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Swedish hotelier Eric Hallin at Bangkok’s Scandinavian oasis

Swedish hotelier Eric Hallin at Bangkok’s Scandinavian oasis

ScandAsia talks to Mr Eric Hallin, General Manager of the four-star Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, and also the newly elected President of the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Bearing the same prestigious name as the famous painter brings certain expectations and anticipation, which is immediately met in the grand lobby of this dowtown Bangkok hotel; bringing a sense of artistic style …

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Sweden supports work environment initiative in Asia

Sweden supports work environment initiative in Asia

Maja Forslind, the Embassy, David Lamotte and Cristina Martinez, ILO, Lars-Åke Bergqvist, H&M, Steve Hartrich, ILO and Anette Andersson, the Embassy at the Embassy’s workshop in March. Photo: Gabriel Andreasson Sweden has in April 2017 initiated regional collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote decent working conditions in Asia. The Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok has signed a co-funding …

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Swedish universities held presentation to Thai students

Swedish universities held presentation to Thai students

On 27 April the University of KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Lund University, both Swedish, held an evening for Thai students considering to study at these universities in Sweden. Former alumni joined to talk about what it is like to be a student in Sweden. Ambassador Staffan Herrström held an opening speech where he encouraged students to take the …

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Alumni invited to Swedish residence in Bangkok

Alumni invited to Swedish residence in Bangkok

On 25 April 2017 the Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok held its annual Alumni event. Ambassador Staffan Herrström had the pleasure of inviting Swedish Alumni to an evening filled with creativity and innovation. The evening featured small group discussions about creativity and innovation in Sweden and Thailand and how our two countries can cooperate and inspire each other. It was a …

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Nordic Bangkok community called to spring’s biggest event - in Chinatown!

Nordic Bangkok community called to spring’s biggest event - in Chinatown!

The Nordic Chambers in Bangkok, Axis Communications and Hotel Royal Bangkok Chinatown are jointly inviting to the spring of 2017’s first Nordic event, and one that is likely to be a big draw, for several reasons: unusual location, interesting programme and a big thirst for both networking and drinks in midst of Thailand’s hot season!   Chamber of commerce of …

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Danish Ambassador spoke at UNDP’s regional iData Studio opening

Danish Ambassador spoke at UNDP’s regional iData Studio opening

Through Danida, the Danish Government is supporting innovation activities carried out by members of the UN family, including UNDP. On 29 March 2017 Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel gave a key note speech at the opening of UNDP’s regional iData Studio in Bangkok. Exploring opportunities for the beneficial use of (big) data projects, the Studio is an excellent example of a systematic …

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Thai Ministry of Energy visited Embassy of Norway

Thai Ministry of Energy visited Embassy of Norway

On 24 March 2017 Norway’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Kjetil Paulsen, met with representatives from the Ministry of Energy in Thailand to discuss the Norwegian energy sector and how Norway manages its ownership and revenues from the petroleum industry. In the meeting Deputy Director-General of the Department of Mineral Fuels in the Ministry of Energy, Mr Sarawut Kaewtathip explained how …

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Order of Dannebrog to former deputy Head of Mission at Thai Embassy

Order of Dannebrog to former deputy Head of Mission at Thai Embassy

On 7 april Denmark’s Ambassador to Thailand Uffe Wolffhechel handed over the Order of Dannebrog from her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II to Ms. Morakot Janemathukorn, former deputy Head of Mission at the Thai Embassy in Copenhagen. The embassy congratulated Ms. Morakot Janemathukorn on receiving the Order of Dannebrog. Source: Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok

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Trade Council Bangkok on Denmark tour

Trade Council Bangkok on Denmark tour

The Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok, Mr Peter Sand, was back in Denmark in early April meeting with design companies, discussing wireless speakers, wastewater management and much in between! The Head of the trade section also met with representatives from both the Danish Agriculture & Food Council and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration to discuss two …

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Danish Ambassador celebrated accreditation with staff

Danish Ambassador celebrated accreditation with staff

Denmark’s Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel handed over his letter of credentials from Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun in the evening of 10 April 2017. Afterwards this was celebrated in the company of all the staff and family members at the Danish Embassy Sources: Susie A. Ruff, Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok

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Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system

The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of providing equal opportunities for high-quality …

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Coming events:

AGM in Scandinavian Society Siam

Scandinavian Society Siam invites members - and indeed would-like-to-be members - for an evening with the Annual General Meeting and a nice AGM dinner in good company.
When:            Wednesday 03. May 2017  18.30
Where:          Rembrandt Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 18, Bangkok …

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17 May Celebrations at Norwegian Embassy

On 17 May 2017 the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok invites you to join them for a celebration of the Norwegian Constitution Day. In collaboration with Nordmannsforbundet, the embassy invites you to bring along Norwegian flags and come to the Embassy for a day of celebrations. From 10:45 the embassy will host games for children, big or small, and hopes to see …

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17 May Gala Dinner

A four course dinner, flag cake, crown cake and lots of beverages. On Wednesday 17 May 2017 the 17. mai-komiteen in Bangkok hosts a gala dinner for all Norwegians and friends to celebrate the Norwegian Constitution Day. The dinner will be held in Ballroom 1 at Sheraton Grand Sukhumvit and starts at 19:00. The price for joining is TBH2000. Registration …

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