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Vietnam Bans Unsafe Seafood in Central Provinces

06-May-2016 Intellasia | VOANews | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese officials on Wednesday banned the processing or selling of dead seafood washed ashore or caught within 20 nautical miles of a mysterious mass fish kill along the [...]
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UN to join hands with Vietnam in tackling climate change

UN to join hands with Vietnam in tackling climate change

06-May-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

The United Nations will join hands with Vietnam in tackling climate change, said UN deputy Secretary general January Eliasson on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting with [...]
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Amid Fish Deaths, Social Media Comes Alive in Vietnam

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Facebook is the platform of choice for activists organising rallies in response to the latest environmental disaster. In Vietnam, a scandal surrounding the mass die-off of [...]
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Sigur Ros, Foals to perform in Singapore in November

05-May-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Icelandic trio Sigur Ros will headline outdoor music and arts festival Neon Lights 2016 alongside Brit band Foals at Fort Canning Park. Iceland’s critically acclaimed [...]
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Kulim MP offers aid to bring home remains of Msian who died in Ho Chi Minh

03-May-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Kulim/Bandar Baharu member of parliament Datuk Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir has offered to bear the cost of bringing home the remains of Malaysian national Mohd Azhar Abdul [...]
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Social Media, Theme Parks and Kung Fu Panda Led China Growth

02-May-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A 33-year-old Malaysian, Mohd Azhar Abdull Wahab, was found dead in a hotel room in HCM City yesterday. In a statement today, the Foreign Ministry said HCM City police are [...]
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Malaysian man found dead in Ho Chi Minh hotel room

02-May-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A 33-year-old Malaysian, Mohd Azhar Abdull Wahab, was found dead in a hotel room in HCM City yesterday. In a statement today, the Foreign Ministry said HCM City police are [...]
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Tonnes of clams die in Vietnam in same area where dead fish washed up, fears mount over possible toxic leak

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam, state media reported on Thursday (April 28), as public outrage mounts over a possible toxic leak into the sea [...]
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Comcast buy of ‘Kung Fu Panda’ producer aids Asia strategy

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Comcast Corp’s planned purchase of DreamWorks Animation would increase the media giant’s foothold in Asia, particularly China, as it competes in an increasingly [...]
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Gangs of transsexual sex workers are attacking tourists in Thailand

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

Thai transgender women are embroiled in a running battle with police after a spate of attacks and robberies of Western tourists. A German tourist was the latest visitor to [...]
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Formosa Steel Goes on The Offensive Over Fish Kill in Vietnam

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The giant Taiwanese conglomerate that appears to be at the centre of an investigation into an environmental catastrophe that has seen thousands of tonnes of dead fish wash [...]
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Vietnam thwarts election bid by dissidents, pop star

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has blocked a motley crew of independent candidates from running for seats in its rubber stamp parliament, activists said on Tuesday, a move they say highlights the [...]
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Cool Asian fashion brands challenge Western labels

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fashion brands from South Korea, China and Japan are becoming serious rivals of their Western peers as Asian consumers become increasingly confident in their own style and [...]
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Cambodia firm to reduce elephant work hours after heatstroke death

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian tour operator said Tuesday it would reduce work hours for elephants during high temperatures following the collapse and death of an animal which had been ferrying [...]
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There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Be Gay in Indonesia

28-Apr-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

The emergence of a pro-LGBTQI movement among Indonesia’s youth poses a larger threat than nuclear warfare — that’s what the country’s defense minister [...]
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