Rapeepat Jumnongjit

Swedish Embassy to Close Down in Laos

Due to a government decision 19 december 2007 the Embassy will be converted to a section office during 2008. All the consular, passport and visa services will be stopped.    In connection with the review of development cooperation in 2007 the Government decided to end Sweden’s bilateral development cooperation with Laos. The Government has instructed Sida…

Vietnam Shares Tunes with Norway

The three-year plan, titled An Exchange, will draw together musical organizations and academies of two countries to boost exchanges in musical traditions and skills between the two countries.    Taking part in the project are the Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City Musical Academies, the Viet Nam Symphony Orchestra and Norwegian partners including the Musical…

Save the Children Norway-Cambodia to Build More Schools in Pursat District

Twenty eight new primary school buildings in the six districts of Pursat province were officially inaugurated on Dec. 17, with the total cost of more than 400,000 U.S. dollars funded by Save the Children Norway-Cambodia (SCN), the twenty eight school buildings roof 80 classrooms.             SCN Country Director said that this achievement is the outcome…

Norwegian Film Festival in Singapore

The Norwegian Film Festival started on November 29 until December 5. Five exciting and award-winning Norwegian films were screened in the Europe theatre at GV VIVO CITY.    On the night of November 29, the festival kicked off with an opening reception at Roof-Garden Terrace, Great World. The room was packed with Nordic people and the…

Is Thailand the New Spain?

Perhaps, as this idyllic place seduces everybody who wants a relaxing lifestyle, while allowing a fast-moving investment. When Spain is getting more costly, Thailand becomes a big hit for holidaymakers in Europe and those looking for a bargain property on a sun-soaked beach.    Especially now in Sweden where Thailand has been promoting as one of…

A Change of Pace

    Soft Touch AB is a Swedish company founded in 1986 by Michael Cederkvist, the company mainly purchase and sell items in the personal protection business such as safety gloves and safety garments. The purchasing is done in Asia and the products are mainly sold in Scandinavian. In 2001 the company has a subsidiary in…

Re-branding the Green Label

It has been a tough year for Carlsberg in Malaysia when its net profit has dropped and the company has been losing some market share to its main rival Guinness Anchor Bhd (GAB), not to mention that Malaysia now has the second highest duty on beer after Norway. Despite these hardships Carlsberg is already on…