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Norwegian-Thai parties signed process safety science and engineering MoU

On Monday 11 March, the Norwegian ambassador Kjetil Paulsen and the Minister of Energy, H.E. Dr. Siri Jirapongphan, presided over the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on research and educational cooperation in process safety science and engineering. It is a collaboration that will commence between the Norwegian company Gexcon AS and King…

Thai stock exchanges ‘rings bell’ to help women in businesses

At a ceremony held on the International Womens Day in the Embassy of Sweden in Thailand, the Stock Exhange of Thailand (SET) signaled a commitment to make and promote practices that will help women succeed in the business, according to Mondo Visione. The ceremony, which consisted of the parties ringing a bell to signal a…

Finnish Ambassador held gender equality keynote speech

Connecting to International Women’s Day Finland’s Ambassador to Thailand, Satu Suikkari-Kleven, had the pleasure of giving a keynote speech to Thammasat University students on achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. As a diplomat from Finland, gender equality is not only deeply rooted in her DNA, but also in her work, as gender equality is a…

Nordic Bangkok seminar: EU-Thailand Trade Relations

A successful Nordic Seminar on the EU – Thailand relationship and its new diplomatic openings was held at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, as a Luncheon on the 7 March 2018. 40+ representatives from the Nordic business society and trade organisations were present and ready with questions to the EU Mission here in Bangkok, reports…

SSS organizes charity trip to rural Thai school

Skandinavisk Samfund Siam (Scandinavian Society Siam) is organizing a charity trip to Mechai ‘Bamboo’ School in Buriram, rural Thailand. The school in itself is probably worth a visit and distinguishes from regular Thai schools – and probably Scandinavian aswell – in several ways. The school is focused on developing the community surrounding it and therefore…