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New VP for Novo Nordisk Asia Pacific

Mr. Yian Cheng Gan has taken over as Vice President for Novo Nordisk Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. in Singapore. Mr. Yian Cheng Gan succeeded by the end of June Mr. Henrik Ekelund, who has left Singapore to start on 1 September 2003 in his new position as Consultant in Novo Nordisk’s International Human Resources department…

Carlsberg Breweries increases shareholding in Vietnam

Carlsberg Breweries A/S has a tentative deal to acquire the Danish Industrialisation Fund for Developing Countries’ (IFU) shareholdings of 25 percent in South-East Asia Brewery Ltd. and 15 percent in Hue Brewery Ltd. in Vietnam for a total of DKK 95 million.      Carlsberg Breweries said the acquisition is subject to approval by local authorities.      The…

Jebsen & Jessen SEA to enhance focus and quality

Jebsen & Jessen Group of Companies South East Asia (JJSEA) will on January 1 next year embark on a corporate realignment expected to sharpen its business focus and maintain its competitive edge in the marketplace.      “The group activities currently being conducted through its “Industrial” and “Process Engineering” regional business units (RBUs), with the exception of…

MDT secures maintenance deal for Suvarnabhumi Airport

Bangkok’s new international airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, which is scheduled to commence its operations in 2005, will feature a monorail system from MHE-Demag in Thailand (MDT), as part of the facade maintenance system for the airport complex.      A 50:50 joint venture between Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) Pte. Ltd. and Demag Cranes & Components GmbH of Germany,…

Denmark renews interest free-loan scheme for Vietnam

Denmark has extended an interest-free credit scheme to development projects selected by the Vietnamese government and implemented by Danish exporters, said a Viet Nam News report.      The new agreement, signed in early August this year, opens up a line of credit worth US$40 million.      This is the third such agreement between the two countries since…

Thailand looking to Denmark for clean technology

Thailand’s energy minister Prommin Lertsuridej is mentioning Denmark as a country where coal is used for energy production without creating any pollution problems.      The Ministry of Energy is interested in promoting the use of coal and biomass as fuels for local electricity plants thereby minimizing the use of natural gas.      “Coal-fueled power plants are mostly…