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Danish gymnasts on tour in Southeast Asia

The National Danish Performance Team (NDPT) on December 18 arrived in Chiang Mai to entertain Thai schoolchildren, students and families, starting from the north to the south of the country, as part of its World Tour 2003-2004. The tour also includes, after Thailand, similar activities in Malaysia and Singapore.      The team in the World Tour…

Ramboll opens regional office

Ramboll, the leading Nordic consulting group, on 11 December, 2003 opened a regional head office for South East Asia in Bangkok. The Grand Opening was held at Dusit Thani Hotel and presided by the Danish Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen.      Prior to the opening, a technical seminar was held at the hotel as well,…

Lasse Reimann’s KL posting ends

Danish envoy Lasse Reimann ended his posting as Danish Ambassador to Malaysia in December 2003, after six successful years of strengthening ties between the two countries.      Reimann, whose six year service in Malaysia makes him one of Europe’s longest serving ambassadors in Malaysia, has presided over major Danish investments in the country. He told Malaysian…

Palsgaard opens new Application Centre in Singapore

The Danish food ingredients company Palsgaard on Monday 8 December opened its new state-of-the-art Application Centre at their regional Asia headquarters in Singapore, equipped with an impressive range of food production machinery.      The idea with the application centre is to use the equipment to test Palsgaard’s many industrial food ingredients like emulsifiers and stabilizers together…

Malaysia to enhance trade, economic ties with Denmark

Malaysia will enhance economic and trade relations with Denmark, Second Finance Minister Datuk Dr. Jamaludin Jarjis told reporters on December 3, after witnessing the signing of the protocol to amend the agreement to avoid double taxation between Malaysia and Denmark.      The protocol was signed by Ambassador of Denmark to Malaysia, Leif Morgens Reimann, on behalf…

Denmark supports urban environs management in Vietnam

A financial support of DKK 44 million (USD 6.7 million) from Denmark will assist efficient and effective solid waste management in Thai Nguyen city in Thai Nguyen Province and Vinh and Cua Lo in Nghe An Province.      The focus will be to improve the urban environmental management and specifically sustainable solid waste management services targeting…

Missionpharma to distribute ViroGates’ new, low-cost HIV-test next year

Danish suppliers of medicine and hospital supplies Missionpharma on July 3 this year signed a cooperation agreement with Danish biotech company ViroGates ApS to obtain the exclusive rights to distribute suPARnostic – a newly invented HIV-test which is expected to be ready on the market in 2004 – in Africa and other countries.      The new…

The Tube

To build a subway in a city like Bangkok which is flooded several days per year, doesn’t seem like such a brilliant idea. But it’s there now. Three years after Bangkok got its Sky Train, which worms its way on the second floor through the city, another train will soon worms its way two floors…