Archive for February 27th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs Feb 27

Company, bank, stock market briefs Feb 27

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | | 7:37 PM

* The State Securities Commission (SSC) on February 22 granted license for the Vinaconex Advanced Compound Stone Joint Stock Co (Vicostone-coded VCS) with a chartered capital [...]
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STC continues falling, HaSTC rallies

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | 7:32 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) today February 27 continued falling on the stock market when the VN Index lost another 6.42 points or 0.92% to close at 685.49 pts with [...]
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Bird flu kills woman in north

Bird flu kills woman in north

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AP | 2:40 PM

Bird flu killed a school teacher from northern Vietnam in the country’s 51st death from the disease, and health officials fretted Tuesday February 26 that the virus [...]
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Pakistan lifts YouTube ban, says world outage ‘accidental’

Pakistan lifts YouTube ban, says world outage ‘accidental’

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 2:19 PM

Pakistan said it had lifted a ban on YouTube Tuesday February 26 after the website removed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, adding that an earlier worldwide outage sparked [...]
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Archipelago Resources says Archipelago Metals spin-off ‘heavily oversubscribed’

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Thomson Financial | 5:01 AM

AIM-listed miner Archipelago Resources PLC said it has successfully completed the spin-off of Archipelago Metals Ltd and that the offer was “heavily [...]
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Newmont says Indonesia has extended divestiture deadline

Newmont says Indonesia has extended divestiture deadline

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AP | 5:01 AM

Newmont Mining Corp said Monday February 25 it has received an extension until March 3 to resolve a dispute with the Indonesian government over the divestment of part of its [...]
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Coastal Energy issues Thailand drilling update

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | pr-usa.net (press release) | 5:01 AM

Coastal Energy (the “Company” or “Coastal”) (TSX VENTURE:CEN)(AIM:CEO) an independent exploration and production company with assets in South-East [...]
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Phantom Russian gold miner in Burma deal

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Mineweb | 5:01 AM

Eric Ambler once told the tale of a clapped-out Australian reporter, based in Hong Kong, whose near-bankrupt newsletter suddenly starts to make a fortune on its classified [...]
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East Asia Minerals expands Binebase towards Bawone, with 2.72 g/t gold over 29.9 metres from surface

East Asia Minerals expands Binebase towards Bawone, with 2.72 g/t gold over 29.9 metres from surface

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Marketwire (press release) | 5:01 AM

East Asia Minerals Corp (TSX VENTURE:EAS -News) is pleased to report that drilling on the Binebase Prospect at the Sangihe Property, Indonesia, continues to encounter [...]
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Vietnam reports additional bird flu-hit province

Vietnam reports additional bird flu-hit province

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:01 AM

Vietnam’s Department of Animal Health said on Sunday February 24 bird flu has recently hit fowls in northern Ninh Binh province, raising the total number of affected [...]
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Egyptian girl tests positive for bird flu-MENA

Egyptian girl tests positive for bird flu-MENA

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

A 4-year-old Egyptian girl tested positive for bird flu on Monday February 25, the 44th confirmed human case in the Arab world’s most populous country, state news [...]
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China bird flu victim ate sick chickens: officials

China bird flu victim ate sick chickens: officials

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

A woman in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has died of the H5N1 bird flu virus, which she probably contracted from sick poultry she kept in her backyard, Hong Kong [...]
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Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary hospitalised indefinitely: officials

Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary hospitalised indefinitely: officials

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 5:01 AM

Detained Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary, one of five top regime officials expected to face a UN-backed trial over Cambodia’s 1970s genocide, has been hospitalised [...]
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US slaps more sanctions on supporters of Burma regime

US slaps more sanctions on supporters of Burma regime

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 5:01 AM

The United States on Monday February 25 said it was imposing additional economic sanctions on supporters of Burma’s military regime which it accuses of grave human [...]
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Bank of Thailand may refrain from rate cut on inflation concern

27-Feb-2008 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:01 AM

Thailand’s central bank may refrain from cutting its benchmark interest rate to spur economic growth amid concern inflation will accelerate. The Bank of Thailand will [...]
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