Archive for April 29th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs Apr 29

Company, bank, stock market briefs Apr 29

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | | 6:51 PM

* Listed firm Chau Thoi 620 Concrete Joint Stock Co reported that by the end of 2007, it reached 706.877 billion dong in total assets, 689.934 billion dong in revenue from [...]
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VN Index surges, HaSTC Index slumps

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | HaSTC | 6:47 PM

Ending the last trading session of April, the 1776th trading session of the Vietnamese stock market, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) kept its increasing impetus on the [...]
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Olympic torch arrives in Saigon

Olympic torch arrives in Saigon

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 1:55 PM

The Beijing Olympic flame arrived in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City late Monday from North Korea, an AFP photographer saw, on one of the final legs of its troubled [...]
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Mapletree Logistics buys two warehouses for US$56m

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Business Times | 5:01 AM

Mappletree Logistics Trust (MapletreeLog) is acquiring two warehouses in Singapore for a total consideration of US$56 million. MapletreeLog, through its trustee, HSBC [...]
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Lumad leader says gold or copper or zinc, mining “destroys our sacred ground”

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Minda News | 5:01 AM

IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay -”A cheap public relations stunt,” a Lumad leader said of the Canadian-backed TVI Resource Development Philippines’ announcement [...]
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Picop backs plea v. Diwalwal mining operations

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Sunstar | 5:01 AM

THE publicly listed Picop (Paper Industries Corp of the Philippines) Resources Inc. has filed a manifestation with the Supreme Court (SC) in support of a motion of a [...]
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Australia says not blocking Chinese investment

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

Australia said no Chinese companies have been told to withdraw applications to buy into Australian resource firms, despite media reports Canberra was pressuring China to back [...]
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ZNext Mining commemorates receipt of SSSMP and commencement at XYS (2º) Masbate gold project

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Infobolsa | 5:01 AM

Masbate Gold Project 24/Apr/2008 13:28:00 Business Wire US3369011032 Working in tandem with various indigenous tribes on the island of Mindanao, vice Chair Manolo Tecson was [...]
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Nograles: China exploration deal probe can wait

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Inquirer | 5:01 AM

The inquiry by the House of Representatives into the constitutionality and propriety of the joint marine seizmic undertaking (JMSU) the Philippines entered into with China [...]
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Natural gas deposits waiting to be tapped in Cagayan

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | GMA News | 5:01 AM

An estimated US$350 million worth of natural gas is waiting to be tapped in Amulung, Cagayan in northern Philippines, officials of the privately-held Monte Oro Resources and [...]
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Arcelor looks to Indonesia for ore

Arcelor looks to Indonesia for ore

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | The Wal Street Journal | 5:01 AM

The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, will invest up to US$8 billion (US$8.57 million) in Indonesia in a deal aimed at securing key supplies of iron ore and [...]
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Oil majors rebuked for lack of transparency

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | Financial Times | 5:01 AM

Most leading oil multinationals fall well short of best practice on revealing financial data and combating corruption, a survey by Transparency International, the anti-graft [...]
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Indonesia runs airport bird flu drill

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

Indonesian authorities on Sunday wrapped up a major three-day bird flu drill on the resort island of Bali with an exercise focused on passengers at the island’s [...]
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Asia’s rainforests vanishing as timber, food demand surge

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

Asia’s rainforests are being rapidly destroyed, a trend accelerated by surging timber demand in booming China and India, and record food, energy and commodity prices, [...]
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Thai troops put on alert to forestall possible Muslim insurgent attacks

29-Apr-2008 Intellasia | IHT | 5:01 AM

Security forces in southern Thailand were put on full alert to counter any attacks by Muslim insurgents on the anniversary of a mosque siege when more than 100 people died, [...]
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