Archive for April 4th, 2009

Sotheby’s Spring Sales 2009 in Hong Kong

Sotheby’s Spring Sales 2009 in Hong Kong

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | | 4:24 PM

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Dissident Vietnam monk joins opposition to mine

Dissident Vietnam monk joins opposition to mine

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | AFP | 8:01 AM

A dissident Buddhist monk has joined scientists and intellectuals in opposing a government plan to mine bauxite in Vietnam, according to a statement received from his [...]
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Cambodia expects to learn oil-exploring experience from Kuwait

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Xinhua News Agency | 8:01 AM

The Cambodian National Assembly (NA) has just approved a draft agreement with Kuwait, which can facilitate the kingdom to draw oil-exploring experience from this Arabic [...]
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Northern Technologies International Corp announces oil & gas cathodic protection project in Vietnam

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Globe Newswire | 8:01 AM

Northern Technologies International Corp (NasdaqGM:NTIC -News) today announced the signing of a contract between NTIC’s joint venture operating in Vietnam and Vung Tau [...]
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OZ Minerals has preferred bidder for Martabe-official

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:01 AM

Australian miner OZ Minerals Ltd (OZL.AX) has a preferred bidder for its partly developed Martabe gold and silver project in Indonesia, an OZ Minerals official told Reuters [...]
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Vietnam finmin says to raise fuel prices

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:01 AM

Vietnam’s finance ministry said on Thursday it had approved a proposal by oil product importers and distributors to raise the retail price on popular 92-octane petrol [...]
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Thai PTTEP to get LNG from Australian fields

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:01 AM

Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTE.BK) said on Thursday it planned to produce 1-2 million tonnes a year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Australian [...]
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Obama issues warning as N Korea readies rocket

Obama issues warning as N Korea readies rocket

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | AP | 8:01 AM

As North Korea fuelled a rocket Thursday for its threatened satellite launch, President Barack Obama promised a “stern” response and Japan said it would press for [...]
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Rallies and arrests in West Papua, Indonesia

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | hr.minihub.org (press release) | 8:01 AM

Reports from West Papua today indicate that 10,000 people are staging a rally in Nabire, while another rally planned for Wamena is occurring in the grounds of the Efata [...]
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Hong Kong March home sales drop 25% on year

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:01 AM

The value of Hong Kong’s home unit sales surged 87% in March from a month earlier, according to the Land Registry. Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd and Sun Hung Kai [...]
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Malaysia arrests bloggers, bans newspapers in fresh assaults on expression

Malaysia arrests bloggers, bans newspapers in fresh assaults on expression

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Malaysia Today | 8:01 AM

The International Press Institute today expressed concern about recent arrests of bloggers, restrictions on news organisations and other breaches of free expression in [...]
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Najib sworn in as sixth PM

Najib sworn in as sixth PM

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Bernama | 8:01 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was sworn in as Malaysia’s sixth prime minister today, taking over from Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi who stepped down after leading the [...]
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Radical Islam targets Indonesia institutions

Radical Islam targets Indonesia institutions

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:01 AM

Indonesia’s tradition of practising a moderate form of Islam is being undermined by extremists whose agenda includes the creation of an Islamic state or international [...]
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Indonesia may cut interest rate a fifth month to bolster growth

Indonesia may cut interest rate a fifth month to bolster growth

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:01 AM

Indonesia’s central bank will probably cut its benchmark interest rate for a fifth straight month to help sustain consumer spending as inflation eases in Southeast [...]
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China growth could quicken to 10% by end of year: Nomura

China growth could quicken to 10% by end of year: Nomura

04-Apr-2009 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:01 AM

China’s economy may grow as much as 10% by the final quarter of this year as the government’s 4 trillion stimulus package (US$585 billion) takes effect, Nomura [...]
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