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Finnish Your Dinner SF100 event in Bangkok

Finnish Your Dinner SF100 event in Bangkok

On 25-27 August 2017 Finland’s centenary celebrations will expand across the world as Finnish Your Dinner events invite everybody to enjoy dinner with Finns. In Bangkok it takes place on Saturday 26 August 2017, hosted by Friends of Finland. Their dinner to celebrate Finland 100 years together will be overlooking the Bangkok skyline and includes an “odyssey into Finnish delicacies …

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Sweden as IT, start-up hub highlighted in Thailand

Sweden as IT, start-up hub highlighted in Thailand

Charlotta Schlyter, Deputy Head of Mission, and Vivianne Gillman, Trade Commissioner at Business Sweden, shared with Thailand the Swedish experience of what can stimulate IT start-ups, the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok reported. Charlotta Schlyter This took place at a seminar hosted by the Nation Building Institute-NBI's senior executive programme (on 26 July). The seminar was held in preparation for …

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Ambassador Gunn Jorid Roset accredited to Malaysia

Ambassador Gunn Jorid Roset accredited to Malaysia

On 16 August Gunn Jorid Roset was accredited as Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia. Her Excellency presented her credentials to Malaysia’s king, the Yang Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, in a grand ceremony at the National Palace of Istana Negara, along with 12 other foreign envoys. Ambassador Roset also exhibited Norway’s rich cultural heritage in her traditional national costume, which …

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Joakim Ladeborn new Deputy Consul General Hong Kong

Joakim Ladeborn new Deputy Consul General Hong Kong

From left: Ms. Helena Storm, Consul General of Sweden in Hong Kong and Macau; Deputy Consul General of Sweden in Hong Kong and Macau, Mr Joakim Ladeborn The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and Macau bid farewell to the Deputy Consul General, Ms Wictoria Amandustin Weinstock and welcomed her successor the Deputy Consul General, Mr Joakim Ladeborn. The …

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Telenor's head of innovation moved to Singapore

Telenor's head of innovation moved to Singapore

Vegard Aas, the innovation chief of Norwegian Telenor Singapore is a great hub for innovation in Asia, according to Vegard Aas, innovation chief of Norwegian Telenor. That is why he a year ago moved the head of innovation from Norway to the sky rocking urban state of Asia and he is certain that was the right move. But why Singapore? …

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HCM City wants Swedish and Danish tourists to stay longer

HCM City wants Swedish and Danish tourists to stay longer

A group of foreign tourists walking on Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street in HCM City. VNA/VNS Photo An Hiếu HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government to extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from Sweden and Denmark and seven other countries to 30 days instead of 15 days. The reason is to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target …

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Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Hong Kong

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Hong Kong

Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil in eggs, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. On Friday, The European Commission called for a special meeting as new discoveries on contaminating eggs were made. Denmark announced it had found two tons …

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Coming Event:

SSS Crayfish

SSS Crayfish

Scandinavian Society Siam invites you to our traditional Crayfish Party on Saturday the 16th September 2017. The evening offers everything that you have come to expect from a Scandinavian Society Siam Crayfish Party! Welcome drink, plenty of beer, wine and even maybe a bottle of snaps …

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DTCC Networking event, Bangkok

Networking Event 21 September with Jyske Bank Gibraltar and Danish Loft Design Meet one of the Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Gold Sponsors Jyske Bank, Gibraltar, at our business networking event, which this time will be hosted by Danish Loft Design in Soi Sawasdee at Sukhumvit Road. Jyske Bank is the third largest bank in Denmark and has international branches across Europe. Ever …

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