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Thai vegetables hit in Swedish pesticide analysis

“This is completely unacceptable,” says Mr Arne Andersson, head of the National Food Administration’s, NFA, control unit to Swedish daily UNT in a comment to the findings on imported Thai vegetables. “Some pesticides found belong to the most poisonous ones.”      It was during the NFA’s annual 2002 pesticide survey – where a total of 2…

EAC acquires the Dumex trademark on a global basis

EAC has signed an agreement with Alpharma ApS which is expected to lead to a legally binding agreement for the acquisition of the full ownership rights of the Dumex trademark in China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam as of the end of 2003.       At present, EAC has…

Thai Wine Tasting

A Wine Tasting & Thai Dinner was organized by Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 18 September at 6:30 p.m at the Admiral’s Pub & Restaurant for the Monthly Networking where over 50 chamber members and guests participated.       After a casual welcoming by chamber president Mr. Tom Sorensen, the attention was turned over to…

Electrolux Clearance Sale

Electrolux, the world largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor uses, is going to hold the “Electrolux Clearance Sale” from 19 to 21 September this year at Bangkok Night Bazaar or Suan Lum Night Bazaar at B5 Building during the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m where over 2,000 product items…

Royal Copenhagen to produce “Blue Fluted” tableware in Thailand

Highly skilled Danish porcelain artists have since 1775 painstakingly handpainted every single piece of the famous “Blue Fluted” tableware turned out by Royal Copenhagen.       As of November this year, the epitome of Danish porcelain will be painted by Thai artist at a factory in Saraburi North of Bangkok.       Royal Copenhagen is currently setting…

DTAC getting ready for mobile number portability

Telenor’s mobile-phone operation in Thailand, DTAC, is confident that the company can keep its premium customers when mobile number portability (MNP) is launched in Thailand.      MNP, which gives the possibility of keeping cell-phone numbers when changing to another operator, is expected to lead to more users switching service providers.      Thailand’s English-language daily The Nation quoted…

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…

New Danish-Thai joint venture within waste water

Luxcare Co., Ltd. is a new Thai-Danish joint venture set up this year between Loxley Utilities Services Co., Ltd., Thailand and Envicare Aps., Denmark. The main objective of the new company is to create solutions for wastewater treatment through advanced expertise of process design, and to create flexible and sustainable systems that are environmentally friendly…

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…