Archive for December 6th, 2007

Company, bank, stock market briefs Dec 06

Company, bank, stock market briefs Dec 06

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | | 6:50 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) today December 06 continued falling on the stock market when the VN Index lost another 1.75 points or 0.17% to close at 974.46 (after 11 [...]
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Stock market plunges, turnover dips

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | 05/Dec/2007 Tin Nhanh Chung Khoan | 6:48 PM

After only two surges, the psychology, which is waiting for more information about the Vietcombank’s IPO so as to determine the market tendency, made the stock market [...]
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Six Thai’s killed in violence-racked south

Six Thai’s killed in violence-racked south

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | BBC | 2:57 PM

Six people have been killed and at least 20 injured in an explosion in the southern Thai province of Pattani. Reports say that the blast was caused by a bomb left in a [...]
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Foreign firms headhunt in Vietnam’s vocational training schools

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | 5:15 AM

Foreign companies in Vietnam are focusing their attention on the skilled workers produced by the country’s training schools. According to Nguyen Van Thong, director of [...]
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Bird Flu long-term threat, experts warn

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | AP | 5:15 AM

Bird flu is a potentially lethal problem that will persist for years as the H5N1 virus strain continues to spread, pandemic experts were told Tuesday December 4 at an [...]
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Conference hears of bird flu person-to-person infection

Conference hears of bird flu person-to-person infection

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | ABC | 5:15 AM

The convenor of an international medical conference says there is evidence that potentially lethal bird flu is being passed from person to person. A total of 1,600 doctors [...]
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Bird Flu: Climate change could spread disease, says UN

Bird Flu: Climate change could spread disease, says UN

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | adnkronos.com | 5:15 AM

Climate change and globalisation could promote the spread of avian influenza and create a global pandemic, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). [...]
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Bird flu pandemic could cost US$2tr: World Bank

Bird flu pandemic could cost US$2tr: World Bank

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

The global cost of a possible bird flu pandemic could be up to two trillion dollars, a top World Bank official said Tuesday December 4. The risk of a pandemic was still as [...]
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Government plans compulsory bird flu vaccination

Government plans compulsory bird flu vaccination

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:15 AM

Vietnam plans to make bird flu vaccination among poultry, including chickens, ducks and white-feathered ducks, compulsory in the entire territory of 33 cities and provinces [...]
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Thai king calls for unity in run-up to elections

Thai king calls for unity in run-up to elections

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | AFP | 5:15 AM

Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday December 4 called for national unity as the country heads into an election meant to restore democracy after a [...]
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Canadian man faces Thai court on child sex charge

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Canadian Press | 5:15 AM

A Canadian man accused of committing sex crimes against young boys in Thailand was in court Monday in Abbotsford. After the hearing, Orville Mader, 54, pushed past reporters [...]
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Thai central bank denies change in currency policy

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

The Bank of Thailand denied on Tuesday December 4 a newspaper report that it had abandoned the managed float of the baht it adopted in 1997 and reverted to using a basket of [...]
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UK brewer S&N to invest US$75 million in Vietnam brewery

UK brewer S&N to invest US$75 million in Vietnam brewery

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Britain’s biggest brewer Scottish and Newcastle is looking to start its first brewery in Vietnam with a US$75 million investment, state media reported on Tuesday [...]
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Vietnam keeps third position in medium business potential ranking: Jbic

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 1 | 5:15 AM

2007 is the consecutive second year Vietnam maintains its third position in terms of medium term business potential in the region after China and India. This is the survey [...]
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Hyundai wins US$232m polypropylene plant EPC contract

Hyundai wins US$232m polypropylene plant EPC contract

06-Dec-2007 Intellasia | Xinhua | Reuters | 5:15 AM

The state-run Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) is developing the country’s first polypropylene plant with investment of 232 million US dollars in [...]
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