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Elephant whacks and kills trainer at Japan zoo

14-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An elephant whacked a trainer with its trunk and killed him at a Japanese zoo on Sunday, police said. Wichai Madee from Thailand was washing an Indian elephant with a [...]
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Hot ticket: Vietnam King Kong premiere ruined by monster fire

13-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Film buffs with the hottest ticket in town were left running for safety after a giant model of King Kong went up in flames at the sizzling Vietnam premiere of the rebooted [...]
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I did nothing wrong, says dethroned Miss Malaysia World 2016

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Tatiana Kumar, who was stripped of her Miss Malaysia World title on Monday, has denied she breached the pageant organiser’s code of conduct. She said the decision of [...]
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Vietnam says must be sure Formosa Plastics can operate safely

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | DTI News | 6:00 AM

Many projects in Vung Ang Economic Zone in the central province of Ha Tinh have their investment licences revoked for the long delay or ineffective operations. According to [...]
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Why Vietnam was the perfect location for Kong: Skull Island

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

What is King Kong doing in Vietnam? Everything it seems, according to Kong: Skull Island, the newly minted addition to the recently rebooted and hugely popular monster movie [...]
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Breaking the bank: Thai vets remove 915 coins from turtle

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | MSN | 6:00 AM

A sea turtle dubbed ‘Piggy Bank’ has had her fortunes restored after Thai vets removed 915 coins from her stomach – a deposit built up after years of [...]
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How LGBT-Inclusive Are Singapore Universities?

08-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Popspoken Team | 6:00 AM

Daryl Yang co-founded and currently serves as Executive director of the Inter-University LGBT Network. Previously, Daryl was President of The G Spot, the Yale-NUS Gender [...]
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Singapore’s Star Awards 2017 reveal nominees for most popular male and female artistes

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

Jayley Woo, Andie Chen and Felicia Chin are among the local celebrities nominated at this year’s 2017 Star Awards for the top 10 most popular male and female artistes. [...]
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Rare Japanese woodblock prints on display in Poland

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Polish-French art enthusiast Jerzy Leskowicz is obsessed with first-edition Japanese woodblock prints, and Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic 19th-century “The Great [...]
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Brazilian-Chinese model is Miss Universe Malaysia 2017

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian model of Brazilian-Chinese ethnicity, Samantha Katie James is the new Miss Universe Malaysia 2017! Crowned by Kiran Jassal at The Majestic Hotel on February 23, [...]
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Xu Zhi star of Chinese fashion boom with Armani nod

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hot up-and-coming designer Xuzhi Chen has landed his first show in Milan with the support of veteran Giorgio Armani, as China takes its place on the luxury fashion map. [...]
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Life Expectancy in Korea May Reach 90 by 2030

27-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Live Science. | 6:00 AM

Life expectancy is expected to rise in many countries around the world, but in the United States, that increase is predicted to be smaller than in other countries, a new [...]
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Vietnam to punish officials over mass fish deaths

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam said on Wednesday (February 22) it will punish 11 senior officials for misconduct over a toxic waste dump last year that killed tonnes of fish in one of the [...]
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US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding programme. Bao Bao was born at the National [...]
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Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Associated Press | 6:00 AM

While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 – with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 – Americans will continue to have one [...]
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