Jakob Holm

Fighting Alcohol And Drug Abuse In Vietnam

NGO Fontana is a Danish organisation committed to prevent and treat harm caused by chemical dependencies – alcohol and drug abuse – in Denmark and Vietnam.The NGO is concerned with the impact of chemical dependency on individuals, their relatives and society. In order to counter harm the organisation co-operates and form alliances with like-minded voluntary…

Bali Bombers Execution Date Set

All in all more than 30 people have been convicted over the October 2002 nightclub attacks on Bali, which killed 202 people and injured a further 209. Among the victims were three Danish women, five Swedes and many other western tourists.The three men – Amrozi, Ali Gufron and Imam Samudra – were sentenced to death…

Gade Advances In Thailand Open

Wednesday Peter Gade advanced to the third round Thailand Open, with two easily won games on the first day of the tournament in Bangkok.The Dane started by sending home his Japanese opponent Sho Sasaki, who he beat 21-8 and 21-3. Later Wednesday local hero Poompat Sapkulchannarat got defeated by Peter Gade also in two sets…

Friendly Vikings Battle In Bangkok

Looking to play some soccer and expand your social network? Then the Scandinavian Vikings might be something for you.The Scandinavian Vikings are a Bangkok based group of mainly Scandinavian soccer players. All over South-East-Asia other Viking teams are based in the bigger cities.That gives the Vikings the opportunity to battle each other in friendly matches, and that is…

Persistence Pays Of For Carl Bro

“Carl Bro entered the Vietnamese market many years ago and the growth and development we are seeing today is the result of many years of experience,” Branch director Bent Rahbek starts out.There is a strong competition among technical consultancy companies like Carl Bro in Vietnam, but the largest challenge for the Danish-run company has been…

Putting An Effort Into Interesting Union Training

The typical Vietnamese worker is young, relatively low skilled and possesses little work experience. To get these workers attention and convince them to act if their situation is unacceptable is quite difficult – and courses telling them how to react are constant competition with recreational activities.In order to compete with the recreational activities the “Vietnam…

Maersk Is Buying Oil Rigs for 2.5 Billion DKK

The two rigs are being brought by A.P Møller-Maersk’s subsidiary “Maersk Contractors” that is running Maersk’s drilling operations.“We are experiencing an increasing demand in the high-end jack-up market. The two rigs in question have characteristics making them well fit for the highly sought after and attractive exploration and development jobs, CEO at Maersk Contractors, Claus…

Norwegian Woman Killed In Traffic Accident

The couple was run over by the heavy vehicle, as they tried to cross the road in front of “Princess Hotel” located in Bangkok’s Pomprap-Sattruphai-area.A witness explains to Bangkok Post, that the vehicle hit the tourists even though they waved a so called “safety flag.”The flag is a part of a new traffic safety campaign…