Archive for November 23rd, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 23

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 23

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | | 11:20 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange today November 23 after a slight recovery in the previous session fell on the stock market when the VN Index dropped 1.25 points or 0.12% to [...]
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VN Index recovers to 977pts

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | 22/Nov/2007 Tinh Nhanh Chung Khoan | 5:29 PM

After some declines, ending the session on November 22, the stock market reached a slight recovery when the VN Index regained 5.68 points or 0.58% to 977.17 pts and the HaSTC [...]
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Vietnam confirms arrests of US, French, Thai nationals

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Agence France-Presse | 1:23 PM

Communist Vietnam on Thursday November 22 confirmed the arrests last weekend of three Vietnamese born pro-democracy activists from the United States, France and Thailand for [...]
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Japanese ex-minister found dead in Vietnam hotel room

Japanese ex-minister found dead in Vietnam hotel room

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | ABC | 1:21 PM

An outspoken former Japanese government minister has been found dead in a Vietnamese hotel room, but Vietnamese officials and Japanese diplomats say the cause of death is not [...]
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Flood-weary Vietnam braces for Typhoon Hagabis

Flood-weary Vietnam braces for Typhoon Hagabis

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | DPA | 12:55 PM

Flood-weary Vietnam has called thousands of fishing boats ashore and plans to evacuate thousands of people as Typhoon Hagibis threatened the southern coast, the seventh storm [...]
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Typhoon Mitag strengthens on path toward Philippines

Typhoon Mitag strengthens on path toward Philippines

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bloomberg | Reuters | 12:48 PM

Typhoon Mitag strengthened over the Pacific Ocean as it headed for the Philippines, the second cyclone in a week to threaten the country, the U.S. Navy said. The eye of [...]
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Thai Banpu tells buyers Indonesia coal output hit by rain

Thai Banpu tells buyers Indonesia coal output hit by rain

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Thai-based coal miner Banpu may miss output targets as heavy rain jeopardises production at a major mine in Indonesia, a letter obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday [...]
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PetroVietnam given green light to explore for oil in Cuba

PetroVietnam given green light to explore for oil in Cuba

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Dow Jones | 5:15 AM

Vietnam has agreed to allow a unit of PetroVietnam to start exploring for oil in seven fields in Cuba, a government statement said Wednesday November 21. The decision allows [...]
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Serica Indonesian operations update

Serica Indonesian operations update

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | CNW (press release) | 5:15 AM

Serica Energy plc (AIM & TSX-V: SQZ) is pleased to announce that the Global Santa Fe 136 jack-up drilling rig has completed its current operations and is now being [...]
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Russia’s Telloil joins UK’s Techno Star Management to build refinery

Russia’s Telloil joins UK’s Techno Star Management to build refinery

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Oil&Gas Journal | 5:15 AM

Vietnam’s central Phu Yen Province has licensed a joint venture of the UK’s Techno Star Management (51%) and Russia’s Telloil (49%) to build a 4 million [...]
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Fifth UK bird flu cull underway

Fifth UK bird flu cull underway

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Poultry are to be culled at a farm which may have been exposed to the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, Defra said on Wednesday November 21. “This decision has been taken [...]
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Dengue death cases rise to 78

Dengue death cases rise to 78

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:15 AM

Vietnam has detected 78 fatalities due to dengue fever since the beginning of this year, increasing over 55% compare with the same period of last year, local newspaper [...]
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Saudi Arabia culls 3.5 million birds over deadly flu

Saudi Arabia culls 3.5 million birds over deadly flu

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

Saudi Arabia’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday November 21 that more than 3.5 million birds have been culled or are in the process of being destroyed following [...]
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Yemen checks dead poultry for bird flu

Yemen checks dead poultry for bird flu

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | DPA | 5:15 AM

A Yemeni official said Wednesday November 21 authorities were testing farm chickens after reports about the death of poultry in several parts of the country. “We [...]
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Indonesia, Vietnam face growing HIV epidemics: UN

Indonesia, Vietnam face growing HIV epidemics: UN

23-Nov-2007 Intellasia | ANTARA News | 5:15 AM

Indonesia has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in Asia, while in Vietnam the number of people living with the virus more than doubled between 2000 and 2005, the United [...]
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