Category: Thailand

Danish Ambassador celebrated accreditation with staff






Denmark’s Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel handed over his letter of credentials from Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun in the evening of 10 April 2017. Afterwards this was celebrated in the company of all the staff and family members at the Danish Embassy Sources: Susie A. Ruff, Embassy of Denmark,…

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system






The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of…

DanCham Thailand appointed New President and Vice-President






The New President and Vice-President has been appointed for the Danish – Thai Chamber of Commerce, At the first Board Meeting convened on 20 April 2017, after the recent Annual General Meeting, Mr. Joachim Schalck, Head of Service Thailand & Vietnam from Vestas Wind Technology Thailand Ltd. was elected as the President with Mr. Jesper…

Finnish Ambassador presented her credentials to the Thai King






Finland’s Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven had the honor to present her letter of credentials from the President of the Republic of Finland Mr. Sauli Niinistö to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on 10 April 2917. The solemn ceremony was held in the beautiful Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace in Bangkok. The Ambassador discussed with His Majesty…

Interview with Mindfulness Specialist Gift Nisanart Dharmakeisirattana

American Int. School






ScandAsia had the pleasure of sitting down with Mindfulness expert Ms. Gift Nisanart Dharmakeisirattana.  Ms. Gift serves as the Co-chair of Communications and Development for the International Schools Association of Thailand  (ISAT) and is a pioneer in Asia for implementing Mindfulness into a school’s curriculum.  She  earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Television from…

TEDx event at Bangkok Prep provides evening of inspiration






On Monday 3rd April 2017, Bangkok Prep proudly held its very first TEDx event, which was entitled ‘TEDx Youth@BangkokPrep Presents Evolutionary Ideas’. The event featured seven talks by school students, and three more by specially invited guest speakers. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks…

Swedes in Thai hospitality: Building pillars of excellence






Two Swedes are currently deeply involved in conceptualising the ingredients that are to form pillars of hospitality excellence for a Thai-owned luxury boutique brand in Thailand. The man steering and heavily influencing this creation process is no other than the well-known and highly regarded Swedish hotelier Christopher Stafford. And the Chief Operating Officer (COO) has…

Jan Mandrup, IBM: transforming businesses across Asia






The Dane Jan Mandrup works as Senior Digital Program Manager with IBM Asia, where he is also involved in developing IBM’s Agile Project Management competencies and certifying the company’s senior business project managers. In today’s very dynamic, digital world that is transforming every sector, this combination creates curiosity about: what IBM offers these days (something…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…