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Miss Philippines Kylie Verzosa crowned Miss International 2016

29-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ bet Kylie Verzosa was crowned Miss International 2016 on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. In her speech before the awarding ceremony, Verzosa said if she wins the [...]
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Vietnam seizes third illegal ivory shipment in a month

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Vietnam customs officials have seized nearly one tonne of ivory hidden in a timber shipment from Kenya, an official said Thursday, the third major illegal haul of precious [...]
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Tokyo festival produces heartwarming trilogy of Asian films

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Cannes-winning Brillante Mendoza is among the three directors tapped by the Tokyo International Film Festival to create “Reflections,” a trilogy that depicts the [...]
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Man on trial for killing wife’s former lover

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

They became colleagues in 2007 and started an extra-marital affair in 2011, which eventually led to the alleged murder of one of the lovers. Serene Goh Yen Hoon and Dexmon [...]
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William to attend conference in Vietnam on the illegal wildlife trade

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | BT | 6:00 AM

The Duke of Cambridge will make an official visit to Vietnam next month for a conference on the illegal wildlife trade. The Duke of Cambridge will make an official visit to [...]
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Police hunting for 230 escaped drug addicts in Vietnam

25-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Torontosun | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese authorities were searching Monday for 230 drug addicts are still at large after a mass escape from a rehabilitation centre in southern Vietnam. Ho Van Loc, deputy [...]
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In Vietnam, telling the truth is criminal ‘propaganda’

In Vietnam, telling the truth is criminal ‘propaganda’

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

This May, in a visit to Vietnam, President Obama announced he was lifting the embargo on selling lethal arms to Hanoi as part of an effort to normalise relations long after [...]
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Burma giant jade stone ‘too big to move’

Burma giant jade stone ‘too big to move’

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A 174-tonne piece of jade worth millions of dollars that was uncovered in Myanmar will have to stay where it is for now — because its owners don’t have equipment [...]
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Forget Paris, focus on Tokyo, Japan fashion told

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan’s most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to [...]
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Rat race: Jakarta offers rewards to catch rodents

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian capital Jakarta, one of the world’s most overcrowded and polluted megacities, has launched a new bid to rid its streets of vermin — by offering [...]
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Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up

20-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between [...]
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Vietnam: Reform Criminal Law to Respect Rights

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s National Assembly should reform the criminal law to respect basic rights to freedom of expression, association, assembly, and religion, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Drenched in fashion: It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It’s raining kimonos in Tokyo. US-based Japanese heavy-metal superstar Yoshiki kicked off Japan Fashion Week by sending models down the runway in sexy, reimagined [...]
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Malaysia’s pioneer fashion designer Sonny San dies of heart attack

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Fashion designer Sonny San has died of a heart attack, leading to tributes from Malaysian designers and celebrities stunned by his sudden death. The 54-year-old San, who is [...]
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Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as death toll rises to 31

19-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is bracing itself for the full brunt Typhoon Sarika, which has already brought torrential rains and deadly floods on Monday. The death toll in the country rose to 31 [...]
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