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Japan’s First Female Photojournalist is Still Working at 101 Years Old

08-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Nextshark | 6:00 AM

Considered Japan’s first female photojournalist, Tsuneko Sasamoto celebrated her 101st birthday this past September. The renowned photographer has been living her [...]
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‘Out in Japan’ Raises LGBT Awareness With 10000 Photos

08-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Over the course of five years, a diverse group of photographers have sought to capture the true face of Japan’s LGBT community by photographing 10,000 people. They have [...]
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Scientists from China, Japan, Ireland win Nobel Medicine Prize

07-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won [...]
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Twitter’s Indonesia business head on understanding your followers

06-Oct-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Why Twitter remains the staple social media platform for businesses, and how startups can maximise its use On the second day of Indonesia’s digital industry festival ID [...]
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Former political prisoner Chia Thye Poh nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

05-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Chia Thye Poh, Singapore’s longest-held political prisoner, is a nominee for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Speaking at a media conference on Saturday (3 Oct), [...]
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HK expecting first ever panda birth: keepers

03-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It’s a happy moment that’s been a long time coming, but after years of trying, Hong Kong panda Ying Ying is finally expecting a cub, keepers said Thursday, a [...]
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Asia’s Largest Film Festival Opens in Korea

03-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asia’s largest film festival opened its doors on Thursday for 10 days of screenings that will highlight the region’s young talent and its rich heritage. [...]
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Asia’s largest movie festival set to kick off in Busan

02-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asia’s largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region’s influence on the global movie industry is on the rise. Entering its 20th year in the [...]
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Australian sheep breaks world record with mammoth fleece

02-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian sheep that underwent a life-saving shave after being found with a massive fleece has entered the Guinness World Records for having the most wool sheared in a [...]
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Social, smartphones drive Vietnam youth

02-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Warc | 6:00 AM

Facebook is the number one channel for Vietnamese youth seeking information about brands, recent research has revealed, as social media becomes the country’s top [...]
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Australia to test technology after wave of shark attacks

01-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian shark experts will test cutting-edge technology – including electrical barriers powered by wave energy – following an “unprecedented” [...]
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Tokyo film festival to focus on homegrown movies

01-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Homegrown movies will be in focus at the Tokyo International Film Festival next month as the event celebrates its 28th anniversary, organisers said Tuesday. The festival will [...]
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Two-thirds of women in Singapore won’t date bald men

01-Oct-2015 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

A hair-raising new survey has found that Singaporean women are a picky bunch – two-thirds of the country’s women won’t date a bald man. The results come [...]
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Japan’s 105-year-old Golden Bolt beats his own world sprint record

28-Sep-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Hidekichi Miyazaki, probably the fastest of Japan’s 60,000-plus centenarians, says he can keep going for another few years after taking up running aged 90 It is little [...]
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Ne-Yo headlines entertainment for China state dinner

26-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:30 AM

Plenty of things will be different at Friday’s White House state dinner for China, ranging from the setting to the decor to the post-dinner entertainment. But the White [...]
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