Archive for April 17th, 2008

Record US$20.3b FDI drives Vietnam real estate

Record US$20.3b FDI drives Vietnam real estate

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | City Scape Asia | 9:16 PM

But with 33 cars and 1,230 motorbikes registered everyday, experts at Cityscape Asia call for strategic approach to supporting infrastructure Record 2007 Foreign Direct [...]
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Both floors rally, most blue-chips rise

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | 8:39 PM

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) today April 17 surged on the stock market when the VN Index regained 6.2 points or 1.16% to end at 537.58 pts with the total matching [...]
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Providential Holdings’ subsidiary, IndoChina Mining Corp., appoints US mining industry veterans to board of directors

Providential Holdings’ subsidiary, IndoChina Mining Corp., appoints US mining industry veterans to board of directors

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Market Wire | 5:01 AM

Providential Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB:PRVH.OB -News), a company providing advisory, merger and acquisition services as well as independently investing in Vietnamese economic [...]
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Top Vietnam coal miner hikes Japan exports, price

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Vietnam’s largest coal and minerals miner, Vinacomin, is asking US$260 a tonne for 3.2 million tonnes of steel-making coal it plans to export to Japan this year, more [...]
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Oxiana Q1 Laos copper output hits record

Oxiana Q1 Laos copper output hits record

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Oxiana Resources Ltd (ASX: OXR.ax) said first quarter copper production at its Sepon mine in Laos hit a record 17,132 tonnes, up from 13,827 tonnes in the same quarter a year [...]
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Wind could blow away Vietnam’s power shortage

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 5:01 AM

Harnessing the power of the wind is the way to go, say experts, since it does not pollute or take away land from people or crops. Vietnam, which is plagued by energy [...]
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Pan African signs deal to be bought by Asia Thai for at least US$115 million

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Canada East | 5:01 AM

Pan African Mining Corp said Monday it has signed a deal to be bought by Asia Thai Mining Co Ltd in a deal worth at least US$115 million. Asia Thai Mining has agreed to pay [...]
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Action requested against monopoly oil supplier

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 5:01 AM

The government has told the transport ministry to punish Vietnam’s sole aviation fuel supplier for halting supplies to Pacific Airlines and grounding many flights [...]
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South Korea probes new suspected bird flu cases

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

South Korea said on Tuesday it was investigating four new suspected cases of bird flu, including one near Seoul, adding to a string of recent outbreaks and raising concerns [...]
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Japan to vaccinate medical workers for bird flu

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Japan plans to vaccinate 6,000 medical workers and quarantine officers with stockpiled bird flu vaccines to check their effectiveness and possible side-effects, the health [...]
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Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Russia’s Far East

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Newkerala | 5:01 AM

Authorities in Russia’s Far East Tuesday confirmed the presence of a deadly strain of bird flu in a village in the Primorye territory, where some birds have been found [...]
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Indonesia set bird flu pandemic plan

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Indonesia, which has the highest death toll from bird flu of any country, will launch a plan later this week to deal with a possible influenza pandemic. Heru Setijanto, head [...]
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Lull in bird flu no cause for complacency- experts

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

Despite fewer outbreaks of bird flu in the first half of April, health experts in Bangladesh warn the threat is far from over. According to the Bangladesh Ministry of [...]
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Small company gets US go-ahead on bird flu patch

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 AM

A small biotechnology company trying to develop needle-free vaccines won a boost to its efforts on Tuesday with US government approval to test a bird flu skin patch on more [...]
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Cambodia quietly marks Pol Pot’s death amid fears for KR trial

17-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 5:01 AM

Cambodia on Tuesday quietly marked the 10-year anniversary of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot’s death, amid fears that time is running out to try his ageing surviving cadre [...]
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