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Finnish Embassy dinner showcased Finnish food and drinks

In the for Finland pivotal 2017 which is a time for celebration of 100 years as an independent nation, it has been all about promoting Finnish culture, education, know-how, ‘Finnish cool’, Stopover Finland and its business solutions. As the most recent activity in Thailand Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 15 November hosted a Finnish Dinner at…

‘Smart Cities’ event arranged in Thailand by Sweden

Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok arranged a high level event on the topic Smart Cities in Thailand (held on 14-15 November). Workshops and roundtable discussions were organised in both Bangkok and Khon Kaen, resulting in fruitful discussions on the development of smart and sustainable cities in Thailand. H.E. Dr. Arkom Termpittayapaisith,…

Vote a Christmas tree – and support a charity

Danish-Armenian artist Elizabeth Romhild has decorated a Christmas tree as part of the annual charity initiative of The Anantara Siam Hotel Bangkok. To support her tree, visit the Parichart Court of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, where the Christmas Trees are displayed ad where the voting forms are available. The Anantara Siam Hotel Bangkok has for…

Thammasat first university to use Swedish Husqvarna grass mowers

On 14 November Thammasat University gathered the media as well as various university representatives to announce the official delivery of Husqvarna’s (Sweden) Robotic Automovers to be used for the upkeep of the football field lawn at the Bangkok Campus. Assistant Professor Dr Prinya Thaewnarumitkul, who also holds the position as Vice Rector for Administration and…

Fifa World Cup 2018: calls for celebration with ScandAsia

In the morning of 15 November it was clear that no less than three Nordic national football teams had qualified for the Fifa World Cup finals in Football in Russia, to take place on 14 June – 15 July 2018. Sweden had in the process progressed at the expense of Italy, and the Danish Vikings…

Akaryn Hotel Group appoints Thomas Singenberger as opening hotel manager to launch akyra Sumhumvit Bangkok

Swiss-trained talent to infuse contemporary, personalized hospitality management style into Bangkok’s newest boutique luxury lifestyle hotel. Akaryn Hotel Group, the pioneering Thai hospitality company with an appealing collection of luxury hotels and resorts around the Kingdom, has announced the appointment of Swiss native Thomas Singenberger as Hotel Manager at akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok, which is set…

Save the best for the last!

Aleenta and akyra Hotels and Resorts in Phuket, Chiang Mai and Hua Hin are offering one last chance to celebrate the year-end with 50% DISCOUNT on accommodation and 15% DISCOUNT on food and beverage. Book Now, only valid for 2 weeks, 3 – 17 November 2017 For staying period on 3 November – 31 December 2017 akyra Beach Club Phuket Starting from THB 6,988 net…

Finnish Christmas Party Bangkok 2017

The traditional Finnish Christmas Party in Bangkok takes place on Saturday 2 December. Celebrating Finland 100 years this Party is organised together with all Finnish organisations in Bangkok – Embassy of Finland, TFCC, Finns in Krungthep and FINWA. The celebration includes as special performance by Finnish Opera Soprano Laura Pyrrö. And Santa Claus will of…

Thai House at Moesgaard opened after renovation

H.E. Ms. Vimon Kidchob, Ambassador of Thailand to Denmark, attended on 27 September 2017 together with Ms. Pratana Disyattat, Minister Counsellor at the embassy in Copenhagen, the Opening Ceremony of the Thai House at Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus upon the completion of a major renovation. The ceremony was attended by more thsn 50 people from…