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Sweden ducks Donald, encourages to turn East

Sweden ducks Donald, encourages to turn East

An new sales argument towards Swedish companies to look east and expand their business in Southeast Asia etc. has apparently arisen due to President-elect Trump, in a new Business Sweden statement. The uncertainty after the election of Trump means that Swedish companies are currently awaiting the decision on the establishment or expansion in the United States. In this way, the …

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Ulrika Modéer visits Myanmar and Cambodia

Ulrika Modéer visits Myanmar and Cambodia

From 13-18 November 2016, Sweden's Secretary of State, Ulrika Modéer, travelled to Myanmar and Cambodia. In Myanmar, Modéer visited the capital, Yangon, and Nay Pyi Taw for talks with government representatives, parliamentarians and civil society organisations. Along with the organisation Earth Rights International, a visit to the Thilawa Industrial Zone was conducted, focusing on matters related to land rights. This …

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Finnish artist Tero Annanolli is coming to Jakarta

Finnish artist Tero Annanolli is coming to Jakarta

He won gold at the London Cultural Olympiad in 2012, and now the talented Finnish painter Tero Annanolli is bringing his work to Indonesia's capital. Tero Annanolli's work is recognised by his versatile use of materials like recycled fabric as base material for his paintings and a combination of fabrics and sheet metals. He often portrays landscapes, flowers and boats. …

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Akaryn Hotel Group launches three new hotels in Thailand and Laos

Akaryn Hotel Group launches three new hotels in Thailand and Laos

Right on cue for the high season in Thailand, AKARYN Hotel Group is building on the success of its much instagrammed and increasingly popular portfolio of hotels and resorts to offer guests three distinctive new hospitality experiences. The akyra Beach Club Phuket opens on 1st December and will welcome guests to a sophisticated new oceanside destination on spectacular Natai beach …

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Cycling Without Age - a right to wind in your hair

Cycling Without Age - a right to wind in your hair

One of the many initiatives by Denmark within elderly welfare is 'Cycling Without Age', a project that takes elders on bike rides in trishaws as a way of getting them outside and letting them explore the outdoors. The project has spread to more than 20 countries all over the globe with Singapore being the only branch in Asia. Cycling Without …

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The Best is yet to come: Staying Healthy during Retirement

The Best is yet to come: Staying Healthy during Retirement

Contrary to what may be popular belief, retirement does not signal the decline in a vibrant and productive life, only to be replaced by wheelchairs and nursing homes. In fact, all it takes is just some commitment to strengthening your body and mind to make retirement the best chapter of life. Of course, there are some health concerns that may …

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Celebrate Christmas with Two Chefs

Celebrate Christmas with Two Chefs

On Saturday 24 December, also known as Christmas Eve, a traditional Swedish Christmas buffet will be served at the Swedish restaurant Two Chefs Kata Beach on Phuket. There will be two buffets during the evening; one starting at 6pm and another one at 9pm. Both including traditional Swedish dishes, such as pickled herring, Swedish meatballs with cream sauce, "Jansson's Frestelse", and much …

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