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SBA supports Indonesian book gift to Malmö city library

Children’s books in Bahasa Indonesia will be donated to the city library in Malmö on Saturday 11 October.      The books are a gift from the owner of Kompas-Gramedia Group, Jakob Oetama and the group’s public relations director Juslius Pour.      Shipment of the books from Indonesia to Sweden has partly been covered through a SEK 1000…

Jyske Bank (Schweiz) to visit South East Asia again

Jyske Bank will this November go on a tour of South East Asia to visit Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The bank will this year be represented by Mr. Mads Schierup, Mrs. Mette Kraushaar and Mr. Helge Nielsen.       “Both we and our customers find the personal contact important and so it is only natural…

IFS Indonesia has moved to new office

Swedish ERP software provider PT IFS Solutions Indonesia launched the official opening of its new office on August 7 2003.      The half-day event was well-attended by over 100 customers, prospects, business partners and the media.      The acting Swedish Ambassador for Indonesia, H.E. Anders Backman, graced the ceremony, together with IFS’ COO, Mr Jan Moodh.

First half year 2003 fall in Swedish exports to five main Asean markets

Sell harder!      That is the message Swedish exporters active in five major Asean markets – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand – should get after reading the latest market survey from Sweden’s Trade Council.      Sweden fails to up sales in any of the five countries.      The drop in exports ranges from a modest five percent…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen expects 10-20% rise in cargo moved through S’pore

Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA, the world’s largest provider of vehicle and ro-ro (roll-on, roll-off cargo) transportation services, expects a 10-20 percent rise in cargo moved through Singapore this year from the 650,000 tonnes handled last year, boosted by growth in vehicle exports from the region.      “We see exports coming out of Thailand and Indonesia as they…

Danes of no return

They moved abroad because of the adventure: How would it be to live and work somewhere else? They are mostly well educated and thought it might strengthen their skills and give them better future job possibilities. Some got higher wages in their new jobs abroad. But first and foremost they all got more spending power…

Book of Condolences opened at Swedish Embassies

For those who wish express their sympathy to Sweden’s Foreign Minister, Mrs Anna Lindh, who died Thursday 11 September, following a brutal stabbing attack in Stockholm the day before, books of condolences will be opened at Swedish embassies next week.      Please contact the Swedish embassy in your country of residence for detailed information about time…

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…

Jebsen & Jessen SEA to enhance focus and quality

Jebsen & Jessen Group of Companies South East Asia (JJSEA) will on January 1 next year embark on a corporate realignment expected to sharpen its business focus and maintain its competitive edge in the marketplace.      “The group activities currently being conducted through its “Industrial” and “Process Engineering” regional business units (RBUs), with the exception of…

Jakarta bomb near Danish embassy

Window panels in Rajali Tower, where the embassy of Denmark is located on the 25th floor, were shattered when a car bomb early August ripped through the American-run JW Marriott hotel in Jakarta, killing at least 14 people and leaving more than 150 injured in an attack police compared to the Bali terrorist outrage. The…