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Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland - and Singapore - least corrupt countries

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland - and Singapore - least corrupt countries

The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World's least corrupt countries. Revealing the "Corruption Perception Index", Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: "This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality, which feed off each other …

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Telenor to abolish roaming taxes in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia

Telenor to abolish roaming taxes in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia

Telenor will be the first operator in Sweden to abolish roaming taxes on surfing the internet in countries outside Europe. From 26 January 2017, Swedes with Telenor's subscription 'Telenor Frihet' (freedom) can start surfing the internet in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia with no extra charge. Since June 2016, 'Telenor Frihet' started including the rest of EU and EES, but now, it …

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Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept

Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept

ScandAsia met up in southern Thailand with Mr Conny Andersson, who can appropriately be seen as a ‘travelling chef’, having been on assignments as a cook to far-flung corners of the world. The setting and the timing could not have been more appropriate. We wanted to learn more about how he attended – during his stint at this resort – …

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Swedish jazz in Thailand to perform late King’s songs

Swedish jazz in Thailand to perform late King’s songs

Bangkok’s riverfront Millennium Hilton Bangkok invites the public to Swedish jazz –‘A night with Ulf & Eric Wakenius’, up at the panorama venue Threesixty Jazz Lounge. The Swedes will perform between 9 – 11 pm on Friday 27 January 2017. The hotel welcomes the world-renown guitarist duet from Sweden. With tribute to the late King Rama IX, apart from songs …

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Thai tourism promotion in Oslo

Thai tourism promotion in Oslo

On 12 January 2017, Mr. Jukr Boon-Long, Ambassador of Thailand to Norway, attended the Grand Travel Award 2017 presentation ceremony at Walmans Salonger in Oslo. This year, Thai Airways Norway once again won the award for the “Best Intercontinental Airline With Departure from Norway”. This marks the thirteenth consecutive year in which Thai …

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Photo: Royal Thai Embassy, Oslo

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Swedes in boat drama in southern Thailand

Swedes in boat drama in southern Thailand

Koh Rok On Monday 23 January 2017, a tour boat caught fire and sank to the bottom of the ocean on its way to Koh Rok in the Ko Lanta district of Thailand. There were 18 passengers on the boat, all of whom managed to escape the boat in time. Among them were two Swedes, the Foreign Ministry of Sweden's …

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2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand

2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand

On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. Student Alexandra Malkovich and Professor Roy Andersson The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of …

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