Category: Denmark

Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce: 10 Years Anniversary






Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce was conceived by Ambassador Mogens Isaksen, Royal Danish Embassy; Peter Miller, Maersk Bangkok Branch, and Poul Weber, Berli Jucker Public Co., Ltd.. The idea was first launched at a meeting, chaired by Poul Weber, at the Royal Danish Embassy on May 14, 1991. About 30 Danish businessmen attended the meeting. The…

One EU-Malaysia Chamber considered






Mr. Lasse Reimann, Denmark’s ambassador to Malaysia, made headlines when he shortly after the Danish take-over of the EU presidency told the press that a proposal to form a Joint EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry was being considered. Mr. Reiman spoke as head of the European Union Group of Ambassadors’ which he headed during…

Danish Dry-Bag moving into the Thai retail market






Tanapol Vanich Co., Ltd. – the exclusive distributor of the Danish product Dry-Bag – is moving into the retail market. So far, the company has mainly focused on Thai exporters and the Thai shipping sector, where Dry-Bag is used to keep the export products dry all the way to the customer overseas. Dry-Bag is composed…

EU disappointed with Anwar’s appeal verdict






The European Union today expressed its disappointment with the Federal Court decision to uphold the conviction of former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim on charges of corruption. “The EU recalls its deep concern about the fairness of the trial that concluded on April 1999 and expresses its disappointment that the verdict has been upheld on…

New management for Carlsberg Asia Ltd.






Carlsberg Asia Pte Ltd., the 50/50 joint venture between Carlsberg Breweries A/S and the Chang Beverages Pte Limited, will as of 1 October, 2002 gradually change its top management team. The transition will be completed when the present CEO Michael C. Iuul reaches retirement age in January 2003. Ooi Boon Aun presently Vice chairman of…

Danish Gem mining partners speaks out






Breaking a long silence over the government of Laos’ conviction of Gem Mining Lao PDR company officers in late 2000, Bjarne Jeppesen and Julie Bruns have called for an end to corruption, greed and oppression existing in that country. “We have been quiet for far too long,” stated Jeppesen. “We were advised not to speak…

Carlsberg partner acquires Lao Brewery






Carlsberg in May made a major investment in Lao Brewery. The acquisition of shares in the brewery was made by two separate companies: Carlsberg Brewery Hong Kong Ltd, a subsidiary of Carlsberg Asia, and TCC International (HK), a subsidiary of Thailand-based TCC, which is the holding company of Carlsberg partner, whisky tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi. Thanit…

Unique Danish product keeps Thai exports dry






Introduced in Thailand only two years ago, an increasing number of export shipments from Thailand are protected on their journey to their final destination all over the orld by a unique Danish product called Dry-Bag. Importer and sole distributor in Thailand is the Thai company, Tanapol Vanich Co., Ltd., established in October 2000 by Mr.…