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’Making Trade Work for the Poor’

Finance minister Keat Chhon of Cambodia and WTO’s Secretary General Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, former finance minister of Thailand, met on 27 May with Denmarks’s minister for foreign affairs Per Stig Moller at a conference in Copenhagen about how to fight poverty in developing countries through better allocation of development cooperation funds and development oriented trade…

EAC’s shared IT platform to optimize group’s operations

The East Asiatic Company Ltd. A/S (EAC) is setting up a new, shared IT platform to serve the group’s head office in Singapore and Denmark and Nutrition companies in Malaysia, Thailand and China. The operation and service of the new platform will be centralized in a new company, EAC Shared Services, based in Malaysia.      In…

Intertec Southeast Asia to be headquartered in Bangkok

Within the next two years, Danish systems solutions company Intertec A/S will be operational in Thailand as its Southeast Asian headquarters. The company eyes primarily at food and beverage processing line and local airport projects in the region.      Intertec A/S specializes in technologically advanced systems solutions for installation at airports, processing lines in the food…

Swedish National Day 2003 Celebrations

The Swedish Embassy in Bangkok, in cooperation with the Scandinavian Church, SWEA and the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce will jointly host this year’s Swedish National Day 2003 Celebrations on June 6 at the Grande Ballroom, Montien Hotel, in Bangkok. The reception starts at 6:00 pm and the dinner at 7:00 pm.      Guests will be treated…

Tapping draught beer world wide

“The risk was minimal. If it didn’t work out I could just hop on the plane and go back to Denmark,” says Ole Petersen about his “big step” almost ten years ago.       He had recently completed his business degree. Now he wanted to change his life drastically. He quit his job at a small…