Archive for November 6th, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 06

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 06

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | | 9:06 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange today November 06 continued falling sharply on the stock market as the VN Index lost 15.44 points or 1.47% to close at 1031.71 (after 11 am) [...]
» More

VN Index continues sliding

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 15 | 9:00 PM

The strong fall of almost shares listed via the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange dragged the Vn-Index in the session on November 5 down as losing 19.48 points or 1.82% to close at [...]
» More

Tropical storm Peipah rakes Philippines. heads for Vietnam

Tropical storm Peipah rakes Philippines. heads for Vietnam

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | 06/Nov/2007 Intelasia | AFP | 1:08 PM

Tropical storm Peipah raked across a sparsely populated mountain region of the northern Philippines early Monday November 5, toppling power lines and leaving more than [...]
» More

Indonesia Invites Bids for 26 Exploration Areas

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:59 AM

Indonesia is inviting investors to bid for 14 new oil and gas exploration areas and is reoffering 12 old blocks in an effort to boost energy reserves, Energy minister Purnomo [...]
» More

Thais revive talks with Cambodia on joint development of petroleum resources

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 5:59 AM

Talks between Thailand and Cambodia on the joint development of petroleum resources are likely to resume early next year after a decade-long delay, according to Krairit [...]
» More

SOCO Vietnam Abandons VN-1X & Sees Promise in TGD-1X

SOCO Vietnam Abandons VN-1X & Sees Promise in TGD-1X

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Rigzone | 5:59 AM

SOCO Vietnam reports that the Voi Nau (VN-1X) well, the first well on Prospect “AA” in Block 16-1, will be plugged and abandoned after reaching a total depth of [...]
» More

Indonesian state electricity Co sealed billion dollar gas deal

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | ANTARA News | 5:59 AM

Indonesia’s state electricity Co signed a contract worth US$1.36 billion on Tuesday October 31 to buy gas from a local oil and gas exploration Co, a minister said. [...]
» More

Lundin Petroleum acquires 34% stake in Cambodian exploration block

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thomson Financia | 5:59 AM

Lundin Petroleum AB (Nachrichten) said it has acquired a 34% stake in an exploration oil block off the coast of Cambodia, from Medco International Petroleum Ltd, Kuwait [...]
» More

Straits Asia Resources buys Indonesian coal mine for US$350m

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Channel NewsAsia | 5:59 AM

Straits Asia Resources is acquiring a coal mine in East Kalimantan for US$350 million. It is paying for the purchase with US$275 million in cash and US$75 million in new [...]
» More

Chevron Oil and Gas Lease Extended in Thailand

Chevron Oil and Gas Lease Extended in Thailand

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AP | 5:59 AM

Chevron Corp has announced that its leases in the Gulf of Thailand have been extended until 2022, according to Chevron. The Thai government has granted Chevron the right to [...]
» More

H5N1 hits poultry in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | CIDRAP News | 5:59 AM

Officials in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Vietnam have reported new outbreaks of H5N1 avian influenza in poultry this week. In Bangladesh, an official from the [...]
» More

Bird flu forces Bangladesh to cull chickens

Bird flu forces Bangladesh to cull chickens

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:59 AM

Bangladesh culled some 6,000 chickens after bird flu infected three more farms in the northern part of the country, officials said on Friday. “The chickens were buried [...]
» More

Hanoi doctors find unusual parasites in child’s lung

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 5:59 AM

Doctors in a Hanoi hospital said Thursday they have removed two unidentified parasites in an 11-year-old child’s lung. The boy, who was admitted to the Central [...]
» More

Bird-flu pandemic still possible, WHO chief warns

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | DPA | 5:59 AM

World Health Organisation director general Margaret Chan warned Friday that the risk of an avian influenza pandemic had not been averted despite the apparent success of [...]
» More

Too early for China to let guard down on bird flu: WHO chief

06-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AP | 5:59 AM

China has improved in its fight against bird flu but it is too early to ease up on the battle, the head of the UN’s health agency said Friday. China has invested in [...]
» More