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Hollywood’s Golden Age of N Korean Bad Guys Is Over

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Say goodbye, moviegoers, to North Korean villains. You won’t be seeing them on the big screen anytime soon. On Thursday, when Sony Pictures Entertainment (SNE) finally [...]
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Vivian Chow denies conflict with Leo Ku

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

Hong Kong star Vivian Chow recently clarified rumours saying that she and singer Leo Ku had a falling out while working on her debut gospel album, “HIM”. As [...]
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Vietnam ‘Rat King’ helps rice farmers fight costly vermin

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

Grinning widely, Tran Quang Thieu brandishes the day’s haul: 10 kilos of rats caught in rice paddies near Hanoi. A menace to Vietnam’s rice crop, the vermin are [...]
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Actress Cecilia Cheung on Singapore: Good educational system, good air, simple people

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

Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung is singing the praises of Singapore, a year into her stay in the republic. She said she chose to settle down in Singapore because of the [...]
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Andrew Lau calls for assistance in Chan Kwok Hung’s tragedy

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

Hong Kong director and cinematographer Andrew Lau, who is also the president of the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers, recently stated that the association will be [...]
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Plans For N Korea Movie Starring Steve Carell Scrapped

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

According to Deadline.com, plans for a “paranoid thriller” set in North Korea and starring Steve Carell have been scrapped in the wake of a cyber attack against [...]
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Growing concern over child marriages in Malaysia

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The wedding of a 15-year-old boy in Kluang, Johor, with his 17-year-old girlfriend of two months has captured the attention of social media after the newlyweds posted photos [...]
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Jackie Chan’s cameraman Chan Kwok-hung, 51, drowns in HK while filming the action-comedy Skiptrace that also stars Johnny Knoxville

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

A cameraman died Wednesday while filming a Jackie Chan move in Hong Kong. Chan Kwok-hung, aged 51, met tragedy after a boat capsized off Lantau Island, according to South [...]
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Bodies of two foreigners dumped in cemetery

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The bodies of two foreigners were recovered in a Chinese cemetery in Lunas yesterday. The bodies, wrapped in sarong, were found 150m apart in the cemetery grounds. Kulim [...]
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Jacky Cheung to release Mandarin album on 23 December

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

Jacky Cheung’s new Mandarin album has been set for release this coming 23 December, according to Hong Kong’s Sina News. The singer, whose last Mandarin album was [...]
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Disputed ‘earlier Mona Lisa’ goes on display in Singapore

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A portrait of a younger Mona Lisa, which its owners claim was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci before his more famous version, has gone on display. The painting is being [...]
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Dear Jane’s Tim Wong married former TVB actress

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

The lead singer of Hong Kong band Dear Jane, Tim Wong, has recently tied the knot with girlfriend, former TVB actress Rabee’a Yeung. As reported on UDN News, the couple [...]
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Chapman To forms film company in Malaysia

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

Since he may not be welcomed in mainland China anytime soon, Hong Kong actor Chapman To has now shifted his focus onto dominating Southeast Asia. According to a report on HK [...]
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Singapore Zoo to cease elephant rides

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Zoo will no longer offer elephant rides and other activities where elephants are taken out from their exhibits, from January 5. This is part of a new elephant [...]
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15th Global Chinese Music Awards to be held in Singapore

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Great news for Mandopop lovers: MediaCorp radio station Y.E.S. 93.3FM has secured the rights to host the 15th Global Chinese Music Awards (GCMA) in Singapore next year. [...]
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