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Danish Ambassador speaks at UNDP’s regional iData Studio opening






Through Danida, the Danish Government is supporting innovation activities carried out by members of the UN family, including UNDP. On 29 March 2017 Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel gave a key note speech at the opening of UNDP’s regional iData Studio in Bangkok. Exploring opportunities for the beneficial use of (big) data projects, the Studio is an…

Thai Ministry of Energy visited Embassy of Norway






On 24 March 2017 Norway’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Kjetil Paulsen, met with representatives from the Ministry of Energy in Thailand to discuss the Norwegian energy sector and how Norway manages its ownership and revenues from the petroleum industry. In the meeting Deputy Director-General of the Department of Mineral Fuels in the Ministry of Energy,…

Order of Dannebrog to former deputy Head of Mission at Thai Embassy






On 7 april Denmark’s Ambassador to Thailand Uffe Wolffhechel handed over the Order of Dannebrog from her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II to Ms. Morakot Janemathukorn, former deputy Head of Mission at the Thai Embassy in Copenhagen. The embassy congratulated Ms. Morakot Janemathukorn on receiving the Order of Dannebrog. Source: Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok

Trade Council Bangkok on Denmark tour






The Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok, Mr Peter Sand, was back in Denmark in early April meeting with design companies, discussing wireless speakers, wastewater management and much in between! The Head of the trade section also met with representatives from both the Danish Agriculture & Food Council and the Danish Veterinary and…

Tekes and Finpro merger will launch new Finnish agency: ‘Business Finland’






Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation and Finpro, a provider of internationalisation advisory services, will be merged into a new operator carrying the working title ‘Business Finland’, Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment announced on 28 March. This agency will gather all services related to the promotion of innovation funding, exports, investments and…

Danish Ambassador celebrated accreditation with staff






Denmark’s Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel handed over his letter of credentials from Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun in the evening of 10 April 2017. Afterwards this was celebrated in the company of all the staff and family members at the Danish Embassy Sources: Susie A. Ruff, Embassy of Denmark,…

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system






The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of…

DanCham Thailand appointed New President and Vice-President






The New President and Vice-President has been appointed for the Danish – Thai Chamber of Commerce, At the first Board Meeting convened on 20 April 2017, after the recent Annual General Meeting, Mr. Joachim Schalck, Head of Service Thailand & Vietnam from Vestas Wind Technology Thailand Ltd. was elected as the President with Mr. Jesper…

Finnish Ambassador presented her credentials to the Thai King






Finland’s Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven had the honor to present her letter of credentials from the President of the Republic of Finland Mr. Sauli Niinistö to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on 10 April 2917. The solemn ceremony was held in the beautiful Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace in Bangkok. The Ambassador discussed with His Majesty…

DCC Hong Kong AGM 2017 report






The Annual General Meeting 2017 of Danish Chamber of Commerce (DCC) Hong Kong was successfully held at Pandora Jewelry Asia-Pacific on 9 March with 23 members and guest speakers in attendance. Frank Jensen was the facilitator of the meeting, reports DCC Hong Kong. The meeting started out with the Chairman, Thomas Andersen’s report, followed by…