Archive for November 16th, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 16

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 16

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | | 11:39 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange today November 16 witnessed a slight decline on the stock market as the VN Index dropped 4.49 points or 0.44% to close at 998.22 (after 11 am) [...]
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VN Index bounces back through 1000pt barrier

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 15 | 5:01 PM

The strong recovery in the previous session created a springboard for the ascension of stock market in the session on November 15 as the VN Index raised 8.96 points or 0.9%, [...]
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Thailand’s PTTEP considers tie-up with China on Burma offshore gas field

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AP | 5:15 AM

Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production PLC is considering negotiations with a Chinese state oil company on joint development of a gas field off the coast of Burma, [...]
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World’s largest chemical maker picks Thailand as base

World’s largest chemical maker picks Thailand as base

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 5:15 AM

Dow Chemical, the leading US chemical firm, aims to use Thailand as its manufacturing base in Asia, says Dow spokesman Vorapong Vorasuntharosoth. ”We have been here for [...]
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Foreigners’ diarrhoea cases may be cholera

Foreigners’ diarrhoea cases may be cholera

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | Tien Phong | 5:15 AM

A Japanese and a Belgium under treatment in Hanoi for acute diarrhoea may have cholera, local media reported Monday. The two patients have tested positive for the bacteria [...]
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UK culls 22,000 turkeys over bird flu

UK culls 22,000 turkeys over bird flu

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | itv.com | 5:15 AM

A total of 22,000 free range turkeys are being culled on four farms after an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in East Anglia. The decision was made after the [...]
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Burma authorities continue arrests of activists

Burma authorities continue arrests of activists

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AP | 5:15 AM

Burma’s military junta arrested three more activists Wednesday November 14, witnesses said, surging ahead with a crackdown even as it hosted a UN human rights [...]
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Transitions Cambodia, Inc. Hosts Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Sex Trafficking Film ”Holly” in Downtown Portland

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Business Wire (press release) | 5:15 AM

Transitions Cambodia, Inc., an Oregon based organisation assisting Vietnamese and Cambodian survivors of sex-trafficking will host the Portland premiere of [...]
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Boycott clouds gem show in Burma

Boycott clouds gem show in Burma

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | International Herald tribune | 5:15 AM

In recent years, gem dealers from across the globe have flocked to auctions in Burma, where huge piles of jade and chunks of unpolished rubies are put on display by a [...]
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Security Council vows to keep pressure on Burma rulers

Security Council vows to keep pressure on Burma rulers

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

The Security Council on Tuesday welcomed recent positive steps by Burma rulers but the United States vowed continued pressure to ensure a “substantive dialogue” [...]
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Used cooking oil fuels Thai crimefighters

Used cooking oil fuels Thai crimefighters

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

Thailand’s police are turning to used cooking oil as they seek cheaper and more environmentally friendly fuel amid soaring oil prices, they said Wednesday November 14. [...]
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Ailing Khmer Rouge leader hospitalised in Cambodia

Ailing Khmer Rouge leader hospitalised in Cambodia

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

Ailing Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, whose imminent arrest by Cambodia’s UN-backed genocide court is widely expected, was hospitalised Wednesday November 14 in [...]
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Three held over Cambodia killing

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | BBC | 5:15 AM

Three people have been arrested in connection with the death of a British man in Cambodia, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said. Mines clearance specialist [...]
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Canada imposes sanctions on Burma

Canada imposes sanctions on Burma

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

Canada’s Foreign minister Maxime Bernier on Wednesday November 14 announced sweeping sanctions against Burma and its totalitarian rulers, saying “there is no more [...]
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Interfood to issue corporate bonds

16-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 13 | 5:15 AM

Dong Nai based International Food Joint Stock Co (Interfood) with a chartered capital of over 242.841 billion dong announced that it would issue 6.5 million shares at 10,000 [...]
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