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Swedish fintech start-up completed Bangkok Bank’s InnoHub accelerator

During ‘Demo Day’ for Bangkok Bank’s InnoHub fintech accelerator, Covr Security from Sweden, one of only eight selected start-ups for the programme, attended to present their plans to Thai and international investors, particularly those in Asean. These potential investors include Bangkok Bank and its subsidiary Bualuang Ventures, a venture capital firm focusing on small and…

Jari Hietala is TFCC’s new leader

At the annual general meeting of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce on 28 September Mr Jari Hietala was elected as the President, with Jouni Heinonen and Pornpracha Wattanakijsiri as Vice Presidents. H.E. Ambassador of Finland Satu Suikkari-Kleven also attended and held a speech. “I am obviously excited and honoured about this opportunity to represent the…

3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand

The 3 Group with mobile network services in Denmark and Sweden as well as Austria, Italy, Ireland, and the UK is now offering its cheap “3LikeHome” roaming service when visiting Thailand. It means 3 customers can use their phones in Thailand just like at home in Europe. They can also enjoy the same convenience in…

Nordic Corporate Responsibility workshop Bangkok invitation

The Nordic workshop ‘Responsible Business Conduct for Nordic companies in Thailand – What, Why and How’ will take place on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Outcome for participants The participants will learn about the requirements and expectations of the International Framework UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD…

Carsten Lehn sells DAFI Tropicdane to Danish furniture company

Carsten Lehn, the founder of the Danish furniture company DAFI Tropicdane in Vietnam, has together with his wife Le Nguyen Da Bich sold DAFI Tropicdane to the Danish furniture factory Carl Hansen & Søn. Carsten Lehn will stay in the company in Vietnam for 3 years as a designer and on the board as an adviser,…

Finnish attendance at Asia Power Week Bangkok

Finland’s Ambassador, H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 19 Sepember visited the Asia Power Week Conference & Exhibition 2017 and met with executives from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets is providing presentations and seminars throughout the 3-day event. On 20 September the…

Swedish speakers invited to CSR Asia Summit 2017 Bangkok

For the 2017 edition of the CSR Asia Summit – ‘Future Proofing Sustainable Business’ no less than five Swedes are on the list of speakers. Johan Bygge, Chairman – EQT Asia Pacific; Anna-Karin Jatfors, UN Women Deputy Regional Director at Regional Office for Asia-Pacific; Martin Hallberg, Children’s Rights and Business Atlas Manager, Global Child Forum;…

Spouses and business partners no longer covered by DTCC “Red Carpet” agreement

The Danish fast track visa service called “Red Carpet” has in Thailand been changed. Relatives and corporate business partners, who were previously covered by the fast track visa agreement between the Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Embassy in Bangkok, will no longer be serviced under the Red Carpet rules. “These rules are…

What is the Danish Red Carpet Program?

 The Red Carpet Program offers simplified procedures for obtaining Danish Schengen visas for applicants who travel regularly to Denmark for business purposes. The aim is to assist non Danish companies, organisations, NGO’s etc. that have business relations with a Danish company or organisation.* The Red Carpet Program is open to private and public companies or…