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DiGi’s Chief Executive Officer Morten Lundal Leaves for Vodafone Group Plc

Digi.Com Bhd. Chief Executive Officer Morten Lundal stepped down after quadrupling profit at the Malaysian mobile-phone operator and overseeing a sixfold jump in its stock price. Lundal, who became CEO in July 2004, will take a “senior international role” at Vodafone Group Plc, the world’s biggest wireless operator, Digi said in a statement today. Former…

Inodonesia Promotion Campaign in the “MATKA NORDIC TRAVEL FAIR 2008” Held in Helsinki, Finland

Promoting Indonesia as a special and unique destination for foreign tourists was one of the main tasks of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki. In order to increase tourist arrivals from Finland and the other countries in Nordic and Baltic to Indonesia, the Embassy of Indonesia participated in the MATKA NORDIC TRAVEL…

Nordic Site-Blocking Technique Favoured by Thailand-based Anti-Child Pornography Organization

The European Commission plans to spend 5 million kronor to bring the Nordic site-blocking technique to other EU member states. The move was met with enthusiasm by ECPAT, an anti-child pornography organization based in Thailand.“Criminal gangs which earn money from child pornography must always work to retain their customers. To retain customers, they need to…

Sweden’s Tetra Pak See Thai Consumers As a Challenge to Packaging Industry

According to a research by the Swedish packaging company, Tetra Pak, Thai consumers represent a challenge to the packaging industry because they focus heavily on high quality and attractive design.In particular, Thai consumers demand high-quality dairy product packaging that conveys freshness, food safety and environmental friendliness, moreso than their peers in other countries, said Anders…

Thai Air Force Head Signed Agreement with Swedish Goverment to Buy Gripen Fighter Planes

Thai Air Force head Air Chief Marshal Chalit Phukphasuk was scheduled to sign an agreement with the Swedish government on Febuary 11, 2008 during his trip to Sweden to buy Gripen fighter planes.Under the deal worth Bt19 billion, the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) will purchase six JAS 39 Gripen aircraft. The deal which was…

Vietnam Kicks off 2008 Colleges Scholarship Competition Including One to Norway

The Vietnam Selection Committee recently introduced the 2008 United World Colleges (UWC) Scholarship competition for Vietnamese pupils to study at top universities around the world including Norway. The UWC Scholarship Program started in Vietnam in 2002.Since then 20 students from seven cities and provinces of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, An Giang, Quang Nam, Can Tho,…

Ericsson Chief Executive Noted That Political Unrest in Thailand Caused Investment in 2007 to Slow Down

Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson said on Febuary 1, 2008 that 4,000 jobs worldwide would be cut as the company reported flat sales for fourth quarter 2007 and a 37-per-cent drop in pre-tax income. Chief executive Carl-Henric Svanberg also noted that political unrest in emerging markets like Thailand, Bangladesh and Pakistan had halted investments in fourth quarter…

Suspects in Child Smuggling from Vietnam to Sweden to be Prosecuted in Sweden

A major child smuggling ring is suspected of bringing dozens of children from Vietnam to Sweden. Between 30 and 40 people suspected of involvement in the smuggling operation are to be indicted on Febuary 4, 2008 according to Tomas Wennerstrand, prosecutor in the south-western town of Halmstad. They are suspected of crimes including people smuggling,…