Archive for January 22nd, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 22

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 22

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | | 7:29 PM

* The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) recently approved My Chau Packaging Joint Stock Co (coded MCP) to list 1,949,928 additional shares on the southern bourse. * The Ho Chi [...]
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VN Index falls 26.14pts, trading at 608.4b dong

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | ATPVietnam | 7:21 PM

Closing the trading session on January 22, the decline of most blue-chip shares dragged the VN Index to 800 points. In particular, the VN Index lost another 26.14 points or [...]
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100,000 birds culled in Bengal in five days

100,000 birds culled in Bengal in five days

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Calcutta News.Net | 5:01 AM

Around 100,000 poultry birds have been culled in West Bengal since Wednesday as the dreaded bird flu virus engulfed five districts, and the state government staved off [...]
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Cambodia police block Farrow genocide vigil

Cambodia police block Farrow genocide vigil

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | AP | 5:01 AM

Cambodian police blocked Mia Farrow from holding a genocide memorial ceremony Sunday January 20 at a Khmer Rouge prison, at one point forcefully pushing her group away from a [...]
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Burma auctions gems, jade despite boycott calls: report

Burma auctions gems, jade despite boycott calls: report

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 5:01 AM

Burma’s military government sold 600 lots of gems and jade at a recent auction, state media said Sunday January 20, earning much-needed foreign income for the isolated [...]
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Ericsson sets up 100% foreign invested company

Ericsson sets up 100% foreign invested company

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu page 1 | 5:01 AM

Switzerland-based Ericsson group recently officially established 100% foreign-invested company in Vietnam with the name of Ericsson Vietnam Ltd Co. Ericsson Vietnam Ltd Co [...]
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Vinachem outlines 2008 expansion projects

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | 18/Jan/2008 Kinh Te Vietnam & The Gioi page 7 | 5:01 AM

State-run Vietnam Chemicals Corp (Vinachem) on January 17 in Hanoi announced that it would carry out many big projects in order to reach the growth rate of over 15% in 2008. [...]
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Engineers fail Japanese skills test

Engineers fail Japanese skills test

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Lao Dong | 5:01 AM

Only 14% of 6,000 examinees received satisfactory results in recent IT engineer examinations using Japanese IT Engineers Skill Standards (ITESS), a seminar was told on Friday [...]
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Da Nang educational book retailer to offer shares

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu Chung Khoan | 5:01 AM

HaSTC listed firm Da Nang Educational Book Joint Stock Co announced that it would offer 850,000 ordinary shares at 10,000 dong par to existing shareholders at the ratio [...]
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Banks hold off IPOs

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu Chung Khoan page 30 | 5:01 AM

Different from many people’s forecast that there will be a slew of listed banks going public by early 2008, the majority of lenders have not yet had any new move for [...]
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Glitter hospitalised after heart attack

Glitter hospitalised after heart attack

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | UPI | 5:01 AM

Disgraced British pop singer Gary Glitter is in a Vietnam hospital recuperating after suffering a recent heart attack. Sky News said Sunday January 20 the “Leader of [...]
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Taiwan president to visit disputed Spratly islands: report

Taiwan president to visit disputed Spratly islands: report

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 5:01 AM

Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian is planning a visit to the Spratly islands in the South China Sea to underscore Taipei’s claim to the disputed group, it was reported [...]
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US-based Good Choice to set up entertainment centre in Vung Tau

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | 18/Jan/2008 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 1 | 5:01 AM

The US-based Good Choice recently received the green light from the People Committee of the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau to invest in the project to build multi [...]
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Spain-based Sol Melia group and Tan Viet join hands

Spain-based Sol Melia group and Tan Viet join hands

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 4 | 5:01 AM

A ceremony of signing memorandum of understanding between Spain-based Sol Melia Resort and Hotel Group and Tan Viet (Viet new) Joint Stock Co, contractor of Sunrise Nha Trang [...]
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Banks to hike chartered capital

22-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu Chung Khoan page 5 | 5:01 AM

During the first month of 2008, many banks are preparing to hike its chartered capital to support business capital and expand to other fields. In particular, Vietnam Maritime [...]
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