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Jakob Holm

Success For Vietnamese Music In Denmark

As the world-famous Roskilde Festival took place in Denmark this past weekend, several of Vietnam’s top performers were present under the Vietnamese name “Vong Nguyet” or in English “Wishing upon the Moon”. The list or artists included Tung Duong, Thanh Lam and Quoc Trung. “Wishing upon the Moon” was a huge success at the Roskilde…

Drinking And Painting To Fight Slavery In Cambodia

This year the huge Danish rock-festival, Roskilde Festival, supports humanitarian projects in Cambodia.The 2006 edition of the festival is the fifth time that the organizers cooperate with the Danish NGO DanChurchAid (Folkekirkens Nødhjælp) in order to channel money collected from refund bottles to humanitarian aid.The guests visiting the festival, which ended on July 2nd, are…

Norwegian Tourist Committed Suicide In Pattaya

Jarle Neteland, a 27-year-old Norwegian tourist, jumped from the fifth storey of Pattaya Inter Hospital, where he was admitted.A nurse said Jarle was depressed and started trembling before jumping from his hospital room.In the other incident the Belgian national, Frans J.A. Vlietinck, 39, jumped from the 16th storey of Centre Condominium on South Pattaya road.His…

Norway Continues Efforts To Resolve Philippines Deadlock

Representatives of the exiled Philippines communist umbrella organisation, the National Democratic Front (NDF) on arrived in Oslo Tuesday the 4th of July for four days of talks with Norwegian foreign ministry officials, the Norwegian government said.“Consultations with the NDF are part of the ordinary contacts that Norway has with the parties. We had the same…

Finnair To Open Direct Route To Malaysia

Finnair opens the new route as traffic to and from Asia is still increasing.Just over 14,000 Finns travelled to Malaysia last year and there are already more than 40 Finnish companies operating in Malaysia, such as including Nokia and Jeks, a building construction materials manufacturer.“Two other high-tech companies are poised to open regional hubs in…

Ericsson To Expand Viettel’s GSM Network In Vietnam

Ericsson announced the signing of the contract with Viettel, the fastest growing mobile network operator in Vietnam in a press release on July 5th.Under the contract, Ericsson will provide Viettel with new core network nodes, radio base stations, and microwave transmission equipment. It also includes upgrades and expansions of functionality in the service layer such…

Swedish “Doctor Jeckle and Mr. Hyde” On Stage In Vietnam

So far nine international theatre-troupes have registered to participate in the festival. The international contributions range from an Indian troupe performing the drama: “The Rival,” to their Swedish counterparts, who will perform “Doctor Jeckle and Mr. Hyde”.Local Vietnamese artists are also represented and will perform four plays at the festival.Aside from official performances, the organising…

Booming Viking Sales Create Jobs In Vietnam

Headquartered from Faaborg, where 14 people are employed, the Viking Rubber Company A/S, produces working clothes at their factories in Poland and Vietnam – and a booming order book is now creating more jobs in those two countries.The Danish company exited the accounting year 2005/2006 with a DKK 1 million profit, and the company already has landed…