Intenture and Telelogic software seminar

Around 60 Thai software professionals attended the first seminar in Thailand organized by the two Swedish companies Intenture and Telelogic on how to achieve software quality assurance certification, following the world wide standard process CMM. The acronym CMM stands for Capability Maturity Model. “One important factor for the Indian software industry’s strong and sustained position…

Skanska and Gammon merged in Asia

This March Gammon, Asia’s leading construction services group, merged with Skanska’s Asian operations and changed its name to Gammon Skanska Limited. The new construction giant is 50 percent owned by Skanska AB and 50 percent owned by Jardine Matheson. Skanska AB is the third largest construction provider in the world with an annual turnover of…

Norwegian pavillion at OSEA

The Norwegian Trade Council in Singapore will be organizing a Norwegian Pavilion at this year’s OSEA 2002 from 29 October – 1 November 2002. This bi-annual exhibition is the most established oil & gas event in the Asia Pacific region and it has received endorsements from many professional associations within the oil & gas industry…

Norske hagemøbler truer regnskogen

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Norske Skog signs global labour deal

The agreement will ensure any employee within the group anywhere in the world basic rights as defined by the international workers union ICEM. It will among other ensure the right to establish unions, the right to collective negotiations with the management, obligations for the management to inform the workers as well as maintant certain standards…

Norwegian Ethical NGO on the War Path

Mr. Leif Iversen of the Norwegian organisation Ethical Trading Initiative in August visited the office of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce. and the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The purpose of Mr.Iversen’s visit was to introduce the organisation’s project for promoting labour standards and other issues grouped under the umbrella term “Ethical”. The Ethical Trading Initiative –…

Norwegian students at the Thai-Scandinavian Chambers

The Thai-Scandinavian Chamber’s office in Bangkok has entered an agreement to be reinforced with two Norwegian post-graduate students, Aud Kamilla Sivertsen and Terje Gilleshammer, who will work at the Chamber for one full year. Both are originally from Nordfjord in the western part of Norway, but while Terje has studied Export Marketing at the University…

Electronic Components from Asia Cheaper and Better

Former electronics manufacturer in Denmark now serves Danish and Swedish companies with components from Singapore, the Philippines and other places in South East Asia.“They are cheaper and better,” says Mr. J๘rgen Sylvest Jensen, who wants to change the misconception in Scandinavia that suppliers in South East Asia are only good for large series and that sourcing…

EU disappointed with Anwar’s appeal verdict

The European Union today expressed its disappointment with the Federal Court decision to uphold the conviction of former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim on charges of corruption. “The EU recalls its deep concern about the fairness of the trial that concluded on April 1999 and expresses its disappointment that the verdict has been upheld on…