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Taiwan zoo denies reports that giant panda given by China has died

18-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taipei Zoo was forced to deny reports that a giant panda gifted by China as a symbol of unity had died on Monday (May 16), in what initially appeared to be a frightening [...]
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Striking Singapore death penalty film stirs emotions at Cannes

18-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Before he made his new film about the death penalty, Boo Junfeng sat down to tea with some of Singapore’s retired hangmen. He also talked to the priests and imams who [...]
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LGBT activists hold HIV memorial in Philippines

17-May-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

LGBT activists on Saturday gathered in Philippines’ Quezon city for a memorial to raise awareness of the HIV virus spreading in the country. They gathered at the [...]
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Miss Philippines-Earth 2016 candidates primed to win coveted crown

17-May-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Faced with the prospects of carrying the Philippines’ colors in a tough battle for a third straight Miss Earth victory, the candidates for the 2016 Miss [...]
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Millions of Dead Fish Washing Up on Vietnam’s Shores

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Ecowatch | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has a fish problem and the government isn’t talking about it. Since April, millions of dead fish have been washing up on Vietnam’s shores. Steel or Fish? [...]
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Endangered Sumatran rhino gives birth in Indonesia

14-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Sumatran rhinoceros has given birth at an Indonesian sanctuary in a success for efforts to save the critically endangered species. The International Rhino Foundation said [...]
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Obama’s Vietnam visit: Human rights, arms embargo and China strategy in play

Obama’s Vietnam visit: Human rights, arms embargo and China strategy in play

14-May-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam said on Thursday it will welcome any US move to accelerate the process to lift the lethal arms embargo enforced on it decades ago. The comments were made in response [...]
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As Obama Visits Vietnam, Human Rights Become a Fulcrum for the Asia Pivot

As Obama Visits Vietnam, Human Rights Become a Fulcrum for the Asia Pivot

13-May-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Human rights issues are emerging as a major sticking point in President Barack Obama’s trip to Vietnam later this month, as activists and some politicians are pushing [...]
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Share auctions on HNX in April 2016 bring over 874.1b dong to the State

12-May-2016 Intellasia | DTCK | 6:00 AM

With the auction of shares of the Vietnam Livestock Corporation owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the auctioning activities of Hanoi Stock Exchange [...]
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China bans the eating of bananas ‘erotically’ online

11-May-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Live-streaming has become a major source of revenue in China, which has 668 million people online – the world’s largest Internet community. It’s in that [...]
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What others say: Vietnam still falling short on human rights

What others say: Vietnam still falling short on human rights

10-May-2016 Intellasia | Onlin Eathens | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam this month is an opportunity to remind that authoritarian nation’s leaders of their obligations to respect basic human [...]
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Real reform still eluding Vietnam

09-May-2016 Intellasia | Timesunion | 6:01 AM

President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam this month is an opportunity to remind that authoritarian nation’s leaders of their obligations to respect basic human [...]
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US rights official travels to Vietnam ahead of Obama visit

09-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

The State Department’s most senior human rights diplomat, Tom Malinowski, will visit Vietnam next week to urge it to make more progress on human rights, the department [...]
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Beaches of dead fish test Vietnam government

09-May-2016 Intellasia | Washington Pos | 6:01 AM

Millions of dead fish stretched out over 200 kilometres of central Vietnamese beaches are posing the biggest test so far for the new government. The Communist administration [...]
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Vietnam Positioning to Impress Ahead of Obama’s Visit

09-May-2016 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:01 AM

Bilateral ties could get a boost during the US president’s upcoming trip there. A widely anticipated trip by US President Barack Obama to Vietnam later this month has [...]
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