Archive for June 19th, 2010

Asian markets stronger, thanks to Spain

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 3:56 PM

A successful bond sale by the Spanish government lifted confidence in Asian trade yesterday Friday June 18, with most markets posting gains, although sentiment was tempered [...]
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Leighton’s shares peaked after winning big contracts in Indonesia

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | International Business Times AU | 7:01 AM

Shares in Leighton Holdings made a solid performance in the market yesterday after it announced its big contracts yesterday. In a statement made to the Australian Securities [...]
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PGN says to seek up to 15t rupiah for gas deals

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s biggest gas distributor, PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) (PGAS.JK: Quote), said on Thursday it may raise up to 15 trillion rupiah ($1.64 billion) to finance [...]
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Coal output up but sales lag

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Vietnamnews | 7:01 AM

The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) churned out 25.8 million tonnes of unprocessed coal in the first half of this year, up 15 per cent on last [...]
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Donggi-Senoro LNG project terms agreed -energy minister

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s energy minister said on Thursday that the terms of the Donggi-Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) project had been approved, with 25-30 percent of production [...]
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Singapore, Greece agree to expand bilateral Air Services Agreement

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | CNA | 7:01 AM

Singapore and Greece have agreed to expand the Air Services Agreement between both countries. Under the expanded bilateral agreement, carriers from Singapore and Greece are [...]
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Asia’s solar energy market potential

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Business Standard India | 7:01 AM

Asia could account for a quarter of global solar capacity in five years, possibly overtaking the United States, if the region’s policy makers continue to enact measures [...]
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Thailand says buying Thaicom depends on resolving legal issues

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

The Thai government said Thursday it needs to resolve several legal issues before it can conclude a proposal to buy Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd.’s stake in Thai satellite [...]
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China’s gravitational pull on Taiwan

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | Business Week | 7:01 AM

China has 1,400 missiles pointed at Taiwan, a stark reminder that Beijing still views the neighboring island as a renegade province that will someday be absorbed, by force if [...]
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Philippines in danger of repeating sorry history

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 7:01 AM

On June 30, President Benigno Aquino III will take occupancy of Manila’s riverside Malacanang Palace for six years and Philippine politics will have come full circle. [...]
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Singapore exports surge 24pct in May

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Singapore’s exports surged in May, led by electronics production, laying the ground for the city-state to post a second consecutive quarter of double-digit economic [...]
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HK debates political reform amid protests

HK debates political reform amid protests

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Hong Kong’s government held an unprecedented debate Thursday with opposition camps on a controversial political reform plan as pro-democracy demonstrators called for [...]
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US, Korea express solidarity over ship sinking

US, Korea express solidarity over ship sinking

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea and the United States expressed solidarity Thursday over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship they blame on North Korea, with a senior American diplomat [...]
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China growth a ‘bad thing’ says international poll

China growth a ‘bad thing’ says international poll

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

China’s growing economic and military clout is a matter of concern in the United States and its allies including Japan and France, according to a recently released Pew [...]
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Japan presses Karzai for clean government

Japan presses Karzai for clean government

19-Jun-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Japan pointedly reminded visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday of the need for better governance in his corruption-riddled nation as it confirmed its massive aid [...]
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