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Danish company discuss collaboration with Siriraj Hospital

Danish company discuss collaboration with Siriraj Hospital

  OpenTeleHealth, a Danish company specialising in health monitoring, met with one of Thailand’s leading public hospitals, Siriraj Hospital on Wednesday 8 February 2017, accompanied by the Danish Embassy in Bangkok. Thailand, like Denmark, witnesses an aging population, which increasingly is diagnosed with treatable diseases. Increasing diagnostics together with an aging population puts added pressure on hospital beds and treatment …

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Thai media admires Finland at Press Freedom debate

Thai media admires Finland at Press Freedom debate

”Thailand is the land of smiles, but we, the media, are not smiling,” said Thepchai Yong, the President of the Confederation of Thai Journalists, on Wednesday 15 February 2017 as he opened the debate at Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, The Challenges of Protecting Press Freedom in a Divided World. The debate was held to mark the 250th anniversary of …

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Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate - houses, apartments and even land - is in high demand and the volume of transactions is on the highest level for many year, according to Denmark’s Radio. Almost every third of the Danish condominium developing companies is today foreign owned. And in 2014, almost 40 percent of all real estate purchases were by foreigners or foreign …

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Coming events:

Danish Church in Bangkok - Information Meeting

The Danish Embassy to Bangkok will on Tuesday, 28 February 2017, welcome anyone interested to for an information meeting about a Danish Church Abroad in Bangkok starting at 16:30 and ending around 18:30.

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Swecham Monthly Networking

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites members to its regular monthly networking. This month, the meeting takes place at the Decanter inside St Regis and is sponsored by St. Regis and Securitas. Members pay 300 bht and non-members pay 600 baht Further info: projects@swecham.com  

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Scandinavian Society Siam Garden Party

The annual Scandinavian Society Siam Garden Party will be held on Saturday 11 March 2017. The event starts at 6PM and will this year  be held in the garden of the Residence of the Danish Ambassador. More details will follow on Scandinavian Society Siam's Facebook page.

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Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Jan Top Christensen, Danish Ambassador to the Philippines, said during a recent visit to Cebu in the Philippines that he sees a potential for Danish companies to come down here with Cebu becoming as competitive in business as the nation’s capital. According to a report of his visit in Cebu Daily News, the ambassador said: “Manila is getting clogged because …

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Norwegian support to Mine Action in Laos

Norwegian support to Mine Action in Laos

  Siren Gjerme Eriksen, Abassador of Norway to Hanoi, met with Laos National Regulatory Authority, NRA, as he attended a ceremony in Laos last week, where Norwegian People’s Aid handed over excess equipment from their operations to NRA. The NRA in Laos are responsible for the regulation and coordination of all operators in the country working on the impact of …

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Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development in Finland, met with Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday 9 February 2017. During their meeting Mykkänen expressed Finland’s support for Myanmar’s peace process and the civilian government’s democratic reforms. Following an UN report claiming serious human rights violations to have occurred in the region Rakhine, Mykkänen also urged …

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Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

At least nine companies and solution are exhibiting as over 100 of the world’s leading airport equipment suppliers from over 27 different countries get together for the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show at Singapore EXPO from 15 - 17 February 2017. They are AirPo Products, Axa Power, Efla Oy, Hobart, ITW GSE, J&B Aviation, Plus Eight System, Saab …

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