Category: Community news

Norwegian attacked by shark in Hua Hin

A 54-year old Norwegian tourist was attacked and bitten by a shark while swimming along one of Hua Hin’s highly praised beaches, according to AEC News. On April 15th a video surfaced on Facebook showing the Norwegian tourist, later identified by local media reports as Werner Daniels, bleeding badly from an open wound in his…

Feast on hot dogs and Carlsberg in Shanghai this Friday

Back in Denmark we often celebrate the weekends coming with a beer with the colleagues. Unfortunately this tradition isn’t necessarily fully adapted here in South East Asia (yet!). But this Friday the Carlsberg-thirsty and hot dog-hungry Danes in Shanghai have a chance to clear the worst signs of withdrawal. At the Grundfos Concept Store in…

Scandinavian films to screen at European Union Film Festival, Singapore

On May 10th to May 20th the 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will show contemporary cinema from 24 European countries. And among those 24 countries, every Scandinavian country is represented, with movies ranking from brutal war thrillers to romantic dramas about violin players with broken fingers (and broken hearts). From Denmark,…

Network event with NordCham Vietnam

Nearly 30 members showed up for the NordCham Vietnam networking event held on April 11th. Sponsor of the event, the Swedish software company Niteco, opened the night and afterwards Chairman Sore Roed Pedersen gave updates on Nordcham activities, EuroCham Whitebook launch, Greenbook update and EuroCham AGM, especially on the impressive presence of 3 Nordcham members…

Norwegian Constitution Day in Manila

For Norwegians abroad, most countries in the region offers a chance to celebrate the Norwegian Constitution Day on May 17th. And the Philippines are no exception. On a slightly of celebration, the Philippines-Norway Business Council invites to the traditional celebrations with Norwegian food, services, the traditional parade and a chance to meet fellow Norwegians in…

What will happen to the next generation of Cambodian farmers?

The future of Cambodian farmers is unknown. The country’s political situation is extremely unpredictable and so is the weather. Illegal logging of the forests contributes to climate changes and the farmers’ crops are lost. A small network of forest activists fight to protect the forest against the loggers, but it is not an easy job…

Sjømannskirken Singapore invites to a tour through the old country

Singapore has undergone unimaginable changes over the past couple of decades and probably faster than most countries in the world. Therefore it can be hard to fathom what Singapore was like before the country rocketed into modern age. But there’s a certain area of Singapore where it’s as if time stood still. Where you can…