Category: Community news

Scandinavian Christmas service in Bangkok moved forward to 23rd December

The Scandinavian Christmas Service in Bangkok – an age-old dear tradition – will this year take place on “lillejuleaften”, Saturday 23rd of December instead of on 24 December as usual. But time is unchanged – starting at 13.00 This year will be the first where the new Danish pastor Christa Lund Herum will perform the…

Finnish Parliament delegation Beijing event

In early November members of Finnish Business Council Beijing (FBCB) had an opportunity for morning breakfast table meeting at the Ambassador’s Residence with the Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä, Speaker of Parliament of Finland Maria Lohela and the Parliament delegation that was visiting China. The discussion topic was the companies’ opportunities and challenges operating in China. Maria…

Finland at Hong Kong Christmas Market

Finnish Christmas Wonders are available in Hong Kong! The 2017 Christmas Market in shopping centre Stanley Plaza has an amazing Finland theme! The market takes place in two consecutive weekends in mid-December: 9-10 December and 16-17 December. Featured is a glass igloo, retailer booths, and Finnish Christmas delicacies. Finnish products from companies like Puhdistamo, Kyrö…

First advent at Swedish Residence Bangkok

On 3 December the 1st advent was celebrated at the beautifully decorated Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in Bangkok, with 150 guests in attendance. Many old Bangkok faces and a lot of new attendees were among them.   Lars Rüderstad held a short worship service and the traditional hymns were sung, H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrström welcomed, while…

Danish PM looks to Singapore for inspiration regarding Denmark’s future economy

On 30 November 2017, the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen engaged in dialogue with the Danish business community to get inputs on how Denmark can learn from Singapore when preparing the economy for the future. About 70 Danish businessmen and Danish representatives of companies in Singapore gathered at the Danish Seamen’s Church to participate…

Finnish SuperPark arrives to Asia and Hong Kong

SuperPark, the ‘friendliest all-in-one indoor activity park in the world’ from Finland, is about to bring a big burst of energy into Hong Kong’s entertainment scene. As a uniquely fun and joyful experience through movement and play SuperPark Hong Kong will officially launch in Hong Kong on 16 December 2017. Boasting a 45,000 square foot…

Vote a Christmas tree – and support a charity

Danish-Armenian artist Elizabeth Romhild has decorated a Christmas tree as part of the annual charity initiative of The Anantara Siam Hotel Bangkok. To support her tree, visit the Parichart Court of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, where the Christmas Trees are displayed ad where the voting forms are available. The Anantara Siam Hotel Bangkok has for…

Fifa World Cup 2018: calls for celebration with ScandAsia

In the morning of 15 November it was clear that no less than three Nordic national football teams had qualified for the Fifa World Cup finals in Football in Russia, to take place on 14 June – 15 July 2018. Sweden had in the process progressed at the expense of Italy, and the Danish Vikings…