Archive for February 21st, 2009

Hanoi’s investment overview in 2008

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | 20/Feb/2009 Nhan Dan | 5:19 PM

During the year 2008, Hanoi mobilised 97.697 trillion dong for social investments, a year-on-year increase of 19.3%. The city attracted a significant amount of foreign direct [...]
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Vietnam-US bilateral trade posts over US$15b in 2008

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | 20/Feb/2009 Thanh Nien | 5:18 PM

The Vietnam-US bilateral trade in 2008 reached US$15.283 billion, a year-on-year increase of 23.61%, according to the US Department of Commerce. Of which, Vietnam’s [...]
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VN Index forecasted to increase by 17.6% by end of the year: says HSBC

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | 20/Feb/2009 Vietstock | 5:17 PM

In the latest report issued by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp (HSBC) on February 20, it said that the index of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) was [...]
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Lien Viet Bank, VDB sign loan guarantee contract

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | 20/Feb/2009 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam | 5:16 PM

Lien Viet Commercial Joint Stock Bank (LienVietBank) on February 19 signed a cooperation agreement with Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) on loan guarantee to borrowers. Under [...]
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Vinashin Petroleum Investment & Transport JSC to issue over 21m bonus shares

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | 20/Feb/2009 CafeF | 5:15 PM

HaSTC-listed Vinashin Petroleum Investment and Transport Joint Stock Co (coded VSP) recently announced the resolution of the company’s shareholders’ meeting on [...]
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Asia stock market falls, EU and US drop Feb 20

Asia stock market falls, EU and US drop Feb 20

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | 4:53 PM

Asian shares fell yesterday Friday February 20 with banking stocks hardest hit on concerns over a global liquidity crunch after Wall Street tumbled to six-year lows in the [...]
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Novavax sees potential in lab-stage flu vaccine

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | AP | 3:26 PM

Biotechnology company Novavax said Thursday laboratory studies showed a developing treatment could be broadly effective against several of the most severe strains of bird [...]
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Sanofi Pasteur dengue vaccine enters pediatric efficacy clinical study

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Medicalnewstoday | 3:25 PM

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group ( euro ONEXT : SAN and NYSE : SNY), announced that its investigational tetravalent dengue vaccine is entering [...]
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Malnutrition level puts Vietnam in ‘top’ 20

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Asiaone | 3:24 PM

More than 32.6% of children in Vietnam are malnourished, stunted and underweight, making the country one of the world’s 20 worst performers in child nutrition, a report [...]
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Hundreds contract strange disease in central region

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Thanhniennews | 3:23 PM

Two people from the central province of Quang Nam have been admitted to the Hanoi Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Hospital with unexplained illnesses, the director of the [...]
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Bac Lieu scrambles to stamp out bird flu

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Thanhnienenws | 3:22 PM

A top Bac Lieu Province leader Wednesday instructed authorities to cull ducks and chickens showing symptoms of bird flu without waiting for test results. At an emergency [...]
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Spoonful of sugar could save thousands of children

Spoonful of sugar could save thousands of children

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | AFP | 3:21 PM

A teaspoon of moistened sugar under the tongue could save the lives of thousands of children suffering from hypoglycemia caused by malaria, a researcher who conducted [...]
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Thailand faces outbreak of at least 11 diseases

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | The Nation | 3:20 PM

Thailand faces the risk of 11 emerging infectious disease outbreaks due to changes in the environment, transportation and farming systems, a study revealed yesterday. Citing [...]
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Intrepid Mines announces significant drill intersections

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | Market wire | 9:29 AM

Intrepid Mines Limited (TSX:IAU)(TSX:IXN)(ASX:IAU) (the “Company”) is pleased to report that diamond drill hole GTD 56 at the Tumpangpitu Prospect, Tujuh Bukit [...]
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COSL starts drilling first well in Burma

21-Feb-2009 Intellasia | rigzone.com | 9:29 AM

COSL announced that its integrated project management contract in Burma has commenced drilling on the first well Shwe Tha Htay-1. Shwe Tha Htay-1 is first of the four wells [...]
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