Archive for January 28th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 28

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 28

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | | 7:03 PM

* The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC)’s general director on January 25 approved for the An Phat Securities Joint Stock Co (Apsi) to be the 67th member of STC from [...]
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VN Index continues surging, HaSTC Index remains unchanged

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | ATPVietnam | 7:01 PM

Along with the upward trend of the Asian stock market, the Vietnamese stock market also witnessed rallies in two recent trading sessions. The stock market today January 28 [...]
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Reduced taxes open import floodgate

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 5:01 AM

In the new era of free trade regulations, Vietnamese consumers are reaping benefits from expanded import choices while local producers face stiff competition. Experts say [...]
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Xerium Technologies breaks ground for new paper machine clothing plant in Vietnam

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Business Wire (press release) | 5:01 AM

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global manufacturer of clothing and roll covers used primarily in the paper production process, announced today that the [...]
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CP looks to expand 7-Eleven to Vietnam

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Two Asian rivals also seeking licence CP All, the country’s largest convenience store operator, said yesterday that it was seeking a licence from 7-Eleven Inc to expand [...]
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Foreign investors in a jungle of laws

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 5:01 AM

At the conference reviewing 20 years since the passing of the Foreign Investment Law, minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong warned that foreign investors are now stuck in a [...]
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Vietnam Catholics hold vigil for land

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

Thousands of Catholics blocked a busy street in Vietnam’s capital Friday in a rare public demonstration, chanting and praying for the Communist government to return [...]
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US helps Vietnam with direct flights

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

Vietnam’s national air carrier hopes to have direct flights between HCM City and Los Angeles within a year after the US provided US$1.4 million to help upgrade safety [...]
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Nursery owner in custody for maltreating children

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 5:01 AM

The prosecutor’s office of the southern Dong Nai Province approved Thursday a two-month police detention for the owner of a local private nursery for [...]
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Three sentenced to death in Vietnam

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Theage | 5:01 AM

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced three people to death for their part in smuggling 5kg of heroin to Australia. Two others were sentenced to life in prison. The [...]
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US$954m needed to upgrade markets

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Vietnam News page 16 | 5:01 AM

Vietnam will need an estimated 15.27 trillion dong (US$954 million) in investment capital to modernise its market system, according to a recent decision issued the Ministry [...]
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SocGen reels from record rogue trader fraud

28-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

A junior computer whis at French bank Societe generale was accused of racking up a US$7 billion (3.7 billion pound) loss in bad bets on stocks in the biggest trading scandal [...]
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