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Scandinavian Church celebrated 10 years in Bangkok

Sunday 23 March, the Scandinavian Church in Bangkok celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a special sermon for the more than 80 participants who joined the event followed by a dinner on the terrace of the Church.      Jubilee Greetings were conveyed by the Swedish Ambassador Jan Nordlander, Mrs. Ingrid Farner on behalf of the Norwegian…

First DTCC Networking with New Board

The Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce held its first networking evening after its first boardmeeting on Thursday 20 March 2003. Members were informed of the distribution of responsibilities among the board members. President Tom Sorensen was confirmed as President of the Chamber also for 2003. As for the other jobs on the board, please visit the…

Swedish couple laid complaint on timeshare firm in Phuket

A Swedish couple on March 11 laid a complaint at Phuket grievances office on a timeshare company over its failure to meet a membership contract with them.      Signar and Margaretha Hall, local newspaper Phuket Gazzette reported, delivered the letter to Songpol Kornkaew, Chief of Administration of the Phuket Provincial Grievances Office, complaining that timeshare company VCI…

Molnlycke Health Care expects more jump from Thai operation

Swedish producer of speciality healthcare products, Molnlycke Health Care AB, is proud of the performance of its Thai operation and expects to boost revenue to Bt3.3 billion this year.      Headquarters in Goteborg, Sweden, Molnlycke Health Care is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of speciality healthcare products that serve developed markets, which are…

Ole Madsen Celebrated 60 Years

Mr. Ole Madsen, owner of Scaneast Co., Ltd. and co-founder of Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, was celebrated with a surprise breakfast party at his home on his 60 year birthday Tuesday 18 March. Dressed in beach style bath robe, Ole Madsen came down to meet the thirty plus friends who had turned up led by…

Oceanor to watch Chao Phraya River

Six land based water quality monitoring stations and one mobile unit will this spring be set up along the banks of the Chao Phraya River by a consortium led by the Norwegian company, Oceanor-Oceanographic Company of Norway ASA.       The project, called Metropole Watch, is the first attempt within the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration area to…

Five new DTCC board members elected

Close to fifty members of Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce elected a new board with five new members at the Annual General Meeting of the Chamber held on 6 March 2003 at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit.       The new board members are Henrik Friis, Disa; Kristian Strand, Nokia; Santhapat Periera, Tilleke & Gibbins, Peter Romhild, Berli Jucker…

Danish businessman co-launched IPR network in Thailand

The fight against some Thai companies’ blatant disrespect for foreign companies’ intellectual property rights changed gear on 27 February 2003 when Danish businessman Tom Sorensen and EU ambassador Klauspeter Schmallenbach launched a joint public/private body to improve the protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Thailand.       Previously, private companies have mainly been on their…