Latest Scandinavian Denmark News

New Danish Chamber trainee in Bangkok

Janus Kortsen is a 24 year old suburban Copenhagen-kid with a quick remark and a teasing smile. Early August he arrived Bangkok to take over the job as post graduate trainee at the combined secretariat of the three Scandinavian chambers of commerce in Thailand. As soon as the formalities with the authorities are in place,…

Asean/Oceania export counsellors on tour

Trade consellors and export advisors from the Danish embassies in Indonesia, Singapore, New Zealand, Australien, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand will jointly visit five Danish cities from 10 -14 November this year.       The purpose of touring Denmark together is to create a broader focus on Danish opportunities in the Asean and Oceanian region as a…

Sweden, Denmark help finance Vietnam’s legal reform

Sweden and Denmark have contributed in renovating Vietnam’s legal system by financing an almost US$5 million, seven-year legal reform project with respectively US$1,760,000 and US$460,000, a report on Viet Nam News says.      The project – intended to help Vietnam finalise and the Justice Ministy implement its Legal System Development Strategy – was launched on September…

Danish Concerts in Vietnam

Three Danish Concerts will be held in Vietnam during the visit of a Danish business delegation, with the participation of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, from 15-19 September 2003.       The first concert will take place in Hanoi on the 15th while the two other concerts will take place in Ho Chi Minh City…

‘Denmark meets Vietnam’ 15-19 September

A Danish business delegation, with the participation of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, will 15-19 September 2003 visit Hanoi as well as Ho Chi Minh City under the heading Denmark meets Vietnam. For the Danish business community Vietnam has become a very interesting partner with regard to import, export, joint ventures, out-sourcing of production…

Peter Corp. Dyrendal

Most Thai’s know who Peter Corp. Dyrendal is. If they don’t remember all his hits, at least they remember that the young half-Thai singer was three years in a row the top name on the “Most Sexy Men in Thailand”-list.       But to the Danes – even the ones living in Thailand – he is…

Danfoss Thailand increasingly profitable

Danfoss has increased its profitability in Thailand every year since Mr. Prasansak Suwanpotipra five years ago was handpicked for the job as General Manager of the prominent Danish company in Thailand.      “When you look at the figures, you may at first glance notice that our gross profit has been going down in terms of percent…

Sct. Hans Feast in Bangkok

Elleven families gathered on Monday 23 June at the Scandinavian Church in Bangkok on the invitation of Margretheklubben – Danish Women’s Network – to celebrate a traditional Danish Sct. Hans feast.       The newsletter of Margretheklubben reports, that 21 grown ups and 24 children enjoyed the bonfire toasting bread on a stick over the fire…

Margretheklubben considers name change

Margretheklubben – the Danish Women’s Network in Thailand – is considering a change of its name. The decission will be made on an extraordinary general meeting which will take place on 25 September 2003 at Admiral’s Pub & Restaurant on Sukhumvit Soi 18, Bangkok.       A formal invitation with suggestions of new names will be…

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…