Roundup: Hong Kong stocks down 1.30 pct Thursday

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: Hong Kong stocks down 1.30 pct Thursday 

HONG KONG, June 21 — Hong Kong stocks fell 1.30 percent Thursday as investors preferred staying in sidelines amid lukewarm sentiment.

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Garment, textile exports rise by 6%

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Garment, textile exports rise by 6% 

HANOI, June 21 — Vietnam expected to earn about US$ 7.5 billion from exports of fiber, textile and garment in the first half of this year, up 6 per cent against the same period last year.

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Local bourse, stocks pull on growth worries

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Local bourse, stocks pull on growth worries 

MANILA, June 21 – Concerns on slowing global economic activity made investors wary and resulted to the local bourse reversing its rally in the past days.

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Malaysia sets to boost trade, investment ties with Cambodia: ambassador

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Malaysia sets to boost trade, investment ties with Cambodia: ambassador 

PHNOM PENH, June 21 — Malaysia is set to further enhance bilateral ties with Cambodia in the fields of trade and investment for the two countries' mutual interests, Malaysian ambassador to Cambodia Datuk Pengiran Mohd Hussein Bin Datuk Pengiran Haji Mohd Tahir Nasruddin, said Thursday.

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FTAs sustaining S. Korea's economic growth: gov't

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on FTAs sustaining S. Korea's economic growth: gov't 

SEOUL, June 21 — Free trade pacts reached with the European Union and the United States have helped sustain South Korea's growth against sluggish global economic growth, the government said Thursday.

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PHL bank head offices down yoy, qoq in Q1 '12

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on PHL bank head offices down yoy, qoq in Q1 '12 

MANILA, June 21 – Number of banks’ head offices in the Philippines contracted 723 at the end of the first quarter of 2012 from the previous quarter’s and previous year’s level.

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China stops anti-dumping investigation of Russian steel

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on China stops anti-dumping investigation of Russian steel 

BEIJING, June 21 — China decided to stop an investigation of the anti-dumping case of grain-oriented flat-rolled electrical steel (GOES) imported from Russia starting from Thursday, the Ministry of Commerce said.

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UK envoy, Zambo mayor, solon grace ‘Olympic Truce’

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on UK envoy, Zambo mayor, solon grace ‘Olympic Truce’ 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 19 –- British Ambassador Stephen Lillie and Mayor Celso Lobregat on Tuesday joined football fanatics in a celebration dubbed “Olympic Truce” highlighted by the holding of a football invitational tournament at the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex in this city.

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Sweden ends 43-year wait to shock France but still bows out at Euro 2012

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Sweden ends 43-year wait to shock France but still bows out at Euro 2012 

KIEV, June 20 — The already out Sweden ended its EURO 2012 football campaign on a high note by upsetting France 2-0 in the final round of Group D clash on Tuesday.

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Dutch students teaching sports to Davao kids, adults

June 21, 2012 10:26 pm· Comments Off on Dutch students teaching sports to Davao kids, adults 

DAVAO CITY, June 20 — Six visiting Dutch students are now teaching different sports to young children and adults in Calinan, this city.

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