Munchuta Suadmalai

Nordic Investment Bank helps Vietnamese SMEs

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has pledged US$20 million to help Vietnamese small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) to purchase new technology and produce commodities for export. The businesses can apply for the NIB loan through the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) on a long-term credit program.      The loan agreement, which…

Dane leads EuroCham in Vietnam

Danish expat in Vietnam, Mr. Preben Hjortlund has taken over the position as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce from Mr. Juan Rothe in late May.       Mr. Rothe, who has done an excellent work during his tenure as EuroCham Chairman, will take a new assignment within Siemens and therefore…

Scandinavian fun game of bowling at MBK Centre

The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce organizes a bowling competition at the new SF Strike Bowl, MBK Centre on June 11. The Scandinavian Chamber members are invited to participate in the contest and bring along their business associates, friends and family. Light food and beverages are provided to accompany the game and the prize ceremony. For…

Ericsson expanding Lao Telecom network

Ericsson is currently implementing a contract signed in March to expand its GSM 900/1800 MHz network for Lao Telecom to meet the growing number of Laotian mobile telephone subscribers. The network expansion would result in full coverage of the whole of Vientiane as well as the upper North of the country. The contract was estimated…

Will Beer Chang replace Carlsberg?

Chang Beer is reportedly bidding against its former partner Carlsberg to sponsor Liverpool, the English Premier League Club which is today sponsored by Carlsberg. The two beer manufacturers were partners, until the dispute between the Danes and the Thais ended in legal battle last year.       The battle brewing in Thailand between Chang Beer and…

Danish Business Delegation to South East Asia

A Danish business delegation will visit Kuala Lumpur and Singapore from 26 September to 1 October this year for Danish companies interested in sourcing or developing and strategic partnerships in Southeast Asia.       The delegation is organized by Danish Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Embassies in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and will be led…

Celebration of Norwegian National Day across SEA

Norwegians across SEA celebrated the National Day of May 17 in commemorating the day of independence with flag parades, activities, games and speeches. The event is considered to be one of the biggest social gatherings of Norwegians.       The National Day is the most important day of the year when Norwegians celebrate their independence as…