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  • New Swedish chef in Kuala Lumpur: Tommy Franssila

    A new Swedish chef arrival to Kuala Lumpur ensures some level of influence from the Swedish cooking traditions and definitely, that some specialties from Scandinavia can still be sourced in this Mecca of food – Malaysia. Tommy Franssila (with Finnish parents but born and raised in Sweden) has been around [...]

    New Swedish chef in Kuala Lumpur: Tommy Franssila
  • Nyhavn as a cupboard

    Nyhavn, the colourful houses in Copenhagen which attract thousands of tourists every summer, was surprisingly on exhibit at the TFIC Furniture Outlet Fair in Bangkok, Thailand held by the end of September. The houses were reproduced in doll house size as cupboards by Parawood Design / Artemis Furniture and exhibited on [...]

    Nyhavn as a cupboard
  • Malaysian oil & gas firms clinch RM528 million sales in Norway

    Malaysian companies have secured sales worth RM528.30 million during a specialised mission for the oil and gas (O&G) sector to Stavanger, Norway. “Sales were generated for waste heat recovery unit, accommodation barge, gaskets, metal expansion joints and special valves as well as engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning business,” said [...]

    Malaysian oil & gas firms clinch RM528 million sales in Norway
  • A Perfect Score and Other Outstanding Results for KIS Class of 2014

    Here at KIS International School we are all incredibly proud of the excellent academic results achieved by the graduating class of 2014, says Linda Belonje, Director of Marketing and Development at KIS International School. “This year’s graduating class scored an impressive average score of 35 points on their IB Diplomas. This [...]

    A Perfect Score and Other Outstanding Results for KIS Class of 2014
  • Celebrating a bygone era at Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s new Victory Annexe

    With its brand new resurrected Victory Annexe (based on its 1930’s predecessor) the expanded legendary Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang (E&O Hotel) pays homage to a bygone era with stronger emphasis than ever before – precisely because of its combination of the Heritage Wing combined with this flagship addition. Housing [...]

    Celebrating a bygone era at Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s new Victory Annexe
  • Putahracsa – the perfect Hua Hin escape

    As one of Thailand’s oldest and most popular beach getaways, the seaside resort town of Hua Hin has been welcoming Thais and foreigners alike for years. Situated just 200 kilometers southwest of Bangkok, Hua Hin was first popularized in the 1920s by King Rama VII who saw it as the [...]

    Putahracsa – the perfect Hua Hin escape
  • Truly escape with Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat

    There are ‘getaways’ and then there are those really true escapes – meant to reach as much away from urban intensity as one possibly can. And there’s no denying that this takes a bit of effort in densely populated Thailand. Local citizens and expatriates embarking on weekend trips out of [...]

    Truly escape with Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat
  • Thailand Expat Guide 2014 – Out Now!

    Thailand Expat Guide 2014 is the second edition of the popular booklet. Packed with practical and useful information, the guide remains an indispensable primer for newcomers and a versatile tool for long-term residents who live and work in Thailand. Like its predecessor, Thailand Expat Guide 2014, intended as a help [...]

    Thailand Expat Guide 2014 – Out Now!
  • Business travellers’ interaction and relaxation at Capri by Fraser

    Suite meets apartment. Life meets style. Lobby meets leisure. With the Hotel Residence experience Capri by Fraser, being on the road can be something to look forward to for business travellers. As one’s needs changes on impulse or based on a client request or unexpected matters in the schedule, there [...]

    Business travellers’ interaction and relaxation at Capri by Fraser
  • Anantara and Elephant Parade to bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015

    To give Bangkok a taste of Elephant Parade 2015, Anantara will showcase ten of the elephants at the 13th Annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament which will be held at the Siam Polo Park at VR Sports Club in Bangkok from August 27th – September 1st, 2014. Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas [...]

    Anantara and Elephant Parade to bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015

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The long wait for Sweden’s H&M is almost over

The long wait for Sweden’s H&M is almost over

September 8, 2014 at 17:01

Fashionistas and lovers of Swedish clothing brand H&M will have only until next month to wait before they can visit the first store in Manila. Sources from the SM group,...

  • Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok
    Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

    Norwegian band Staer and the Norwegian-French duo Black Packers put the ears of Bangkokian concert goers and venue...

    August 25, 2014 at 15:38
  • Wake up to Rayong
    Wake up to Rayong

    Your next weekend out of town should go to VIP Chain Resort and Sea Sand Sun Resort in Rayong. With prices starting...

    August 17, 2014 at 17:45
  • SilkAir to Offer Preferred Seat Selection
    SilkAir to Offer Preferred Seat Selection

    SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, now offers customers travelling on Economy Class the choice of...

    August 8, 2014 at 21:09

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New Scandinavian Fair in Singapore targets expat women

New Scandinavian Fair in Singapore targets expat women

October 1, 2014 at 15:44

With a new Scandinavian Fair the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore targets expatriate women. The hope is to host two yearly fairs at the Church’s premises on...

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Neste installs CO2 capture plant at own Singapore diesel refinery

Neste installs CO2 capture plant at own Singapore diesel refinery

October 1, 2014 at 13:34

Neste Oil Singapore signed a deal on September 26 with Singapore-based National Oxygen (NOX) to install a new carbon dioxide (CO2) recovery and liquefaction plant at its renewable...

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Indonesia’s senior officials to visit Denmark

Indonesia’s senior officials to visit Denmark

October 1, 2014 at 14:19

Ambassador Casper Klynge today met with the Governor and 90 course participants from the National Resilience Institute (LEMHANNAS). 30 of these participants will travel to...

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Scandinavian architecture praised in Singapore

Scandinavian architecture praised in Singapore

October 2, 2014 at 09:57

Yesterday at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore three Scandinavian architecture companies were awarded in three different categories. The hattrick consisted of...

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WWF: Denmark is world’s 4th least friendly to nature

September 30, 2014 at 17:33

Denmark’s ecological footprint per capita is the fourth largest in the world, according to the latest Living Planet Report published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The...

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