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World’s largest orchid to be showcased at Singapore Garden Festival

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

This year’s Singapore Garden Festival will feature the world’s largest species of orchid, the Tiger Orchid (Grammatophyllum Speciosum), as part of the competition [...]
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Fact check: Rupert Murdoch misleading on North and South Poles

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Australia should approach climate change with great scepticism, News Corp executive chair Rupert Murdoch says. In a recent interview with Paul Kelly from The Australian [...]
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Hays advises job seekers to update more than their CV.

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Global Recruiter | 6:00 AM

A poll conducted by Hays has found that while 55 per cent of Australians update their CV frequently but only 28 per cent also update their professional social media profiles. [...]
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Japan Box Office: ‘Doraemon’ Cartoon Trumps Tepid ‘Transformers 4′

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” entered the Japanese BO at number three for the weekend of August 9-10 with $4.75 million on 302,992 admissions and 760 screens. [...]
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Chinese zoo unveils world’s ‘first’ surviving panda triplets

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world’s first known surviving trio, in what it hailed as a “miracle” given the [...]
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Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, [...]
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Super moon, meteor shower will be witnessed by Philippines

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Angmalaya | 6:00 AM

“August is one of the most popular times of the year to observe meteor showers. If the sky permits, the famous Perseids meteor shower will be observed with its peak in [...]
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Sammy Shum encourages Raymond Lam’s departure

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Sammy Shum believes that Raymond Lam has made the right choice by leaving TVB after 16 years of career with the company, On CC reported. Speaking to the media [...]
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Pop diva Celine Dion to perform in Taiwan in October

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

It has been confirmed that Canadian singer Celine Dion will perform her first concert in Taiwan on October 29, the organiser of Kuang Hong Arts announced Sunday. Taiwan will [...]
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Baby Gammy: Australian David Farnell says twin sister ’100 per cent safe’ despite child sex convictions

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

he convicted child sex offender at the centre of an international surrogacy controversy says baby Gammy’s twin sister will be “100 per cent safe” in his [...]
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Families SA workers retrieve two-year-old boy allegedly smuggled to Malaysia by parents

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A two-year-old boy allegedly smuggled out of Australia to Malaysia by his parents, who had lost custody of him, has been returned to Adelaide. The child was accompanied by [...]
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Register all Facebook users, say dons – Bernama

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The government should consider compelling all Facebook users in the country to register their accounts with the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). [...]
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Blocking Facebook would be regressive, say users

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Internet users are against any attempt to block access to Facebook in Malaysia as they consider it a step backwards in the information age. With millions of Facebook users in [...]
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Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Study of 10 regions in Asia is sad reflection on the city More than half of Hong Kong adults aged below 40 say they are not happy, a survey of 10 regions in Asia has found. [...]
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Singapore couples eager for bloodlines spend big on surrogates

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

An increasing number of Singaporeans are seeking the services of surrogate mothers from Thailand and Malaysia, spending huge amounts of money to have babies, The Straits [...]
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