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Burma giant jade stone ‘too big to move’

Burma giant jade stone ‘too big to move’

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A 174-tonne piece of jade worth millions of dollars that was uncovered in Myanmar will have to stay where it is for now — because its owners don’t have equipment [...]
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Forget Paris, focus on Tokyo, Japan fashion told

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan’s most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to [...]
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Rat race: Jakarta offers rewards to catch rodents

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian capital Jakarta, one of the world’s most overcrowded and polluted megacities, has launched a new bid to rid its streets of vermin — by offering [...]
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Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between [...]
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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes in central Vietnam

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

No casualties have been reported, but locals are getting shaky about increased seismic activity. The central province of Quang Nam was hit by two earthquakes measuring [...]
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Vietnam: Reform Criminal Law to Respect Rights

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s National Assembly should reform the criminal law to respect basic rights to freedom of expression, association, assembly, and religion, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Drenched in fashion: It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo. US-based Japanese heavy-metal superstar Yoshiki kicked off Japan Fashion Week by sending models down the runway in sexy, reimagined [...]
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Malaysia’s pioneer fashion designer Sonny San dies of heart attack

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

Fashion designer Sonny San has died of a heart attack, leading to tributes from Malaysian designers and celebrities stunned by his sudden death. The 54-year-old San, who is [...]
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Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is bracing itself for the full brunt Typhoon Sarika, which has already brought torrential rains and deadly floods on Monday. The death toll in the country rose to 31 [...]
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Military Helicopter With 3 on Board Goes Missing in Vietnam

Military Helicopter With 3 on Board Goes Missing in Vietnam

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AP | 2:32 PM

A Vietnamese official and state media say a military helicopter with three people on board went missing during a training flight Tuesday, in the latest such incident [...]
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Giant jade stone worth $240m discovered in Burma

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

Miners have discovered a giant jade stone, weighing 175 tonnes, in Myanmar. The stone, reportedly worth $170 million (NZ$240 million), is 4.3 metres high and 5.8 metres long. [...]
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Vietnam Braces for Typhoon Sarika After Deadly Flooding

Vietnam Braces for Typhoon Sarika After Deadly Flooding

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Fifteen dead in Vietnam after days of torrential rain; Typhoon Sarika lashes Philippines, killing at least two Typhoon Sarika moved off the coast of the main Philippine [...]
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Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding in central Vietnam has left at least 21 people dead and submerged tens of thousands of homes. Worst affected is the province of Quang Binh, where at least 11 [...]
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Floods kill 21 people in Vietnam

Floods kill 21 people in Vietnam

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Disaster officials say floods triggered by heavy rains have killed 24 people and left four others missing in central Vietnam as Typhoon Sarika approaches. Floods triggered by [...]
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Vietnam floods kill 25 as new typhoon approaches

Vietnam floods kill 25 as new typhoon approaches

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding in central Vietnam has killed at least 25 people and destroyed thousands of homes, officials said Monday, as the country braced for further destruction with a [...]
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