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Thousands of Singaporean Christians wear white to protest Pink Dot gay rally

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Over 6,400 Christians dressed in white on Sunday afternoon to attend a special “family worship” service conducted by Singapore’s Faith Community Baptist [...]
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Joey Yung cost two directors their jobs

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A recent incident involving singer Joey Yung has allegedly cost two music show directors’ their job. As reported on Oriental Daily, the singer, who was about to [...]
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Singapore’s Pink Dot gay rights rally draws thousands amid ‘unprecedented’ discrimination

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Amid opposition from some religious conservatives, thousands of people turned up at Hong Lim Park on Saturday for the annual Pink Dot event supporting Singapore’s [...]
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Thailand’s dark side, minus the bar girls

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

My expectations upon hearing that a new book set in Thailand had been released – especially one with a title like The Phantom Lover And Other Thrilling Tales Of [...]
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China ‘baby hatch’ inundated with abandoned, disabled children

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Along a winding Chinese mountain road dotted with inns and restaurants is Jinan Orphanage, a place of refuge and site for troubled parents to dump unwanted children. The [...]
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What ‘Transformers 4′s Huge China Opening Means for Hollywood

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Hollywood Reporter | 6:00 AM

Chinese theater owners ignored the Film Bureau’s call not to give too many screens to Transformers: Age of Extinction, as the Paramount tentpole notched up the biggest [...]
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Former Buddhist monk jailed for rape in Thailand

30-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 7:58 AM

A former Buddhist monk has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for raping a teenage girl at a temple in the Thai capital,Bangkok. The girl was less than 15 years old at the [...]
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Prudential Singapore Eye to debut at ArtScience Museum in January 2015

30-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 7:45 AM

Prudential Singapore Eye will be debuting as the largest exhibition on Singapore contemporary art at ArtScience Museum from January 15 as part of Singapore Art Week in [...]
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Rare Alliance Forms in Singapore to Challenge Gay-Rights Rally

30-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 7:44 AM

Organisers expect Saturday’s Pink Dot rally to draw tens of thousands dressed in pink to celebrate the “freedom to love” regardless of sexual orientation or [...]
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Bizarre Jurassic Parasite Sported Sucker on its Body

30-Jun-2014 Intellasia | | 7:43 AM

The fossil of a wild-looking parasite with a tiny head and whose midbody evolution transformed into a sucking plate, has been discovered in what is now northeasternChina. [...]
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Tiger leaps onto boat, snatches man in east India

30-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:43 AM

A Bengal tiger snatched a man off a fishing boat in easternIndia, dragging him away into a mangrove swamp as his children looked on in horror, the man’s son said [...]
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Indian Man Jailed for Hitting Mother in Singapore

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

A 33-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean with a psychotic disorder was today jailed for 26 months for hitting his elderly mother repeatedly on the head. Yogaraj Arumugam had [...]
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Celebrity senator gets not guilty plea in Manila

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

One of three Philippine senators accused of plunder refused to enter a plea Thursday during arraignment by the anti-graft court in the biggest corruption trial in the country [...]
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Dog rescued from Taiwan vanishes in Portland

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

A dog rescued from the streets of Taiwan and brought to Portland is now missing, according to his foster family. Golden retriever “ChiChi” was brought to the [...]
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With A Boost From Bill Gates, Vietnam’s Entrepreneurs Put Profits Into Philanthropy

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

A sure sign of Vietnam’s economic development is that the country is now producing notable philanthropists. In April Le Van Kiem, chair of the Long Thanh Investment [...]
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