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‘Korea’s sex ratio to shift next year’

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

South Korea is set to see the number of women overtaking that of men from next year, indicating that the country is turning into an aged society, a government study showed [...]
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Australian mother charged after baby survives five days in drain

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian mother was Monday charged with attempted murder after her newborn baby was found crying at the bottom of a roadside drain in Sydney, where police believe he [...]
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Babies evolved to last days without milk

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

IT’S not unusual that the newborn found dumped in a Sydney stormwater drain was able to survive days without fluid or food, experts say. SYDNEY obstetrician and [...]
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Sydney mom charged with attempted murder of baby

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by [...]
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‘Blind Massage’ big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan’s 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered [...]
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Police find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Sky News | 6:00 AM

Police have found the mother of a newborn baby discovered 2.5 metres down a drain near a Sydney highway. The 30-year-old woman from Quakers Hill was identified by officers [...]
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Local film The New Village promotes communists, approval unlikely, says minister

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

After more than a year’s suspension, chances appear remote that the controversial film The New Village will be screened at local cinemas. The film had originally been [...]
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Stars gather in Taiwan for Golden Horse film awards

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese-language cinema A-listers and stars from Japan and Hollywood gathered in Taiwan on Saturday for this year’s Golden Horse Film Awards, with movies from mainland [...]
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Yumiko Cheng announces pregnancy

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong-based Cantopop singer Yumiko Cheng has announced that she is more than three months pregnant. As reported on Wenweipo News, the singer, who married make-up artist [...]
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Director Lou Ye’s ‘Blind Massage’ sweeps Chinese ‘Oscars’

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese director Lou Ye’s drama starring blind amateur actors as massage therapists scooped top honours at the Golden Horse Film Awards in Taiwan on Saturday, touted as [...]
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Bollywood’s Window Onto India

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

More than 20 years ago I traveled across India for a book on the fresh energies unleashed in small towns by economic liberalisation and Hindu nationalism. India’s first [...]
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Burma Catholics celebrate 500 years in the country

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Myanmar Catholics marked 500 years of the Church’s presence inside the country in a lively celebration at a Yangon cathedral held four years late because [...]
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Philippine transsexual murder highlights struggle for rights

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

The murder of a Filipina transgender woman, allegedly by a US Marine, has stoked nationalist outrage in the Philippines but activists say the spotlight should also be shone [...]
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2 endangered elephants found dead in Indonesia

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in western Indonesia and authorities believe they were killed by poachers. Krismanko Padang, head of nongovernment group of [...]
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Australia tackles Obama on his Great Barrier Reef fears

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has sent US President Barack Obama the “facts” about the Great Barrier Reef after he voiced fears it would not be there for future generations, Foreign [...]
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