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Henrik wants to create safe haven for elephants in Krabi

Henrik wants to create safe haven for elephants in Krabi

50-year-old Henrik Enevoldsen is creating a safe haven for abused elephants. Photo: Karl Vandenhole. In Thailand, elephants suffer from the tourism industry more than any place else in the world. Henrik Enevoldsen from Denmark is trying to create a safe haven for Thailand’s mistreated elephants, and hopes to get support from fellow Scandinavians to rescue the burdened creatures. Henrik Enevoldsen was …

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Norway’s new seafood trademark launched in Bangkok

Norway’s new seafood trademark launched in Bangkok

On 18 July 2017, the Norwegian Seafood Council launched the new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, ‘Seafood from Norway’, in Bangkok. Photo by Norwegian Seafood Council: H.E. Kjetil Paulsen (Norwegian Ambassador), Mr. Jon Erik Steenslid (Norwegian Seafood Council) with a group of seafood importers, restaurants and media in Thailand. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from …

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Human rights, environment regional course held by Sweden

Human rights, environment regional course held by Sweden

The first regional blended learning course on Human Rights and Environment under a new agreement between Sweden and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) took place during 17-21 July 2017, reports the Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok. The training was jointly arranged by RWI, ASEAN CSR Network and International Commission of Jurists with participants from nine …

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Volvo v90

Volvo strengthens Premium segment position with V90

 The V90 was launched at the Motor Show back in March 2017. The new V90 is the latest in the premium car maker’s top-of-the-line 90 series sitting alongside the award winning XC90 SUV and the recently-launched S90 premium sedan. Building on Volvo Cars’ indisputable heritage in the estate segment, that began over 60 years ago with the Volvo Duett, the …

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Rembrandt Hotel

Rang Mahal, an authentic rooftop Indian Restaurant.

A pioneering and award-winning, Indian restaurant and terrace bar on the 26th floor of the hotel. Offering varieties of Authentic North Indian foods and focus as much of a vegetarian as with non-vegetarian such as Tandoori Prawns, Raan-E-Khyber (the house specialty) Palak Aap Ki Pasand, Garlic Naan and etc, with traditional service and atmosphere as well as a stunning view …

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Strong increase in Volvo Cars' first half 2017 profit

Strong increase in Volvo Cars' first half 2017 profit

Volvo Cars, the Swedish premium car maker, has reported strong growth in operating profit of SEK6.8bn in the first half of 2017, compared to SEK5.6bn for the same period last year, including experiencing a robust sales increase in China. Revenues rose to SEK99.1bn from SEK84.2bn in the first six months of 2016, while the operating profit margin improved to 6.8 …

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Finnish Kuopio anniversary exhibition in Shanghai

Finnish Kuopio anniversary exhibition in Shanghai

In October 2017, a Shanghai landmark and one of the world’s tallest buildings, the Shanghai World Financial Centre, is presenting Finland’s unspoilt nature and the powerful story of a Finnish woman. The City of Kuopio and the Shanghai Pudong New Area are celebrating their friendship with a two-week exhibition. The story of a Finnish woman and the Kuopio – Capital …

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Honorary FBCB membership to Finland’s China Ambassador

Honorary FBCB membership to Finland’s China Ambassador

Finnish Business Council Beijing’s (FBCB) Board of Directors presented Ambassador Marja Rislakki the Certificate of Honorary Membership at FBCB (number 003) to recognize contribution and support Ambassador Rislakki and Beijing Embassy with her leadership has given to FBCB and it´s member companies. “Thank you Ambassador Rislakki on behalf of Finnish Business Council Beijing and our member companies for close and …

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Jarno Syrjälä is Finland’s new Ambassador to China

Jarno Syrjälä is Finland’s new Ambassador to China

Finland’s next Ambassador to China has been appointed. The President of the Republic has appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Jarno Syrjälä as Head of Finland’s Mission in Beijing. Starting in Beijing on 1 September 2017 ambassador Syrjälä will be transfer from his current duties of the Director General of the Department for Africa and the Middle East. Earlier, he has …

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