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Drenched in fashion: It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo. US-based Japanese heavy-metal superstar Yoshiki kicked off Japan Fashion Week by sending models down the runway in sexy, reimagined [...]
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Malaysia’s pioneer fashion designer Sonny San dies of heart attack

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Fashion designer Sonny San has died of a heart attack, leading to tributes from Malaysian designers and celebrities stunned by his sudden death. The 54-year-old San, who is [...]
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Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is bracing itself for the full brunt Typhoon Sarika, which has already brought torrential rains and deadly floods on Monday. The death toll in the country rose to 31 [...]
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Military Helicopter With 3 on Board Goes Missing in Vietnam

Military Helicopter With 3 on Board Goes Missing in Vietnam

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AP | 2:32 PM

A Vietnamese official and state media say a military helicopter with three people on board went missing during a training flight Tuesday, in the latest such incident [...]
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Giant jade stone worth $240m discovered in Burma

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

Miners have discovered a giant jade stone, weighing 175 tonnes, in Myanmar. The stone, reportedly worth $170 million (NZ$240 million), is 4.3 metres high and 5.8 metres long. [...]
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Vietnam Braces for Typhoon Sarika After Deadly Flooding

Vietnam Braces for Typhoon Sarika After Deadly Flooding

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Fifteen dead in Vietnam after days of torrential rain; Typhoon Sarika lashes Philippines, killing at least two Typhoon Sarika moved off the coast of the main Philippine [...]
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Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding in central Vietnam has left at least 21 people dead and submerged tens of thousands of homes. Worst affected is the province of Quang Binh, where at least 11 [...]
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Floods kill 21 people in Vietnam

Floods kill 21 people in Vietnam

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Disaster officials say floods triggered by heavy rains have killed 24 people and left four others missing in central Vietnam as Typhoon Sarika approaches. Floods triggered by [...]
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Vietnam floods kill 25 as new typhoon approaches

Vietnam floods kill 25 as new typhoon approaches

18-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding in central Vietnam has killed at least 25 people and destroyed thousands of homes, officials said Monday, as the country braced for further destruction with a [...]
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Deadly floods inundate central Vietnam

Deadly floods inundate central Vietnam

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Al Jazeera News | 10:00 AM

At least 15 people have died in central Vietnam after torrential rains caused severe flooding across four central provinces and displaced thousands of people. The heavy [...]
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Formosa’s fish kill robs Vietnam’s tourism of millions of dollars: officials

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | VNexpress | 6:00 AM

Arrivals and tourism revenue in areas affected by the toxic spill fell by up to 90 percent. Pollution from Taiwanese steel firm Formosa along the central coast in April has [...]
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UN human rights chief expresses concern about Vietnam’s crackdown on blogger

UN human rights chief expresses concern about Vietnam’s crackdown on blogger

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Indiablooms | 6:00 AM

The United Nations human rights chief on Friday expressed concern about a growing crackdown by the government of Vietnam on human rights defenders, including the arrest this [...]
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Tropical cyclone Aere reborn: ‘Zombie storm’ headed for Vietnam

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Though uncommon, hurricanes and cyclones sometimes die and quickly reform. That’s what Tropical Storm Aere did recently. As evidenced by images captured by [...]
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Western nations demand release of jailed Vietnam activist

Western nations demand release of jailed Vietnam activist

14-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Festival of DiveSeveral Western governments have called for the release of a Vietnamese activist jailed this week for “anti-state propaganda”, urging greater [...]
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Vietnam blogger detained for posts criticising government

14-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Police in Vietnam announced on Tuesday that they have detained a popular blogger in the country for posts criticising the government. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as [...]
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