-related themes as a part of new censorship guidelines. According to The Guardian, the new [...]
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In Vietnam, an unlikely haven for gays – and a lucrative market

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

If it had been in business a decade ago, Nguyen Anh Thuan’s restaurant would have been a target for late-night police raids to arrest lawbreakers and stamp out [...]
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Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach crowns Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson after Oscars win

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

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson received additional acknowledgements on Monday (February 29, Philippine time) after being awarded Best Actor and Best Actress at the 88th [...]
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Vietnam waterfalls deaths: Tour firm suspended by authorities

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese authorities have suspended the tour firm that guided three British tourists found dead near waterfalls in the South East Asian country. Sheffield sisters Beth [...]
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UK police working with Vietnam over death of three British tourists

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Beth Anderson, 24, Isobel Mackensie Squire, 19, and Christian Sloan, 25, died in climbing accident at popular waterfall UK detectives are working with Foreign Office and [...]
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Three British tourists die climbing waterfall in central Vietnam

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Bodies of Christian Sloan and two women recovered near Datanla waterfall as police question unauthorised tour guide Three British tourists have died in a climbing accident [...]
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Singapore among David Beckham’s favourite places to visit

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The former Manchester United superstar says he loves staying at Marina Bay Sands. Former Manchester United and England footballer David Beckham has said one of his favourite [...]
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Fallen Japan idol Nori-P emerges as survivor of ‘bullying’ culture

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

Former pop idol Noriko Sakai, who fell spectacularly from grace after being arrested on drugs charges, is a rare breed in Japan: a female celebrity who has suffered public [...]
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Philippines Hits Madonna Over Flag Stunt

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Newsmax | 6:00 AM

The Philippines criticised Madonna on Sunday for disrespecting its flag during a concert in Manila, and said it would call on organisers of future events to avoid similar [...]
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Philippine bishop tells Catholics to boycott Madonna concert

26-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Roman Catholic bishop in the Philippines on Wednesday urged the faithful to stay away from American pop singer Madonna’s two-night concert in Manila, calling her [...]
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