Category: Denmark

New Danish CEO for Diethelm Malaysia






Mr. Niels Holm, currently in charge of Diethelm’s Food and Special Products Division in Thailand as well as Diethelm Trading, Siam Food Services and Customs Clearance Services has as of January 1, 2003 been promoted to President and Group Managing Director for Diethelm in Malaysia. In his new capacity, Mr. Niels Holm will among others…

Queen Margrethe’s Chef in Bangkok






The Chef of the Royal Danish household, Mr. Takeshi, a Japanese, gathered with other Chefs of world Royalties in Bangkok at the beginning of November for a week of culinary revelry and a break from their demanding duties. While the Club of the Chefs to the Heads of State sees its members as “ardent defenders…

Scandinavian victims of Bali terror bomb






The tragedy of the bomb at Kuta Beach had several Scandinavian victims, both dead and wounded. A website has been established where all the names are listed as they become known. All Sunday and Monday, embassy staff from all the Scandinavian embassies worked tirelessly together with staff from the tour companies in contacting all known…

Viking opens factory in Thailand






Viking Life-Saving Equipment (Thailand) Ltd. on 30 October 2002 opened a new 8,600 square meter factory in the free port zone of Laem Chabang Industrial Estate between Cholburi and Pattaya. The opening was performed by Mr. Kjeld Amann, Managing Director of the Viking Group of companies, Danish Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen and Mrs.…

Fewer Scandinavian in Ho Chi Minh City






The Scandinavian community in Ho Chi Minh City is shrinking as more non-Scandinavian expatriates take over positions previously occupied by Scandinavian personnel. “The Swedish companies are doing great here – it is just the number of Swedes they employed, which is declining,” says Mr. Nils Sundvik, Consul General of Sweden in Ho Chi Minh City. One example…

The Oriental Bangkok in a Danish perspective.






But in fact, H.N. Andersen was only the owner for thirteen years from 1881 to 1893. And although he bought it from another Dane, C. Salje, who had owned it for the nine previous years, it hardly makes the hotel “Danish” today. Ask any Italian and they will tell you, the Oriental is in fact more…

Family buys Rosti (Mala) Ltd. back






The Sitachitt family, founders of Mala Chemical Industries in 1961, has bought back all its shares from Rosti of Demark and A.P. Moller. The Sitachitt family previously held a 49% stake in Rosti (Mala), Rosti of Denmark had 49% stake and AP Moller 2%. The company is a leading plastic and melamine manufacturer. The name has…