Norwegian CEO in Thai mobile phone battle

Thailand is one of the most competitive countries in the world for mobile phone operators. There are not many places in the world, where you have five operators of whom four have foreign partners. In Thailand you have AIS, DTAC, Orange, Hutch and Thai Mobile.       “Your reaction to competitors’ signals must be immediate. We…

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…

New webmaster for www.norcham.or.th

The Swedish IT company Vision House Co., Ltd. recently won the contract to be webmaster of www.norcham.or.th – the website of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce. Vision House won the contract following a closed bidding round against the current webmaster Scand-Media Corp., Ltd. and the Norwegian design company Too Small Co., Ltd.       The new…

Danish Concerts in Vietnam

Three Danish Concerts will be held in Vietnam during the visit of a Danish business delegation, with the participation of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, from 15-19 September 2003.       The first concert will take place in Hanoi on the 15th while the two other concerts will take place in Ho Chi Minh City…

New Norwegian Priest in Thailand

The new Norwegian priest in Thailand will be Mrs. Hilde Sirnes from Lista near Farsund in Norway. She replaces Mrs. Gro Haaversen Barth, who left for Norway by the end of June this year.       Hilde Sirnes is currently visiting Thailand until 16 September together with her predecessor to meet her likewise new colleague at…

‘Denmark meets Vietnam’ 15-19 September

A Danish business delegation, with the participation of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, will 15-19 September 2003 visit Hanoi as well as Ho Chi Minh City under the heading Denmark meets Vietnam. For the Danish business community Vietnam has become a very interesting partner with regard to import, export, joint ventures, out-sourcing of production…

First Thai-Norwegian Breakfast

Munching away on morning rolls and sipping coffee or tea, about eighteen members of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Tuesday 9 September listened to a presentation by Niels-Gunnar Hjellegjerde about his company’s brand names within leisure furniture, Scansit, Northern Comfort and Modi.       The event was the first of its kind in the history of…

SWEA Bangkok visits Samitivej Hospital

The Swedish Womens Group in Bangkok, SWEA, has recently visited Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, the hospital that is known for its services to expatriates living in Bangkok and South East Asia.      Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is a 220 bed specialized hospital offering full range of services including outpatient services. The hospital has been upgraded with new facilities…

Danfoss Thailand increasingly profitable

Danfoss has increased its profitability in Thailand every year since Mr. Prasansak Suwanpotipra five years ago was handpicked for the job as General Manager of the prominent Danish company in Thailand.      “When you look at the figures, you may at first glance notice that our gross profit has been going down in terms of percent…