Category: Business news

EU Head of Missions visited Johor






The 11 ambassadors to Malaysia of the respective EU countries joined a European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia on a trade mission to Johor s17-19 May, led by H. E. Maria Castillo-Fernandez, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Malaysia. The three-day mission aimed to provide an open platform for dialogue and cooperation between…

Swedish embassy Bangkok visited Volvo Trucks






Kamlarp Sirikittiwatn, President of Volvo Group Trucks Asia & JVs Sales and Ms Helen Savemyr, SVP of Volvo Group Trucks Asia & JVs and Operations, welcomed H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrström and his colleagues from the embassy to the plant in Samutprakarn outside of Bangkok on 18 May 2017. The visit included a walk-through of the…

Nordic exhibition opened at Changi Airport






A little piece of the cold North will be exhibited at Changi Airport in Singapore from 26 May to 26 June 2017. As a part of Changi’s Travellers’ Series, the new exhibition called Nordic Adventures was opened on 26 May 2017. The opening was attended by the Ambassadors and diplomatic representatives from all the Nordic…

Ambassador Maria Sargren on developing Cambodia






Going from working with development policies in the busy and lively EU capital, Brussels, to being an Ambassador in still developing country Cambodia is quite a change of settings. Maria Sargren has been the Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia since September 2016, and though it is quite a change from her previous life in the Belgian capital, she is eager…

Not the average gamer: Pontus made a career of playing PC






22 year-old Pontus Mähler from Sweden moved to Thailand seven months ago trying to evolve as a professional gamer. Now, beside making a living of playing computer games, he is the CEO of Neolution E-Sport and working on a restaurant project. Spending all day alone in a dark room, only lit up slightly by the…

Discover wedding heaven in dream destinations with Akaryn hotels and resorts






Discover bespoke wedding bliss in dream destinations across Thailand. ALEENTA HUA HIN – PRANBURI Add a touch of “Thainess” and opt for Thai Orchid Package, which include a traditional Khan Mak long drum procession, a private Monks blessing, an authentic Thai wedding ceremony in private villa decorated with Thai flowers and a sumptuous Thai buffet to celebrate the union…

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…

Suomi Finland 100 Singapore Active Ageing seminar






Suomi Finland 100 Singapore seminar on Creating Solutions for Active Ageing – Together, gathered over 100 participants on 27 April. Ms. Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health of Finland met with Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Health of Singapore in a meet and greet session before the seminar. The Ministers…

Ulf Ohrling resigned as Swedcham Hong Kong chairman






On 12 May 2017 Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (Swedcham) held it´s Annual General Meeting at Club Lusitano. Roughly 40 ordinary members participated in the meeting, led by chairman Ulf Ohrling. This was Ulf last AGM as chairman, ah he has decided to step down after six consecutive years as chairman of the…