Kristene Silva Marie

Celebrating Gudrun in Thailand

Aibel celebrated the completion of the huge 6,000 tons module in October 2012, after a year and a half of intense activity and heavy lifting. Employees and invited guests visited the yard in Laem Chabang in Thailand to celebrate the completion of the project. Ceo of Aibel AS Jan Skogseth said in a speech, “I…

H&M denies slave wages allegations

Swedish fashion giant H&M denied accusations that it encouraged “slave-like” wages at a subcontractor’s factory in Cambodia on Wednesday, 24 October. “It’s completely incorrect,” H&M chief executive Karl-Johan Persson told Swedish daily Expressen. A documentary to be broadcast on Swedish television channel TV4 on Wednesday alleges that Cambodian factory workers producing goods for the company…

Swedish growth policy analysts Singapore trip

A delegation of five researchers from Swedish Growth Policy Analysis recently visited Singapore on a fact-finding mission.The delegation visited the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the National Research Foundation (NRF) and one of Singapore’s largest Universities, the National University of Singapore (NUS).The aim of the visit was to learn more about Singapore’s strategic…

Celebrating United Nations Day

October 24 has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948, and the day is an occasion to highlight and reflect on the work of the United Nation. The celebration has become one of the biggest events of the year for the United Nations International School Hanoi, UNIS since its establishment in 1988. The day…

The rise of the M2M technology

Modern machine-to-machine (M2M) communication has expanded beyond one-to-one connections and evolved into a system of networks transmitting data to personal devices.Direct M2M is a broad label describing automated communication between mechanical or electronic devices, using both fixed and wireless network links with no human interaction.Petter Pedersen, the senior vice-president for corporate and international business at Total…

“Thailand – land of investment” seminar in Denmark

DI, Royal Thai Embassy, Trade Council and Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) invites the citizens of Denmark to a “Thailand – Land of Investment seminar to learn more about Thailand and the possibilities of doing business there.With Thailand being the world’s largest hard disc and pick-up trucks manufacturer, having more than 9,000 food processing companies,…