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Innovation night at Ambassador’s Residence in Singapore

In conjunction with Seed Forum, the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore invited investors, entrepreneurs, businesses and students to an interesting start-up night of presentations and networking at the Ambassador’s Residence. The concept of Seed Forum was originally established in Norway in 2002 and has since then grown rapidly to a global concept with representatives in more…

New Head of Office to Finnish Business Council Singapore

Maija Meriläinen is the new FBC Coordinator. The new FBC Coordinator & Editor-in-Chief for FBC’s magazine Finnlink from January 2014 onwards is Ms. Maija Meriläinen. Maija is a project management professional, who has previously worked in Recruitment and Market Research industries. Maija is enthusiastic to meet and work with all of you, FBC members and…

Tourist agency launches new slogan for Thailand: Amazing Thailand. It begins with the people.

Thailand’s tourist agency launched a new slogan to promote travelling in Thailand, told the agency’s office in Stockholm. “For many visitors it is precisely the population of Thailand who makes the trip an unforgetable memory,” said Mrs. Nalinee Pananon, director of the Thai Tourist Office in Stockholm. It was at the World Travel Market in…

Niels Henrik Hansen says goodbye to SAS Bangkok

On Thursday January 9 Scandinavian Airlines hosted this month’s Nordic networking event at Admirals Pub in Bangkok. On that occasion the Director and General Manager of SAS Southeast Asia Niels Henrik Hansen said goodbye to the community associated with the Nordic Chambers of Commerce who attended the event. Not only was he leaving his job…

KIS International School Invites Super Students for IB Diploma Scholarships

KIS International School is accepting applications for their coveted IB Diploma academic scholarships for the academic year 2014-2015. KIS scholarships are well respected in the international school community and are awarded in order to recognize academic excellence and open up the world of the International Baccalaureate (IB) to deserving candidates. The IB Diploma scholarship winner…

Danish Vets in Bangkok: Stray dogs’ miserable lives

Around November each year, a Danish veterinarian Geneviève Jorgensen and her assistant travel to Thailand to lend their local colleagues a helping hand in the desperate campaign to put the number of stray dogs under control. Bangkok alone is home to more than 100,000 stray dogs. “Can we postpone the appointment to another day? We…

Swedish Church arranges study trip to Cambodja and Burma

The Swedish Church in Bangkok arranges a study trip to Cambodja and Burma for journalists in the beginning of March 2014. The exact dates are decided in the middle of December. The SwedishChurch in Bangkok invites journalists to Cambodja and Burma where you will visit a project creating the needed basis for people to improve…

LAST CHANCE: Vote for the Scandinavian Christmas tree to win 100,000 baht

The Danish Christmas tree is the only Scandinavian Christmas tree represented in Central World shopping mall’s Christmas tree competition, where Ambassador’s wives from 11 countries have decorated each their Christmas tree in the style of their country. The 11 trees are competing to gain more votes in the sake of charity. The tree that receives…