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China’s mixed martial artists rising up from the fields

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

As he pinned his opponent down and punched him repeatedly in the head, Yao “The Master” Honggang was – - like other emerging Chinese mixed martial arts [...]
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Brit retiree tried for paying for children’s abuse in Philippines

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A 74-year-old man from Merseyside, England appeared in Wirral court on Thursday as a suspect for paying for the sexual abuse of children in the Philippines over the Internet. [...]
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Biker chick wins Miss Universe Singapore 2014

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Showbiz | 6:00 AM

Pharmacy technician Rathi Menon was crowned winner of this year’s Miss Universe Singapore. The 23-year-old Singapore Institute of Management undergrad beat 11 other [...]
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Taiwanese actor Kai Ko will face drugs penalty upon return

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

Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung), who is currently detained in China for marijuana use, could face a penalty once he returns to Taiwan, the Taipei City Police Department [...]
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India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

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

India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, [...]
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Thai Woman Posts Over 200 Selfies Every Week

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

While some women have gone under the knife to get selfie worthy hands, others have given away their lives in trying to score the perfect selfie. Mortao Maotor from Thailand [...]
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Taiwan’s prosecutors probing into Kai Ko’s drug arrest

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

It was recently reported that the Taipei District Prosecutors Office has begun investigation into Taiwanese actor Kai Ko’s drug arrest. According to Focus Taiwan, on 20 [...]
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Burma rejoins Miss World

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

A national-level beauty pageant will be hosted next month, to find the beauty queen who will represent the country in the international pageant. Organised by Forever [...]
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Vietnam ranked third in Asia for bear trafficking

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is among the top-three Asian countries found trafficking in bear and bear parts used in traditional medicinal practices, a new report has confirmed. At least 2,801 [...]
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China’s mixed martial artists rising up from the fields

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

As he pinned his opponent down and punched him repeatedly in the head, Yao “The Master” Honggang was – - like other emerging Chinese mixed martial arts [...]
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Australian woman records ‘sex assault’ on Malaysia Airlines flight

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Sunday Night | 6:00 AM

Three hours into the half-full flight to Paris, Laura Bushney claims Mohd Rosli Bin Ab Karim sat beside her and allegedly began massaging her legs under the guise of [...]
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China Baby Boom Wagers Go Bust on Child Cost Burden

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Nine months after stock-market wagers on a baby boom in China reached record levels, the bets have turned into some of the nation’s biggest losers as living costs deter [...]
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Costs come in the way of second child in China

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Nine months after stock market wagers on a baby boom in China reached record levels, the bets have turned into some of the nation’s biggest losers as living costs deter [...]
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Singapore on key trade routes for illicit bear bile products: report

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore is a key international trade route for bear bile products and sustains a well-developed domestic market, according to a new report by an international group that [...]
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ALS ice bucket challenge hits Malaysia

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The ALS ice bucket challenge has gone viral on social media, with both celebrities and regular folk dumping ice water on themselves to create awareness of Amyotrophic lateral [...]
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