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Driver who killed four Swedes released on bail

The driver of a truck whose alleged reckless driving killed four young Swedish tourists and their Thai driver in Phang Nga last week has been released on bail. An officer at Phang Nga Provincial Court told the Gazette last Wednesday that the driver, 27-year-old Muhummadyukee Jehyusoh, requested bail release on February 3. Released three days later…

New Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam

The Swedish Government has appointed Lars-Olof Lindgren as the new Ambassador to Vietnam. Lars-Olof Lindgren is presently Sweden’s Ambassador to India. Earlier he has worked as State Secretary for Foreign and European Affairs in the Prime Minister’s office, as State Secretary for Foreign Trade and as Director-General for Foreign Trade. He has served in the…

The Complete Danish fur outfit

Danish company gives Chinese fur manufacturers the tools to move beyond the domestic market: Since his first visit to China in 1992, Torben Nielsen has been witnessing the incredible growth of fur trade in China. “If you go 20 years back, fur manufacturing was Europe and the United States. But today, my guess is that over…

Finnish Poyry prepared Koreans Plan $200M Paper Facility

Korean-owned Corn Pulp & Paper Holdings (CP&P) mulls the establishment of a $200 million pulp and paper facility in Isabela utilizing corn stalks from the corn growers in the province as raw material. Danilo B. Tumamao, Isabela provincial agriculturist, told Business Bulletin at the sidelines of the “Global Status of Commercialized Biotech Crops” that CP&P…

Saab shares dive despite strong 2011 report

Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab reported Friday a five-fold increase in its 2011 earnings after clinching several major contracts and said it hoped to increase sales this year. “2011 was an important year for us and we secured several key orders, such as further development and maintenance orders for the Gripen (fighter) from (Sweden)…