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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…

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.…

ECCO shoes enters local retail market






Denmark-based firm guns for top-three spot in brown-shoe sector within 5 years ECCO, a Danish footwear brand, opened its first local retail shop yesterday and announced it had plans for 39 more company-owned outlets as it seeks to reach domestic sales of Bt600 million within five years. The Danish firm said it would also invest…

Three staff leave the Danish Embassy






About a hundred close friends and embassy colleagues gathered at the Royal Danish Embassy on Wednesday evening, 16th of July, to bid Farewell to Mrs. Tove Wihlborg Andersen, Mr. Claus Mogensen and Mr. Jesper Vibe-Hansen. The Ambassador Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen addressed each one of them in a personal speech and wished them all the best…

B&O new MP3 player introduced in Thailand






Bang & Olufsen Thailand invites all Scandinavians in Thailand to be among the first to experience a new cool Bang & Olufsen product – the BeoSound 2 (a pocket friendly MP3 player). The launch presentation in Thailand will take place on Friday July 26th at 6.30pm at the ground floor, Siam Discovery Center. The Thailand…

Reviving the Special Ties of Friendship Between Thailand and Denmark






Thailand and Denmark, two kingdoms located far apart and in different hemispheres of the world, have long had a close relationship, thanks to their much-revered dynasties.The two countries will celebrate their 400 years of bilateral relations in 2021. Their long-standing friendship has been developed through the warm and cordial relationship between the Thai and Danish royal…