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Police nabs 3 linked to prostitution syndicate; saves Vietnamese woman

28-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Terengganu police crippled a prostitution syndicate with the arrest of three men, and saved an 18-year-old Vietnamese woman in a raid at a hotel here last Friday. State [...]
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Fintech Firm Jirnexu Raises US$2 Million in Pre-Series B Round

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Release | 1:44 PM

Southeast Asian fintech startup Jirnexu – Southeast Asia’s only full stack fintech solutions provider – has raised US$2 million in a pre-Series B round. Japan-based SBI [...]
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Louis T Collection and H&M Capital Reposition Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Release | 1:43 PM

The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning [...]
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Jackie Chan’s former manager passes away

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Jackie Chan has lost his former manager Willie Chan, who recently passed away in his sleep. According to Mingpao, director Stanley Kwan has confirmed the death, saying that [...]
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Vietnam jails student activist for anti-state propaganda

Vietnam jails student activist for anti-state propaganda

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A court in northern Vietnam on Wednesday sentenced a student activist to six years in prison for using social media to promote a multiparty system and press freedom amid a [...]
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Vietnam student receives 6 years in prison for anti-state propaganda

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Vanguardngr | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese court has sentenced a student activist to six years imprison and four years under house arrest for spreading “anti-state propaganda” on social media [...]
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Louis T Collection and H&M Capital Reposition Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Louis T Collection and H&M Capital Reposition Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

25-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Release | 2:27 PM

The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning [...]
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Indonesia eyes title at Miss Grand International 2017

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The third runner-up of Putri Indonesia 2017, who also serves as Putri Indonesia Perdamaian, Dea Rizkita, is currently competing at the Miss Grand International (MGI) 2017. [...]
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Ex Vietnam MP jailed for stealing $16 mn housing deposits

Ex Vietnam MP jailed for stealing $16 mn housing deposits

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former Vietnamese lawmaker has been sentenced to life in prison for fraud after she pocketed $16 million in down-payments from would-be homeowners when she was a real [...]
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AirAsia boss weds Korean in France

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

AirAsia group chief executive Tan Sri Tony Fernandes married his Korean girlfriend, Chloe, in France last night. Malay Mail Online was informed that the wedding took place at [...]
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Typhoon Khanun to target southern China, threatens flooding in northern Vietnam

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Khanun will take aim at southernmost China and flood-ravaged northern Vietnam into Tuesday. Khanun crossed the northern tip of the Philippines Thursday night, local [...]
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Reverie Saigon Opens Vietnam House with Celebrity Chef

Reverie Saigon Opens Vietnam House with Celebrity Chef

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Press Release | 3:29 PM

Vietnam House, a downtown Saigon restaurant that first opened in 1992 in a 1910-built colonial French building, has re-opened with a celebrity chef at its helm and one of the [...]
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Vietnam: Dozens killed by floods and landslides

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Destructive floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in northern and central Vietnam in one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit in years. With another [...]
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Floods and landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

Floods and landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, officials said [...]
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Vietnam flood and landslides toll rises

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

The storm that hit central Vietnam on Tuesday also injured 31 people and submerged more than 30,000 houses, damaged infrastructure, crops and livestock, the Vietnam Disaster [...]
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