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Worldwide box office: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ make a comeback

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP Relax | 6:00 AM

Thanks to its release in China, where it was the top-earner with $26.5 million, the reboot about the pizza-loving reptiles claimed the top spot at the worldwide box office [...]
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S.Africa arrests two Vietnamese with record 41kg of rhino horns

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Vietnamese men were arrested at Johannesburg airport with a record haul of 18 rhino horns, weighing 41 kilos (90 pounds), during a stopover on a flight from Mozambique to [...]
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David Beckham to return Vietnam next week

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

Retired football star David Beckham is expected to visit Hanoi and HCM City on November 10 where he will have exchange activities with local fans and the media. The former [...]
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Chow Yun Fat wants HK to have a better tomorrow

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Chow Yun Fat recently expressed his hopes for the students who are currently joining the Occupy Central movement to go home and plan the next course of action. As reported on [...]
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Philippines’ rare dwarf buffalo charges against extinction

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The population of the Philippines’ dwarf buffalo, one of the world’s rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them from extinction began, [...]
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Malaysia bans Halloween celebrations for Muslims

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s top Islamic body has banned Halloween celebrations for Muslims in the country. The National Fatwa Council has called the annual celebration observed on the [...]
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Singapore upholds law criminalising gay sex

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yaledailynews | 6:00 AM

In recent months, campus discussion regarding freedom of expression at Yale-NUS has been focused on Singaporean laws limiting free speech. But on Wednesday when, [...]
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How Japan fell in love with Halloween for adults

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Until only recently, Japan never celebrated Halloween. And why would it? The nation honors the spirits of its ancestors in August, during the ancient Buddhist festival of [...]
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Philippine star rides dictator’s coattails to West End

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The extraordinary road to the West End for the Philippines’ Mark Bautista began with singing boy-band covers at shopping malls and a long ride from poverty aboard a [...]
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Bobby Au Yeung has no pity for Lawrence Ng

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

While other stars expressed their sympathy towards Lawrence Ng for the failure of his marriage, Hong Kong actor Bobby Au Yeung recently stated that he has no pity for him at [...]
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Taiwanese man allegedly sliced off girlfriend’s lips, ears and nose

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

A 79-year-old man in Changhua County, Taiwan sliced off his girlfriend’s lips, ears and nose before flushing them down the toilet, reported Taiwan’s Now News on [...]
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Gay parade puts Taiwan on global stage

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Taiwantoday | 6:00 AM

Taiwan LGBT Pride, an annual parade advocating equal rights for the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, drew more than 65,000 participants from across [...]
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HRW: Singapore’s court ruling a major setback for gay rights

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Theonlinecitizen | 6:00 AM

A Singapore Supreme Court ruling on October 29, 2014, to uphold the country’s ban on same-sex relations between consenting adult men is a major setback for equal rights [...]
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Award-winning Japanese actor seeks complete art

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

In person, Shota Sometani is still and quiet, speaking in a soft, almost lackadaisical voice. His ideal acting role, he says, would be one in which he couldn’t rely on [...]
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Lawrence Ng announces divorce intention

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Following reports of his troubled marriage, Hong Kong actor Lawrence Ng recently announced that he and wife, mainland actress Shi Yangzi may be getting a divorce. According [...]
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