Category: General news

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…

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…

Finnish Science Center, Heureka, at Bangkok seminar

The National Astronomical Research of Thailand (NARIT) hosted the International Training Centre in Astronomy (ITCA) colloquium titled ‘Astronomy for STEM Education’ in Bangkok between 7th – 11th of August, 2017. Dr. Tapio Koivu, CEO of the Finnish Science Center, Heureka, provided a presentation on ‘Voluntary Learning in Science Education‘, covering the innovative characteristics of Finnish…

Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia launched

Sweden’s Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Maria Sargren on 17 August hosted a networking event and the launching of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia. The reception marked the first ever gathering for Cambodian students who have been to Sweden to pursue their higher education under the Swedish Institute scholarships and other means. “We are proud to…

Sweden and Thailand’s Ambassadors met in Stockholm

H.E. Staffan Herrström, Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand, has shared photos from a lunch and meeting that took place in Stockholm. “Great to catch up with the Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden, H.E. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, in his beautiful Residence in Djursholm. Many thanks for the lovely Thai-lunch and inspiring conversations!” writes Staffan Herrström. Source: Ambassador Staffan…

Finnish university students at Seeds for the Future, Beijing

The hua party at hua in Beijing was held at the opening of the Seeds for the Future programme (by Huawei). This is the second time that global seeds for the future include 10 Finnish University students from six different universities (Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Tampere University of technology, Jyväskylä University, University of Oulu)…

Malaysian Ministry of Health in Denmark

The Danish Embassy in Malaysia and the Director General of the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, is currently in Denmark to learn about Danish Healthcare and Eldercare solutions. On 22 August they attended a meeting at the Danish Ministry of Health, and visited Bispebjerg Hospital with local companies, 2Trace, Viewcare and…