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Liver and lung diseases a threat to SEAsia

Unless urgent measures are taken to address health safety issues caused by parasitic infections in Southeast Asia, liver and lung diseases may rise significantly, health experts warned during a Danish funded WHO/FAO seminar in Hanoi by the end of November. Over 70 international advisers and government officials from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam gathered at…

Henning’s chicken farm in Thailand

“Had anyone told me that three years ago I would just have brushed it aside as a crazy idea,” says Henning about his current occupation. But here he is. And the farm, aptly named Ghor Gai Co Ltd after the first letter in the Thai alphabet – Ghor Gai means chicken – is a healthy…

Denmark funds wind power plant in the Philippines

Denmark will fund the establishment of a commercial wind power plant in the Philippines, with the ambition of becoming Asia’s largest user of wind to generate electricity. According to the Ministry of Energy of the Philippines, Danida – the Danish development cooperation agency – will give 25 mill. US$ to the construction of a 25-megawatt…

Danish shipping company in Vietnam

The Danish shipping company Fabricius has established a joint venture in Vietnam with Saigon Shipping as its local partner. Fabricius Saigon Shipping Ltd. Ship Management is registered as a local company with permission to sail in domestic waters on a regular schedule along the coast of Vietnam. The company has set up an office in…

New Danish Agricultural Counsellor in Thailand

Mr. Poul Skov-Petersen has been appointed Counsellor, Agriculture and Food Affairs at the Royal Danish Embassy,replacingas of 1 October Mr. Jesper Vibe-Hansen. Mr. Skov-Petersen has a solid background within consumer goods working with the East Asiatic Company from 1993 to 1998 in a range of positions and countries in South East Asia. He left EAC…

New Danish CEO for Diethelm Malaysia

Mr. Niels Holm, currently in charge of Diethelm’s Food and Special Products Division in Thailand as well as Diethelm Trading, Siam Food Services and Customs Clearance Services has as of January 1, 2003 been promoted to President and Group Managing Director for Diethelm in Malaysia. In his new capacity, Mr. Niels Holm will among others…

Queen Margrethe’s Chef in Bangkok

The Chef of the Royal Danish household, Mr. Takeshi, a Japanese, gathered with other Chefs of world Royalties in Bangkok at the beginning of November for a week of culinary revelry and a break from their demanding duties. While the Club of the Chefs to the Heads of State sees its members as “ardent defenders…