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Vietnam: Show Rights Commitment at Australia Talks

Vietnam: Show Rights Commitment at Australia Talks

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Australia should press for significant and solid improvement during its 13th human rights dialogue with Vietnam, Human Rights Watch said today. Vietnam should show its [...]
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Malaysian tigers becoming extinct, minister calls for greater public awareness

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Only about 240 to 350 tigers are still living in the main habitats in Malaysia, according to a survey conducted by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN). [...]
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Philippines to host 2017 Miss U pageant on January 30

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will be hosting the Miss Universe beauty pageant on January 30, 2017, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced yesterday. “I would like to inform [...]
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The High-Heeled Shoe church formally opens in Taiwan village

28-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A woman who lived out her days in a church after her legs were amputated reportedly inspired this new church. Shaped like Cinderella’s glass slipper, the church on [...]
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Nagasaki church among Christian sites Japan selects as World Heritage candidate

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

A Japanese government panel on Monday selected Christian sites in southwestern Japan including the country’s oldest church in Nagasaki as a UNESCO World Cultural [...]
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Selena Gomez sizzles in maiden performance in Malaysia

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Despite a protest by PAS Youth to have it cancelled, Selena Gomez’s first ever concert in Malaysia went on as planned tonight. Gomez sizzled and thrilled about 4,000 [...]
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China’s Own Rainbow Rock Of Ages

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Weekender Singapore | 6:00 AM

China boasts many unique and picturesque landscapes, one of which is the untouched Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu Province. Formed by red sandstone beds – a [...]
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Tigers kill one, injure one in China wildlife park

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle following an argument, Chinese media reported on Sunday. The [...]
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Miss Universe 2017 in the Philippines?

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach made her second visit to Malacanang. This time she met with President Rodrigo Duterte who welcomed her to the palace. More than the thrill [...]
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Van Gogh, Monet paintings seized in Malaysia graft probe

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Switzerland has seized a painting by Vincent Van Gogh and two others by Claude Monet as part of the global investigation into Malaysia’s scandal-tainted sovereign [...]
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‘Pokemon Go’ readying for launch in selected Asian countries?

22-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Everyone is still wondering when Pokemon Go will launch here and all the more so now that there are reports that the Japan launch has been delayed and sadly. Latest reports [...]
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Miss Universe Singapore back to take the limelight

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:01 AM

After a low-profile year that saw auditions being held at a judge’s home, Miss Universe Singapore is back this year with new partnerships to bring some shine back to [...]
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In Indonesia 38-year-old zookeeper impregnated a female orangutan

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Gnnliberia | 6:00 AM

A zoo keeper at Indonesia’s Surabaya zoo has landed in trouble after he was arrested and charged with impregnating a female orangutan, reports the Kalimantan Press. The [...]
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Indonesia’s hidden destinations beckon to the world

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

At a glance, Indonesia’s bustling capital Jakarta seems like many other metropolitan cities in Southeast Asia. Its streets are lined with cutting-edge skyscrapers and [...]
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One of every eight marriages in Taiwan ‘transnational’ in H1

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A total of 74,802 couples in Taiwan tied the knot in the first half of this year, with 13.1 percent of them between a Taiwanese and a person from another country, the [...]
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