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…

Support for Danish relatives of Bali victim






Charlotte Høj and Chris Bradford came to Singapore in 1998. Chris Bradford worked for the Danish bank Unibank in Singapore. Seven months ago, the couple had a daughter, Emma. On Saturday, 12 October, 2002, Chris Bradford was killed on the Bali bomb attack. In a show of their deep sympathy with the bereaved wife and…

ASEM-IV: Strengthening Thai-Danish business relations






Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and the Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen agreed at a bilateral meeting during the ASEM-IV in Copenhagen in September to encourage a further expansion of the commercial relations between Denmark and Thailand, according to Denmark’s Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen, who participated in the meeting. “The meeting was the…

New Danish Church in Malaysia






Mærsk Sealand started using the new harbour in the South of Malaysia about eighteen months ago. As the mission of the Danish Seamen’s Church is “To be present whereever Danish ships go”, it was natural for the Church in Singapore to follow suit.  Currently, staff from the Church in Singapore visit all ships arriving Tanjong…

DLH offers employees to leave Indonesia






DLH – the largest Danish wholesale company within tropical wood offered its employees in Indonesia to leave the country if they felt insecure after the Bali bombings. “We source wood from so many countries that we may shift from one country to another if supply from one country becomes unavailable. For us, Indonesia is one country…

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…