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Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia

Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia

The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will pay a State Visit to Indonesia on 22–24 May 2017 at the invitation of President Joko …

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Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia attending Global Child Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 5 May 2016. Photo Copyright: Joakim Persson 

Finnish Embassy at opening of 8th Myanmar School of Politics

Finnish Embassy at opening of 8th Myanmar School of Politics

The 8th Myanmar School of Politics, a programme aimed at enhancing the democratic knowledge and skills of politicians in Myanmar and furthering their practice of multiparty dialogue, was kicked off on Saturday 18 March 2017. Katarina Tapio, Deputy Head of Mission at the Finnish Embassy in Bangkok, was present at the opening ceremony where she held a speech and meet with …

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Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market

Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market

Defence and security company Saab has appointed Dean Rosenfield as new head of Market Area Asia Pacific from 1 January 2018. Dean Rosenfield is today the Managing Director of Saab Australia. In his present role, Dean has been working to grow and diversify the local business. Since taking over in March 2013 the Australian business has continued to grow its …

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EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible

EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible

At the annual EU-ASEAN ministerial consultations held in the Filipino capital of Manila on 10 March trade leaders from the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to take new steps towards resuming free trade talks between the two regions. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: "2017 marks the 40th anniversary of fruitful cooperation between the …

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Cambodians fight to save their forest against illegal logging with Danish help

Cambodians fight to save their forest against illegal logging with Danish help

Activists from Prey Lang Community Network on patrol in the forest.Photo: PLCN. Motorcycles are roaring, leaves rattle and every now and then a twig snaps under a shoe as a group of people, trying to protect the place they call home, gather deep inside of Cambodia’s biggest forest, Prey Lang. As one of Southeast Asia’s last remaining lowland evergreen woodlands, …

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Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed

Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed

”I’ve got a story that you might find uplifting,” writes Øystein Baadsvik from Norway in a Facebook post, after a horrible event turned into a happy ending for his daughter Karin Baadsvik, all because of some friendly and helpful Indonesian locals. While travelling around in Indonesia, Karin Baadsvik suddenly found herself without passport, computer, wallet and cards. Her bag all …

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Danish Ambassador on Scandinavian Society Siam’s work in Bangkok

Danish Ambassador on Scandinavian Society Siam’s work in Bangkok

https://youtu.be/3vDR04QieIA Uffe Wolffhechel, the Danish Ambassador to Thailand, welcomed the Scandinavian Society Siam to the garden of the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok for the yearly SSS Garden Party on 25 March 2017. The ambassador compliments the society for their enthusiastic members and for both helping each other and creating a stage for socialising and sharing experiences, but also for …

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Dancham plans for a big deficit in 2017

Dancham plans for a big deficit in 2017

https://youtu.be/7PP8T-xTIVY Dancham - Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce - plans in 2017 to dig deep into its cash assets, where over 3 mill. Thai Baht have been accumulated over the years, and spend it on improving its office facilities and other benefits for the members. The budget which the members approved at the Annual General Meeting on 23 March 2017 …

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