Category: General news

Danish national killed in Agusan, the Philippines






A Danish national was killed while his live-in Filipina partner was wounded when unidentified perpetrators attacked them in their house in Agusan del Sur, police said Friday, December 21. Police Superintendent Martin Gamba, Caraga Regional Public Information officer, identified the victims as Egon Jansoe, 53, and Marivic Plaza. According to SunStar, initial investigation revealed that…

Shopping for a good cause






This December a lot of people were being very generous as they took part in a charity to raise funds for the Singapore Red Cross Society, by shopping for their Christmas gifts at the Georg Jensen store in the ground level of Paragon in Singapore. While buying gifts in the store of a true Scandinavian…

Swedish Scholarships for Thai students






Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce will provide limited Master’s degree scholarships for two Thai students to pursue studies in Sweden in 2013. The grant will cover visa fee and a return air ticket. Through a cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce, two Swedish Universities: Malardalen (http://www.mdh.se/) and Karlstad (http://www.kau.se/), the students will enroll as part of an exchange…

Murder Case Dismissed in Killing of Thai Woman from Denmark






The coffin decorated in traditional Thai style with photos of Duangsamorn. Now the parents demand that the witch doctor will pay for the funeral costs. Plus one million baht! ______________________________ Read the latest development of 15 July 2013: http://scandasia.com/witch-doctor-convicted-of-murder-of-thai-danish-woman/ ______________________________   A gruesome murder of a Thai woman, who lived 22 years in Denmark, reached…

Herlufsholm Donates Toy to Pattaya Orphanage






Herlufsholm Skole recently visited Pattaya Orphanage in Thailand and presented the children with 14 kg of toy collected among the students at the well-known Danish boarding school. The gift was delivered personally by Head Master Klaus Eusebius Jakobsen and six students from the school. Mr. Jakobsen and the students were in Pattaya on the occasion…