Category: Sweden

Swedish embassy Bangkok visited Volvo Trucks






Kamlarp Sirikittiwatn, President of Volvo Group Trucks Asia & JVs Sales and Ms Helen Savemyr, SVP of Volvo Group Trucks Asia & JVs and Operations, welcomed H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrström and his colleagues from the embassy to the plant in Samutprakarn outside of Bangkok on 18 May 2017. The visit included a walk-through of the…

Nordic exhibition opened at Changi Airport






A little piece of the cold North will be exhibited at Changi Airport in Singapore from 26 May to 26 June 2017. As a part of Changi’s Travellers’ Series, the new exhibition called Nordic Adventures was opened on 26 May 2017. The opening was attended by the Ambassadors and diplomatic representatives from all the Nordic…

Ambassador Maria Sargren on developing Cambodia






Going from working with development policies in the busy and lively EU capital, Brussels, to being an Ambassador in still developing country Cambodia is quite a change of settings. Maria Sargren has been the Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia since September 2016, and though it is quite a change from her previous life in the Belgian capital, she is eager…

Not the average gamer: Pontus made a career of playing PC






22 year-old Pontus Mähler from Sweden moved to Thailand seven months ago trying to evolve as a professional gamer. Now, beside making a living of playing computer games, he is the CEO of Neolution E-Sport and working on a restaurant project. Spending all day alone in a dark room, only lit up slightly by the…

Ulf Ohrling resigned as Swedcham Hong Kong chairman






On 12 May 2017 Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (Swedcham) held it´s Annual General Meeting at Club Lusitano. Roughly 40 ordinary members participated in the meeting, led by chairman Ulf Ohrling. This was Ulf last AGM as chairman, ah he has decided to step down after six consecutive years as chairman of the…

Swedish Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s Start-up year






Swedish Ambassador Pereric Högberg to Vietnam was addressing hundreds of companies in the start up and local business community at an event to commemorate the start up year initiated by the Vietnamese Government. In his remarks, he offered the Swedish experiences in innovations and how start-ups can be nurtured and successful in a globalised economy.…

Swedish representatives visited Trat mangrove forest restoration






On 20-21 April, RECOFTC, a regional organization for sustainable community forestry, and partners visited mangrove forest communities in Prednai and Tha Ra Nae in Trat province, Thailand to learn from their forest restoration journey. The delegation included the Ambassador of the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok H.E. Staffan Herrström, the Ambassador of the Embassy of…

Scandinavian Chef Dinner Menu event on Phuket






The so-called “green season” has once again arrived to Thailand, a, these days, much more diffuse and shorter low season – which is the period’s other description when it comes to tourism. This is the time when visitors and residents can enjoy what ‘good life’ has to offer at discount prices, and for example some…