Archive for February 17th, 2005

Vinaconex to list in second quarter

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 15/Feb/2005 Vietnamnet | 1:45 PM

Vietnam Construction Export and Import Corp (Vinaconex) said it is planning to list on the stock market in the second quarter of this year. The state-run corporation last [...]
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Securities firms consult on SOE equitisation

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 7 | 1:45 PM

In December 2004, securities trading companies consulted on the equitisation of 31 state owned enterprises (SOEs) said the State Securities Committee (SSC). Reportedly, total [...]
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First share auction for Hanoi stock trading centre

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 3 | 1:44 PM

The Post and Telecommunication Equipment Factory (Postef) under the state-owned biggest post and telecom provider VNPT officially announced February 15 that it would auction [...]
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PetroVietnam joins Hyundai in insurance deal

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam | 1:44 PM

PetroVietnam Insurance Corp in cooperation with Huyndai Marine & Fire Insurance (HMF) won an insurance policy contract covering the whole project of building and [...]
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New head at SSC

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Vietnam News page 14 | 1:43 PM

The prime minister made the decision to appoint Tran Xuan Ha, the acting chair of the state Securities Commission, to the post of commission chair, beginning in February [...]
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Mekong Delta airports to be upgraded

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 15/Feb/2005 Thanh Nien | 1:42 PM

Airports Tra Noc and Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta region are to be upgraded to international standards, heard a conference on the region’s development master plan February [...]
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Steel price increases as China’s demand ups

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Vietnam News page 16 | 1:42 PM

Local traders have reported that steel ingots from Russia, Vietnam’s largest supplier of this material, have risen in price from US$24-30 per tonne to US$405-409, as [...]
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VNCC invests to spend 3.6tr dong on expansion

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 15/Feb/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 7 | 1:41 PM

Vietnam Cement Corp (VNCC) plans to invest over 3.6 trillion dong for basic construction in 2005, doubling from last year. Currently, VNCC has speeded up progress of [...]
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Vinashin clinches new ship deal with Graig

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 the Saigon Times Daily page 1 | 1:41 PM

Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin), the country’s largest shipbuilder, today begins building the first two ships in a 15-vessel deal with Graig Shipping [...]
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Duck processing line set up

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 14/Feb/2005 Nguoi Lao Dong page 9 | 1:40 PM

Huynh Gia Huynh De Limited Liability Co has starter operation of the largest semiautomatic duck slaughtering technology line in the country with a capacity of 4,000 ducks an [...]
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Three more firms to assemble motorbikes

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 3 | 1:40 PM

The Ministry of Industry has requested government permission to licence three more motorcycle assemblers bringing the total number in the country to 45. The newcomers are: [...]
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Nasico signs to build 8 new ships

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 06/Feb/2005 Hai Phong page 1 | 1:39 PM

Nam Trieu Shipbuilding Industry Co (Nasico) has signed a contract of newly building eight container ships of 700 TEUs worth 110 million euros or 2.3 trillion dong for MPC [...]
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Hai Duong-based eco-tourism site put into operation

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 07/Feb/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 5 | 1:39 PM

Hanoi-based Ha Hai Construction Consultancy, Tourism and Services joint stock Co expects infrastructure construction for an eco-tourism site in the Red River Delta province [...]
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Viettel to expand base receivers

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 15/Feb/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 8 | 1:38 PM

Mobile phone operator Military Telecommunications Co (Viettel) plans to install 600 base transceiver systems (BTS) in 2005, raising total of base transceiver systems to over [...]
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VNPT decreases fixed line charges

17-Feb-2005 Intellasia | 16/Feb/2005 Vietnam News page 16 | 1:37 PM

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has allowed the country’s sole telecom provider, VNPT, to bill users of public telephones in one-minute blocks for local calls [...]
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