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Heartache for Japan’s real-life 40-year-old virgins

10-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Takashi Sakai is a healthy 41-year-old heterosexual man with a good job and a charming smile. But he’s never had sex, one of a growing number of middle-aged Japanese [...]
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Tony Leung awarded French medal for film contribution

10-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung has recently been honoured with the Officer medal of the Order of the Arts and Letters from the French government. As reported on Mingpao News, on [...]
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Newborn baby rescued from squat toilet

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A mother in China got the shock of her life after she accidentally gave birth in a squat toilet. Emergency services were called after the unknown woman squatted over a toilet [...]
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Stars rock Malaysia at Bollywood’s Oscars

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It was a night of Bollywood glamour and energy in Malaysia on Sunday at the International Indian Film Academy’s (IIFA) annual awards ceremony. India’s biggest [...]
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Policy changes necessary to tackle drug problem, say FMFA organisers

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

An events company that organised a concert where six people died is calling for authorities to relook how they have been tackling the drug problem in Malaysia. The Livescape [...]
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‘Gangnam Style’ Psy Nowhere to be Found in US, Once Was King

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Classic Alite | 6:00 AM

There was a time when everyone was in love with Psy. He not only put K-Pop on the map with his YouTube hit “Gangnam Style,” he made the map all his own. [...]
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Dong Lei: Chinese model with 45in legs finds fame as reality TV star

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Dong Lei has shot to fame in China thanks to her remarkable 45in-long legs. The 5ft 11in model, a former nursery school teacher from Anhui, east China, told the People Daily [...]
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Bruce Willis begins shooting in big budget Chinese war movie

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bruce Willis is to star in a Chinese-language World War II epic billed as one of the most expensive films produced by China’s movie industry. Called “The [...]
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Thai dogs find homes in US

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Trivalleycentral | 6:00 AM

For the first time, they gobbled up treats, walked on grass and rolled in the dirt – things many American dogs take for granted. Betsy Garvin’s three dogs were [...]
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UN condemns Burma’s jailing of writer

UN condemns Burma’s jailing of writer

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United Nations on Wednesday condemned Myanmar’s jailing of a writer for urging religious tolerance, calling on authorities to release him and instead prosecute [...]
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Gay Rights Debate Gains Steam in Japan

Gay Rights Debate Gains Steam in Japan

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

To get a local council here to grant symbolic recognition to same-sex couples, the main pitch wasn’t about civil rights but about sharpening the ward’s [...]
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Vietnam: Extremely rare and elusive Annamite Striped rabbit filmed in wild

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

An extremely rare species of rabbit has been filmed in the wild, with researchers even able to hold it. The Annamite Striped rabbit is found in forests of Laos and Vietnam, [...]
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From tiny cages to lots of love, Thai dogs find homes in US

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

For the first time, they gobbled up treats, walked on grass and rolled in the dirt – things many American dogs take for granted. Betsy Garvin’s three dogs were [...]
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Shawn Yue denies dating Feng Wenjuan

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue has recently laughed off rumours of romance with “Helios” co-star, Feng Wenjuan. As reported on Oriental Daily News, the actor, who [...]
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Two new plants species native to Singapore discovered

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

“Incidentally, the two new Hanguana plant species have red and white berries, our national colours. At SG50, they are nature’s timely gift to us,” says [...]
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