Category: Thailand

Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

Handelsbanken






In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank’s business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and…

B&O Play launched in Bangkok






On 26 May Denmark’s Ambassador to Thailand Uffe Wolffhechel held the opening speech at the launch of B&O Play where he talked about the strength of Danish design. Through RTB Technology, B&O Play and its cutting edge, smart and functional Danish design is now available to Thai consumers. Bang & Olufsen plus Play equals B&O…

Swedish National Day celebrated all over Southeast Asia






Tuesday 6 June 2017 was a celebratory day for all Swedes around the world, and Southeast Asia was no exception. As the calendar turned to the Swedish National Day, Swedes and the Swedish embassies got out their blue and yellow flags for a celebration of a nation. The tradition of celebrating this date began 1916…

Danish-Thai cooperation on livestock






On Wednesday 7 June 2017, Nina Hvid Talvela, Minister Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, joined the Danish Embassy in Bangkok in a meeting with Dr. Wacharapon Chotiyaputta, Director of International Livestock Cooperation in the Thailand Ministry of Agriculture. Accompanied by Peter Sand, Head of Trade Section at Embassy of Denmark in Bangkok,…

Bangkok Prep celebrates 2017 Graduation Day

Bangkok Prep






On Tuesday 30 May, Bangkok Prep held its 2017 Graduation Day, with special guest speaker H.E. Brian Davidson, British Ambassador to Thailand, who presented the diplomas to students. Head of School Valerie Thomas-Peter says, “This is a ‘bittersweet’ time of year as we say goodbye to a cohort of Year 13 students who have become very…

Sida-supported transboundary rivers Oxfram programme launch






Oxfam has per May 2017 launched a five-year programme to promote better cooperation around transboundary rivers. The programme is called ‘Transboundary Rivers of South Asia’ (Trosa), aimed to reduce poverty and marginalisation of vulnerable river communities through increased access to, and control over, the water resources on which their livelihoods depend. Funded by Sweden, the…

Sushi causes growing popularity for Norwegian Salmon in Thailand






Norwegian salmon is growing in popularity in South-East Asia, and Norway is the leading supplier of fresh salmon into the region. According the Jon Erik Steenlid, Director of Norwegian Seafood Council in South-East Asia, the increasing consumption in the Japanese dish sushi is to thank for the growing popularity for Norwegian salmon. “Particularly in Thailand,…

Nordic networking explores Chinatown: tourists anew






On 9 May an unusual Nordic networking took place in Bangkok. Not that Nordic business networking events as such are very common either in Bangkok but what was really unusual was the location for the event: Chinatown! The Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Thailand hosted this Axis Communications-sponsored event, where attendants got to know a…