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Joyful celebrations of Norway’s National Day

Joyful celebrations of Norway’s National Day

17 May Parade, Bangkok. 17 May is a big day for all Norwegians. It is a day where many dress up in their national dresses, a day filled with Norwegian flags waving in the air, a happy day of celebrating Norway and the Constitution signed on 17 May 1814, declaring Norway an independent kingdom. For all of the Norwegians living …

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The spirit of co-operation and continuity

The SEB-spirit of co-operation and continuity

Rolf Fus, General Manager of SEB’s private banking branch in Singapore, looks out on the Marina Bay from the office on the 12th floor at 50, Collyer Quay. “It is an amazing view, no doubt, and in a way it …

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Pictured are (from left): Jonas Bergqvist, Head of Private Banking; Rolf Fus, General Manager of SEB’s private banking branch in Singapore 

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Swedish representatives visited Trat mangrove forest restoration

Swedish representatives visited Trat mangrove forest restoration

On 20-21 April, RECOFTC, a regional organization for sustainable community forestry, and partners visited mangrove forest communities in Prednai and Tha Ra Nae in Trat province, Thailand to learn from their forest restoration journey. The delegation included the Ambassador of the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok H.E. Staffan Herrström, the Ambassador of the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok, and representatives …

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Scandinavian Chef Dinner Menu event on Phuket

Scandinavian Chef Dinner Menu event on Phuket

The so-called “green season” has once again arrived to Thailand, a, these days, much more diffuse and shorter low season – which is the period’s other description when it comes to tourism. This is the time when visitors and residents can enjoy what ‘good life’ has to offer at discount prices, and for example some f & b offers that …

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Sweden attends forum on Pak Beng Hydropower Project

Sweden attends forum on Pak Beng Hydropower Project

Using the Mekong River as a source of sustainable energy was discussed as the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok participated in a regional stakeholder forum on Lao PDR's Pak Beng Hydropower Project, held on Friday 5 May 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The forum was arranged by the Mekong River Commission, MRC, who is responsible for facilitating the prior consultation for Lao PDR's proposed …

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Coming events:

Sankt Hans Party at Danish Embassy in Bangkok

Danish Women's Network - DWN - and Danes Worldwide are happy to announce that its popular joint Sankt Hans campfire party is to be held this year on Saturday 10 June starting at 5pm. The party will this year take place at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok in the Residence Garden of Ambassador Mr. Uffe Wolffhechel and Mrs. Susie A. Ruff, …

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Pandora Factory Visit in Lamphun with DTCC

One time unique opportunity to see the new green Pandora factory in Lamphum, Northern Thailand! The Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce and Pandora Production are arranging a one day visit for interested members and family members to Pandoras new Jewelry Factory in Lamphun, North Thailand. You are of course free to extend your stay in the North as you wish. …

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Details of Swedish 2017 state visit to Indonesia

Details of Swedish 2017 state visit to Indonesia

The details of the programme for Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s State Visit to Indonesia have been announced. ScandAsia presents most of the highlights. The Swedish State Visit to Indonesia on 22-24 May 2017 is at the invitation of President Joko Widodo. The Swedish government is represented by Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and Infrastructure Minister Anna …

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Danish naval defence solutions introduced to Indonesia

Danish naval defence solutions introduced to Indonesia

On 18 – 19 May 2017 Denmark’s Rear Admiral Frank Trojahn, visited Indonesia together with a delegation of Danish companies within the naval sector. On the agenda was a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi, who visited Denmark in October last year. This was followed by a small seminar, where the Danish companies …

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Danish Development Cooperation minister visited Vietnam

Danish Development Cooperation minister visited Vietnam

Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs visited Hanoi 4-5 May to further strengthen the Denmark-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership. The Main focus of the visit, hosted MPI-Minister Mr. Dung, was sustainable growth and new strategic sector-cooperation projects within food safety, environment, health and vocational education between Danish and Vietnamese authorities. On 4 May the Danish minister went for a walk through …

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Danish help for climate adaption in Rakhine

Danish help for climate adaption in Rakhine

Peter Hansen, Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar, joined an identification mission to Maungdaw district in Rakhine State for three days last week. He met with the Chief Minister of Rakhine State to discuss the elements for a Danish supported mangrove rehabilitation and climate adaptation programme, as well as the ongoing coastal fisheries co-management programme in Rakhine. Furthermore, the Ambassador visited …

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Norway to help Myanmar in oil cooperation

Norway to help Myanmar in oil cooperation

U Tun Tun Naing, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Planning and Finance, together with Norwegian Ambassador Tone Tinnes. Norway and Myanmar signed an agreement for a 5-year Oil for Development program on Thursday 11 May 2017; a milestone in the cooperation between Norway and Myanmar. The aim of the program is to manage the petroleum sector in an economically, socially …

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