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Austrian actor Waltz, China’s Leung on Berlin film fest jury

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Double Oscar-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz, Hong Kong heart-throb Tony Leung and French filmmaker Michel Gondry will be jurors at next month’s Berlin film [...]
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Chinese firm to build replica of Titanic

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese firm plans to spend $165 million building a full-scale replica of the Titanic – the doomed luxury liner which sank more than a century ago – as the main [...]
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Philippines’ Rose Fostanes wins ‘X-Factor Israel’

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

Filipino caregiver Rose Fostanes won the singing competition “X-Factor Israel” on Tuesday, the Times of Israel online newspaper reported. It said Fostanes beat [...]
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PlayStation 4 marks official Philippine debut

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The PlayStation 4 is officially available in the Philippines. Sony Philippines launched its next generation console at the Glorietta Activity centre in Makati on Tuesday, [...]
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Taiwan seizes seven tonnes of dolphin meat

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese authorities said on Tuesday they had confiscated 7.65 tonnes of dolphin meat in one of the largest hauls of its kind. Officials seized the meat while searching a [...]
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China Nobel winner’s wife in rare video appearance

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rare video footage of Liu Xia, the wife of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, reading two self-written poems under house arrest was posted online Wednesday. [...]
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US officials repatriate stolen Indian art

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

U.S authorities on Tuesday returned one of the world’s most wanted stolen artworks and two other pieces to the Indian government – staging the celebration after a [...]
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Industry Insider: Sheena Liam, Model + Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 2 Contestant

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sheena Liam! Sheena, Sheena, Sheena! We really can’t get enough of that name right now, but then again, who can? After having the honour of working with Sheena at [...]
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Fossils of Ancient Australasian Trees Found in Patagonia

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Live | 6:00 AM

In Patagonia, at the southern end of South America, scientists have discovered 52.2 million-year-old fossils of a giant evergreen tree that now is only found thousands of [...]
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China jails doctor for selling babies

China jails doctor for selling babies

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court on Tuesday convicted a doctor guilty of baby trafficking and sentenced her to death with a two-year reprieve, after the obstetrician admitted in court that [...]
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Philippines to host 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards?

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

If plans push through, the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) will be held in the Philippines this year. According to the Global Hallyu Data 2013 report released by the Korea [...]
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Taiwan’s oldest person dies at 115

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Peopledaily | 6:00 AM

Liu Ching-huan, Taiwan’s oldest person, died of heart and lung failure on Monday in central Taiwan’s Nantou County, aged 115. In Taiwan, two women had reached the [...]
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China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The 17-year hunt for her kidnapped son cost Ye Jinxiu her marriage, home and family. And when she found her boy, now a grown man and stranger, he wanted nothing to do with [...]
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High Court approves Ricky Wong’s application

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong High Court has recently granted an approval for Ricky Wong’s company, HKTV to apply for a judicial review. As reported on South China Morning Post, on 11 [...]
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Mongolian student’s death linked to sex slavery

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Police have stumbled onto an alleged sex trafficking ring following investigations into the recent death of a Mongolian student. Enkhtuya Bayar Magnai, 26, was found hanged [...]
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