Archive for November 29th, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 29

Company, bank, stock market briefs Nov 29

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | | 9:49 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange today November 29 continued falling on the stock market when the VN Index lost another 4.48 points or 0.45% to close at 980.09 (after 11 am) [...]
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VN Index slides, turnover dips

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 15 | 5:18 PM

Ending the session on November 28, the securities index declined in two both stock floors when the VN Index lost over three marks and the HaSTC Index also dropped nearly one [...]
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Huge waves inundate Philippines’ western coast, thousands flee

Huge waves inundate Philippines’ western coast, thousands flee

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | AP | 2:14 PM

Big waves set off by a storm battered provinces along the Philippines’ western coast overnight, sending more than 5,000 people fleeing, some falsely thinking there was [...]
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Typhoon death toll rises to 19 as floods sweep Philippines

Typhoon death toll rises to 19 as floods sweep Philippines

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:12 PM

The death toll from Typhoon Mitag climbed to 19 on Wednesday November 28 after more people were drowned by flooding in the northern Philippines, disaster officials said. [...]
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Prospects in Vietnam boost Premier Oil

Prospects in Vietnam boost Premier Oil

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Times-Online | 5:15 AM

Talk of a bid helped Premier Oil, the explorer with assets in the North Sea, Africa and South-East Asia, to add nearly 7% at one stage yesterday. The rumour is of a bid in [...]
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Japan, Vietnam agree to cooperate on oil, gas drilling abroad

Japan, Vietnam agree to cooperate on oil, gas drilling abroad

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:15 AM

Japan, the world’s third-biggest energy user, signed an agreement with Vietnam to develop crude oil and natural gas fields. Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp, the [...]
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Southern Gold commences first drilling programme in Cambodia

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Aspect Huntley | 5:15 AM

Original Announcement: First Drilling programme commences in Cambodia Southern Gold announced that it has commenced its first drilling campaign on its 80% owned Snoul [...]
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US experts mull flu drugs, abnormal behaviour link

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

The safety of influenza drugs is under scrutiny as advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday November 27 analysed abnormal psychiatric behaviour seen in some [...]
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More bird flu cases in Saudi

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | ameinfo.com | 5:15 AM

More cases of bird flu have been found at a poultry farm in Saudi Arabia, reported Reuters. A statement published on the official Saudi Press Agency said all birds at the [...]
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MOTIVATE continues HIV/Aids work with Vietnam health ministry

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Business Wire | Ramsell Holding Corp (press release) | 5:15 AM

MOTIVATE—a global partnership between Ramsell and Sojitz—and the Ministry of Health of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Aids Committee HCM City sign a [...]
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Baxter flu vaccine contract extended

Baxter flu vaccine contract extended

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | chicagotribune.com | 5:15 AM

Baxter International Inc. said this morning that the US government is extending a contract with the Deerfield-based medical product giant and a partner to advance a new [...]
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‘I felt I was going to die’: survivor of dragon boat accident

‘I felt I was going to die’: survivor of dragon boat accident

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 5:15 AM

For more than 10 seconds, national dragon boat rower Darren Tan, 20, was trapped under a tugboat after the Singapore team’s boat capsized as it was trying to dock at [...]
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ADB extends US$27.1m grant for secondary education in Cambodia

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Thomson Financial | 5:15 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it is extending a 27.1 million usd grant to help improve the quality of secondary education in Cambodia through institutional reforms, [...]
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Thai police offer reward for killer of Japanese woman

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Kyodo News | Japan Today | 5:15 AM

Thai police continued hunting Tuesday November 27 for the killer of a female Japanese tourist found dead last weekend in the ancient capital of Sukhothai, offering a reward [...]
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Berli Jucker to raise output, buy snack-food maker in Asean

Berli Jucker to raise output, buy snack-food maker in Asean

29-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Bankokpost | 5:15 AM

Berli Jucker Plc, one of the country’s largest makers of consumer products, glass containers and medical equipment, is considering spending about two billion baht to [...]
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