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Danish-Thai water resource management seminar

The Danish Embassy is holding a four-day Water Resource Management Seminar in Bangkok with Thai key influencers. The event is organised by the Thai Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute with support from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Danish Embassy. Danish companies, DHI (a global leader in solving the world’s toughest challenges…

1/20 full-time employment foreigners in Denmark are Thai, Philippines, and Chinese

In Denmark, a new record shows, as the number of full-time employment foreigners in the country reached 200.000 in June 2017. Now almost one out of ten full-time employers are foreigners. Out of the 200.000 foreigners, 5,5 percent are Chinese, Thai, and Philippines. Thai make up for 2,2 percent of the total, Chinese 1,8 percent,…

Finnish Your Dinner SF100 event in Bangkok

On 25-27 August 2017 Finland’s centenary celebrations will expand across the world as Finnish Your Dinner events invite everybody to enjoy dinner with Finns. In Bangkok it takes place on Saturday 26 August 2017, hosted by Friends of Finland. Their dinner to celebrate Finland 100 years together will be overlooking the Bangkok skyline and includes…

Fintech in the real world – it’s happening in Asia

Angel investor Mr Dusan Stojanovic of True Global Ventures (TGV) continues to be our guide in painting the fast-tracked fintech (financial technology) development in Asia, and in relation to the Nordics, part two. In part one (June 2017) Dusan explained the strategy for his worldwide fintech investment vehicle (focusing solely on B2B fintech investment) and…

Sweden as IT, start-up hub highlighted in Thailand

Charlotta Schlyter, Deputy Head of Mission, and Vivianne Gillman, Trade Commissioner at Business Sweden, shared with Thailand the Swedish experience of what can stimulate IT start-ups, the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok reported. This took place at a seminar hosted by the Nation Building Institute-NBI‘s senior executive programme (on 26 July). The seminar was held…

Get Wet in Phuket: Thailand’s Coolest Surfing Competition is Making Waves

The newly launched akyra Beach Club Phuket is quickly turning into a must visit destination for those seeking stunning views, chic design and a chilled out vibe on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whilst summer is already a fantastic time to visit Thailand, to make things even more gnarly, the resort…

Akyra Manor Chiang Mai introiduces special dishes to directly support local community

Upscale Boutique Hotel Works Closely with Local Suppliers to Source Fresh Ingredients and Support Future Generations akyra Manor Chiang Mai, the all-suite designer hotel by AKARYN Hotel Group (AHG), is inviting guests to enjoy creative Thai and Italian fare at its popular onsite restaurant, Italics, with a range of delicious dishes prepared using locally sourced…

Akaryn Hotels: Luxury all-inclusive escapes

Elevate your experience while enjoying our beach resorts’ lifestyle  with tantalizing all-inclusive specials at Akaryn Hotel Group resorts in Thailand.   Indulge & Enjoy: * Unlimited orders from the extensive restaurant menus * Unlimited orders from the extensive drink list (alcohol or non-alcohol plan available) * Signature Spa treatments And, unique benefits are provided by each resort for…

Scandinavian brands and Denmark pavilion at Propak Asia

As ProPak Asia 2017 celebrated 25 years Scandinavia had relatively strong presence there, with Tetra Pak and a Denmark Pavilion of companies in the Processing Tech Asia exhibition, as well as Swedish brand Ecolean participating in a ‘Let’s Drive Your Innovation’ seminar within Food Innovation Asia Conference 2017. Denmark (pavilion organised by Confederation of Danish…

Modern slavery risks increase in the Nordic countries but it looks better for Thailand

Modern slavery increases more rapidly in Europe – including in Denmark, Sweden and Finland – than in any other part of the world. This is happening do to the intensifying number of migrants coming to Europe these years, new research shows. The report also points to many Asian countries, where people being forced to work…