Second Nordic Networking success for 2016


On 21 April, the successful Nordic Networking series, this time hosted by the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (the for Nordic chambers alternate to be hosts), continued with all the four Directors from the respective chambers of commerce, and also Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand H.E Mr Staffan Herrström and his wife…

Swedish King and Queen attends first Global Child Forum in Southeast Asia

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On 5 May 2016 Kuala Lumpur is hosting the first Global Child Forum on Southeast Asia, with Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden and Malaysia’s Minister of Women, Family and Community Development in attendance. Held at JW Marriott hotel the theme for this year’s conference is on ‘Mobility & Connectivity:…

Danish Ambassador donates Lego toys to Jakarta’s children


Danish Ambassador in Jakarta, Casper Klynge, and Jakarta Governor, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, had a playful friday in the City Hall, as the Ambassador handed over 34 big boxes of Lego to the Governor. The toys was donated to 34 integrated child-friendly public parks ( RPTRA ) across Jakarta to enhance the creativity of children through playing.…

Bangkok-based Swede wins grand Asian Golf Tour


Cavite, Philippines, April 23: Newcomer Oscar Zetterwall became the first Swede to win on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) when he closed with a second consecutive four-under-par 68 to seal a three-shot victory at the US$60,000 ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic on Saturday. Oscar Zetterwall of Sweden The 27-year-old Zetterwall, playing in his first season on…

Silvent sees great demand in China


Swedish Silvent, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of products for compressed air, is continuing its expansion in China, now doubling the number of employees after just three months in the country. The interest for a better working environment in the major production facilities in China and Asia is large, and to meet the demand…

Tapflo Products at AsiaWater Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur


AsiaWater is the region’s leading water industry event held in Kuala Lumpur Convention centre (Malaysia), where Swedish Tapflo’s products and solutions are exhibited by its since many years’ trusted distributor Repassa. The 2016 edition of AsiaWater took place on 6 – 8 April, an exhibition designed to help industry players to meet global challenges and…

Cifor’s Peter Holmgren receives Swedish forestry award


Director General, Peter Holmgren of Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been awarded the ’Golden Twig’ by the Swedish Forestry Association, on the occasion of International Day of Forests 2016, to be presented by the Swedish king. Indonesia-based CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest…

Sømandskirken’s Spring Fair offered great shopping experience


On Tuesday 19 April the Danish Seamen’s Church hosted Spring Fair. From 10 in the morning, the church and more than 33 small stands were ready to welcome guests. Everything from vintage silver bracelets to children’s clothing to notebooks made from elephant poo were available to purchase at the different vendors’ stands. “I think there is a great mix…