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  • Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions

    A group of importers that includes some of Scandinavia’s largest retailers has publicly criticized the Thai food industry’s response to reports alleging human rights abuses. In a letter to the Thai Food Processors Association (TFPA) and the Thai Pineapple Industry Association (TPIA), buyer group United Nordic said it welcomed investigations [...]

    Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions
  • Nordics a tiny minority among 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons

    There are a small number of citizens of Nordic countries among some 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons, according to Thailand’s Department of Corrections. As of August 2014, nine Swedes, four Danes, three Icelanders, three Norwegians and two Finns were being incarcerated pending trials or serving their sentences, said Manuch [...]

    Nordics a tiny minority among 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons
  • Ewos makes inroads into Vietnam’s feed market

    Norwegian feed producer Ewos boosted its profit and revenue in the first half of the year, driven by strong growth in Norway, alongside improvements in Vietnam, Chile and Canada. Also in the period, the private equity-owned company — which is in talks to possibly acquire Nova Austral in Chile — [...]

    Ewos makes inroads into Vietnam’s feed market
  • The 17th May Committee in Singapore seeks new members

    People who want to help organize the celebration of the Norwegian Constitution Day 17th of May now have the chance to become a part of the 17th May Committee in Singapore. Every year the signing of the Norwegian Constitution in 1814 is marked with a flag waving parade, the wearing [...]

    This is how the celebrations look in Norway. Photo: Evelin Augustafson
  • Nordic tourists to get up to 60-day visa-free stay in Thailand

    The Immigration Bureau has published a new regulation that allows tourists, including those who enter Thailand under visa  exemption category, to extend their stay in the kingdom by another 30 days instead of 7 days. The new rule enters into force on August 29. Citizens of Nordic countries – Denmark, [...]

    Nordic tourists to get up to 60-day visa-free stay in Thailand
  • Telenor is confronting child labour in Myanmar

    Telenor has found 19 confirmed and suspected cases of underage labourers in its supply chain as part of its ongoing sustainability initiatives, according to Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg. While the Norwegian teleco is on pace to launch mobile services in Myanmar in late September, it has also looked to address issues such as [...]

    Marcello Casal Jr./Agência Brasil @ WikiCommons
  • Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

    Norwegian band Staer and the Norwegian-French duo Black Packers put the ears of Bangkokian concert goers and venue neighbors on a test with deafening feedback and a journey through a metallic soundscape this Saturday at the artsy and experimental Zoo performance venue on Prachithipatai Rd. As a warm up for [...]

    Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok
  • Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users

    A Telenor Group study has revealed that young mobile Internet users in Malaysia and Thailand are among the most smartphone-savvy in the world. Known as ‘digital frontrunners’, with ages ranging from 16-35 years old, this group was found to rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of [...]

    Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users
  • Nordics, Hong Kong China enter tax information pact

    Another international taxation information-exchange agreement is now in place, this time with Hong Kong China. This is the 44th of its kind in the Nordic Region. Since 2007, a unique Nordic project has negotiated a series of agreements with financial centres around the world. The agreement with Hong Kong, which [...]

    Nordics, Hong Kong China enter tax information pact
  • Norwegian man nabbed for unlicensed chiropratic care service

    In a sting operation, undercover Immigration Department agents arrested a Norwegian national, who had been offering chiropractic treatments without licence from Thailand’s Public Health Ministry. The suspect, identified as Vincens Steen, had offered his service to foreign clients in Pattaya area without a work permit, according to Immigration Department officers. [...]

    Norwegian man nabbed for unlicensed chiropratic care service

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Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions

Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions

A group of importers that includes some of Scandinavia’s largest retailers has publicly criticized the Thai food industry’s response to reports alleging human rights abuses. In a letter to the Thai Food Processors Association (TFPA) and the Thai Pineapple Industry Association (TPIA), buyer group United Nordic said it welcomed investigations [...]

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Nordics a tiny minority among 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons

Nordics a tiny minority among 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons

There are a small number of citizens of Nordic countries among some 16,000 foreign inmates in Thai prisons, according to Thailand’s Department of Corrections. As of August 2014, nine Swedes, four Danes, three Icelanders, three Norwegians and two Finns were being incarcerated pending trials or serving their sentences, said Manuch [...]

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Ewos makes inroads into Vietnam’s feed market

Ewos makes inroads into Vietnam’s feed market

Norwegian feed producer Ewos boosted its profit and revenue in the first half of the year, driven by strong growth in Norway, alongside improvements in Vietnam, Chile and Canada. Also in the period, the private equity-owned company — which is in talks to possibly acquire Nova Austral in Chile — [...]

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This is how the celebrations look in Norway. Photo: Evelin Augustafson

The 17th May Committee in Singapore seeks new members

People who want to help organize the celebration of the Norwegian Constitution Day 17th of May now have the chance to become a part of the 17th May Committee in Singapore. Every year the signing of the Norwegian Constitution in 1814 is marked with a flag waving parade, the wearing [...]

Read more ›
Nordic tourists to get up to 60-day visa-free stay in Thailand

Nordic tourists to get up to 60-day visa-free stay in Thailand

The Immigration Bureau has published a new regulation that allows tourists, including those who enter Thailand under visa  exemption category, to extend their stay in the kingdom by another 30 days instead of 7 days. The new rule enters into force on August 29. Citizens of Nordic countries – Denmark, [...]

Read more ›
Marcello Casal Jr./Agência Brasil @ WikiCommons

Telenor is confronting child labour in Myanmar

Telenor has found 19 confirmed and suspected cases of underage labourers in its supply chain as part of its ongoing sustainability initiatives, according to Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg. While the Norwegian teleco is on pace to launch mobile services in Myanmar in late September, it has also looked to address issues such as [...]

Read more ›
Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

Norwegian band Staer and the Norwegian-French duo Black Packers put the ears of Bangkokian concert goers and venue neighbors on a test with deafening feedback and a journey through a metallic soundscape this Saturday at the artsy and experimental Zoo performance venue on Prachithipatai Rd. As a warm up for [...]

Read more ›
Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users

Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users

A Telenor Group study has revealed that young mobile Internet users in Malaysia and Thailand are among the most smartphone-savvy in the world. Known as ‘digital frontrunners’, with ages ranging from 16-35 years old, this group was found to rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of [...]

Read more ›
Nordics, Hong Kong China enter tax information pact

Nordics, Hong Kong China enter tax information pact

Another international taxation information-exchange agreement is now in place, this time with Hong Kong China. This is the 44th of its kind in the Nordic Region. Since 2007, a unique Nordic project has negotiated a series of agreements with financial centres around the world. The agreement with Hong Kong, which [...]

Read more ›
Norwegian man nabbed for unlicensed chiropratic care service

Norwegian man nabbed for unlicensed chiropratic care service

In a sting operation, undercover Immigration Department agents arrested a Norwegian national, who had been offering chiropractic treatments without licence from Thailand’s Public Health Ministry. The suspect, identified as Vincens Steen, had offered his service to foreign clients in Pattaya area without a work permit, according to Immigration Department officers. [...]

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