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Prominent blogger arrested in Vietnam

Prominent blogger arrested in Vietnam

07-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A prominent blogger has been arrested in Vietnam accused of disseminating anti-state articles in the communist country’s latest crackdown on online dissent, police said [...]
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French rout in Vietnam 60 years ago a watershed in colonial history

French rout in Vietnam 60 years ago a watershed in colonial history

07-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sixty years ago, French troops were crushed by Vietnamese fighters in a landmark battle that led to the country’s independence, dented Paris’s prestige and [...]
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HK director reflects city’s souring mood with new film

07-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The director of a post-apocalyptic thriller that has taken Hong Kong’s box office by storm says the film has struck a chord in a city grappling with its identity under [...]
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Japan’s population continues to age as number of children hits new low

Japan’s population continues to age as number of children hits new low

06-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The number of children in Japan has fallen to a new low, while the amount of people over 65 has reached a record high as the population ages and shrinks, the government said. [...]
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Finnish adoptee finds biological mom in Taiwan after 3 decades

06-May-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

After six years of searching from his home in Finland, Conny Wiik found his birth mother in Taiwan just ahead of Mother’s Day. His “whole life is taking another [...]
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Number of children in Japan slips to new low

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The number of children in Japan has fallen to a new low, while the amount of people over 65 has reached a record high as the population ages and shrinks, the government said [...]
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The Vietnamese teenager who captured a French general

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of Vietnam’s last surviving veterans of the battle of Dien Bien Phu recounts with pride the day in May 1954 when, aged just 19, he captured the commander of the [...]
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Wilson Chin is confident with Elanne Kong

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Though Elanne Kong has yet to make a personal confirmation to the media whether she will be accepting Wilson Chin’s offer for his new movie, “Hot Madam”, [...]
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Four to pedal 2,800km for anti-Lynas ‘long green ride’

06-May-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Four cyclists from the anti-Lynas activist group Himpunan Hijau will pedal 2,800km across Malaysia in a campaign calling for the closure of the Lynas rare earths plant in [...]
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3 luxury sustainable spas in Bali

06-May-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post Travel | 6:00 AM

Bali has a lot of spas; in some areas, every third shop is a spa. All varieties of spas can be found as well – from local to international award winning spas. In recent [...]
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Guerrilla warfare to golf: Vietnam army’s evolves

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

From ragtag volunteers with home-made shotguns to stealth frigates, telecoms conglomerates and golf courses – the Vietnam People’s Army has transformed since its [...]
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Elderly Australian man accused of sex abuse dies in Thailand prison

05-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 10:15 AM

Karl Joseph Kraus, 94, was arrested in 2010 in one of the worst cases of child sexual abuse ever uncovered in Thailand. German-born Kraus, a former railway worker from Sydney [...]
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Miriam Yeung delays baby plans

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 10:15 AM

Though Hong Kong actress Miriam Yeung had many times expressed her desire to have another baby, sadly, it would not be any time soon. As reported on Mingpao, the actress who [...]
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3 top mobile gaming trends by Outblaze’s Yat Siu

05-May-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 10:15 AM

From the freemium model to Asian publishers headlining global app charts, mobile gaming is going nowhere but upwards. So what are the key things that we need to watch out [...]
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Japan’s Children’s Day

05-May-2014 Intellasia | State.gov | 10:15 AM

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Japan on Children’s Day this May 5. On this [...]
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