Category: Thailand

Bangkok Prep receives Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

Bangkok Prep






Head of Primary School Duncan Stonehouse receives the Eco-Schools certificate from representatives of WWF Thailand On Tuesday 21st February 2017, Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) became the first school in Thailand to receive the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award. This is the highest award given by the Eco-Schools governing body, a global organisation aimed at promoting…

Swedish grain management company establishes Thailand subsidiary






Tornum from Sweden is a developer and manufacturer of grain facilities that has evolved into a market-leading global supplier. The company has announced in February 2017 the establishing of a subsidiary in Thailand to capitalize on the fast-growing market. The Swedish supplier of grain management systems subsidiary is headquartered in Bangkok, serving customers all over…

Norwegian Ambassador meets Asian Disaster Preparedness Center






Kjetil Paulsen, Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, met with newly appointed executive director of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, ADPC, Hans Guttman, on Friday 17 February 2017. They discussed the future of ADPC and Norway’s continued involvement with the organization. Being extremely vulnerable to natural disasters, the Asia-Pacific region must proactively manage its disaster risk.…

The Passage of Time – Optimizing your Expat life in Bangkok






In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Bumrungrad Hospital and Wanderlust Magazine are excited to bring you a full day of entertaining and informative activities centered around the topic of Optimizing Your Expat Life in Bangkok. Enjoy a healthy and delicious boxed lunch and get to know women in various fields as we explore ways to…

Norway presents 2000-year-old Tipitaka to Thailand






To tighten the bonds between Thailand and Norway a 2,000-year-old Tipitaka has been presented to Thailand by the Conservation Institute of Schoyen from Norway. Kjetil Paulson, Norwegian Ambassador to Bangkok, as well as representatives from the Conservation Institute of Schoyen were present at Wat Saket in Bangkok as the ancient Buddhist scripture was enshrined on 17 February…

Cambodia Focus event in Bangkok






In partnership with among other all the Nordic chambers of commerce organisations in Bangkok, EuroCham Cambodia organises the full-day seminar: ‘Cambodia Focus: Explore opportunities across the border on 14 March 2017. Targets for the forum are European businesses with the wish to expand operations in the ASEAN region. The event is tailored specifically for European…

Suomi Finland 100 years Bangkok events 2017






2017 is a year of celebration for Finland. SF100, or Suomi Finland 100, is the celebration of the nation’s 100 years as an independent nation. The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok is looking forward to a year filled with events, sharing the Finnish values and strengthening the ties with Thailand. “We are celebrating as Finnish…

Nishaville resort promoted at Thai-Swedish Bangkok event






The 2 February 2017 networking by the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) was held at the familiar venue Huntsman’s Pub, Landmark Hotel, where the sponsor and member company in focus was Nishaville Resort & Spa – a for many Swedes in Thailand well-known resort. Nishaville, a Thailand Property Awards winner, is a mixed-used development that…

Thai media admires Finland at Press Freedom debate






”Thailand is the land of smiles, but we, the media, are not smiling,” said Thepchai Yong, the President of the Confederation of Thai Journalists, on Wednesday 15 February 2017 as he opened the debate at Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, The Challenges of Protecting Press Freedom in a Divided World. The debate was held to…