Archive for September 6th, 2005

Avian flu likely cause of latest death

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 01/Sep/2005 Cidrap News | 9:20 AM

A 58-year-old Vietnamese has died of a probable case of avian influenza, the first such fatality in a month, news services reported today. The victim, a Hanoi resident who [...]
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Call for more international cooperation in healthcare

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 05/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 8:59 AM

Vietnam is calling for more international cooperation to help further develop the country’s health care sector, a senior Vietnamese official said in Singapore last [...]
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Encouragement to buy voluntary health insurance

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 24/Aug/2005 Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance | 8:54 AM

Businesses are encouraged to use the welfare fund to help relatives of employees who have bought compulsory health insurance also buy voluntary health insurance. These [...]
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Fitchburg celebrates 2006 Hmong New Year

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Sentinelandenterprise.com | 8:33 AM

Recent Hmong immigrants Sheng Vue and Pao Thao silently tossed a tennis ball back and forth Saturday afternoon at the 2006 Hmong New Year’s celebration in Fitchburg. [...]
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Jury selection to begin in hunter shootings trial

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Grandforks.com | 8:33 AM

In the northwestern Wisconsin town that was home to six deer hunters killed during a confrontation over trespassing, many folks wonder why the murder trial for a Hmong [...]
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Oxiana’s added copper a sure crowd-stopper

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Moneynewsasia.com | 8:32 AM

Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) has maintained its Outperform recommendation on diversified Australian miner, Oxiana, following a proposed copper expansion at its flagship [...]
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Lao-Hmong fest this weekend

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Greenbaypressgazette.com | 8:32 AM

The Lao-Hmong National Summer Festival will be from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., today and Sunday at the Brown County Fairgrounds in De Pere. Activities on both days will include the [...]
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Vang Pobzeb dies suddenly

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Aapress.com | 8:30 AM

Civil rights champion for Hmong in Laos EAU CLAIRE, Wis. Ð Vang Pobzeb, Ph.D., 48, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, August 23, 2005 in Wisconsin after suffering from a [...]
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Govt adopts three draft laws

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Vientiane Times | 8:29 AM

The government adopted three draft laws on enterprise, tourism and medical treatment at its August meeting. The draft laws will be submitted for approval at the upcoming [...]
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Methamphetamine Use On the Rise Among Lao Students

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 VOA | 8:27 AM

Drug use in Laos is on the rise among young people, especially students. A random urine test during the past year indicates an increase from the previous 12 months’ rate of [...]
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China gives Cambodia six naval patrol boats

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 San Diego Union Tribune, United States | 8:19 AM

China gave impoverished Cambodia, with whom it has been building stronger diplomatic and military ties, six naval patrol boats on Thursday to help combat drug and human [...]
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Cambodia to strength nuclear transport law

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 People's Daily Online, China | 8:19 AM

With the ratification of three draft laws, Cambodia will become a signatory to several international conventions, local media reported on Tuesday. Cambodia’s National [...]
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China Gives Navy Patrol Boats to Cambodia

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 DefenseNews.com (subscription) | 8:18 AM

China gave six navy patrol boats to Cambodia on Thursday to help combat piracy, transnational crime and smuggling in the kingdom’s waters, an official said. In a handover [...]
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Instead, I chose a river less traveled.

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Dallas News | 8:17 AM

I journeyed from Vietnam into Cambodia on the Mekong. Via motorboat, dugout canoe, ferry and bus, I spent two days plying the main water highway of the Vietnam War. But the [...]
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Cambodia warns against instigation of illegal migrants

06-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 06/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien Daily | 8:15 AM

A Cambodia police officer last week warned local people of Oyador district not to instigate ethnic minority people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands to illegally cross the [...]
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