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Van Gogh, Monet paintings seized in Malaysia graft probe

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Switzerland has seized a painting by Vincent Van Gogh and two others by Claude Monet as part of the global investigation into Malaysia’s scandal-tainted sovereign [...]
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‘Pokemon Go’ readying for launch in selected Asian countries?

22-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Everyone is still wondering when Pokemon Go will launch here and all the more so now that there are reports that the Japan launch has been delayed and sadly. Latest reports [...]
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Miss Universe Singapore back to take the limelight

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:01 AM

After a low-profile year that saw auditions being held at a judge’s home, Miss Universe Singapore is back this year with new partnerships to bring some shine back to [...]
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In Indonesia 38-year-old zookeeper impregnated a female orangutan

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Gnnliberia | 6:00 AM

A zoo keeper at Indonesia’s Surabaya zoo has landed in trouble after he was arrested and charged with impregnating a female orangutan, reports the Kalimantan Press. The [...]
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Indonesia’s hidden destinations beckon to the world

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

At a glance, Indonesia’s bustling capital Jakarta seems like many other metropolitan cities in Southeast Asia. Its streets are lined with cutting-edge skyscrapers and [...]
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One of every eight marriages in Taiwan ‘transnational’ in H1

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A total of 74,802 couples in Taiwan tied the knot in the first half of this year, with 13.1 percent of them between a Taiwanese and a person from another country, the [...]
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Japan companies seek hipness through teens posting to Vine

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

What’s helping turn Japanese youngsters into stars on Vine, the Twitter-owned social network devoted to looping, six-second video clips, is the stodginess of this [...]
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Vietnam says investigating dry waste by Formosa steel unit

18-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese environmental authorities said they were working with local officials in the Ha Tinh province to investigate dry waste, belonging to a unit of Taiwanese [...]
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Documentary on ‘Vietnam’s Tarzan’ to be released soon

18-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Vietnam News/Asia News Network | 6:00 AM

Short video clips detailing the life of “Vietnam’s Tarzan”, a man who grew up in the jungle after his father fled American bombs, will soon be released on [...]
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Dogs are just the start at Taiwan’s first animal blood bank

18-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Today online | 6:00 AM

Han-han, a former stray, is helping the lives of many other dogs by donating to Taiwan’s first veterinary blood bank. The five-year-old mixed breed was rewarded with [...]
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Philippines eyes hosting of Miss U pageant

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Department of Tourism is set to negotiate with the organisers of Miss Universe after getting the approval of President Duterte for the Philippines to host the pageant [...]
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Tiger cubs thrill Manila zoo visitors

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A pair of newborn Bengali tigers and a thirsty orangutan charmed Filipino zoo visitors Thursday, as the captive-bred cubs playfully competed with the pony-tailed ape for a [...]
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Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese university tutor Xie Shu’s core subject is Communist ideology, but he has diversified from the dry annals of political doctrine for a more hands-on subject: [...]
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Amnesty International Calls on Vietnam to End Torture

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International has called on Vietnam to end what it says is torture and ill treatment against prisoners of conscience. In a report released Tuesday, the human rights [...]
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More getting divorced, fewer getting married in Singapore

14-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

More couples ended their marriages while fewer tied the knot last year, according to Department of Statistics (Singstat) data released on Wednesday (July 13). The number of [...]
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