Category: Community news

Katarina Ekelund, new TSCC Executive Director: a true Swedish-Thai

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) has appointed a new Executive Director. Master’s graduate Katarina Ekelund, the daughter of her Thai mother and Swedish father, has in August 2017 replaced Ms Jiraya Chanchon who has decided to concentrate on own businesses. “I understand that Jiraya has done a great job for the chamber, as its…

Finland 100 Years Gala Hong Kong announced

Hong Kong is first out in the region to announce the details of the upcoming centenary celebrations, to peak in December! “You are cordially invited to join the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong at our annual Celebrate Finland Gala this time in honour of Finland’s 100 years of independence.” The annual gala dinner…

Finnish Your Dinner held in Singapore

In Singapore the Finnish Your Dinner 2017 was held at Hollandse Club Singapore. “Finnish Your Dinner is modelled on Dinner Under the Sky, an annual Summer event held in Helsinki. This August the festivities were extended to everywhere the sky is visible. Also in Singapore we had our own event with excellent Finnish food, drinks…

SwedCham – the new Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

The 35-year-old Swedish Business Association in Singapore officially transformed into a Chamber of Commerce, SwedCham, in July 2017. The chamber has a new General Manager, Cecilia Oskarsson, and a new President, Jan Stjernström. With two pairs of fresh eyes in charge, the Swedish Business Association Singapore has officially converted into a Chamber of Commerce. The…

Swedish ONE Championship fighter: Philippines is home

Welterweight competitor Zebastian Kadestam is born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, but now he takes pride in representing his second home, which is the Philippines. With a professional record of 9-3, Kadestam believes that the country’s mixed martial arts scene played a pivotal role in his career and to where he is presently. Mixed Martial…

Finnish Your Dinner hosted by Bangkok embassy

On Saturday 26 August, as in many other cities and countries around the world, a Finnish Your Dinner was held in Bangkok, hosted by the Embassy of Finland in celebration of the Nordic nation’s centenary year Katarina Tapio, ‎Deputy Head of Mission was the evening’s host as the Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven was back in Finland…

Crayfish Party comes early in Bangkok this year!

The famous Scandinavian Crayfish Party comes early this year – it is already on Saturday 16 September! That means you have to act NOW to buy tickets at discounted “early bird” prices. SSS Member price is 2.900 THB until 02 September, then it is 3,200 THB. Non-member price is 3,300 THB until 02 September. then…

Nordic Crayfish Party Philippines 2017

The Best Nordic Party in the Philippines is back with 70’s style and flare! “Join us as we celebrate a centuries old Nordic tradition. Featuring specially imported Crayfish, a sumptuous feast of Nordic delights, a special 70’s dance performance, and free flowing Craft Beer, Wine, Cocktails, and Spirits.” Proceeds from the party are donated to…