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Archive for April 1st, 2005

Analysis—Laos hits gold in copper exports

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Yahoo | 3:07 PM

The first major load of copper carthode will come out of the processing plant at the Khanong copper mine in Laos at the end of this month, promising a deepening of the [...]
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State department: Laos’ human rights record remains poor

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 01/Apr/2005 VoA | 3:06 PM

The annual U.S State Department’s Human Rights report says the Lao government’s human rights record remained poor in 2004, and it continued to commit serious [...]
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Student to highlight Hmong rights issue

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 wausaudailyherald | 3:06 PM

A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student is trying to raise awareness of a human rights issue half a world away by petitioning UWSP’s Student government [...]
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Cambodians flee as blast at munitions dump causes panic

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 01/Apr/2005 AP | 2:53 PM

A nighttime blast at an arms depot in northern Cambodia triggered an hours-long spray of shells and bullets yesterday, killing up to six people and injuring a dozen others, [...]
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East Asia said to need US$1 trillion for infrastructure over next five years

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31 March 2005 CIOB | 2:49 PM

Developing countries in East Asia need to spend more than a trillion dollars over the next five years in roads, water, communications, power, and other infrastructure to cope [...]
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Theatre—”Seasons of Migration”

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 01/Apr/2005 | 2:47 PM

Shapiro is one of the first generation of classical dancers to emerge from Phnom Penh’s Royal University of Fine Arts (the nation’s official arts conservatory) [...]
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The abode of gods

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Bangkok Post | 2:45 PM

Sunrise at Angkor Wat is a time for photo shoot. Tourists start gathering there long before daybreak to take pictures. Children on way to their floating school in the middle [...]
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Bird flu cluster in Banteay Meas Cambodia at grows to four

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 25/Mar/2005 Recombinomics | 2:42 PM

Cambodia is awaiting results of tests on an 18-year-old man suspected of carrying the bird flu virus who would be the third case found in the kingdom if confirmed. Health [...]
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Industrial SOE exports rise 8.1%

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 5 | 2:08 PM

SOEs under the industry ministry by the end of March exported nearly US$377.8 million, a year-on-year rise of 8.1% of which Vietnam Textile and Apparel Corp posted an [...]
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Basic interest rate fixed at 0.65% per month

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 30/Mar/2005 Thoi Bao Ngan Hang page 3 | 2:08 PM

The State Bank of Vietnam on March 25 issued Decision 315/QD-NHNN on the basic interest rate of dong. Accordingly, the basic interest rate of dong is fixed at 0.65% per month [...]
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Losses shelve government coffee project

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 29/Mar/2005 Nguoi Lao Dong | 2:07 PM

The government has recently decided to suspend a 40,000-hectare Arabica coffee development project, asking banks related to the project to rollover debts for areas beset by [...]
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Higher tariff quotas imposed

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 30/Mar/2005 Thanh Nien | 2:07 PM

The Ministry of Finance has cut taxes on a certain number of imports into the country, and instead, apply incremental tariff quotas on these products. Imported goods subject [...]
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Taxman cracks down on Taiwanese under-stating PIT

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Tuoi Tre page 11 | 2:06 PM

HCM City taxation department has recently drawn up personal income tax policies for 400 Taiwanese owned enterprises operating in HCM City. According to HCM City taxation [...]
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WB grants US$35m for HIV/Aids fight

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 1 | 2:05 PM

The management board of the World Bank in Washington on March 30 approved a non-refundable aid worth US$35 million in a bid to support Vietnam in the prevention of HIV/Aids. [...]
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Agreement signed on Kyoto Protocol

01-Apr-2005 Intellasia | 31/Mar/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 1 | 2:05 PM

Chief representative of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (Jbic) in Vietnam Masayuki Karasawa and International Cooperation Department under the trade ministry signed [...]
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