Archive for March 30th, 2005

Oxiana reports SA, Laos drilling success

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 30/Mar/2005 AAP | 4:21 PM

Shares in Oxiana Ltd edged higher after drilling success at its projects in Laos and South Australia. Recent drilling at Sepon in Laos discovered high-grade copper [...]
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Officials step up anti-bird flu message following second Cambodian death

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 AP | 4:17 PM

Cambodia is intensifying efforts to educate villagers in the country’s southwest about bird flu after the death of two Cambodians from the virus, officials said [...]
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Khmer Rouge tribunal could proceed within months

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 30/Mar/2005 ABC | 4:16 PM

A long awaited war crimes tribunal to prosecute surviving members of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime for genocide could start within months. The announcement was made at [...]
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Boosting Vietnam-Cambodia neighbouring and strategic ties

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 Nhan Dan | 4:11 PM

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nong Duc Manh today begins an official visit to Cambodia at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni. This is one of the [...]
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Avian influenza—situation in Vietnam and Cambodia—update 12

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 WHO | 4:10 PM

Vietnam The Ministry of Health in Vietnam has confirmed three additional cases of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza. The cases concern a 5-year-old boy from the [...]
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More business start ups in economic hub

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 Thanh Nien | 1:52 PM

Since early this year, HCM City has seen an increase in the number of business start-ups thanks to the openness of the Enterprise Law and simplified formalities, according to [...]
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French life insurer licensed

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Saigon Giai Phong page 3 | 1:52 PM

The Ministry of Finance on March 28 licensed three French investors to establish Prevoir Vietnam Life Insurance Co This company will specialise in life insurance with some [...]
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SBV opens credit information centre

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Saigon Giai Phong page 6 | 1:51 PM

In a bid to help banks avoid risk in credit investment, Credit Information Centre under the State Bank of Vietnam is collecting finance, non-finance data of businesses to [...]
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Agribank opens Phu Nhuan branch

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Saigon Giai Phong | 1:51 PM

The Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, or Agribank officially opened its branch at No 207 B, Hoang Van Thu Street, Phu Nhuan District, HCM City on March [...]
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Military bank inaugurates transaction booth

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Quan Doi Nhan Dan page 1 | 1:50 PM

The office building of Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, which is located at No 3 Lieu Giai (Hanoi) was inaugurated and officially launched as banking transaction booth [...]
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Binh Duong industrial production rise 33%

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 5 | 1:49 PM

Industrial production in the southern province of Binh Duong in the first quarter reached 8.582 trillion dong, an increase of 33% year-on-year of which industrial production [...]
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Foreign arrivals up 13% in first quarter

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 VoV | 1:49 PM

As many as 250,000 foreigners visited Vietnam in March, bringing the total number of foreign arrivals in the first three-months of this year to more than 844,000, up 13.2% [...]
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Seafood exports in Q1 rise 11.2%

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 2 | 1:48 PM

Seafood export in March is estimated at US$170 million, bringing total seafood export in January-March period to US$490 million, reaching 18.8% of the full year’s target [...]
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EC funds 17m euro for the poor

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 Dau Tu page 2 | 1:48 PM

Deputy prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 25 approved the financial agreement draft for the project on developing for the poor in the northern mountainous provinces. The [...]
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Bigger TVs tune into market

30-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 28/Mar/2005 Vietnam Investment Review page 17 | 1:47 PM

Discounted prices helped boost sales of 17 -inch monitors to record levels at the start of this year. Overall, sales of 17inch screens in January this year increased by 3% [...]
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