Archive for January 10th, 2008

VN Index and HaSTC Index tumble

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 15 | 5:53 PM

After one slight recovery on previous session, the stock market tumbled on both floors in the session on January 9 with the VN Index lost over 15 points and the HaSTC Index [...]
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Commercial oil found off Vietnamese coast

Commercial oil found off Vietnamese coast

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:15 AM

A company with Russian and Japanese investment said it made a commercial oil discovery off the Vietnamese coast, and plans to begin production as soon as 2009. VRJ Petroleum [...]
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UNCTAD sees increased FDI in extractive industries

UNCTAD sees increased FDI in extractive industries

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Mining and energy industries are likely to see increased foreign direct investment (FDI) this year, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on [...]
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Australian miner under administration opens talks with four potential suitors for Philippines copper show

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | | 5:15 AM

Lafayette Mining Ltd, an Australian mining company that called in administrators last month, is in talks with four potential investors to raise about US$152 million for its [...]
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East Asia Minerals confirms 1km gold/silver strike potential at Binebase, Indonesia

East Asia Minerals confirms 1km gold/silver strike potential at Binebase, Indonesia

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | ABN Newswire (press release) | 5:15 AM

East Asia Minerals Corp (TSXV-EAS) is pleased to report that its initial drilling on the Binebase Prospect at the Sangihe Property, Indonesia, encountered significant, near [...]
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Shareholders vote down move by Dragon Capital to oust Canadian miner’s board

Shareholders vote down move by Dragon Capital to oust Canadian miner’s board

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Market Wire (press release) | 5:15 AM

Asian Mineral Resources Limited (“AMR” or the “Company”) announced today that shareholders had, by a substantial margin, at the requisitioned meeting [...]
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Vietnam oil and gas asset report provides top level historical reserve data for the area

Vietnam oil and gas asset report provides top level historical reserve data for the area

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Research and Markets (press release) | 5:15 AM

Research and Markets has announced the addition of “Vietnam Oil and Gas Asset Report” to their offering. Introduction:. – Vietnam Oil and Gas Assets Report [...]
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Hepatitis B vaccines halted following infant death

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Thanh Nien | 5:15 AM

A health watchdog in Hanoi has instructed health centres in the city to stop using all hepatitis B vaccines following a baby’s death after being given a shot against [...]
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Thai firm plans US$5b Cambodia coal-fired power plant

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 5:15 AM

Thailand-based and SET-listed Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD), Thailand’s biggest construction company, is joining with five investment partners to develop a US$5 [...]
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Wife of ousted Thai PM Thaksin arrested

Wife of ousted Thai PM Thaksin arrested

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | AP | 5:15 AM

The wife of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was arrested after she returned to Thailand on Tuesday January 8 to face charges of corruption and concealing millions of [...]
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Indonesia urges Burma to do more on democracy

Indonesia urges Burma to do more on democracy

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Indonesia urged military-ruled Burma on Tuesday January 8 to take more credible steps towards democratisation, including releasing political prisoners. Indonesian Foreign [...]
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S’pore’s Lee criticises Burma military rulers

S’pore’s Lee criticises Burma military rulers

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:15 AM

Singapore’s elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew has criticised Burma’s military junta, saying decisions such as the building of a new capital from scratch were [...]
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IDJ Financial reports performance

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu Chung Khoan page 6 | 5:15 AM

IDJ Financial Co-formed in March 2007-reported gaining 37.7 billion dong in pre-tax profit, accounting for 25% of its chartered capital of 149 billion dong. According to JP [...]
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Vietnam to get Disney-style park

Vietnam to get Disney-style park

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Igamingbusiness | 5:15 AM

Vietnam is on the verge of awarding an official investment certificate for a Disneyland-style theme park in the coastal town of Vung Tau. Phan Huu Thang, director general for [...]
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Berjaya Corp, Silver Bird venture in confectionary

10-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:15 AM

Berjaya Corp Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Silver Bird Group Bhd on the production, marketing and distribution of confectionery and bakery products [...]
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