Archive for July 7th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs July 07

Company, bank, stock market briefs July 07

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | | 8:42 PM

* The HCM City Stock Exchange on 2 July held a seminar titled “Vietnamese Businesses and listing issues on Taiwan’s stock market” under the cooperation [...]
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VN Index ends chain of 10 consecutive increases

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | HaSTC | 8:38 PM

After two weeks of increasing consecutively, the Vietnamese stock market started falling when ending the first trading session of new week, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange [...]
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Indonesian president inaugurates massive Total gas fields

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurated Friday a massive new gas operation off Borneo by French giant Total, the company said. The first phase of the [...]
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Malaysia’s Wah Seong Corp set sights on gas compression facility in US

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Theedgedaily | 7:01 AM

Wah Seong Corp Bhd (WSC) has set its sight on setting up a gas compression facility in North America within the next few years as part of its plan to emerge as a global [...]
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Chevron’s dilemma over its stake in Burma

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Sfgate | 7:01 AM

Ever since Burma’s leaders engaged in a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests last fall, Congress has pushed to tighten sanctions against the country’s [...]
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BP Indonesia to shut gas field for maintenance

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

BP Indonesia, a unit of oil major BP (BP.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), will shut for maintenance its offshore West Java gas field for two weeks from July 11, [...]
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Philippines to intervene on behalf of Xstrata on open mining

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Dow Jones | 7:01 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources said it is set to intervene on behalf of Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) to help convince the [...]
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InterOil in the hot seat

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Forbes | 7:01 AM

Nothing is coming easy for InterOil in Papua New Guinea. The energy company, which is based in Canada but has most of its operations in Papua New Guinea, where it is trying [...]
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Petronas Gas shuts plant due to power supply

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Malaysia’s Petronas Gas Bhd (PGAS.KL: Quote, Profile, Research) is partially running its Terengganu processing complex that supplies gas to domestic industries after a [...]
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‘Anomalous’ mining permit probed in Philippines

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Manila Bulletin | 7:01 AM

The Cordillera office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is conducting an investigation on the allegedly anomalous issuance of consent by affected communities to a [...]
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Abu Dhabi-based Pearl Oil to abandon oil search in Ragay Gulf

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Philstar | 7:01 AM

Pearl Oil (Ragay) Ltd, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based Aabara Petroleum Investments Co PJSC, has decided to abandon its drilling activities in the Ragay Gulf after failure to [...]
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Vietnam students pray for luck in high-pressure exams

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese students Friday sat university entrance exams, kicking off a nail-biting season when family nerves are frayed and police are deployed to [...]
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Court sentences Burma protesters to jail

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Four members of Burma’s main pro-democracy party who campaigned against a constitution proposed by the military government have been jailed for one-year. Nyan Win, a [...]
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Burma sues 14 opposition members for birthday protest

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Monsters and Critics | 7:01 AM

Burma authorities charged 14 members of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy Friday who called for her freedom on her 63rd birthday last [...]
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First test run of Thai-Lao train successful

07-Jul-2008 Intellasia | The Nation | Thaivisa | 7:01 AM

The State Railway of Thailand on Friday successfully completed a first test run of train service linking Nong Khai to Vientiane, Laos. The 3.5-kilometer railway is expected [...]
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