Category: Thailand

ScandAsia media internship for Bangkok and Singapore






ScandAsia is once again open for applicants from media students from media schools and universities in Denmark for a half year of internship in Bangkok and Singapore. The applicants will have to follow the procedure set up and agreed to by all the Danish media organisations. Apart from the two positions advertised in Denmark, ScandAsia is…

dtac CEO Lars Norling: Accelerator programme very important






dtac grows its accelerate success; aiming higher with Batch 5 The importance of start-ups for the business world is of such significance that an accelerator initiative by the Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor’s Thailand arm dtac, is hot news in 2017. As dtac accelerate rolled out its Batch 5 in early March this incubator programme has…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

Tetra Pak builds new plant in Rayong, Thailand






Tetra Pak has annouced to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than 3 billion closures every year. With demand for well-designed closures…

Embassy of Sweden and Ikea promote paternity leave in Thailand






Paternity leave as a step towards gender equality in Thailand was promoted with an event held in Bangkok jointly by the Embassy of Sweden and IKEA Thailand, held in connection to the HeForShe Arts Week and the Swedish Dads exhibition – an initiative by UN Women to promote gender equality through arts and cultural activities.…

Hotel Mermaid Bangkok celebrates 5th Anniversary






Jorgen and Tip Lundbaek celebrated on Saturday 11 March the 5 Year Anniversary of Hotel Mermaid Bangkok which was inaugurated in 2012 by HRH Prince Henrik of Denmark. “It is not exactly on the date, but this day became available after the Scandinavian Society Siam moved the Garden Party to Saturday 25 March,” Jorgen Lundbaek explained. Ringing…

No more driving license for Swedes in Asia






Swedes living in Asia ought to pay attention: Under a bill before the Riksdag, new rules will come into force that will affect people who are permanently resident abroad and who wish to renew their Swedish driving licence. If you have a Swedish driving licence and live abroad, you can use your Swedish licence for…