13 March 2006      
 
WEEK'S TOP VOLUME
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 China Sun
125,722 
 GlobalVoice
114,456 
 Sing Tel
110,999 
 ChinaEssen
108,208 
 Luzhou
105,634 
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WEEK'S TOP GAINER
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 JMH 400US$
18.800 
+1.000
 F&N
19.400 
+0.600
 UOB
15.400 
+0.400
 SIA 200
14.500 
+0.400
 CMProp 100 HK$
10.000 
+0.300
Weekly movement as at 10 March 2006

 
HEADLINES FOR THE WEEK
Creative: Opens 2,200 Sq Foot Retail Store In Marina Square.
Scorpio East: IPO Offers 28.6 Million Shares At 21 Cents Each.
Concord Energy: To Build US$200 Million 75,000 bpd Condensate Splitter On Jurong Island.
eSys: Vikas Goel Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year.
Media Asia: Tie Up With MGM-CapitaLand In Integrated Resort Bid.


Sembcorp: Unit Wins US$200m Contract From Huntsman.
Albedo: Lodged Preliminary Prospectus With MAS For
SESDAQ Listing.
Temasek: Buys 9.9% Of Tata Teleservices For 15 Billion Rupees.
Windsor: Lodged Preliminary Prospects With MAS For
MAS Mainboard Listing.
 

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HOT Off The Press

DMX Inked US$2.1m Contract To Upgrade China Construction Bank Backbone Network


DMX will deliver the equipment, install and provide maintenance and training services to CCB Sichuan and Henan Branch.

The 2nd tier backbone infrastructure comprises all the network elements connected by backbone routers at Provincial level and the backbone routers of the Branch offices. CCB Sichuan network will support 20 cities and counties while CCB Henan network will support 14 cities and counties.

DMX Technologies Group Limited is a new breed of system architects in Asia. [+]

DMX Won US$1.5 Million Contract To Build A National Network For Huaxia Bank

DMX will design and implement the first phase of a network that supports all the branch offices of Huaxia Bank across China and the core layer of the network. The core layer of the network links its data center at Beijing headquarters, its communications center at Xidan and the main office building at Dongdan area.

Upon completion, the core layer of the network will be connected to the wide area network of 23 branch offices to form the backbone network infrastructure, while MPLS VPN technology are deployed for network integration. Each of the branch offices will be dual connected to the core layer network to provide redundancy against link failure.

The design incorporates high performance, reliability and scalability features to support Huaxia Bank’s service portfolio expansion, such as office automation, electronic documents transmission, remote video conferencing, VoIP, e-learning applications and database consolidation.

DMX Technologies Group Limited is a new breed of system architects in Asia. [+]

Ezra Wins Charters Worth Up To S$95.7m

EZRA Holdings Ltd four deepwater Anchor Handling, Towing and Supply vessels have secured charter contracts worth potentially S$95.7 million.

These contracts are for a minimum one year on average, and a maximum five years, excluding extension options averaging eight months. The value of the firm portion is about S$69.0 million; extension options are worth S$26.7 million.

Ezra Holdings is an offshore support and marine services provider supporting the offshore oil and gas industry, mainly in South East Asia. [+]

OKP Award Of Tender

Wholly-owned subsidiary, Or Kim Peow Contractors (Private) Limited had been awarded part of the Civil and Related Works for Tank Foundation and other Structures at the land next to Meranti Crescent – MK No. 34 at Jurong Island ("the Contract") by Rotary Engineering Limited.

The amount of the tender is approximately SGD50 million. The Contract is expected to be completed on 30 April 2007.

OKP Holdings Limited is involved in road and building construction and road maintenance in Singapore. [+]

Bio-Treat New Turnkey Projects In Fu Ning City And Xiang Shui City

Bio-Treat Technology Limited has secured two new turnkey municipal projects in Fu Ning City and Xiang Shui City, Jiangsu Province, the People’s Republic of China with total value of RMB199,000,000.

The first contract is for the provision of the Company's proprietary BMS wastewater treatment services to construct a new municipal wastewater treatment plant and a set
of drainage pipes for the wastewater treatment plant in Fu Ning City.

The second contract is for the provision of the Company's proprietary BMS wastewater treatment services to construct a new municipal wastewater treatment plant and a set of drainage pipes for the wastewater treatment plant in Xiang Shui City.

Bio-Treat Technology Limited is one of the pioneers in the use of biotechnology for waste and wastewater management in the PRC. [+]

Ezra Wins Silver Award For Best Investor Relations

EZRA Holdings Limited took silver in the Singapore Corporate Awards’ in the category of Best Investor Relations, among Sesdaq-listed companies.

The annual SCA, which pays tribute to stars of corporate governance, is organised by The Business Times in collaboration with UBS, and supported by The Singapore Exchange.

Ezra Holdings is an offshore support and marine services provider supporting the offshore oil and gas industry, mainly in South East Asia. [+]

STAR Performer- Revenues And Net Profit Reached Record Highs

Highlights:

Revenues up 26.3% to record high RMB116.5 million on strong contributions from new antibiotics and other products.

Net profit up 21.2% to historical high of RMB48.3 million on strong net profit margin of 41.5%.

Prospects remains positive backed by strong R&D capabilities and sales & marketing initiatives, and the rapidly expanding pharmaceutical market, ageing population, improvement in standard of living, as well as government promotion of the healthcare industry in the PRC.

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Management is fairly optimistic about the Group’s performance in FY2006.

STAR Pharmaceutical Limited is specialised in the manufacture and sale of both western and TCM-formulated prescription drugs. The Group’s manufacturing facility is based in Qionghai City. [+]

Courage Marine Adds Yet Another Handymax Vessel

Courage Marine Group Ltd has concluded an agreement to acquire a 24-year-old Handymax vessel for US$6.15 m. Its subsidiary, Heroic Marine Corporation, signed the Memorandum of Agreement with International Compass SA to purchase a Handymax vessel (41,538 dwt), M/V Ulysses II, built in November 1982. It will be renamed M/V Heroic upon completion of the acquisition.

Courage owns/operates 10 dry bulk carriers, comprising six Handysize (10,000- 39,999 dwt), one Handymax (40,000-59,999 dwt), and three Panamax vessels, with a total capacity of 444,742 dwt, deployed around Greater China, Japan, Russia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and elsewhere in Asia. [+]

 

Aztech Rolls out New Innovative Products At CeBIT 2006


Aztech Systems Ltd will be at the CeBIT 2006 from 9 March to 15 March 2006. Aztech’s latest range of products combines simplicity and style with conceptual brilliance.

The company welcomes visitors at its two booths, Booth A20 (Hall 13) and Booth C-65-14 (Hall 13) in the Hannover Exhibition Grounds, Germany.

The company will unveil a comprehensive product display with value-added, leading-edge design and technology at its 64 square metre booth located at Hall 13, Stand A20 during the seven-day show. There will be presentation areas to show a variety of new developments and its line of products. In addition, there will be a live demo for the new products.

Aztech Systems Ltd is a Singapore public listed company providing Electronic Manufacturing Services and OEM/ODM design and mmanufacturing services. [+]

Aztech Introduces Homeplug AV 200Mbps

Aztech Systems Ltd will add Ethernet HomePlug AV 200Mbps to its current range of HomePlug products. Aztech introduced its first HomePlug 14Mbps Ethernet Adaptor that enabled full-fat broadband to be accessible via any power socket in the home in 2004. The following year, Aztech launched its HomePlug 85Mbps Turbo Ethernet Adaptor, which boosted a higher data transfer speed to 85Mbps.

At this year’s CeBIT, Aztech will be introducing the next generation of the technology, Ethernet HomePlug Audio Video that offers a data rate of up to 200Mbps and supports multiple HDTV streams and the distribution of data throughout a home over existing power lines.

Aztech Systems Ltd is a Singapore public listed company providing Electronic Manufacturing Services and OEM/ODM design and mmanufacturing services. [+]

Singapore Computer Systems Announces Strategic Global Alliance With Blackwell Publishing

The exclusive agreement combines Singapore Computer System’s expertise in consulting and systems integration with Blackwell’s high quality technology solutions to deliver timely and value-added support to customers worldwide.
Blackwell Publishing awarded SCS a three-year, multi-million dollar contract to provide maintenance and development services for Blackwell’s global applications. This follows the successful completion of a three-month pilot project by SCS at Blackwell’s offices in Oxford, UK.

SCS will support Blackwell’s growth plans and commitment in strengthening their ability to deliver high quality technology solutions for its customers. These technology solutions are developed on Microsoft platform and will continue to be enhanced and upgraded for use with the latest Microsoft architecture and technologies.

Singapore Computer Systems Limited is a leading information and communications technology service provider in Asia. [+]

TeleChoice Exercise Option: Planet Telecoms (S) Pte Ltd

TeleChoice International Limited has exercised its option to acquire an additional 150,000 shares in Planet Telecoms (S) Pte Ltd from Planet's founder, Kan Cheong Hoong for a cash consideration of $840,000.

The transaction is targetted for completion on 10 March 2006. Currently, TeleChoice holds 200,000 Planet shares (comprising 40% of Planet's paid-up capital), with the remaining 300,000 Planet shares (comprising 60% of Planet's paid-up capital) held by the Founder.

Upon completion, TeleChoice will hold 350,000 Planet shares (comprising 70% of Planet's paid-up capital), and the Founder will hold the remaining 150,000 Planet shares (comprising 30% of Planet's paid-up capital).

TeleChoice International Limited is a subsidiary of the Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd, a leading information-communications company with operations in Asia-Pacific, the Americas and Europe. [+]

Chairman Of SGX Mainboard-Listed Steel Group Delong Holdings Places S$29.25 Million Worth Of Shares To Investor

Delong Holdings Limited Executive Chairman and largest shareholder, Mr Ding Liguo, has placed out 225 million shares at S$0.13 each to an institutional investor.

The placement, valued at S$29.25 million and representing 4.24% of the total issued capital of Delong, was made by Best Decade Holdings Limited, a company in which Mr Ding has a deemed interest, to Key Consultant Investments Limited, a company registered in the British Virgin Islands.

The placement will help increase the liquidity of the shares of Delong, which was transferred to the SGX Mainboard from the Stock Exchange of Singapore Dealing and Automated Quotation
System on 2 March 2006.

Delong Holdings Limited is a steel manufacturing and trading group headquartered in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. [+]

Advanced Holdings Announces Proposed Two-for-One Stock Split

Advanced Holdings Ltd. Board of Directors has authorised, subject to common shareholder and regulatory approvals, a two-for-one split of the Company’s common stock to increase the number of Advanced ordinary shares issued from 129,433,588 to 258,867,176.

Advanced is an ISO9001:2000 certified specialist company which designs and supplies process equipment and process technologies to cater to the different needs of its customers in the chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, power generation and micro-electronics industries. [+]

Trek Set To Unveil New Series Of Enhanced ThumbDrive Solutions At CeBIT

Trek 2000 International Ltd will be introducing its new enhanced ThumbDrive_ solutions at the forthcoming CeBIT exhibition in Hannover, Germany. The annual CeBIT exhibitions will take place from 9 March 2006 to 15 March 2006.

Trek 2000 International Ltd, an industry leader, innovator and patent owner of the ThumbDrive® (i.e. USB flash Drive) offers state-of-the-art design solutions ranging from portable storage devices, Digital technology, wireless, and encryption to sophisticated Enterprise solutions all catering to the fast changing digital industry. [+]






CEO's Walk The Talk
“…Having successfully obtained a public listing status last year, and having completed our transfer to the SGX Mainboard, we believe that following this placement Delong will be perceived as a more liquid stock which can draw the interest of institutional investors as it charts its next stage of growth…”
Mr Ding Liguo
Executive Chairman
Delong Holdings Limited.



Highlighted Company



The Group is principally engaged in the provision of the integrated comprehensive logistics services, which are broadly classified into:

  • General logistics
  • Metal logistics
  • Container/ Conventional Transportation & Project Management
  • Sea & Air Freight Services

The metal logistics services are operated by GKE Metal Logistics Pte Ltd, a warehouse operator approved by London Metal Exchange ("LME") to take custody of non-ferrous metals traded on the LME. The general logistics services are provided by GKE Warehousing & Logistics Pte Ltd. It includes a wide range of logistics services for customers in consumer products and retail industries that is supported by our multi-modal transportation in both Sea, Air and Land transport through GKE Freight Pte Ltd and GKE Air Express Pte Ltd.

Adding on to expand the Group's core business activities, GKE Express Logistics Pte Ltd provides Out-of-Gauge ("OOG") or non-standard/ abnormal-sized cargo transportation.

With a formation to provide a TOTAL SERVICE anywhere in the world, GKE is your leading choice of integrated logistics service provider in the region.



































Historical Price Data
 Date Open High Low Close
Volume  
 10 Mar 2006
-
-
-
-
0
 09 Mar 2006 0.120 0.125 0.120 0.125
40,000 
 08 Mar 2006 0.115 0.115 0.115 0.115
45,000 
 07 Mar 2006 0.115 0.115 0.115 0.115
5,000 
 06 Mar 2006 0.120 0.120 0.115 0.120
265,000 

Fundamentals
EPS ($) *
-
NAV ($) **
0.1268
Dividend ($) ****
0.002500
PE
-
Price / NAV **
0.907
Dividend Yield (%) ****
2.174
Market Cap (M)
20.240
Par Value ($)
SGD 0.050
Issued & Paid-up Shares ***
176,000,000
52 Weeks High
0.145
52 Weeks Low
0.065
 
* Based on latest Full Year Results Announcement
** Based on latest Results Announcement (Full Year, Half Year or Interim)
*** Rounded to the nearest thousand. Updated on 13/1/2006. Please click here for more information.
**** Dividend is based on latest Full Year Results Announcement and excludes special dividend

Newsroom
12 Jan 2006 Half Year Financial Statement And Dividend Announcement
09 Jan 2006 Miscellaneous - Change Of Company Secretary
15 Dec 2005 Miscellaneous - Joint Venture Agreement With Wideshine Enterprises Co. Ltd. - Change Of Joint Venture Company
07 Nov 2005 Miscellaneous - Share Sale And Shareholders' Agreement Relating To The Disposal Of Shares In GKE Express Logistics Pte. Ltd.
02 Nov 2005 Announcement of Appointment Of Non-Executive Director



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