Steen Poulin Nielsen

Singapore Airlines and SAS to Deepen Alliance

Singapore Airlines and Scandinavian airline SAS are to deepen their cooperation on flights between Scandinavia and Singapore as they aim to make gains in the key Europe-Asia market, according to Reuters reporting on the case January 12 2012.SAS and Singapore Airlines said last year they would look at ways to develop their existing relationship. The…

A Proud Moment for the Father of Thailand´s Dairy Industry

The Danish agronomist, Mr. Gunnar Søndergaard was January 11 2012 honored at the National Dairy Fair held at at the Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand´s headquarters in Muak Lek District, Saraburi Province. Mr. Søndergaard received a wristband in gold, at gift from the staff at the Thai-Danish dairy farm. The gift was presented by…

Scandinavian Tourist Board without Sweden

Since the end of 2011 Norway and Denmark are the only countries left in the Scandinavian Tourist Board as Sweden pulled out of the collaboration. Scandinavian Tourist Board (STB) will continue to work on the marketing of Denmark and Norway as a tourism destination in the primary markets of China and Japan and with project-based…

Danish Companies Bring Production Jobs Back Home

Some Danish companies offshoring production are now turning back to Denmark, according to the online paper cphpost.dk. With rising Chinese wages, many manufacturing jobs are likely to be brought back home While many companies continue to offshore manufacturing jobs in search of savings on labour and raw materials, a small but noteworthy countertrend has begun…

A Swindler Called Michael Larsen

The Danish documentary Bag Facaden, aired on Thursda5 5 January 2012 a programme about a Dane, Michael Larsen, who has been cheating people in Denmark from his residence in Thailand.The program showed at least 35 Danes that had been cheated by Michael so far. According to the programme, the Danish  police has made no progress…

China Post Requires Danish Craftsmanship

The Danish and Chinese postal systems has been collaborating for about two years by now and in the middle of December 2011 two intaglio-engraved stamps was officially issued in Nanjing, China. Danish stamp engravers winning an international prize for a series of H.C. Andersen and China Post noticed the high quality of craftsmanship and asked…

EURO Crisis for Scandinavian Expats

The EURO is in it´s worst crisis with Greece and Portugal as the worst affected countries close followed by Spain, Italy and Ireland. Some sources suggests a melt down of the EURO with nearly unthinkable consequences.Ole Hamre, GM at SEB Private Banking Singapore tells that this is the worst financial crisis in Europe since the…