Category: Thailand

Educational STEAM day.

Brighton






Brighton College Bangkok will be holding a fun and educational STEAM Day on Tuesday 4th July for their pupils and a limited number of pre-registered guests.  What is STEAM I hear you ask?  STEAM stands for Science, Technology. Engineering, Art and Mathematic. On this special day the children will be taking part in activities focused on these areas as…

The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin






Friday 9 June 2017 was an auspicious day for Thai-Swedish business relations, consisting in celebrations of ‘20 years in Business’ combined with dealership expansion and the launch of an additional showroom. The business concerned was the well-known The Cabinet Interior Design (established in 1996), hosting the event along with the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC)…

Jazz diva Malene Mortensen back in Bangkok, Hua Hin next






Danish modern jazz and pop singer Malene Mortensen is back in Thailand! She performed a short “warm-up” concert on Thursday 22 June at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, before heading to Hua Hin International Jazz Festival 2017 and her concert there on Saturday 24 June. The concert was held in the French lounge-style venue L’Appart in celebration…

Snøhetta architecture in Bangkok






Dr. Ole Gustavsen, rector at the Norwegian College of Architecture, gave a lecture at the Bangkok Arts and Cultural Center about the famous Norwegian architecture company, Snøhetta. Several hundred Thai students and teacher attended the inspiring event with Dr. Ole Gustavsen on Tuesday 20 June 2017. Snøhetta has designed a large number of famous construction…

After 10 years Danida still makes difference for Thai wildlife






Visiting the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uffe Wolffhechel, Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand, got to see first-hand how Denmark’s development cooperation, Danida, projects make a long lasting difference. The project has consisted of know-how transfer, better sustainability and involvement of many groups living in the area. The concept of the project has since been copied in…

Recognizing women’s work in Vietnamese agriculture






Sweden is working together with partners in Vietnam to strengthen gender equality, among other places in the Vietnamese farming of rice and shrimps. To see results of GRAISEA, the regional program Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investment in South East Asia, Anette Andersson from the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, together with Åsa Heijne, Sida…

Team Norway visits Aibel and Jotun in Laem Chabang






On Wednesday 14 June 2017, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Thailand together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, visited Norwegian companies Aibel and Jotun, both based in Laem Chabang. Both companies are cornerstones in the strong and growing economic relationship between Norway and Thailand, says the embassy. The first visit was to Aibel’s engineering offices…

Falck Global Assistance opens office in Bangkok






This afternoon, 18 June 2017, Falck Global Assistance, will open a new 24/7 emergency response centre in Bangkok. With the opening, Falck Global Assistance has established a hub for its expanding activities in Southeast Asia. Since its establishment in 2009, Falck Global Assistance has been growing rapidly. The opening in Bangkok is the third location…