Archive for July 14th, 2008

Company, bank, stock market briefs July 14

Company, bank, stock market briefs July 14

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | | 7:47 PM

* State Securities Commission’s chair recently issued Decision No 140/UBCK-GP modifying the business license of PetroVietnam Securities Co (PVSC) with the new chartered [...]
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VN Index crawls to 500-point mark

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | HaSTC | 7:43 PM

The Vietnamese stock market today July 14 opened a new week with advantages when over 90% of listed shares increased and almost share codes reached the ceiling prices. The Ho [...]
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PetroVietnam Drilling profit doubles on rig operation

PetroVietnam Drilling profit doubles on rig operation

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 7:01 AM

PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Joint-Stock Co., which supplies drilling services to ConocoPhillips and Petroliam Nasional Bhd., said net profit more than doubled as [...]
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Malaysia urged to review windfall tax

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

The head of Malaysia’s second largest banking group Friday urged the government to review a new windfall tax on independent power producers, warning it may hurt the [...]
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Oil sets new trading record above $147 a barrel

Oil sets new trading record above $147 a barrel

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

It’s only July, but it might be time to start loading up on blankets and sweaters. Oil spiked to a new trading record as hostilities rise between the West and Iran [...]
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Project set up to make biofuel in Philippines: officials

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

Japanese, South Korean and Philippine investors have set up a pilot project to develop biofuels in the southern Philippines, officials said Friday. The joint venture, [...]
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Aussie school lauds mining firm for environmental plan

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Sun Star | 7:01 AM

AN Australian Government-backed training on environmental management for officials of the Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau (MGB) featured the initiatives of Taiheiyo Cement [...]
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Philippines mining firm secures approval to explore area in Cebu

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | GMA News | 7:01 AM

A Philippine mining company whose subsidiaries produce nickel and copper said it recently secured government approval to explore an area in Toledo City, Cebu. In its [...]
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Indonesia may set domestic coal supply obligations (update1)

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Indonesia, the world’s biggest exporter of thermal coal, may enact a rule later this year requiring mining companies to set aside part of their output for domestic [...]
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WB to lend US$60m to support Vietnam healthcare project

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

The State Bank of Vietnam said Friday that it has signed an agreement to receive a US$60 million loan from the World Bank to finance a local healthcare project. The loan will [...]
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Arsenic risk high in Sumatra, Myanmar, Cambodia

Arsenic risk high in Sumatra, Myanmar, Cambodia

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

Eastern Sumatra, the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar and Cambodia’s Tonle Sap lake are among areas in Southeast Asia facing a high risk of arsenic contamination in the [...]
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China says 82 people detained in Olympic plots

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

China has detained 82 suspected terrorists in the first half of the year on allegations that they were plotting attacks against next month’s Olympics, according to [...]
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First-ever Sino-Thai war games kick off

14-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 7:01 AM

The first-ever Thai-Chinese joint military exercise in Thailand aimed at suppressing international terrorism kicked off in Chiang Mai yesterday. The exercise, which involves [...]
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China jails 12 more Tibetans over March riots

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

Chinese courts jailed 12 more rioters for their roles in unrest in Tibet, state media said, weeks before the Beijing Olympics and after Beijing deported a Tibetan British [...]
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Cambodia journalist shot dead – police

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

A Cambodian journalist working for an opposition newspaper was shot dead on Friday by unknown gunmen who fired on the victim and his son, police said. Khim Sam Bo, 47, was [...]
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