Archive for July 16th, 2008

VN Index keeps increasing impetus, trading turnover achieves new record

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | HaSTC | 8:42 PM

In the trading session today July 16, the Vietnamese stock market witnessed a tense and eventful session when the supply increased strongly. With the strong advancing impetus [...]
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Refile-Indonesia’s Adaro IPO five times oversubscribed

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

A US$1.3 billion initial public offering by Indonesian coal company PT Adaro Energy Tbk was five times oversubscribed at the end of its offer period last week, its lead [...]
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Galoc’s first oil set back to August due to typhoon damage

Galoc’s first oil set back to August due to typhoon damage

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Inquirer | 7:01 AM

The first oil from the Galoc field in offshore Northwest Palawan has been delayed anew and is now expected to be drawn in August. The startup was originally slated for the [...]
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Aussie mining firms adhere to ‘environmental standards’

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Inquirer | 7:01 AM

All 12 Australian mining companies operating in the Philippines adhere to the “highest safety and environmental standards,” Australian Ambassador to the country [...]
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Detecting flu viruses in remote areas of the world

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Physorg | 7:01 AM

Researchers in Ohio and New Mexico are reporting an advance in the quest for a fast, sensitive test to detect flu viruses-one that requires no refrigeration and can be used [...]
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Supercomputers identify potential new drugs to combat bird flu

Supercomputers identify potential new drugs to combat bird flu

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | USnews | 7:01 AM

Like most viruses, the ones that cause flu are sneaky little things armed with an amazing ability to rapidly change their spots-that is, the viral molecules that launch a [...]
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Vical to present phase 1 data for Vaxfectin(R)-formulated pandemic influenza DNA vaccines

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | PR Newswire (press release) | 7:01 AM

Vical Incorporated (Nasdaq: VICL -News) today announced the scheduled presentation of preliminary human safety and immunogenicity data from a Phase 1 trial of the [...]
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Thai PM may face treason charge over Cambodia temple deal

Thai PM may face treason charge over Cambodia temple deal

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

Anti-government activists Monday urged Thailand’s top anti-corruption watchdog to consider treason charges against the prime minister for backing a deal with Cambodia [...]
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10,000 Cambodians rally to celebrate ancient temple’s World Heritage status

10,000 Cambodians rally to celebrate ancient temple’s World Heritage status

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

Cambodians celebrated the UN’s listing of an 11th-century Hindu temple as a world cultural landmark with a mass rally, fireworks and plenty of nationalist songs Monday. [...]
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Thailand, Philippines may raise key rates to contain inflation

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

Policy makers in Thailand and the Philippines may increase interest rates this week, joining central banks across the region in raising borrowing costs to contain inflation [...]
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International tourism arrivals dip as costs spiral

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Saigon Times Daily page 2 | 7:01 AM

Vietnam’s travel industry foresees a decline of international arrivals in the rest of this year due to rising costs, and the course is unchangeable unless strong [...]
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Representative office of Vietnam Fund Management Ltd Co ends operation

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | State Securities Commission | 7:01 AM

State Securities Commission yesterday July 14 issued the Official Letter No 1406/UBCK-QLQ ending the operation of representative office of Vietnam Fund Management Ltd Co [...]
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Thai firms brake Vietnam investment

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Devalued dong and a double-digit inflation rate deter developers Thailand’s property developers, Preuksa Real Estate and Prinventure, who had earlier planned to expand [...]
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Closer watch on M&As

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Sai Gon Giai Phong | 7:01 AM

A programme of combining state management on economic centralisation, mergers and acquisitions involved in foreigners in Vietnam yesterday was signed in Hanoi between [...]
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PIV-Long Son to develop oil and gas zone in Vung Tau

16-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Saigon Times Daily page 3 | 7:01 AM

A subsidiary of PetroVietnam will soon start work on an oil and gas industrial zone at Long Son Commune in the southern province of Ba Ria-VungTau, which will accommodate an [...]
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