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Shanghai film festival opens, taking aim at Hollywood

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

The Shanghai film festival opened on Saturday with a strong Asian flavour in movie selections and a bevy of Chinese stars striding down the red carpet. The festival, founded [...]
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Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang to get UNESCO recognition again

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, which boasts the world’s largest cave Son Doong, will be recognised next month as a world heritage site for the second [...]
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Giant Australian croc chomps on another in front of tour boat

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

A five-metre (16-foot) crocodile mesmerised a passing tour boat, attacking and chomping on a smaller croc before plunging it into an unsurvivable “death roll”. [...]
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Relaxing China’s One-Child Policy

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

When a group of old girlfriends and I got together for a reunion a few years back, we realised that each of us had had only one child – even though in China in the [...]
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Japanese art on atomic bombings exhibited in Washington

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

A pocket watch that stopped at 8:15 a.m. when the first atomic bomb dropped. A sprawling picture of twisted bodies and screaming faces engulfed by the flames. The school [...]
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Nicholas Tse will not increase cookie production

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

Nicholas Tse is aware of the situation with his Taste of Nic cookies, but will not make any changes to the production for the time being, according to On CC News. The [...]
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Carina Lau to launch new range of wines

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

Actress Carina Lau is the latest Chinese celebrity to parlay her fame into wine. To be unveiled at world’s biggest wine trade event, Vinexpo in Bordeaux next week, Lau [...]
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Lorde ‘making tunes’ with Disclosure

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

New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde announced on Wednesday that she’s working on new music wth UK dance duo Disclosure. In a tweet, Lorde posted a photo of herself [...]
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Jennifer Hudson same-sex song: Not banned, but not available either

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

American singer Jennifer Hudson’s latest music song and music video, “I Still Love You”, featuring a wedding and a kiss between a gay couple, is not being [...]
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Seven Chinese gay and lesbian couples marry in West Hollywood after winning contest

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

Seven gay and lesbian couples from China were married in West Hollywood after winning an online competition. The couples were selected by the public from among more than [...]
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Controversy Surrounding First Mixed Race Miss Japan

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Source | 6:00 AM

20-year-old Ariana Miyamoto, the 2015 Miss Japan winner, was born to a Japanese mother and American father and raised in Nagasaki, Japan. Despite her inherent Japanese [...]
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Is The New Miss Japan Too Black For Japan?

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Ryot | 6:00 AM

Ariana Miyamoto has become the first bi-racial woman to hold the Miss Japan crown, and she’s rockin’ the crown with a purpose. Although there was initial backlash [...]
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Carina Lau laughs off rumours of lesbian scandal

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

Hong Kong actress Carina Lau has laughed off rumours of lesbian romance that has been circulating recently, Mingpao News reported. Hong Kong tabloids previously reported that [...]
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Man sues Chinese actress over her intense stare in TV show

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

Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous claims, such as one in which a man says actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely [...]
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Lee Min-ho joins Raymond Wong’s ‘Bounty Hunter’

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

It was revealed that Korean star Lee Min-ho will be starring in Raymond Wong’s upcoming film, “Bounty Hunter”, according to reports on HK Top Ten. The [...]
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