Archive for November 8th, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 08

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 08

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | | 8:58 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange today November 08 continued falling sharply on the stock market as the VN Index lost another 4.73 points or 0.45% to close at 1026.47 (after 11 [...]
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VN Index dips 0.51 pts

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 15 | 6:35 PM

After three sharp falls, the VN Index lost the total of 44.21 points or 4.11%, many stocks recovered. But some prime shares still kept falling making the VN Index continue [...]
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Typhoon Peipah on course to hit Vietnam

Typhoon Peipah on course to hit Vietnam

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | BBC | 2:39 PM

Flooded parts of central Vietnam are being threatened with more heavy rain with the approach of Typhoon Peipah. Tropical storm Peipah formed out in the Pacific, east of the [...]
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Firms protest mine bid result

Firms protest mine bid result

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | 5:59 AM

Gold mining companies in Da Nang have claimed the granting of a gold mining license to a competitor company was unfair. In July, the local industry department invited bids [...]
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US business group looks to PetroVietnam deals

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 5:59 AM

A delegation of 25 US businesses operating in oil and gas sector on November 5 had a working session with the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group, PetroVietnam. PetroVietnam [...]
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Olympus continues to extend high-grade gold intersections at Phuoc Son

Olympus continues to extend high-grade gold intersections at Phuoc Son

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Olympus Pacific Minerals (press release) | 5:59 AM

Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc. (TSX: OYM) (“the Company” or “Olympus”) is pleased to announce continuing success from step-out and in-fill drilling [...]
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Anti-corruption to be caught at schools

Anti-corruption to be caught at schools

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | 5:59 AM

A project to teach anti-corruption to government officials and students was discussed at a government Inspectorate seminar in Hanoi. Officials under training at [...]
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Patented device to test body fluids from cancer to bird flu

Patented device to test body fluids from cancer to bird flu

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Medical News Today | 5:59 AM

A liquid dispensing system useful for identifying medical woes ranging from cancer to bird flu will garner an award for two NJ inventors this week. The newly-patented device [...]
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Cholera reported in Vietnam’s diarrhea outbreak

Cholera reported in Vietnam’s diarrhea outbreak

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

Some cases of cholera have been confirmed among nearly 800 people suffering severe diarrhea in northern Vietnam, health officials said on Tuesday November 6. The state-run [...]
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Ten killed, 27 wounded by Thai insurgents

Ten killed, 27 wounded by Thai insurgents

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | USA Today | 5:59 AM

The unrest in Thailand’s insurgency-hit Muslim-majority south showed no signs of abating Tuesday November 6, with 10 people killed in a series of attacks and 27 wounded [...]
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Burma tycoon says sanctions will not hurt regime

Burma tycoon says sanctions will not hurt regime

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

Burma business tycoon Tay Za has slammed US sanctions against his airline and other businesses with reputed links to the ruling junta, saying only the people of the former [...]
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Little joy for UN envoy in Burma

Little joy for UN envoy in Burma

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

Burma’s ruling junta has rejected UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari’s bid for three-way talks with detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during his visit, [...]
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Cambodia facing uneducated future

Cambodia facing uneducated future

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | BBC News | 5:59 AM

Pich Dy’s eyes are welling with tears as she remembers her classroom humiliation. “The teachers asked me to stand up,” she sniffs. “Sometimes I was [...]
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Malaysia production probably accelerated in September on mining

08-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:59 AM

Malaysia’s industrial production growth probably accelerated in September as increased mining activity countered weak electronics manufacturing. Production at [...]
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Interpol widens pedophile search appeals

Interpol widens pedophile search appeals

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

Interpol has agreed to allow wider use of public appeals to track suspected pedophiles, after the method led to the arrest of a Canadian schoolteacher last month, an agency [...]
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