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Chinese directors win top prizes at Marrakesh film festival

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Chinese filmmakers won the top awards at the Marrakesh film festival this weekend, with Zang Qiwu’s “The Donor” on the controversial issue of organ [...]
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Beauty queens grace Miss Universe kickoff event

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Eleven of the most beautiful women in the universe took to the stage last night as they graced the kickoff event for the 65th Miss Universe competition that will happen in [...]
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Vietnam Flood: Death toll rise to 24

Vietnam Flood: Death toll rise to 24

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | PMnewsnigeria | 6:00 AM

Six more people have been reported dead in central Vietnam’s floods, bringing the death toll in the region to 24 in the past 10 days, authorities said on Friday. The [...]
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No road closures during Miss Universe pageant – Duterte

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

More than a year after he cursed Pope Francis for causing traffic jams during the papal visit in 2015, President Duterte has ordered the organisers of the Miss Universe [...]
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Vietnam’s Environment minister and Formosa Spill Victims Meet

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s environment minister promised representatives of the fisherman hard-hit by the Formosa chemical spill that the government is toughening safeguards to prevent [...]
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Baby Dinosaur’s 99 Million-Year-Old Tail, Encased In Amber, Surfaces In Burma

Baby Dinosaur’s 99 Million-Year-Old Tail, Encased In Amber, Surfaces In Burma

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

In 2015, Lida Xing was visiting a market in northern Myanmar when a salesman brought out a piece of amber about the size of a pink rubber eraser. Inside, he could see a [...]
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6th EU-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Europa | 6:00 AM

On 8 December 2016 in Brussels the European Union and Vietnam held the sixth round of their annual enhanced Human Rights Dialogue, in the context of the EU-Vietnam [...]
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Miss Universe 2016 to kick off on 10 December

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Hive Asia | 6:00 AM

Although the 65th Miss Universe Pageant will be held in the Philippines on 30 January 2017, the actual event will kick-off on 10 December 2016, at the Conrad Manila Hotel in [...]
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Vietnamese man who killed friend with a punch jailed 10 months

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese man who killed a friend after punching him in the head was sentenced to 10 months’ jail on Tuesday (6 December). Nguyen Trong Phu, 28, who originally faced [...]
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More than 1.75 million child labourers in Vietnam: ministry

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The National Programme on Preventing and Reducing Child Labour for the years 2016-2020 aims to end child labour exploitation. All 100 percent of the child labourers will be [...]
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Floods kill at least 13 people in central Vietnam

Floods kill at least 13 people in central Vietnam

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 8:10 AM

A flooded village is seen in Vietnam’s northern Hoa Binh province, 90 km (65 miles) from Hanoi Reuters At least 13 people have been killed in the central Vietnam by [...]
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Is Vietnam’s new religion law a smokescreen for political repression?

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

A controversial law on religion passed in Vietnam has triggered renewed fears of state repression in the name of national unity. Vietnam ignored the wishes of the [...]
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Vietnam seizes ivory smuggled from Africa

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seattletimes | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese authorities have seized 529 kilograms (1,164 pounds) of ivory smuggled from Africa, after finding nearly 6 tonnes of ivory illegally shipped through the same port [...]
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Are the Vatican and Vietnam close to normalising ties?

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Overshadowed by current secret talks – and a possible breakthrough agreement – between the Vatican and China after 65 years of estrangement, Vietnamese President [...]
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Vietnam activist appeal rejected as thousands of criminals pardoned

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Gulf-times. | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese land rights activist had her jail sentence upheld yesterday, as the authoritarian government pardoned more than 4,000 prisoners but notably excluded scores of [...]
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