Category: Newsroom

Monitor’s system improves manufacturing in Southeast Asia

A Swedish enterprise resource planning system and company from Sweden called Monitor ERP System has rapidly gained customers and foothold in Southeast-Asia. ScandAsia highlights this story from late 2014, which describes the background and the start of rolling out their business system also in this region. The tried-and-tested and very mature business process management software has…

Scand-Media creates new website

Scand-Media has set up a new website. It is based on WordPress and a theme from www.slocumthemes.com. For years, the site reflected our ability to create e-books and the e-book is still displayed on the page, but as more and more visitors open the website in their mobile phone, it had become obsolete.

Open letter from Sweden’s embassy Cambodia promoting the champions of gender

“Men and boys, along with women and girls, should be engaged in advancing the rights, health and well-being of women and girls”, writes Sweden’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Anna Maj Hultgård, and her team at the Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia, in an open letter published by Phnom Penh Post. Together with the…

First Ever Piano Masterclass Course in Bangkok at Shrewsbury International School

On 20th to 24th July 2015, Professors from London’s Royal College of Music (RCM) will run the RCM’s first ever International Piano Masterclass in Asia at Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok. The 5-day course is aimed at talented young pianists, aged 12-25 years (Grade 6 or above), who wish to take their playing to the next…

Danish Scape Technologies Corporates with China

A Chinese concern has bought 22 percent stake of the small Danish company Scape Technologies. Furthermore, the two companies are establishing a company together in China.  A small Danish firm in Odense, Denmark, has developed a software that can make industrial robots to easily handle different objects, even if they are randomly placed in a box. This kind of software…

First naturist resort in Bangkok

The groundbreaking ceremony of a new naturist boutique resort, “BareFeet Naturist Resort”, was performed today at the site 30 minutes north of Bangkok city center. The resort will be the first in Bangkok offering a secure environment for tourists and locals enjoying a clothes free lifestyle. Barefeet Naturist Resort will be operated as a member resort of Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd.

First Bangkok naturist resort completed

Disraporn Yatprom, MD of Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. (right) and Aticha Kommales, CFO of the company, on 23 January 2015 signed the long term rental contract for the newly finished building that will open on 1 February 2015 as BareFeet Naturist Resort – the first of this kind in Bangkok. Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. will remain the owner of the property.

Nordic artists among headliners at Zoukout festival Singapore

On 12-13 December 40,000 revellers gather for the electronic dance music festival Zoukout on Siloso Beach, Sentosa island in Singapore. Over 20 international and local artists over two stages performs, including Scandinavian headliners in the form of Steve Angello (on of the dj:s/producers in the former mega House trio Swedish House Mafia) and the London…

Unimaginable, new reality: clean, vendor-free Phuket beaches

[wzslider] A reliable “witness” the Danish Hotel Manager, Michael Gaarde-Nielsen at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket on Karon beach, had already informed ScandAsia earlier in the year that all of the tourist island’s beaches, including Karon, were completely cleared from sunbeds, umbrellas and vendors. This just had to be witnessed; something that had seemed up…