Archive for September 15th, 2005

Midwifes’ in the Central Highlands

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 4 | 8:46 AM

The clinics at Van Ho and Nam Pam communes in highland Son La Province are excellent examples of health care delivery at the grassroots. At the Van Ho centre, in the northern [...]
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Hospital offers new heart disease treatment

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 5 | 8:42 AM

The Central Hospital of Hue announced that it successfully placed an automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in a patient’s heart. The advanced device is [...]
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HCM City health department blamed for dirty tap water

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 13/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | 8:41 AM

The HCM City Health Department must take part responsibility for poor-quality tap water that has affected local residents for months, said a deputy from the city People’s [...]
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Low-pathogenic avian flu viruses can infect humans

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 13/Sep/2005 Cidrap | 8:37 AM

European researchers have reported what they call the first evidence that low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses—not just highly pathogenic (HPAI) strains like [...]
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Concern mounts over HIV positive children

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 13/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | Ministry of Health | 8:37 AM

Vietnam’s health ministry sounded a warning Monday over the alarming hike in the number of babies who contracted HIV from infected mothers. The ministry said it had [...]
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7 killed in fatal traffic accident in Cambodia

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 15/Sep/2005 Xinhua, China | 8:32 AM

Seven people, including five children, were killed and two were critically injured when a car speeding down the downtown Monivong Boulevard crashed into roadside booth and [...]
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‘Fountain pen’ killer jailed for 21 years

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 15/Sep/2005 The Advertiser | 8:28 AM

A MAN who killed a Sydney teenager with a gun disguised as a fountain pen, while affected by alcohol and ecstasy, has been jailed for up to 21 years. A New South Wales [...]
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More former partners to face charges in KPMG tax shelter case

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 12/Sep/2005 Dau Tu Chung Khoan page 29 | 7:50 AM

Along with Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG is one of the big four auditing firms in the world. The Big Four holds the bulk of market [...]
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SBV forex rates for September 14

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 State Bank of Vietnam | 7:49 AM

Interbank rate: 1 US dollar = 15,847.00 dong State commercial bank rates: USD buy 15,885.00 sell 15,887.00 JPY buy 142.51 sell 144.81 EUR buy 19,392.54 sell [...]
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Looking to harmonise with international tax practices

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 3 | 7:48 AM

Vietnam is looking in earnest for ways to harmonise its tax policy with international practices to make the investment environment transparent and attractive to foreign [...]
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1.5tr dong signed off during Vietbuild fair

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 7:48 AM

The Vietbuild 2005 organiser yesterday said the international construction and building materials exhibition had seen 3,249 deals worth 1.47 trillion dong (US$93 million) [...]
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MPI likely to sign off US$650m stainless steel project by Taiwan firm

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 7:47 AM

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) will likely to license a Taiwanese-owned giant stainless steel mill in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province in a few days’ time as the [...]
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HCM City plans first tramline alongside new road

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 1 | 7:47 AM

The HCM City Urban Metro Preparation Unit has come up with a plan for building an 11-kilometer tramline alongside the East West Highway from District 1 to Binh Chanh in the [...]
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Chinese property developer outlines plan for US$300m mall

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 1 | 7:46 AM

Chinese real estate group Shenghui is hoping to build a US$300 million shopping mall in Saigon South or District 9, Shenghui president Qiu Ming told HCM City chainman Le [...]
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Work begins on 700b dong plaza in Saigon South

15-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 14/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 1 | 7:46 AM

The Hoang Quan and Ung Thanh companies broke ground yesterday for a 700 billion dong property development in Saigon South. Covering nearly four hectares, Hoang Quan Plaza [...]
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