Morten Scheelsbeck

Development Work as a Lifestyle

Anna Høybye has spent most of her adult life with development and relief work. The 35 year old Dane will soon end her assignment at the Danish Red Cross in Burma but the relief work in Burma continues. Danish Red Cross’ primary mission in Burma is to implement health-related activities. To do the work, the…

Filipino is Parish Priest in Sweden

According to Global Nation today, a Filipino Roam Catholic cleric has the distinct honour of heading a Swedish parish. The ceremonial investiture of Baldostamon was officiated by Monsignor Mirojan Dudek during a well-attended Sunday Mass celebrating the baptism of Jesus Christ. The mass was co-celebrated by Fr. John Mc Cormode and Deacon Karl-Erijk Jarerot. During…

Danish Legoland to Expand in Malaysia

The Lego water park that will debut at Legoland California this summer could end up at theme parks around the world within the next few years, officials said. Part of a $15-million expansion at the Carlsbad kiddie park, the separate-admission Lego water park will feature twin water-slide towers, a lazy river, toddler water play areas…

Danish Environmental Consultant Expands in Southeast Asia

Danish Poul Erik Kristensen is the owner of consulting firm IEN Consultants, which advises companies in Malaysia and construction companies on how they can create new buildings that are energy efficient. In a country like Malaysia, there is big money to save for the owners or tenants of the new buildings, and savings of up…

Swedes Discover New Animal in Vietnam and Laos

Named limestone leaf-warbler Phylloscopus calciatilis, the new species is very similar to the sulphur-breasted warbler P. ricketti, in morphology, but it is smaller with a proportionately larger bill and rounder wing. Its song and calls are diagnostic. Based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA, the new species is most closely related to P. ricketti and the…

Carlsberg Gives up on Thailand

Carlsberg was out of the country after a serious disagreement with a former partner, whiskey king and billionaire, Khun Charoen in 2003. The two parties settled in arbitration in London in 2005. Since then, Carlsberg either dared not or simply missed the chance to get back on the Thai market.   Custom barriers disappear “It…