Student Kulrada Kiatkulthorn becomes Global Swede for Thailand

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Kulrada Kiatkulthorn, a Thai student in the master’s program in logistics and Innovation Management at the University of Gävle, has been appointed as ‘Global Swede’. At ceremony on 18 May, she received a diploma and a gift from the Economic Development and Innovation Minister Mikael Damberg. Kulrada Kiatkulthorn, who calls herself Tea, is aiming at…

Thailand representatives meet Swedish Royalties

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In early May Representatives of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly had a royal audience with Their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden during a trip to Malaysia. On Wednesday 4 May, Pol. Gen. Chatchawal Suksomjit, along with a group of NLA members, joined a royal dinner reception arranged in honour of Their Majesties King Carl…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir attracts 850 guests to church concert

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“If it doesn’t give you goose bumps, you need help. Seriously,” said Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (The Norwegian Company), before 60 Norwegian boys began their performance of their first public concert in Asia. Looking around the fully seated church guests, it was indeed difficult not to spot a person not…

Scandinavian women to discover their own brand in Singapore

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What is your personal brand? Or in other words: What do you want to be known for? This was one of the many questions Roger Grant asked members of Scandinavian Women’s Association (SWA) and friends at the ”Work made personal”-workshop on Thursday 19 May 2016. Roger and his wife Sophia Chin own PERSONNA, where they make a…

From Himmelev to Hong Kong – New Danish Priest speaks out

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Two near-death experiences in four weeks pushed him into the world of theology. Only 34-years old he’s now the new priest at Hong Kong’s Danish Seamen’s Church. Meet Anders Skaaning Andersen the young priest that got the job of his dreams.  T-shirt, jeans, Nike-sneakers, a sports cap and a fashionable nordic beard. Anders is nothing like…