Archive for January 30th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 30

Company, bank, stock market briefs Jan 30

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | | 7:26 PM

* The State Securities Commission (SSC) recently licensed the Industrial Urban Area Development Joint Stock Co No 2 with a chartered capital of 73.5 billion dong to sell [...]
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Stock market bounds sharply

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

Most shares hit the ceiling price right after the US government’s announcement on stimulating economic development. Earlier on January 22, the US Federal Reserve Board [...]
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Vietnam communist police start ‘criminal’ probe of Catholic protesters

Vietnam communist police start ‘criminal’ probe of Catholic protesters

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 3:49 PM

Police in communist Vietnam have launched an investigation into Catholic land dispute protests that swelled to about 2,000 people late last week, state media and a police [...]
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East Asia Minerals drills 4.84 g/t gold over 9 metres in near surface Abong Jasperoid

East Asia Minerals drills 4.84 g/t gold over 9 metres in near surface Abong Jasperoid

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Marketwire (press release) | 5:01 AM

East Asia Minerals Corp (TSX VENTURE:EAS -News) is pleased to report that its initial drilling on the extensive, flat-lying Abong Jasperoid within the Barisan Property, Aceh [...]
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Malay smelter sets aside US$100m to buy mining assets

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | The Star Online | 5:01 AM

Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC) will invest about US$100 million (RM324mil) this year for the acquisition of gold and coal mining assets in the Asia-Pacific. A source close [...]
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International experts hail Vietnam’s progress in childcare

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

Vietnam has made impressive progress in childcare including markedly increasing the survival rate of infants, foreign experts said Friday at a meeting in Hanoi. Addressing [...]
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Sixth swan tests positive for H5N1 bird flu: British officials

Sixth swan tests positive for H5N1 bird flu: British officials

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

A sixth swan has tested positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu at a nature reserve in south-west England, Britain’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [...]
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National HIV/Aids programme reduces infection rate

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

The deployment last year of a national HIV/Aids harm reduction programme has reduced the rate of HIV infection in some provinces and cities, according to the minister of [...]
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Malnutrition rate still high in Vietnam

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

Vietnam has reduced its child malnutrition rate from 23.4% in 2006 to 21.2% in 2007, heard a nutrition conference in Hanoi Friday. Deputy Chair of the National Nutrition [...]
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Indonesia reports 100th death as bird flu spreads across Asia

Indonesia reports 100th death as bird flu spreads across Asia

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | Associated Press | 5:01 AM

Indonesia, the nation hardest hit by bird flu, has recorded its 100th human death as the virus picks up speed across Asia. Health officials are bracing for more possible [...]
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13 out of 19 West Bengal districts affected with bird flu

13 out of 19 West Bengal districts affected with bird flu

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | ANI | newKerala.com | 5:01 AM

West Midnapore and South 24 Parganas district were the latest to join the list of districts in West Bengal infected with the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus. The total number of [...]
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Burma stepping up arrests, human rights group says

Burma stepping up arrests, human rights group says

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | International Herald Tribune | 5:01 AM

Four months after a violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators, the government of Burma has stepped up arrests of dissenters, breaking a promise to the United Nations, [...]
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Khmer Rouge tribunal rejects delay to next hearing: official

Khmer Rouge tribunal rejects delay to next hearing: official

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

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal will hear an appeal against regime leader Nuon Chea’s detention on February 4, officials said Monday, rejecting efforts to delay [...]
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Boom time hits Cambodia, but not all are smiling

Boom time hits Cambodia, but not all are smiling

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

After decades of war and upheaval, including the Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields,” Cambodia is enjoying an unprecedented boom, its economy expanding at around 10% [...]
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Thailand elects Samak as new prime minister

30-Jan-2008 Intellasia | dw-world.de | 5:01 AM

Thai lawmakers have elected Samak Sundaravej, an ally of deposed premier Thaksin Shinawatra, as the nation’s new prime minister. The vote restores civilian leadership [...]
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