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Scandinavians in SE-Asia can vote in European Parliamentary Elections

On Sunday, 13 June, 2004 election of members of the European Parliament will take place. Danish, Swedish and Finnish citizens may vote in this election provided they are registered and eligible to vote in national parliamentary elections back home.      Voting may be conducted through postal ballot at all diplomatic and consular representations since Monday, 15…

SAS gets representation in Vietnam

Miklos Puskas, Scandinavian Airlines System’s (SAS) Country Manager Vietnam, recently informed Scandinavian community in Vietnam that SAS had finally found a solution to the airline’s representation in the country.      “We yesterday signed a General Sales Agency Agreement with East Sea Travel & Air Service in Ho Chi Minh City, to represent Scandinavian Airlines in Vietnam…

Euro-Center Thailand seeing rapid growth

Stomach ache, fatigue and dog bites. That is part of the everyday life at the Euro-Center Thailand office, which is the representative office of six independent insurance companies in the Nordic countries, Germany and The Netherlands. The companies have different products but are all a part of European Travel Insurance Group – known as “Europæiske”…

The innovative Dane on the elephant island

“Ko Chang has everything! Snorkelling and scuba diving, beautiful beaches, 50 islands nearby, waterfalls and national parks. My hope is just that the island will not develop into the dimensions Phuket has.”      The words are Brian Christensen’s, and he quickly adds:      “But I don’t think so. This island seems so small because of the mountains.…

Thai energy SME successfully partners Danes

Early last year EnPro – an energy management system jointly developed by Energy Maintenance Service Co., Ltd. and Danish company Orbital A/S under Danida’s Private Sector Partnership Facility (PF) programme – went into commercial production. The power saving system is now used in many gas stations in Bangkok and its perimeter.      “Some forty JET and…

NordCham’s chairperson elected to EuroCham’s board 2004

Preben Hjortlund, Danish chairperson of the Nordic Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (NordCham), Hanoi Branch, was elected to the executive committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) at EuroChamber’s annual general meeting held on March 25 in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.      The new EuroCham’s executive committee comprises of one Danish, one…

Danish painter’s solo exhibition in Bangkok

Danish artist Elizabeth Rømhild will showcase her latest collection of oil-on-canvas paintings, “Bliss”, at H Gallery in Bangkok from April 5 until May 1.      The sixth solo exhibition by this Bangkok-based painter in the Thai capital features her vivid figurative works of Asian women which examine stereotypes of Oriental beauty and sensuality.      For more details…