Archive for September 22nd, 2005

Pan Australian To Pay US$5.3M For Newmont Laos Mine Stake

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 22/Sep/2005 Dow Jones via Yahoo! Asia News | 9:34 AM

Pan Australian Resources Ltd. (PNA.AU) said Wednesday it has finalized an agreement to buy Newmont Mining Corp.’s (NEM) 20% stake in the Phu Bia gold and copper project [...]
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Lessons rise from tragedy in north woods

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 22/Sep/2005 Gazette Extra | 9:32 AM

After all, the Minnesota man killed six deer hunters and wounded two in Wisconsin’s north woods last fall. The victims managed to fire just one shot. Vang claims that [...]
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Vang Conviction Opens Hmong Discussions

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 22/Sep/2005 WBAY-TV | 9:31 AM

Action 2 News has learned the very earliest Chai Vang could be sentenced is late this week. A jury found him guilty last Friday on all six counts of first-degree intentional [...]
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Owner of torched hotel in Phnom Penh returns

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 22/Sep/2005 Bangkok Post, Thailand | 9:30 AM

Phnom Penh _ Supachai Verapuchong, deputy managing director of Thai Nakorn Patana, whose Royal Phnom Penh hotel was badly damaged by rioters in 2003, is preparing to invest [...]
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Korean firm licensed to build polyclinic in Hanoi

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 9:09 AM

South Korea’s Management Global Leader received an investment license from Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment last week to build a US$198.5 million [...]
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HCM City preventative medicine centre blasted over tainted tap water

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | 9:06 AM

Peoples Council deputies of HCM City have criticised the preventive medicine centre for neglect in dealing with the poor-quality tap water local residents have been forced to [...]
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Nineteen more petechial fever deaths reported

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Nguoi Lao Dong online | 9:03 AM

According to report of the health sector of Mekong Delta, in recent time, petechial fever continues spreading rapidly in many localities for influence of rainstorm and flood. [...]
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Human to human energy transmitting therapy unreliable, health official

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | 8:52 AM

A senior health ministry official on September 20 denounced individuals who claim to treat illnesses with the so-called ‘human to human energy transmitting therapy’ as [...]
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WHO won’t push for generic bird flu drug

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | AP | 8:51 AM

The World Health Organisation on Monday September 19 rejected suggestions that it push for a lower-cost, generic version of a patented drug to treat people with the deadly [...]
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World has slim chance to stop bird flu pandemic

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Reuters AlertNet | 8:50 AM

The initial outbreak of a bird flu pandemic may not be very contagious, affecting only a few people, giving the world just weeks to contain the deadly virus before it spreads [...]
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New drug developed to fight bird flu

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 primezone (press release -unedited) | 8:35 AM

NanoViricides Announces Progress in Development of FluCide-I Influenza Drug ‘Bird Flu Drug Meeting in Vietnam Planned for December as International Concern Is Mounting [...]
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Bullion market turns flat on rocketing prices

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 21/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 8:08 AM

Trading on the local bullion market was almost lifeless on September 20 after another surge in gold prices, as the yellow metal shot to an all-time high of 8.86 million dong [...]
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GTZ backs SME development project

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 21/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 15 | 8:04 AM

A project designed to improve the competitiveness of selected agricultural sub-sectors and value chains for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) kicked off on September 20 in [...]
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Tax and customs officials seen as unfriendly to business

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 20/Sep/2005 Saigon Times Daily page 1 | 8:02 AM

The tax and customs authorities have made a remarkable improvement in relationship with business but many officials remain unfriendly and unhelpful, business leaders said on [...]
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Seafood exports to US fall 5%

22-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 21/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 14 | 8:01 AM

Seafood exports to the US reached US$340 million in the first eight-months of the year, 5% lower than in the corresponding period year, said the Ministry of Planning and [...]
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