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Niels C. Jensen

List of Southeast Asian Airlines Banned within the EU

Effective aviation safety standards in Europe have rendered EU safety record amongst the best in the world. Whilst the European Union and its Member States are working with safety authorities in other countries to raise safety standards across the world, there are still some airlines operating in conditions below essential safety levels.To improve safety in…

Finnish KONE Keeps Lifting Asia

The Finnish elevator company KONE celebrates its 100 years anniversary in the world this year. In Southeast Asia, KONE has been active for over 30 years. A big anniversary happens very rarely and for that reason it is a good time to tell your history and celebrate says Arttu Salmenhaara, Managing Director for KONE in…

FINDS Announces Expansion Plans

FINDS, Hong Kong’s iconic Nordic restaurant and bar, vacates its home in Lan Kwai Fong in September 2010 in a series of moves to solidify its reputation as a premiere destination for lifestyle dining.Rising rent and the changing profile of Lan Kwai Fong have consolidated the decision to relocate. FINDS immediately re-opens with a larger…

Asian Communities Say No to Coal

Greenpeace News Release Jakarta, 5 July 2010: Anti-coal leaders from across Asia today called on their governments to quit coal power and begin the switch to clean renewable energy. The statement came at the close of a series of workshops hosted by Greenpeace and attended by community leaders from Indonesia, China, India, The Philippines, and…

Thai Deputy PM: We Don’t Want to be Like Sweden

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Trairong Suwannakiri yesterday warned that locking in government subsidies for electricity, city buses and trains to assist low-income earners would prove too much of a burden for Thailand, writes The Nation.“I disagree with this idea if we’re going to do it permanently. People in Sweden and other welfare states (in Scandinavia)…