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Norwegian Seaman’s Church boat trip to Koh Pai

Norwegian Seaman’s Church boat trip to Koh Pai

Yesterday, 8 February 2017, the Norwegian Seaman’s Church in Pattaya arranged a boat trip to the island of Koh Pai. The church often arranges boat trips to various ilands during the high season. Yesterday no less than 65 people joined the church to Koh Pai, where they enjoyed stew, made by the kitchen staff of the church, followed by coffee, …

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Danish Cancer Society ask Thailand for help

Danish Cancer Society ask Thailand for help

A funny video for at serious cause. Help a Dane is a new campaign from the Danish Cancer Society and the Danish foundation Trygfonden asking locals in Thailand to help the Danish tourists protect themselves against the sun. “Honourable citizens of Thailand. We Danes need your help,” says Mikael Berthelsen, a Danish TV personality, in a government-style announcement. “We Danes …

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New hope for Danish Church in Thailand

New hope for Danish Church in Thailand

A Danish Church Abroad  has long been requested by the many Danish residents in Thailand. The Danish Seamen's Church and Church Abroad, DSUK, have been working with a group of people in Bangkok on bringing a Danish Church Abroad to Thailand located in Bangkok. Now their prayers have been answered. DSUK, who hires and emits employees to help and service Danes …

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Much more than cabinets - Thai-Swedish business celebrates 20

Much more than cabinets - Thai-Swedish business celebrates 20

After 20 years in business The Cabinet (equally representing a Hua Hin-based furniture store, a kitchen and interior designer etc.) have achieved more than even those who think they know this firm well could imagine! Janeric Hogane and David Nilsson of The Cabinet Quite many years ago when Janeric Hogane introduced The Cabinet he talked of: ‘From bare shell to …

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Easier visa for Scandinavian tourists to Vietnam

Easier visa for Scandinavian tourists to Vietnam

On Wednesday 1 February 2017 the Vietnamese government launched their new e-visa to let tourists skip visiting a local embassy or wait in line at the airport for visa on arrival. Visitors from 40 countries, including Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, will now be able to get a 30 day tourist-visa by uploading an application and paying the visa fee …

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Finnish Halton Group announce alliance with Thai company

Finnish Halton Group announce alliance with Thai company

On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, Halton Group, a Finnish company specialising in indoor climate and indoor environmental products, services and solutions, announced a new strategic alliance with Thai Welbilt Inc. with a focus on the restaurant chain business. Welbilt supplies commercial foodservice equipment and Halton indoor solutions for professional kitchens. The alliance will focus on integrating Halton’s ventilation systems into …

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Danish Microbrewery Mikkeller to open in Chiang Mai

Danish Microbrewery Mikkeller to open in Chiang Mai

Mikkeller, a Danish microbrewery, will be opening a new bar in Chiang Mai in Thailand. According to a press release from 3 February 2017 the new bar will be opening sometime in the spring. Mikkeller already has bars in Singapore, Taipei, Seoul and another one in Thailand located in Bangkok. Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, the man behind Mikkeller. With the aim …

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Bangkok Prep Early Years Open Morning

Bangkok Prep Early Years Open Morning

On Wednesday 22 February, Bangkok Prep is holding a welcome and information session for new families interested in their child joining Nursery or Reception. The event will begin at 8:00 am in the Gallery with a welcome session hosted by Head of School Mrs Val-Thomas Peter, Primary Principal Mr Duncan Stonehouse and Head of Early Years Miss Helen Young. From …

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Rugby Tournament 2017

Be Prepared for the Bangkok International Rugby Tens Rugby Tournament 2017

Rugby enthusiasts in Bangkok and all over South East Asia listen up, it’s already time for the Bangkok International Rugby Tens again. On February 25 and 26, 2017 the 12th edition of the Tens will be held at the Sports Complex and Bangkok Patana School. This time around the event is sure to be another exciting weekend full of fast-paced …

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Brighton College

“Brighton College Bangkok” to partner with PlanToys® in fostering sustainable learning

Brighton College International School Bangkok, represented by Head Master, Mr. David Tongue, announces the partnership between the school and PlanToys®, Thailand’s innovative toy company. The two organisations have been working together to offer enhanced learning opportunities, through their shared ethos of innovation and sustainability. Mr. David Tongue, Head Master of Brighton College International School Bangkok said “The partnership between us …

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Finnish Liverpool FC "Legend" to Hong Kong

Finnish Liverpool FC "Legend" to Hong Kong

Sami Hyypïa playing for Liverpool FC Sami Hyypïa was a star defender for Liverpool FC for 10 years. Now the Finn will be joining 4 other Liverpool Legends in Hong Kong for LFC World, where there will be signing sessions giving fans the opportunity to meet Hyypïa and more. Liverpool FC announced yesterday, 7 February 2017, that Hong Kong will …

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Gunilla Daintry at the heart of Sweden-Singapore relations

Gunilla Daintry at the heart of Sweden-Singapore relations

18 years and having worked under seven ambassadors at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore, 22 years with Swedish Business Association Singapore (SBAS), and residing in Asia since the early 1970’s. We are talking about a person with a track record and dedication of sorts! ScandAsia got the chance to sit down with a true expat who has been around …

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