Category: Community news

Singapore Minister visits little Denmark at Mount Faber

On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore welcomed Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, to a visit at the beautiful Danish Church located on Mount Faber in Singapore. Dorte Bech Vizard, the Danish Ambassador to Singapore and the Port Chaplain at Sømandskirken Singapore accompanied the…

TSCC Monthly Networking with Securitas

On Thursday 2 March 2017 the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Securitas, held its Monthly Networking event at the five-star hotel St. Regis on Ratchadamri Road in Bangkok. At the event the many guests – including H.E. Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand Mr Staffan Herrström, Swedish university students, business leaders as well asother TSCC members…

New President in Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Swedish hotelier Mr. Eric Hallin is the new President of Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce following a brief meeting by the newly elected Board of Governors after the AGM on Thursday 30 March 2017 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok.

In this short video, Past President Mr. Jan Eriksson explains how the turn-around of the economy of the Chamber which has now been completed, presented an excellent occasion for him to step down after four years as the TSCC President and hand over the responsibility to Mr. Erik Hallin.


Danish Ambassador on Scandinavian Society Siam’s work in Bangkok

Uffe Wolffhechel, the Danish Ambassador to Thailand, welcomed the Scandinavian Society Siam to the garden of the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok for the yearly SSS Garden Party on 25 March 2017.

The ambassador compliments the society for their enthusiastic members and for both helping each other and creating a stage for socialising and sharing experiences, but also for taking good care of newcomers like himself, and says that he is happy that the embassy can contribute to the collaboration between the Scandinavian societies.

Read more about the SSS Garden party here.

Danish Embassy Bangkok hosted a great Garden Party

The Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok hosted Saturday 25 March 2017 the annual Garden Party organised by Scandinavian Society Siam. Around 80 SSS members and their friends had a great evening in the capable hands of Danny California and his band which showed an impressive versatility from entertaining with jazz during the dinner to letting it…

An era comes to an end at SBAS Singapore

The Swedish Business Association of Singapore’s (SBAS) completed Annual General Meeting 2017 brought forward quite dramatic changes. Three big news are hereby announced via ScandAsia. When SBAS on 22 March SBAS held its 35th Annual General Meeting, which was well attended by its corporate members, one of the main items on the agenda was a…

DABS Gala Dinner 2017 Singapore

The Danish Business Association Singapore held its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 4 March 207, at Shangri-La hotel. “It was really well attended with 250 people at Shangri-la for the black and white theme,” reported  Stine Martinussen. “Lars K Nielsen was awarded Business Man of the Year 2017 for successfully building his business Den Jet…

Dancham plans for a big deficit in 2017

Dancham – Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce – plans in 2017 to dig deep into its cash assets, where over 3 mill. Thai Baht have been accumulated over the years, and spend it on improving its office facilities and other benefits for the members. The budget which the members approved at the Annual General Meeting on 23 March 2017 has a deficit of 600,000 THB.

Michael Andersen, Dancham’s recently appointed Secretary General, explained to the members the range of improvements, that the money would be spent on. He expects the deficit to level out in 2018 so that the Chamber as of 2019 will start being profitable again.

Read more about the AGM of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce here.

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