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Swedish Board of Trade: Asia number one intellectual property pirate






Intellectual piracy is rampant in Asia and this hurts Swedish trade, claims Sweden’s Board of Trade in a newly released report.      During several years have many countries outside the European Community improved their intellectual property legislation.      In many such countries, even in those with flourishing piracy activities, there is now a good understanding at official…

Vietnam is better than you think






“Swedish corporations established in Vietnam are extremely pleased with their presence and doing very well,” says Mr. Niels Sundvik, Sweden’s dynamic Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.       “For some of them, Vietnam is their best emerging market in Asia,” he elaborates.      “For many it is the fastest growing market. And for all of…

Thailand voted dream destination again






Once again do Swedish travelers vote Thailand as their number one dream destination for a holiday outside Sweden.      Etour who asked 4000 Swedish men and women conducted the study, released last week, where they would like to spend their foreign holiday.      Thailand came on top followed by USA and Australia on second and third spot.…

Laos to receive SIDA’s grant for road repair






Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) will support the reconstruction of Laos’ National Road No. 8 with a grant of SEK 15 million, according to Mr. Songsinh Chaleunsouk, head of National Road No. 8 Project.      This road, which stretches from the west to east of Laos and linking Laos and Vietnam, is also considered as the…

Scandinavian Church celebrated 10 years in Bangkok






Sunday 23 March, the Scandinavian Church in Bangkok celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a special sermon for the more than 80 participants who joined the event followed by a dinner on the terrace of the Church.      Jubilee Greetings were conveyed by the Swedish Ambassador Jan Nordlander, Mrs. Ingrid Farner on behalf of the Norwegian…

Lux Marketing launches new corporate identity in Philippines






The 102 years old Swedish-born home appliances company Lux Marketing re-launches its corporate identity.      A new logo and tag line “Life Just Got Better” have been developed.      Its Filipino organisation implements the changes this month.      Company executives call the re-launch the most important corporate identity development effort in the history of Lux Philippines, which was…