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Philippines President Against Steve Harvey Hosting 2016 Miss Universe Pageant

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Variety | 8:39 AM

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte does not want Steve Harvey to repeat as the Miss Universe host following an embarrassing on-air blunder last year where he named the [...]
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Vietnam wakes up to its human trafficking problem

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Irinnews | 8:39 AM

Human trafficking is on the rise in Vietnam, although poor crime statistics means the government doesn’t know exactly by how much. Advocacy groups say victims are [...]
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Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Action movie star Jackie Chan is due to receive an honorary Oscar, the Academy said Thursday, to recognise a glittering career that has seen him become a cultural icon. The [...]
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Vietnam jails Russian fraudsters for ATM theft

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Russian fraudsters, including one who tried to escape prison using a spoon and a toothbrush to dig a tunnel, have been jailed in Vietnam for using fake ATM cards to [...]
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Singapore Fashion Week unveils star designers and emerging talents

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

xChinese fashion designer Guo Pei, renowned for her canary-yellow feathered outfit worn by American pop-star Rihanna during last year’s Met Gala, will be one of the [...]
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Vietnam Rejects Insults of Cambodia’s Hun Sen on Facebook

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Hanoi has officially reacted to Phnom Penh’s request to “identify” and “take strong action against” Vietnamese nationals who purportedly left [...]
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Deadly Shootings Shed Light on Vietnam Gun Violence

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The recent shooting deaths of two Vietnamese officials, allegedly committed by a lone forest ranger in the remote northern province of Yen Bai, have drawn public attention to [...]
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The battle of social networks in Asia: Who is winning?

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Asia’s social network landscape is nothing short of dynamic The world is evolving in the direction of attention economy, and social networks have been top of mind for [...]
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Thailand in the world’s top 8 countries for longest Youtube watch times

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Thailand has just been bumped up to the top eight countries in the world who spend the most time watching YouTube videos, according to a recent announcement from Google [...]
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World’s Oldest Man Found Living In Indonesia

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The world’s oldest man has been named as Indonesian Mbah Gotho, who is 145 years old, with documentation that says he was born in 1870. Gotho said he began preparing [...]
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World’s oldest man found in Indonesia at the age of 145

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Indian Express | 6:00 AM

The only thing that keeps Indonesia’s Mbah Gotho from the title of the world’s oldest person is independent verification of his documents. A 145-year-old [...]
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Girl told ‘not beautiful’ crowned Miss Malaysia World 2016

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Tatiana Kumar has been crowned Miss Malaysia World 2016, a feat she dreamt of after being told in school she was not beautiful. “My biggest regret was believing [...]
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Vietnam Must Act on Facebook Commenters, Ministry Says

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Cambodia Daily | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned comments apparently left on prime minister Hun Sen’s Facebook page by Vietnamese nationals rebuking the premier for siding [...]
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Tremors from North Atlantic ‘weather bomb’ detected in Japan

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AOL | 6:00 AM

A weather bomb around Greenland caused seismic tremors as far away as Japan, and when researchers went to investigate, they made a rare discovery. New Scientist reports that [...]
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Why Is the Philippines the 20th Happiest Place in the World?

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

A recent report from talks about how the Philippines is the 20th happiest place in the world according to the Happy Planet Index of the New Economic Foundation. [...]
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