Archive for April 23rd, 2008

VN Index slips to below 530pts

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | 6:54 PM

Ending the trading session today April 23, the 1772nd trading session of the Vietnamese stock market, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) continued falling when the VN Index [...]
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Briefing -Asia Mining -April 21, 2008

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Trading Markets | 5:01 AM

An executive briefing on mining for April 21, 2008, prepared by Asia Pulse (http://www.asiapulse.com), the real-time, Asia-based wire with exclusive news, commercial [...]
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The Yen Tu 1x oil field, located on block 102 & 106, offshore of Vietnam, becomes viable and will be commercial in the very near future

The Yen Tu 1x oil field, located on block 102 & 106, offshore of Vietnam, becomes viable and will be commercial in the very near future

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Centre Daily | 5:01 AM

The Management Committee Meeting (MCM) for Blocks 102 & 106 was held on January 14, 2008 and the following key members attended this meeting: from PVEP (PetroVietnam [...]
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EIB postpones loan decision on Laos copper mine

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Minesandcommunities | 5:01 AM

“We have taken on board your concerns and I have delayed the Board decision on this loan until at least January while we seek assurances that the [copper mine] project [...]
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UK Bronzeoak to build bio-ethanol plant

UK Bronzeoak to build bio-ethanol plant

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Saigon Giai Phong | 5:01 AM

Quang Ngai province’s Dung Quat Economic Zone’s management board reported approving Petrosetco and the UK Bronzeoak Co to build the bio-ethanol factory on an area [...]
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Cavico Corp breaks ground on its calcium carbonate (CaCO3) plant

Cavico Corp breaks ground on its calcium carbonate (CaCO3) plant

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Business Wire | 5:01 AM

Cavico Corp (Cavico) today announced that KASVINA, its wholly own subsidiary, has initiated construction of its calcium carbonate (CaCO3) manufacturing facility in Nam Cam [...]
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South Korea checks soldier for bird flu infection

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

South Korea is testing to see if one of the workers taking part in a mass cull of poultry infected with bird flu may have become infected with the deadly virus, the health [...]
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HHS Secretary Leavitt meets with health officials in Vietnam to discuss health issues, including HIV/Aids

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | News-Medical | 5:01 AM

HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt on Thursday met with health officials in HCM City, Vietnam, to discuss health issues, including HIV/Aids, Thanhnien News reports. Leavitt was in [...]
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S. Korean Embassy in Cambodia denies accusation of human trafficking

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:01 AM

The South Korean Embassy has denied the accusation by the Cambodian government that its country’s marriage brokerage companies in Cambodia, is engaged in human [...]
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Plea over man missing in Thailand

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | BBC News | 5:01 AM

A reward is being offered for information about a Norwich man missing in Thailand who was believed to be on a six-month touring holiday in Asia. Danny Hall, 35, has not been [...]
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French lawyer in Cambodia to represent ex-Khmer Rouge leader

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AP | 5:01 AM

A French lawyer who defended terrorists and a former Nazi officer arrived in Cambodia on Monday to represent a former Khmer Rouge leader. Jacques Verges declined to comment [...]
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Drought hits millions in Thai rice region: government

Drought hits millions in Thai rice region: government

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

More than 10 million people in parts of Thailand’s rice bowl region have been hit by drought, the government said Monday, causing further concerns as prices of the [...]
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US gives Cambodia grant for genocide museum

US gives Cambodia grant for genocide museum

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

Cambodia is to build a Khmer Rouge genocide museum and library, funded by a US$2 million (US$NZ2.56 million) United States grant, as a permanent reminder of the Killing [...]
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Laos reveals “hidden city” to adventurous visitors

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

For more than 30 years, Laos’ “hidden city,” home of its top communist guerrilla fighters, remained exactly that: hidden. Now Laos is opening the secret [...]
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Vietnam Airlines carries over 2m passengers in Q1

Vietnam Airlines carries over 2m passengers in Q1

23-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam page 3 | 5:01 AM

Vietnam Airlines Corp recently reported that up to March 31, its revenue grew by 16.8% against the same period of 2007 to 5.932 trillion dong, accounting for 25.84% of the [...]
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