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Vietnam flooding kills two in central provinces

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Flood water rises to two metres in parts of neighbouring provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh, witnesses say. Two people have been killed and several more are still missing [...]
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An Enormous Godzilla Made Of Straw Appears In Japan

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Kotaku | 6:00 AM

Let’s just hope this Godzilla doesn’t fire a beam of radioactive heat from its mouth. That is, for its own sake. To make the fall harvest, over 150 volunteers [...]
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La Residence Debuts Three New Packages in 4th Quarter

La Residence Debuts Three New Packages in 4th Quarter

03-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Press Release | 4:28 PM

La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa – MGallery by Sofitel is luring families, celebrants and melancholy travelers to its uplifting shores this month with a suite of [...]
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Vietnam PM orders probe after karaoke blaze kills 13

03-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A fire that broke out at a karaoke lounge in Vietnam’s capital killed at least 13 people, the government said on Wednesday, in a rare accident of its kind for which the [...]
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State media say 13 killed in karaoke fire in Vietnam

State media say 13 killed in karaoke fire in Vietnam

02-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 9:39 AM

A fire at a large karaoke parlor in Vietnam’s capital killed 13 people on Tuesday, state media said. The fire broke out at the eight-story karaoke parlor in Hanoi and [...]
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Miss Earth PH apologises for controversial remark, gives up crown

02-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Miss Earth Philippines Imelda Schweighart has quit the Miss Earth Organisation, following a controversial statement she made about Miss Earth 2016 pageant winner Katherine [...]
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Tokyo recovers from its Halloween celebrations

02-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Insidejapantours | 6:00 AM

Since Halloween has fallen on a Monday this year, many of the celebrations took place over the weekend, with the people of Tokyo turning out in force. More than 250,000 [...]
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Huge Ivory Busts Lead Vietnam To Crack Down On Wildlife Trade

02-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

In recent years Vietnam has garnered global attention as a source and destination for the illegal wildlife trade. Rhino horn, elephant ivory and tiger products are some of [...]
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Taiwan holds first ever LGBTI awards

01-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Gay Star News | 6:00 AM

The first annual Queermosa Awards were held in Taipei on 28 October. The award ceremony was held at the W Hotel on the eve of the 14th Taipei Pride with over 500 guests and [...]
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Eat till your insides beg for mercy: competitive noodle eating in Japan

01-Nov-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

On a backstreet in Morioka, northern Japan, I take a deep breath and steel myself. I’m at a restaurant called Azumaya, about to be inducted into the world of [...]
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‘Transformers’ producers lose China legal battle: Xinhua

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Hollywood studio that made the latest “Transformers” blockbuster must pay a Chinese scenic area more than two million yuan ($300,000) because it failed to [...]
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Indonesia wins third at Miss International pageant

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

The first runner-up of Puteri Indonesia 2016 Felicia Hwang won third place at the Miss International 2016 pageant held at the Tokyo Dome City Hall, Japan, on Thursday. [...]
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Cambodian Activist Brothers Blocked From Crossing Into Vietnam

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Cambodian twin brothers and environmental activists Chum Huor and Chum Huot were detained briefly by immigration officers on Friday while trying to cross the border into [...]
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Beyond Vietnam’s ‘Great Fish Kill’

29-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Asiasentinel | 6:00 AM

“If the problem of human rights isn’t properly solved,” said my friend C.V., “Vietnam is going to be isolated from the international community, and [...]
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Indonesia brings home Miss Grand International 2016 title

29-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Twenty-one-year-old Arieska Putri Pertiwi has become the first-ever Indonesian to be crowned Miss Grand International, at the 2016 edition of the international beauty pageant [...]
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