Jebsen & Jessen to solely distribute iRiver products in 3 SEA countries

Jebsen & Jessen Marketing (M) Sdn. Bhd. has recently made a strategic partnership with a Hong Kong based digital entertainment producer, iRiver, to provide distribution, support and marketing for iRiver’s range of consumer lifestyle products, including CD MP3 players, flash players, and media convergence devices.      According to Jaring Internet Magazine, Jebsen & Jessen Marketing will…

SWEA Singapore to host regional meeting in October

The Swedish Women’s Educational Association Internation, Singapore (SWEA Singapore) is hosting SWEA’s regional meeting for Asia on October 6-9 this year. The meeting will be followed by an optional one-week after-trip to Malaysia, where participants will among others join Swedish women in Malaysia in celebrating the inauguration of SWEA in Kuala Lumpur.      The programme is…

A lifetime journey

Captain Hans Einar Fugl-Svendsen has been a pioneer all his life.      During the Second World War, in 1942 he was one of the first Danes to join the British Royal Air Force to fight the Germans.      In 1947, he was the first pilot to land a plane from abroad on Phuket. In February that year,…

Aker Kvaerner wins power boiler contract in Indonesia

Kvaerner Power, a subsidiary of Norwegian industrial group Aker Kvaerner, has signed a power boiler contract worth more than EUR 40 million with an Indonesian pulp and paper mill in early July.       Under the contract, Kvaerner Power will deliver a 520 mega watt thermal capacity CYMIC® boiler with the latest circulating fluidized bed technology.…

Malaysia’s DiGi breaks ground for new headquarters in Shah Alam

DiGi’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tore Johnsen recently officiated the groundbreaking for a 6.5-acre site at Lot 10, Jalan Delima 1/1 of the Subang Hi-Tech Industrial Park in Shah Alam, which is dedicated to accommodate DiGi’s new corporate headquarters.      The new headquarters will comprise a four-storey office block, a two-storey warehouse building, a four-storey car…

Ericsson establishes new operation center in Singapore

Ericsson recently established a new regional operation center in Singapore to strengthen services delivery capabilities and reinforces its leading position in the fast growing managed services market in addition to the existing regional centers in Sydney, Dallas, Rijen, and Stockholm. From the operation centers, Ericsson manages networks and hosts solutions for operators and service providers.…

Tandberg prepares for bigger Asian market share

Norwegian video-conferencing vendor Tandberg is keen to reap the growing market in the Asia-Pacific, says its regional vice president Asmund Fodstad in an interview with Singaporean IT magazine Asia computer weekly, during the huge CommunicAsia trade show in Singapore recently.      With an Asian video conferencing systems market growth by 22 percent 2003, while worldwide growth…

Indonesian shrimps pass environment requirements

The Swedish food trader Coop Sverige AB will continue selling giant shrimps from environmentally sustainable shrimp aquaculture in Indonesia.      Coop’s decision was announced 1 July following criticism from the Swedish Society for nature Conservation, SNF, which advises against any kind of shrimp cultivation.      All Coop import of giant shrimps comes from Indonesia.      Production of these…