Archive for July 18th, 2008

VN Index tumbles, supply surges

18-Jul-2008 Intellasia | AtpVietnam | HaSTC | 8:48 PM

Vietnam’s central stock market today closed a week by seeing a strong surge of supply whereas VN Index tumbling on the stock market. Ending the trading session on July [...]
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Newcrest-Harmony JV gets Papua New Guinea approval

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

Australian miner Newcrest Mining Ltd (NCM.AX: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) has received approval from the Papua New Guinea government for a gold joint venture with [...]
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Salamander plans US$200m placing for Asia growth (UPDATE 2)

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

Southeast Asia-focused oil and gas firm Salamander Energy (SMDR.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) plans to raise about 100 million pounds (US$200.2 million) in a share [...]
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Indonesia’s Krakatau may buy overseas iron ore mines (update2)

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

PT Krakatau Steel, Indonesia’s largest steelmaker that’s preparing for an initial public offering, plans to buy stakes in overseas iron ore producers to secure [...]
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Indonesia considers delaying Tangguh LNG delivery (UPDATE 2)

Indonesia considers delaying Tangguh LNG delivery (UPDATE 2)

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

Indonesia may delay LNG delivery to China and South Korea from its US$5 billion Tangguh project as long as it does not manage to get higher prices, a senior official at [...]
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Petronas is Asia’s most profitable company

Petronas is Asia’s most profitable company

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

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is on par with other international oil majors as it takes pole position as the most profitable company among Asia’s Top 50 companies [...]
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Drill results from Agata North nickel laterite project

18-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Mindoro Resources Ltd | 7:01 AM

Mindoro Resources Ltd (TSXV: MIO, Frankfurt: WKN 906167) is pleased to report results for the first 31 drill holes from the Phase 2 drill programme on the Agata North Nickel [...]
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Rang Dong MV17 to arrive in Vietnam in August

Rang Dong MV17 to arrive in Vietnam in August

18-Jul-2008 Intellasia | EnergyCurrent | 7:01 AM

MODEC International’s newbuild floating storage and offloading facility (FSO) Rang Dong MV17 is expected to arrive at Japan Vietnam Petroleum Co.’s (JVPC’s) [...]
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DOE to probe IBON’s claim vs oil companies

18-Jul-2008 Intellasia | GMANews | 7:01 AM

The Department of Energy is set to probe the allegation made by IBON Foundation that oil companies are still raking in a lot of profits despite their claims that [...]
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Overcrowded hospitals have patients out on the street

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

Nguyen Thi Cuc, a 70-year-old woman, waits next to her old bicycle outside HCM City’s Binh Thanh District Hospital at 5 a.m. “I left home on my bicycle at [...]
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Next plague ‘will emerge from poor nation’

Next plague ‘will emerge from poor nation’

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

Scores of infectious diseases have emerged to threaten humans in the past decades as viruses leap the species barrier from wild animals and bacteria mutate into [...]
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Stem cells cloned to treat blood cancer

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

The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion announced Tuesday it had succeeded in cloning stem cells to treat an acute blood disease. More than a month after [...]
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New outbreak of blue ear pig disease

New outbreak of blue ear pig disease

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

The blue ear pig disease has spread to three newly-hit central provinces, raising the total number of provinces affected by the disease to 10, a health agency announced [...]
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Vietnam performs first successful marrow transplant

Vietnam performs first successful marrow transplant

18-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Xinhua | 7:01 AM

Vietnam has been successful in performing the first marrow transplant, Vietnam News Agency on Wednesday quoted the announcement of country’s Central Hematology and [...]
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Vietnam suspects anthrax in mass food poisoning

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

Health authorities in communist Vietnam suspect the bacterial livestock disease anthrax caused an outbreak of food poisoning in the country’s far north, a health [...]
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