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Malaysia 2014 and son escape unhurt from airport

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

A Malaysian woman and her son were just metres away when a series of explosions rocked the Zaventem airport in Brussels. Malaysia 2014 Belinda How said she and her son Shawn [...]
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Protests in Vietnam as prominent blogger goes on trial

Protests in Vietnam as prominent blogger goes on trial

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

A prominent Vietnamese blogger went on trial Wednesday on anti-state charges, amid heavy security at Hanoi’s central court, with police closing roads and breaking up a [...]
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Sex education subject in school ‘unnecessary’, says Education Ministry

24-Mar-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Education Ministry has no plans to introduce an additional subject on sex education in the school curriculum. Deputy Education minister Senator Chong Sin Woon said sex [...]
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La Residence Gets Its Act Together For Hue Festival 2016

La Residence Gets Its Act Together For Hue Festival 2016

23-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Press Release | 11:35 AM

As plans gear up for the biennial Hue Festival April 29 to May 5, La Residence Hotel & Spa is holding the line against outsized pricing with a Memorable Hue Festival [...]
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Vietnam Puts Prominent Blogger on Trial for Anti-State Posts

23-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A lawyer says a prominent Vietnamese blogger will be put on trial this week for alleged anti-state postings. Ha Huy Son says Nguyen Huu Vinh and his assistant, Nguyen Thi [...]
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Vietnam: Drop Charges Against Prominent Bloggers

Vietnam: Drop Charges Against Prominent Bloggers

23-Mar-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese government should release and drop all charges against two prominent bloggers, Human Rights Watch said today. The trial of Nguyen Huu Vinh and his colleague [...]
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‘The Assassin’ makes a killing at Asian Film Awards

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

A movie about a highly-trained female assassin swept the Asian Film Awards in Macau Thursday, bagging prizes for best film, best actress and best director at the glittering [...]
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Wurtzbach is ‘most followed Miss Universe ever’ on Instagram

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

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach conquered another milestone; that is, to amass two million followers on Instagram. In a post she shared on March 16, Wurtzbach claimed that [...]
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PRESS RELEASE: Laval Exhibits Magical Images of Hanoi and Hue

PRESS RELEASE: Laval Exhibits Magical Images of Hanoi and Hue

18-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Press Release | 2:57 PM

A collection of 30 photographs that illuminate Hanoi and Hue at night will go on display at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi April 14 – 23 and at the MGallery La [...]
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Pop star among dissidents testing Vietnam’s ‘democracy’ limits

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

Pink-haired pop star Mai Khoi, dubbed Vietnam’s Lady Gaga for her risque outfits, has found a new way to shock: running for parliament along with a motley crew of [...]
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Court: Vietnamese woman said she married NSman out of love

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

She met a national serviceman at a party, went on two dates with him and later married him. But Chu Thi Kieu Oanh was not in love with then 23-year-old NSman, the court heard [...]
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China building bigger, strong beagles through genetics

15-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Scientists in China are engaged in a controversial practice: genetically modifying beagles to be more muscular. They say it’s for medical reasons, but they’ve [...]
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Dog with no legs leaves Korea for new life in Arizona

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

A dog that was left in a garbage bag behind a South Korea meat market has a new life – and new limbs – on the other side of the world in Arizona. Chi Chi, a [...]
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Transnational couples account for 20pct of divorces in Taiwan

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

Couples comprising one Taiwanese partner and a foreign national accounted for about 20 percent of the divorces in Taiwan last year, according to data from the directorate [...]
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Man who killed Vietnamese girlfriend jailed nine and half years

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

A 40-year-old Singaporean man who killed his Vietnamese girlfriend was sentenced to jail on Monday (14 Mar). Lim Hou Peng Jackson, was found guilty of manslaughter and [...]
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