Archive for June 11th, 2011

Taiwan says 600 arrested in Asian swindling rings

Taiwan says 600 arrested in Asian swindling rings

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 4:57 PM

Swindling rings busted around Asia had duped tens of thousands of mostly Chinese and Taiwanese victims through a variety of money scams, Taiwanese police said Friday after [...]
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Asian marts mixed in nervous trading

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 4:12 PM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Friday Jun 10 after the Dow Jones Industrial Average in New York rose for the first time in six sessions but a rate increase in South Korea [...]
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Japan marks three months since tsunami

Japan marks three months since tsunami

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 3:53 PM

Japan Saturday marked three months since its devastating quake-tsunami and resulting nuclear crisis, with the prime minister visiting the disaster zone and thousands set for [...]
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US urges peaceful end to South China Sea tensions

US urges peaceful end to South China Sea tensions

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 3:51 PM

The United States is “troubled” by tensions triggered by a maritime border dispute in the South China Sea, US officials said Friday, calling for a [...]
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Flooding in central China kills 41; 33 missing

Flooding in central China kills 41; 33 missing

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AP | 3:48 PM

More flooding across central China has killed 41 people, state media reported Friday, bringing the total killed in seasonal flooding this year to at least 95. Torrential [...]
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Vietnam plans live-fire drill after China dispute

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AP | 3:44 PM

Vietnam-A squabble over territory in the South China Sea escalated Friday when Vietnam announced a live ammunition drill in an apparent response to China’s demand that [...]
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Vietnam Govt to step up state firm sales

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The Vietnamese government will accelerate privatisation of state-owned companies and will not rescue failing banks, deputy prime minister Nguyen Sinh Hung said on Thursday, [...]
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VN needs more aid to ensure steady growth

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | VOV | 7:01 AM

Vietnam is seeking more assistance in poverty reduction, construction of new rural centres and reducing the effects of climate change, to ensure macroeconomic stability and [...]
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Vietnam commits to stabilisation policies into next yr

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Vietnam will maintain its macroeconomic stabilisation policies into next year and possibly beyond, and as a result economic growth will be below a target set by the ruling [...]
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Indonesia still planning global sukuk as it waits for approval

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Indonesia is still planning a sale of dollar-denominated Islamic bonds in the second half even though it has yet to get approval for state-owned land and office buildings to [...]
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Indonesian tax dispute shuts out Hollywood blockbusters

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | voanews.com | 7:01 AM

The months of June, July and August are when Hollywood releases its blockbusters, the big-budget films aimed at appealing to global audiences. But this year in Indonesia, an [...]
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Indonesia keeps interest rate at 6.75pct for a fourth month as rupiah climbs

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a fourth straight month as a strengthening currency helped contain inflation in Southeast [...]
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Thai prices at 32-month high ‘must be free,’ Yingluck says

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Business Week | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s opposition Pheu Thai party, leading in polls before a July 3 election, favours letting prices of consumer goods move freely as the country faces inflation at [...]
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2 foreigners, Thai nabbed for spying

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Thai security authorities arrested a Cambodian, a Vietnamese and a Thai man for espionage in a village adjacent to Cambodia in Si Sa Ket province. Police and paramilitary [...]
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Mobius optimistic on Thailand as shares fall

11-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

The biggest stock-market tumble worldwide hasn’t dented Mark Mobius’s optimism for Thailand, even as Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Credit Suisse Group AG advise [...]
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