Christiani & Nielsen – a Danish legend lives on in Thailand

The significant chapter in the history of one of the most prominent Danish construction and engineering companies, Christiani & Nielsen, is about to be written. The decision to formally close down its last remaining office in Denmark has finally been taken and will soon be executed. Founded in 1904 by Civil Engineer Rudolf Christiani and…

Danish Thai tourists coming back

Last year, the number of Danish tourist traveling to Thailand dropped 1.49%. By the end of 2001, only 78.728 had come to visit the land of smiles. This year, however, the Danes are coming back in even higher numbers than before. From January till May, the immigration recorded 42,262 arrivals from Denmark – an increase…

New management for Carlsberg Asia Ltd.

Carlsberg Asia Pte Ltd., the 50/50 joint venture between Carlsberg Breweries A/S and the Chang Beverages Pte Limited, will as of 1 October, 2002 gradually change its top management team. The transition will be completed when the present CEO Michael C. Iuul reaches retirement age in January 2003. Ooi Boon Aun presently Vice chairman of…

Sweden’s first virtual primary school opens

Sweden is a leading IT-nation and a longtime user of computers and software in public as well as private education. And now comes the first virtual school for Swedish children, anywhere in the world, accessible 24 hours a day every day. All communication is done over the Internet. It is called PippisHemskola and offers the…

IFS signs major contract with The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

IFS announced by the end of July the signing of a breakthrough contract with The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to implement IFS’ Service Management Application. EGAT is one of the largest state enterprises in Thailand with an installed capacity of 15,000 megawatts. “We chose IFS because the features and functionality of the IFS…

Thai Boathouse Concept moves to Sweden

The location for the first ever Boathouse outside Thailand is a waterfront site at Solna Strand, a new upscale office park just north of Stockholm City and very close to Stockholm’s city airport Bromma. Solna municipality has given the first crucial approval to go ahead with the detailed project planning, which means that most of…