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Tapping draught beer world wide

“The risk was minimal. If it didn’t work out I could just hop on the plane and go back to Denmark,” says Ole Petersen about his “big step” almost ten years ago.       He had recently completed his business degree. Now he wanted to change his life drastically. He quit his job at a small…

Great Outdoors postpones Malaysia office

Danish Interior decoration company Great Outdoors headquartered in Aarhus Denmark has decided to postpone their plans for establishing an office in Kuala Lumpur. Among others because Vietnam has demanded a lot of the company’s attention, Managing Director Soren Thielke Pedersen explains.       “It should also be mentioned that the factories we work with are highly…

Malaysia Health Care 2003

In order to keep Danish companies informed about the development in the health care sector in Malaysia, the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has had an interview with the purchasing manager at Gleneagles Hospital in order to get up-to-date information on the prospects for Danish companies. To download and read more in the report Malaysia…

Viking Cup moved to September due to SARS

Viking Cup, the annual encounter of all Viking football teams from Asia, has been postponed this year to 25-28 September 2003 due to the uncertainties surrounding the SARS virus.       The defending champion, Singapore Vikings, are organizing this year’s competition which traditionally is held in the Easter weekend. This year due to the outbreak of…

Bek-Nielsen joins Malaysian effort to clear palm oil misconception

Danish senior executive of United Plantations Bhd., Tan Sri B. Bek-Nielsen, recently joined Malaysia’s latest effort to clear up negative perception among northern Europeans about palm oil industry, saying it is wrong to say that local plantation companies destroyed rainforests in planting oil palm.      “Most of the 3.5 million ha of oil palm hectarage in…