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Finland Offer Tsunami Warning System to Thai

A Finnish consortium offers a tsunami warning system cost EUR 8-10 million to Thailand, reported on 6 October. The consortium estimated that the warning system would be ready within one year from signing the contract.        Thai government will host the final auction at the turn of the year 2005-2006.         The consortium consists of 11 companies…

Wärtsilä gas power for Indonesia

Wärtsilä Corporation will deliver totally eight gas-fuelled generating sets with a combined output of 48 MWe to Batam and South Sumatra.         Two Wärtsilä 18V34SG sets were contracted by the Indonesian independent power producer PT Elnusa Prima Elektrika in June 2005. The generating sets will be installed at the Prabumulih Gas Engine Power Plant near Palembang…

Nordic Films in Singapore

Films from Denmark, Sweden and Finland will this year join the 15th European Union Film Festival in Singapore. The event will be run between 7 – 16 October at the GV Plaza Singapura, Singapore.         Danish film “Aftermath” will be shown on 9 October, at 7.00 PM.         Finnish film “Shades of happiness” will be shown on…

Success of Finnish Mediator: Aceh Peace Talk

For almost 30 years the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) in Aceh province has been waging a guerilla war against the regime of the Indonesian government.         The separatist war started in 1976. Since then over 10,000 people have been killed in the conflict. Previous peace negotiations were facilitated by the Swiss NGO Henry Dunant Centre for…

Nordic Countries Considering Energy Possibilities in Philippines

Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway were reported on the website oilvoice.com, 24 September, that they are considering to investing in the Philippines’ renewable energy.         The country’s emphasis on the development of renewable energy resources has attracted interest among Nordic companies to look for business opportunities.          Norwegian hydropower company SN Power is looking at the Philippines…

Finland to Provide Eight Million Euros in Aceh Aid

The Finnish Cabinet Finance Committee agreed to grant eight million euros to the rebuilding fund of Aceh Province in Indonesia. The donation is granted for 2005-2007.         Finland will contribute the aid to the multi-donor trust fund, which was founded in May and is governed by The World Bank and the Indonesian Government.         The newly founded…

Nokia to Supply 3G Network for Maxis

Finnish mobile-phone group Nokia said on Friday 9 September it has been chosen by Malaysian mobile operator Maxis to expand its third-generation radio network.          The value of the agreement is not disclosed.         Nokia will be providing network service in the Klang Valley and to Johor Baru, in southern Malaysia.          It will also provide a…

Swedish and Finnish Films Showcase in Philippines

The Delegation of the European Commission to the Philippines in collaboration with Shang Cineplex co-host the European film festival “Cine Europa 8” between 22 Septemer-2 October, at the Shang Cineplex in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila.         Swedish dramatic film “Trolösa” (Faithless) is about three adults caught in a love triangle and the resulting devastating consequences.          Trolösa…