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Swedish IFS to implement software solution in Jakarta

Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) has dicided to implement a complete human resources solution from the Swedish software supplier IFS. The IFS purchase is part of the terminal’s commitment to develop and improve labour relations. JICT, who signed the contract with IFS in September, is the largest container terminal in Indonesia with an annual handling capacity of 1.85…

IKEA Singapore popular lunch restaurant

IKEA in Singapore is more crowded than ever, especially around lunchtime on weekdays, despite not being located downtown. The popular restaurant is so packed at noon that IKEA has posted walkie-talkie equipped queue handlers to speed up the process of getting people to the tables. “It works just fine, a few minutes and you are…

Skanska and Gammon merged in Asia

This March Gammon, Asia’s leading construction services group, merged with Skanska’s Asian operations and changed its name to Gammon Skanska Limited. The new construction giant is 50 percent owned by Skanska AB and 50 percent owned by Jardine Matheson. Skanska AB is the third largest construction provider in the world with an annual turnover of…

Intenture and Telelogic software seminar

Around 60 Thai software professionals attended the first seminar in Thailand organized by the two Swedish companies Intenture and Telelogic on how to achieve software quality assurance certification, following the world wide standard process CMM. The acronym CMM stands for Capability Maturity Model. “One important factor for the Indian software industry’s strong and sustained position…

Denmark, Sweden support Mekong Plan

At the first meeting of the Lao National Basin Development Plan Sub-committee, held on July 17 in Vientiane, Mr Boriboun Manolom, Director of General of the LNMC Secretariat said that among others Denmark and Sweden support the basin development plan by US$ 6.16 million. There are nine projects in the BDP to develop the Mekong…

Foreign donors back Vietnam’s forestry vision

Sweden, Finland, and Denmark were .among the international donors and non-government organisations which early july backed Viet Nam’s forestry development strategy and promised financial and technical assistance to help it become reality. Nineteen international organisations will pour funds into nine key areas of the Forest Sector Support Programme (FSSP), although they have yet to put…

Foreign donors back forestry vision

(VNS)- International donors and non-government organisations yesterday backed Viet Nam’s forestry development strategy and promised financial and technical assistance to help it become reality. Nineteen international organisations will pour funds into nine key areas of the Forest Sector Support Programme (FSSP), although they have yet to put a figure on the actual sum. The donors…

Thai Boathouse Concept moves to Sweden

The location for the first ever Boathouse outside Thailand is a waterfront site at Solna Strand, a new upscale office park just north of Stockholm City and very close to Stockholm’s city airport Bromma. Solna municipality has given the first crucial approval to go ahead with the detailed project planning, which means that most of…

IFS signs major Thai contract

IFS announced by the end of July the signing of a breakthrough contract with The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to implement IFS’ Service Management Application. EGAT is one of the largest state enterprises in Thailand with an installed capacity of 15,000 megawatts. “We chose IFS because the features and functionality of the IFS…