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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…

Scandinavian Crayfish Party 2017 Good Fun!

The Scandinavian Crayfish Party in Bangkok was as impressive a feast as ever. Beside the many kilos of crayfish, lots of other delicacies made it possible to eat and drink away any sentimental longing for Scandinavia this Saturday the 16th of September. Scandinavian Society Siam’s Crayfish Party started once again in the heavy-carpeted and flowery…

New Nordic film festival in Bangkok

The diplomatic missions of the respective Nordic countries to Thailand have anncounce the inaugural Nordic Film Festival 2017 to take place in Bangkok from 28 September to 1 October 2017, held at Quartier CineArt, EmQuartier. Sweden, that traditionally has arranged an annual Swedish Film Festival in Thailand, replied that this own festival is cancelled this…

Hotelier Michael Gaarde-Nielsen showcases “new” Karon beach, Phuket

Hotel Manager Michael Gaarde-Nielsen is in a prime position to give the best possible update from Karon Beach on Phuket, a beach previously very much dominated by tourists from the Nordic countries. Nowadays, this is a much more international destination in terms of its visitors – just like the rest of the island. And it…

Danish Church Bangkok signs MoU with Church of Christ Thailand

The Danish Church in Bangkok on Thursday 14 September 2017 signed an agreement with the Church of Christ in Thailand to cooperate regarding admin and Christ Services. The MOU was signed by Mr. Michael Andersen on behalf of the Danish Church Council and witnessed by H.E Mr. Uffe Wolffhechel, the Danish Ambassador to Thailand. Ms.…

Saxo Bank held presentation on future in Asia

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board at Saxo Bank A/S, Kim Fournais, was the keynote speaker and spoke of SaxoBank’s visions for future involvement in Asia during a meeting at AsiaHouse in Copenhagen, reported the Embassy Of Denmark Bangkok on 1 August 2017. Six Danish ambassadors to Asia – including Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel…

Southeast Asia target for Finnish digital building permit solutions

Evolta Oy from Finland, an innovative leader regarding digital building permitting solutions is currently touring Southeast Asia, reported the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. In early September, Sales Director Southeast Asia, Mr Jari Hietala, met with an Executive Vice President, Mr. Meetham Na Ranong, at the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), Thailand. Evolta’s services include…

ProPak: Tetra Pak showcased end-to-end food processing, packaging solutions

As ProPak Asia, the international processing and packaging technology event in Bangkok, celebrated 25 years in 2017, Tetra Pak participated with a big showcase themed: ‘Moving Food Forward. Together’. Tetra Pak, the Swedish world-leader in food processing and packaging solutions showcased their processing as well as automation and service solutions, with experts flown in to…

Katarina Ekelund, new TSCC Executive Director: a true Swedish-Thai

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) has appointed a new Executive Director. Master’s graduate Katarina Ekelund, the daughter of her Thai mother and Swedish father, has in August 2017 replaced Ms Jiraya Chanchon who has decided to concentrate on own businesses. “I understand that Jiraya has done a great job for the chamber, as its…

New Deputy Head at Swedish Embassy Bangkok: Nicolas Weeks

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok has announced its new Deputy Head of Mission, replacing Charlotta Schlyter who was recently appointed Sweden’s Ambassador to Bangladesh: Mr Nicolas Weeks. He arrives from Sweden where he worked at the Personnel department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nicolas has broad experience in both trade and political affairs…