Archive for April 28th, 2007

Health ministry to use methadone to reduce re-addiction rate

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Vietnam News page 4 | 8:15 AM

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has approved a pilot project for the experimental use of methadone in HCM City and Hai Phong in an effort to mitigate the HIV / AIDS [...]
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WTO to help developing countries with bird flu vaccine

WTO to help developing countries with bird flu vaccine

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:15 AM

Six developing countries, including Indonesia, which has the highest human death toll from bird flu, will get help in making vaccines against the virus, the World Health [...]
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Malay oil output to continue to grow in long-term

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Bernama | 8:15 AM

Malaysia’s oil output is forecast to continue to grow in the long-term after a series of world-class deepwater discoveries, an analyst said. “In stark contrast to [...]
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US mining firm Newmont found ‘not guilty’ of pollution in Sulawesi

US mining firm Newmont found ‘not guilty’ of pollution in Sulawesi

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | asianews.it | 8:15 AM

Manado court decrees that the industrial waste dumped by Newmont Mining Corp in the Sulawesi Sea are within government norms, the population however denounce grave epidermic [...]
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Thai banks told to report daily FX deals deter currency speculators

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:15 AM

Thai commercial banks will report daily foreign exchange transactions of more than US$1 million in a bid to deter currency speculators, Bank of Thailand Governor Tarisa [...]
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Thailand says North Korean refugees end hunger strike

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:15 AM

A hunger strike by more than 100 North Korean refugees at a Bangkok immigration detention centre is over, the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Thursday April 26. [...]
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Thailand takes on drugs giants

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | BBC News | 8:15 AM

The Thai government’s decision to break the patents on two Aids drugs and one heart drug, so it can offer them to all Thai citizens, is a bold move, which has put the [...]
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3 N Korean teen defectors freed by Laos arrive in S Korea

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Kyodo | 8:15 AM

Three North Korean teenage defectors released Tuesday from detention in Laos arrived in South Korea on Thursday April 26, Yonhap News Agency reported. The three, a [...]
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Thai constructor mulls US$400m hydro dam in Laos

Thai constructor mulls US$400m hydro dam in Laos

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 8:15 AM

The SET-listed contractor Ch. Karnchang Plc (CK) has secured an agreement to build a new hydro-power plant in Laos. Charun Sakunthavorn, deputy managing director of SouthEast [...]
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Emerging markets critical: Yahoo cofounder

Emerging markets critical: Yahoo cofounder

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | IDG News Service | 8:15 AM

Yahoo intends to focus on emerging markets like India, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Brazil to attract more users, said company cofounder David Filo during a visit this week [...]
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Qantas, Jetstar’s Vietnam expansion

Qantas, Jetstar’s Vietnam expansion

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | The Advertiser | 8:15 AM

Jetstar will cast a larger shadow across Asia as a result of a US$50 million deal between parent company Qantas and the Vietnamese government. The national carrier yesterday [...]
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Taiwan Uni President buys stake in beverage maker Tribeco

Taiwan Uni President buys stake in beverage maker Tribeco

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | Nguoi Lao Dong | 8:15 AM

Taiwan’s Uni President Enterprises Corp (UPEC) has bought a 15% stake in Saigon Beverage Co for US$2.2 million. Following the deal sealed Wednesday, UPEC and Tribeco [...]
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Danish firm builds US$7m garment factory

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | Thoi Bao Kinh Te | 8:15 AM

The Danish-invested garment company Mascot International Vietnam broke ground on a US$7 million factory in northern Vietnam Wednesday April 25 as part of a complex slated to [...]
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JAL to operate more flights to Vietnam

JAL to operate more flights to Vietnam

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | Japan Today | 8:15 AM

Japan Airlines Corp said Thursday April 26 it will increase the number of flights on busy Japan-China and Japan-Vietnam routes, hoping to achieve an annual revenue increase [...]
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Local firm builds factory to make ATMs

Local firm builds factory to make ATMs

28-Apr-2007 Intellasia | VNExpress | 8:15 AM

The Viet Tien Garment and Textile Corporation in conjunction with the East Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (EAB) yesterday kicked off construction work on a complex of nine [...]
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