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Marie Varming

Thailand is the most beautiful holiday destination

Thailand is the most attractive tourist destination in the world. More than 500 readers of the Norwegian travel magasine, Zine, have cast their votes and Thailand is the preferred holiday destination in front of other beautiful places such as Hawaii and The Maldives. The worst destination turned out to be the once-small-and-pretty-now-big-and-ugly town of Hurghada…

Swedish delegation to promote ADB contracts

The Swedish Embassy in the Philippines and the Swedish Trade Council will be heading a delegation from the 18th to 23rd of March 2007 in order to promote Swedish involvement in Asian Development Bank projects. The purpose of the delegation is to facilitate future ADB contracts for Swedish companies in the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam…

Swedes and Finns to help Philippines solve murders of activists and journalists

Sweden and Finland will be among the countries which the Philippine government will invite to investigate the killing of more than 800 journalists and activists since 2001.  A commission under Supreme Court Justice Jose Melo, has suggested that the military plays a big role in the murders; an accusation that President Gloria Arroya wants Scandinavian…