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Danish embassy visits clinical research center in Malaysia

A delegation from the Danish embassy in Kuala Lumpur has visited a clinical research center in Malaysia on 21 August. The research center Clinical Research Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur has welcomed a delegation from the Danish Embassy. The delegation were happy to visit the research center. At Clinical Research Malaysia they discussed the clinical research…

Swedish MNCs continue to view Malaysia, Greater KL as ideal Asia investment place

Sweden and Malaysia’s ties as trade and investment partners go way back. In the 1960’s, the Swedish companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, Sandvik, Alfa Laval and Scania established themselves in Malaysia. The first car ever produced in Malaysia was a Volvo, made by Sweden at Volvo’s car producing plant in Shah Alam in 1967. In…

Scania expands customer base in north Malaysia

Sin Hock Soon Transport Sdn Bhd, Nurkasih Holiday & Tours Sdn Bhd and LLZ Haulage Sdn Bhd are examples of key customers of Swedish vehicle producer Scania. On 26 July Scania Malaysia handed over vehicles to these clients in the northern region, receiving in total 17 trucks, 6 buses and 2 trucks respectively. The keys…

New Minister Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Malaysia

The Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur welcomes Henrik Hagen Olesen to Malaysia. Olesen is the new Minister Counsellor for food, agriculture and fisheries. He will be covering the region of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Before coming to Malaysia, Olesen worked as Chief of staff in the Ministry of Environment and Food…

Danish ambassador visits Malaysian university

  The Danish Ambassador in Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, recently visited Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, writes the Borneo Post.  Swinburne Sarawak is located in Kuching on the Malaysian part of Borneo. During the Ambassador’s visit, he highlighted that Swinburne Sarawak records the most consistent and highest number of Danish students yearly among Malaysian universities.…

Scania Malaysia’s Family Day held in Ipoh

Staff at Scania Malaysia are used to welcoming fleet owners and drivers while at work in their centres but the smiles were a little wider than usual recently because they were also welcoming their families. Held at all the branches throughout Malaysia over July and August, the Scania Family Day that started out at its…

Danes abroad, who are moving home to Denmark

Danes abroad who want to move back to Denmark have few places to seek proper information. One website, where most everything you may need is included, is the website of the municipality of Silkeborg. The website has gathered the main advice in one place which is very useful for Danes abroad. Below, this information is…

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur’s Swedish GM launched sky bar

Vertigo, at Banyan Tree hotel is one of Bangkok’s most well rooftop venues. Now Kuala Lumpur has its very own Vertigo sky bar, at the brand new Banyan Tree property there! Banyan Tree, Kuala Lumpur’s Swedish General Manager Anders Dimblad, at an evening of glitz and glamour, inaugurated their Vertigo in early July. The opening night…

Food as medicine everyday

– Tips for improved health, longevity through your diet in Asia Isn’t it great to get to know as a westerner in Asia that there are some really beneficial herbs, fruits and vegetable to be found here in abundance! For those of you who have not searched, or did not know, it is never too…

Swedish tourist in Malaysia killed by jellyfish

A Swedish tourist has lost his life after being stung by a poisonous jellyfish in Tanjung Rhu beach, Malaysia. What lurks beneath the waters of popular beaches can be extremely dangerous. Unfortunately a Swedish tourist experienced that first hand after he was stung to death by a jellyfish in Langkawi, Malaysia. No specification upon the particular species…