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Nokia Wins USD 55 Million Network Expansion Deal in Thailand

Nokia and Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS), one of Thailand’s leading mobile phone service operators, have signed a deal worth over USD 55 million to expand Thailand’s AIS GSM network on 23 November 2005.       The expansion will improve network coverage and capacity and enable AIS to boost service quality and offer innovative multimedia and convergence…

Nordic Embassies Singapore to Join Nordic Visa Co-operation

The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore will handle all the Schengen Visa applications on behalf of other Nordic countries due to the coming pilot project during 7 November 2005 – 31 March 2006.         Nordic countries are strengthening their co-operation in Schengen Visa matters. The countries have agreed to run the eight pilot projects where the…

Finding a Home in South East Asia

Selecting a place to live is one of the biggest decisions you make when moving to South East Asia. If you have lived here for some time, finding a better place to live is not much easier.          Foreigners do in general not have the right to buy a house on a piece of land anywhere…

Scanmach Asia Appointed Arne Christensen as New Co-director

Scanmach Asia Co., Ltd. has appointed Arne Christensen new co-director to help Managing Director Marius Pedersen run the fast expanding company within import and reconditioning of used wood working machinery for clients in Thailand and elsewhere in Asia.      Arne Christensen comes from Carnitech Asia, a company within the Marel Group, which was recently reorganized and…

Kleemann’s Car May Base In M’sia Next Year

Denmark-based personalised car maker, Kleemann A/S, plans to assemble its cars in Malaysia for both the domestic and export markets next year.      “We will start with Malaysia and as we grow, we will export to other countries,” says Soren M. Jess      “For a start, through our partnership with local-based Kleemann Motorsport Sdn Bhd, we are…

Aker Kvaerner Subsea contract in Malyasia

Aker Kvaerner Subsea has been awarded a contract with Murphy Sabah Oil Co. Ltd for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning assistance of the subsea production systems for the Kikeh project in Malaysia.      The new contract will be booked as order intake for the second quarter, 2005.      “This award is a further acknowledgement of our…

Finnish dental professors in town

Dr. Matti Pöyry, Executive Director of Finnish Dental Association and Prof. Dr. Kauko Mäkinen, a global expert on Xylitol, and Professor of the School of Dentistry, Turku University, Finland were main speakers at the launching of “Lotte Xylitol Plus Calcium” chewing gum by Thai Lotte Co., Ltd. in Bangkok on 3 June.      Xylitol is a…

Ramboll have signed a contract for supply of 300 telecom towers to Pakistan

Ramboll have sigend a contract with SIEMENS to supply 300 telecom towers to support the mobile network license owned by TELENOR in Pakistan. The agreement was confirmed on April 7, 2005 when SIEMENS and TELNOR inspected and approved the manufacturing plant in Thailand. For the manufactoring Ramboll made earlier this year a global agreement with…