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Finland signed Quang Tri development agreement






Matti Pullinen, Deputy General Director of Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ Asia and America Department, and Le Huu Phuc, Chairman of the Quang Tri People’s Committee, signed an agreement of Quang Tri rural development programme in Hanoi on June 10th.      Finland will provide 9 million EUR, while Vietnamese Government is contributing 1 million EUR. The…

Metso closes Thai deal






The Finnish pulp and paper corporation Metso Paper has been awarded a contract for upgrading of the oxygen delignification process at the mill of Siam Cellulose in Thailand.      Introducing the new process will lead to a higher delignification degree in the oxygen delignification process prior to the final bleaching stage.      It does also reduce the…

Vietnam to Waive Visas for Scandinavians






Four Scandinavian countries are the latest set to receive visa exemptions for travel to Vietnam beginning May 1, announced Vietnam’s authorities April 19.      Up to now, Vietnam has exempted popular entry visas for citizens from five ASEAN countries, along with Japan and Republic of Korea.      Citizens of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are exempt from…

New Deal from Scandinavian Airlines






Fly Scandinavian Airlines this summer from Indonesia to Scandinavia or Europe from 01 June 2005 and return to Indonesia by 31 August 2005 and get extra point when issue ticket after May 18, 2005.      Find out more through your preferred travel agent or Scandinavian Airlines +62 21 2524081 or visit our website at www.flysas.com for…

Finland Provides Fund for Tsunami Warning System






Twenty-seven Indian Ocean rim countries will benefit from a tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean in the next six months.      “Nine Countries consisting of the US, India, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Germany, Australia, Italia and China, have pledge to provide 5.5 million USD to assist the United Nations to build and put into operation an…

Keeping Booming Asia Connected






     The Asia Pacific region is the world’s fastest growing market when it comes to cell phone services. Right now, Nokia is the indisputable market leader in this region, and it is Urpo Karjalainen’s job to make sure that things stay that way. Meet the Senior Vice-President of Nokia’s customer and market operations in Asia Pacific;…

Finnish men molest Thai boys






     Detective Chief Inspector Lars Henriksson of the National Bureau of Investigation, Finland’s central criminal police, told that in the course of a raid on the man’s home a diary had been discovered that chronicled all the pedophile liaisons that the man had had in previous visits to Thailand.      The entries began from 1989 and detailed…