Archive for July 31st, 2008

VN Index surpasses 450pts

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

After three increases since the start of this week, the VN Index today July 31 surpassed the threshold of 450 points when increasing 3.09 pts or 0.68% to 451.36 pts, marking [...]
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Vietnam yet lower fuel prices, Petrolimex predicts

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Tien Phong | 7:01 AM

Vuong Thai Dung, deputy general director of Petrolimex Corp on Tuesday July 29 said there needed to follow up the global oil price in a time for an expected reduction in [...]
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Korea cat had bird flu: officials

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

A cat found dead in a South Korean city was infected with a virulent strain of bird flu, the first mammal in the country known to have had the H5N1 virus, health officials [...]
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Cambodia’s poll ‘did not meet key international standards’

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

Despite improvements in electoral processes, Cambodia’s recent election was flawed and did not meet key standards, international monitors said Tuesday July 29. Prime [...]
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Thai firms say crisis with Cambodia will pass

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

Somsak Rinruengsin, chair of the Thai Business Council of Cambodia, said Thai businesspeople were still operating in Cambodia as usual. “Private enterprises believe [...]
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Cambodia, Thailand reluctant to act in border standoff

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

Cambodia and Thailand both signalled their willingness Tuesday July 29 to stand down troops amassed along their disputed border, but neither showed any immediate signs of [...]
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Bush signs sanctions against Burma into law

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

President George W. Bush on Tuesday July 29 renewed a ban on imports from military-ruled Burma and also signed a new law that aims to keep Burma’s gems from entering US [...]
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Thailand to hold megaproject investment roadshow

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s 1.6 trillion-baht megaproject programme will be the highlight of the country’s roadshow presentations to investors next month, finance minister [...]
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Battery-maker reports H1 profit surge of 81%

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Vietstock | 7:01 AM

Southern Dry Cell and Storage Battery Joint Stock Co (PINACO) reported that in the second quarter of 2008, it gained 348.52 billon dong, up 17.16% from the first quarter and [...]
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Dong Phu rubber firm reports H1 performance

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | 29/Jul/2008 ATPVietnam | 7:01 AM

Dong Phu Rubber Joint Stock Co (coded DPR) recently released the second quarter’s business result with 95.854 billion dong in net revenue from sales and service [...]
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Viet Han Investment and Production JSC posts 8.07b dong H1 profit

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | 29/Jul/2008 ATPVietnam | 7:01 AM

Viet Han Investment and Production Joint Stock Co (coded VHG) recently reported the second quarter’s business result with 64.06 billion dong in net revenue from sales [...]
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Paper assoc tells SMEs to unite for strength

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

The Vietnam Paper and Pulp Association yesterday urged small and medium enterprises in the paper industry to team up for strength and their own survival as the rising cost [...]
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Filipino construction firms eye Vietnam infrastructure

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 7:01 AM

Two Filipino construction firms are looking at setting up production facilities in Vietnam in order to support the country’s growing demand for construction materials. [...]
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Honda Vietnam’s cumulative production achieved 5m-unit milestone

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | ACN Newswire (press release) | 7:01 AM

Honda Vietnam Co (HVN) celebrates the 5th million motorcycle to be produced in the first Motorcycle plant. To be at the ceremony are Koji Onishi, general director of HVN, [...]
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Small business upbeat on economy

31-Jul-2008 Intellasia | Dau Tu Chung Khoan Online | 7:01 AM

HSBC’s latest survey on SMEs in 10 Asia Pacific countries and territories, 67% of Vietnam’s surveyed SMEs believed that their economy will grow with a current [...]
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