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Python devours wallaby in giant meal: Australian ranger

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian ranger has captured the moment a python swallowed a wallaby at a national park in a giant feast that could keep it full for three months. Ranger Paul [...]
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Strict sharia forces gays into hiding in Indonesia’s Aceh

30-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh started burning piles of documents outside their headquarters in late October, [...]
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Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan, startling locals

30-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A hippo that panicked while being transported by truck in Taiwan jumped from the vehicle, breaking a leg and causing confused residents to report spotting a dinosaur on the [...]
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Singapore-born polar bear Inuka celebrates his 24th birthday

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Zoo’s polar bear Inuka – the first to be born in the tropics – turned 24 years old on Friday (December 26). To celebrate Inuka’s 24th [...]
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Singapore ranks third globally in time spent on homework

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Students in Singapore are among the world’s most hard- working at home, clocking the third-longest time spent on homework, a report released this month has found. The [...]
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China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 – the price tag for a suitable home and obligatory [...]
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Jackie Chan says feels ashamed of son’s drug abuse

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong kung fu movie star Jackie Chan feels ashamed of his son’s drug abuse and hopes that one day he will speak out about the dangers of taking drugs, state news [...]
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Annie Liu signs with Nicky Wu’s company

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

Taiwanese actress Annie Liu has recently signed with Nicky Wu’s company, Daocao Xiong, in her effort to expand her career in mainland China. As reported on Wenweipo [...]
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Singapore students spend third-highest amount of time on homework: study

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

Fifteen-year-old students in Singapore said they spent an average of 9.4 hours a week on homework, according to the results of a survey by the Organisation for Economic [...]
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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ stirs resentment in Japan

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

Nationalists in Japan are denouncing Hollywood filmmaker Angelina Jolie’s new movie about an American airman brutalised in Japanese prison camps during World War II as [...]
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Now available in Japan: Wedding date for one

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Some girls spend their childhood dreaming about the perfect wedding, but sometimes, Prince Charming doesn’t arrive on the preferred timeline. Well that little problem [...]
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5 Tips to Stay Healthy Travelling in Japan This Winter

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Going to Japan this winter to experience their world-class skiing and snowboarding, or to see the Sapporo Snow Festival? Stay healthy while travelling in Japan with these 5 [...]
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Solo weddings in Japan: All of the glamour, none of the relationship

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

If he liked it then he should’ve put a ring on it – but since he didn’t, there’s no reason you can’t. Or at least, that’s one Japanese [...]
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Plastic Surgery Tourism Brings Chinese to Korea

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Liu Liping and two college friends recently toured Seoul on a monthlong vacation funded in part by their parents. They saw the sights. They went shopping. One night, the [...]
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Taman Negara closed as river water level hits 75m, surpassing 1971 record

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Taman Negara Pahang, one of Malaysia’s famous ecotourism destination has been closed after the water level of Sungai Tembeling rose up to 75.76m, the highest since a [...]
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