New management for Carlsberg Asia Ltd.






Carlsberg Asia Pte Ltd., the 50/50 joint venture between Carlsberg Breweries A/S and the Chang Beverages Pte Limited, will as of 1 October, 2002 gradually change its top management team. The transition will be completed when the present CEO Michael C. Iuul reaches retirement age in January 2003. Ooi Boon Aun presently Vice chairman of…

Sweden’s first virtual primary school opens






Sweden is a leading IT-nation and a longtime user of computers and software in public as well as private education. And now comes the first virtual school for Swedish children, anywhere in the world, accessible 24 hours a day every day. All communication is done over the Internet. It is called PippisHemskola and offers the…

Swedish solution keeps the Party in order






“Some bloody order is needed in a party!”, roared Swedish Communist Party Leader CH Hermansson at a 1960’s party congress dominated by anarchists and fractionist members. Finally he lost the battle. But forty years later his famous words are heralded in another party, for another reason and most importantly with success. At the archives of…

Sweden’s first virtual primary school opens






Sweden is a leading IT-nation and a longtime user of computers and software in public as well as private education. And now comes the first virtual school for Swedish children, anywhere in the world, accessible 24 hours a day every day. All communication is done over the Internet. It is called PippisHemskola and offers the…

IFS signs major Thai contract






IFS announced by the end of July the signing of a breakthrough contract with The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to implement IFS’ Service Management Application. EGAT is one of the largest state enterprises in Thailand with an installed capacity of 15,000 megawatts. “We chose IFS because the features and functionality of the IFS…

Thai Boathouse Concept moves to Sweden






The location for the first ever Boathouse outside Thailand is a waterfront site at Solna Strand, a new upscale office park just north of Stockholm City and very close to Stockholm’s city airport Bromma. Solna municipality has given the first crucial approval to go ahead with the detailed project planning, which means that most of…

Young Thai artists in Norway






A Thai dance and music group recently returned from a tour of Norway under the leadership of Norwegian missionary Dag Johannessen. After two weeks of performances in Norway, they return to Thailand on June 30, 2002. “We have been rehearsing intensively for the last two months and I’m now confident that what we are ging…

B&O new MP3 player introduced in Thailand






Bang & Olufsen Thailand invites all Scandinavians in Thailand to be among the first to experience a new cool Bang & Olufsen product – the BeoSound 2 (a pocket friendly MP3 player). The launch presentation in Thailand will take place on Friday July 26th at 6.30pm at the ground floor, Siam Discovery Center. The Thailand…

Three staff leave the Danish Embassy






About a hundred close friends and embassy colleagues gathered at the Royal Danish Embassy on Wednesday evening, 16th of July, to bid Farewell to Mrs. Tove Wihlborg Andersen, Mr. Claus Mogensen and Mr. Jesper Vibe-Hansen. The Ambassador Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen addressed each one of them in a personal speech and wished them all the best…