Category: Business news

Alpine Salesforce Celebrated Grand Opening






Danish telemarketing company Alpine Saleforce Ltd.  celebrated on Saturday 9 March the Grand Opening of its new office building on Petchkasem Road Soi 28 in the centre of the popular Thai resort town Hua Hin in Prachuabkhirikan Province in Thailand some 250 km south of the capital Bangkok. The company has currently 35 Danes working in…

Galanga Living launches new brand






Ginger is an Asian-Scandinavian lifestyle brand which is now launched by Galanga Living in Singapore. The first product series in the Ginger brand is a collection of melamine table ware and kitchen utensils in the world of colours, patterns, texture and functionality which will characterize all Ginger products. The melamine collection is practical and fun for…

SAS and Thai expand code-share agreement to include Thai nonstop flights Scandinavia – Bangkok






Effective April 8, Scandinavian Airlines and Star Alliance partner Thai Airways will expand their present code-share agreement to also cover the direct routes Stockholm – Bangkok, Oslo – Bangkok and Copenhagen – Bangkok. The code-share arrangement follows the announcement that SAS will put the route to Bangkok on hold as of 1 April – but plan…

Carl Bildt comments on Thai Swedish Agreement






Carl Bildt, Foreign Minister of Sweden, signed on March 4, 2013 an agreement – the “joint plan of action” – with Thailand during the visit to Sweden of Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul together with other high level government figures and a large business delegation. In this video issued by…

Danish robots a success in Malaysia






Universal Robots, a Danish developer of industrial robots, has experienced great success in Malaysia for providing its robotic technology. The company is hoping to establish its presence in the Malaysian market, due to the increasing demand of industrial robots in the country. According to The Star, there is an increasing demand for robot technology on…

Swedish wave expected to hit Philippines’ BPO sector






Swedish companies, which previously had little interest in the Philippines, are expected to turn their attention to the country’s growing business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, according to Business Sweden, Malaysia office. “The Philippines is a bit of a special case among ASEAN countries since most of the other countries are industry-oriented but the Philippines is…

Volvo: China beats Sweden






China has surpassed Volvo’s home country Sweden to become the automaker’s second-largest market after the US. Its January sales in China hit 4,776 units, an increase of 75.8 percent from a year ago. The company said it sold 29,614 vehiclesacross the globe in the same month. The imported mid-sized S60 sedan and imported SUV XC60 both set records for single month sales in China. Source: China Daily

Star Alliance Introduces enhanced Asia Airpass






Star Alliance has launched an enhanced Asia Airpass for travel across the Asian continent. “The new Asia Airpass, with its extended routing possibilities, reflects the growing desire for travellers to explore the full Asian continent on an Airpass journey, a need which was not fully met in the past,” said Horst Findeisen, Vice President Commercial…