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A Young Girl Kept as a Slave for 5 Years in Thailand Wins Landmark Damages

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Sold as a 7-year-old, she keeps the spotlight on the dangers faced by the estimated 4 million migrant workers in Thailand RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Celine Dion’s Response to [...]
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Cambodia launches 5-year strategic plan to support disabled persons

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen on Thursday launched a five-year national disability strategic plan (2014-2018) with an aim to improve the living standard and to promote the [...]
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India’s rape epidemic: Will the US apply pressure for change to its Asian ally?

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

When the news of a young Indian woman brutally beaten and gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi went viral, vows to change the system and strip the stigma attached to [...]
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Lynn Hung has a need for speed

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Model-actress Lynn Hung recently added another skill to her repertoire when she became the 2014 Lotus Cup race car driver for Greater China. According to Mingpao, the model, [...]
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Li Bingbing not ready for HK just yet

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Chinese actress Li Bingbing recently dismissed rumours saying that she is moving and becoming a naturalised citizen of Hong Kong, as reported on Women of China. Previously, [...]
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Thailand ivory trade fuelling Africa elephant crisis

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ivory market is driving the African continent’s elephant poaching crisis, conservationists say, accusing the kingdom of backtracking on pledges to [...]
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Bosco Wong has no plans to focus on mainland market

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Though his popularity in China is currently at its peak, TVB actor Bosco Wong revealed that he will not be taking any projects in the north just for the sake of getting more [...]
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A-Mei joins EMI China

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese singer A-Mei has recently signed a contract with EMI China, while simultaneously being appointed as the Brand director for the office at the greater China. As [...]
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Cindy Chao and Sarah Jessica Parker design brooch for NYC Ballet

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A one-off item created by the fine jewellery designer and the actress will be auctioned by Sotheby’s Hong Kong in October, with proceeds going to the New York City [...]
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80-year-old found after 4 days in Taiwan mountains

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

An 80-year-old woman who went missing during a trip to eastern Hualien County last Sunday was found safe and sound by a search and rescue team yesterday morning. The woman, [...]
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Singapore Archbishop apologises for any ‘insensitivity’ to gay Catholics

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Archbishop William Goh addressed homosexual Catholics in a letter on Thursday, apologising for any “insensitivity” conveyed in his statement last month on [...]
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A sorry record on deforestation

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

DOUBTLESS timed to coincide with Indonesia’s election campaign, the release this week of a new report about the rate of destruction of the country’s tropical [...]
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Singapore businessperson convicted in sex-for-fixing case

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Features | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean businessperson was found guilty of corruption Tuesday after a judge ruled that he offered three Lebanese referees free services of prostitutes in return for [...]
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Meet The Demon Cat That Broke Japan’s Internet [UPDATE]

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Io9 | 6:00 AM

A black cat sprouting long hairs from its head that look like horns has become an online celebrity in Japan – which is fitting in a country that has a long history of [...]
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Transformers Is Making More in China Than in the US

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Hollywood’s appeal to foreign markets has officially paid off. Transformers: Age of Extinction is more popular in China than it is in the United States, Variety [...]
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