Charlotte Lund Dideriksen

Danish Schools for Borneo’s Garbage Kids

After almost 20 years of school promotion in the Sabah-province on Malaysian Borneo the Danish founded Borneo Child Aid Society (BCAS) is responsible for the primary education of more than 8400 students – mostly children of the immigrant workers from Indonesia and the Philippines on the many palm oil plantations nearby, subsequently there an increasing…

SAS Thailand: Free travel to Scandinavia for children

To be eligible, the adults must sign up at the SAS booth at the Home, Health and Family show at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center 10am-9pm, Thursday 30 July-Sunday 2 August. When one adult buys a ticket, one child (age 2-11) travels free. The offer is available for SAS flights between Bangkok and Scandinavia…

Carlsberg Malaysia plans to buy Carlsberg Singapore

The Malaysian unit of Danish brewer Carlsberg  said on Tuesday it has offered to buy Carlsberg Singapore Pte Ltd for 370 million ringgit ($105.5 million) in cash. Carlsberg Malaysia expects to complete the planned acquisition on or before November 1, it said in a statement to the Malaysian stock exchange. Carlsberg Singapore is a unit…

EU at ASEAN regional forum in Phuket

The European Union met with nations of the Asia-Pacific to discuss security policy in the region at the ASEAN regional forum on July 22-23 in Phuket, Thailand. On the agenda were issues such as North Korea’s nuclear tests and the situation in Burma. The EU was represented by the EU Council Secretary General and High…

Ericsson employs 20 Filipinos in Stockholm

Philippine Ambassador to Sweden Maria Zeneida Angara Collinson has hosted a cocktail reception for the 20 Filipino employees hired by Ericsson in its global headquarters in Stockholm at the Embassy Social Hall on July 3. The 20 Filipinos who attended the reception are the new batch of Filipino employees occupying positions such as consultant, contract…