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ILO-Sweden decent work garment sector Asian supply chains meeting

The ILO and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok on 10-11 October 2017 convened a meeting to support the development of a possible future regional programme to promote decent work, environmental sustainability and gender equality in garment supply chains in Asia. The consultation meeting included ILO constituents (representatives of governments, employers’ organizations and workers’ organizations)…

Kalmar Cranes contract in Thailand

On 4 October Kalmar, part of Cargotec, signed a contract with BMT Pacific Limited for an order of four Kalmar SmartPower Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) Cranes. The new Kalmar machines will serve BMT Pacific’s solely owned river terminal in Chao Phraya River, located at the most important waterway in Central Thailand. The order will boost the…

Historical Thai-Danish house for sale in Ebeltoft, Denmark

In Ebeltoft, a romantic town near Randers and Arhus in Denmark, a house carries the intriguing name “Lille Siam” or in English “Little Siam”. And yes, indeed it has a story to tell! But what brings focus on this house to day is, that the current owner – Palle Havmoeller, the half-Thai-half-Danish son of Rasmus…

Danish Crown expands presence in Southeast Asia

As the economic growth continues in Southeast Asia, the Danish Crown group has announced that it will establish a new head office in the region. The new head office will be in Vietnam and from here the sales will spread out through the rest of the region and be supported by two new sales offices…

Virtual Manufacturing – Swedish experts on production improvements

Virtual Manufacturing (VM) from Sweden, a supplier of ‘lean-based production development services’, is successfully on their way to building a market within Southeast Asia’s huge manufacturing base. Since its arrival to this region VM has gained good – and fast – traction, with many leads and their first clients in Malaysia and Thailand. This was…

Assigned to re-write Denmark’s identity: Create Business Cup

The Creative Business Cup (CBC), a global ecosystem, network and start-up competition for creative, each year gathers the national winners to compete in its global finals in Copenhagen, including participants from Malaysia and Thailand. CBC has also developed a global network for stakeholders related to creative and innovative entrepreneurs, as well as for investors. And,…

Akaryn: Activities exclusively for women travellers

Independent women travellers can now take full advantage of their holiday with specially designed “Deluxe Doyenne” packages at Aleenta and akyra hotels and resorts. AKARYN Hotel Group, the innovative Thailand-based hospitality group specialising in boutique experiences, is offering unique stay, play and learn packages created especially for independent women travellers. Following the rise of the…