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Singapore regional base for Visual Wireless from Sweden

Visual Wireless, a Stockholm company specialising in software that detects leakage in telephone networks, has signed an exclusive partner agreement with Singapore-based Consistel, which has offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia.      As a consequence, Visual Wireless is opening an office in Singapore.      “Asia is our next market,” says Einar Lindqvist,…

Green efforts go unheard

In addition to the environmental requirements for lead smelter to ensure no lead contamination reached the public, the government has also announced an incentive plan to encourage lead smelters to upgrade their facilities to closed systems that prevent the leakage of lead content into the environment. Under the regulation, battery manufacturers that use locally recycled…

ABB Thailand’s head office well settled in Bangkok

Power and automation technologies company ABB Thailand has since December last year relocated its head office from Bangpoo Industrial Estate in Samut Prakarn to SG Tower on Rajdamri Road Bangkok. The company is now well settled in the new location.      The divisions and departments which have been moved to the new SG Tower are Corporate…

Scandinavian “innebandy” team wins Singapore National Championship

The Singapore National Championship in “innebandy” – called floorball in English – was recently won by the Scandinavian “innebandy” team in Singapore, Nhac Tre No 1. This is the first time ever a Scandinavian team has won the national championships.      “Innebandy” or floorball is a very popular sport in Sweden and is growing in popularity…

Singapore launch pad for ´swedenmade´ branding campaign

Sweden will raise its profile in Singapore over the next few years.      There will be image promotional events, exhibitions, seminars and other activities.      All under the new brand name “swedenmade” and jointly supported by the Swedish Business Association in Singapore (SBAS), Embassy of Sweden and SWEA.      First out is ´swedenmade Design´ which features the highly…

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…