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Swedish and Danish films in EU Festival

      Film lovers in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Had Yai can enjoy a selection of Europe’s best movies when the EU Film Festival begin in Thailand on 29 May.      The festival runs until 22 June.      Denmark and Sweden are the only Scandinavian representatives and contribute with one title each.      Ole Christian Madsen’s ”A love story”…

Viking Cup moved to September due to SARS

Viking Cup, the annual encounter of all Viking football teams from Asia, has been postponed this year to 25-28 September 2003 due to the uncertainties surrounding the SARS virus.       The defending champion, Singapore Vikings, are organizing this year’s competition which traditionally is held in the Easter weekend. This year due to the outbreak of…

Fredskorpset kickstarts first south–south exchange programme

Twenty young professionals within environmental journalism, fishfarming and seismic studies from nine Asian countries – including Vietnam, Cambodia and Lao PDR – participated in an introductory course in Bangkok to prepare themselves for the first south–south exchange programme of the new Norwegian Fredskorpset (Peace Corps).      This exchange programme is organized by Asia Pacific Forum of…

Berli Jucker in a Danish perspective

Last year, Berli Jucker Public Co. Ltd. celebrated its 120th anniversary. This was also the first year under the new owners of Khun Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi of T.C.C. Group, the well known whiskey, beer and property tycoon.       Among the many business partners of the highly diversified Group, there are several Danish companies like Danisco food…