Letter in a bottle travels from Norway to Cambodia? – News for Scandinavians in South East Asia

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Bottle letter from Norway found in Cambodia

Letter in a bottle from Norway found in Cambodia

In the summer of 2013, the seven year old Mingus Lund threw at Coca Cola bottle with a postcard inside into the ocean by Geitskjæret on Nøtterøy near the town of Tønnsberg in Norway. The photo showed the famous cliff Prekestolen in Norway. On the other side of the card, Mingus wrote – with the help of his cousin: “Hi, I am …

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Exporting Happiness - A Danish Super Brand in Asia

Exporting Happiness – A Danish Super Brand in Asia

“Seminar on Happiness and Well-being” in Malaysia. This year Denmark once again topped the World Happiness Report. A report published by the UN that measures and compares the life quality of 157 states. Denmark has been top of the class since a stream of different happiness indexes emerged in 2011. Denmark equals happiness. The tale of the Happy Danes is by now recognized …

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Danish NGO Fontana leading drug abuse project in Vietnam

Danish NGO Fontana leading drug abuse project in Vietnam

The Danish related NGO Fontana and the Research Center for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD) in Vietnam in collaboration with the Psychiatric Hospital of Khanh Hoa in Nha Trang held on May 24th 2016 an event where the focus was on the Khanh Hoa province in Vietnam. The project “Break the Circle” was launched during the knowledge sharing seminar “Building …

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Swedish journalist Jan Källman has passed away

Swedish journalist Jan Källman has passed away

The Swedish journalist Jan Källman has passed away during a trip to Hanoi, where he suffered a stroke that eventually took his life after almost a fortnight in hospital in the Vietnamese capital. He was based in Bangkok since 2008 as Asia correspondent for Cafe a Swedish lifestyle magazine. Jan contributed to a range of other Swedish media from Bangkok …

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For 24 hours Indonesian student is Danish ambassador

For 24 hours Indonesian student is Danish ambassador

How is a typical day for an ambassador? Syarifah Reihana Fakhry is the right to ask, when it comes to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. The Danish Embassy crowned the Indonesian university student as acting ambassador for one full day, after she won a contest hosted by the embassy dubbed the “Ambassador1Day.” “The idea is to give university students …

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Denmark supports peacemaking artists in Indonesia

Denmark supports peacemaking artists in Indonesia

On Monday 20 June 2016, The Danish Embassy in Jakarta granted 10 recipients with Rp 30 million each for the giant pilot project, The Peacemaking Art. More than 100 friends and partners of the Embassy joined the Buka Puasa held in an informal setting and followed by live jazz music by Mondo Gascaro. The grant is part of a Danish Culture …

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Scandinavian women's way to kickstart Monday: football!

Scandinavian women’s way to kickstart Monday: football!

Monday is typically associated with a lot of coffee, but women from Scandinavian Women’s Association in Singapore have found a healthier way to kickstart a new week: the answer is football. Each Monday evening, they will gather on the green football field and release endorphines, maintain a fit lifestyle and most important: make Monday more fun! ScandAsia’s reporter joins their …

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Norwegian Maritime Day in Hong Kong 22 June 2016

Norwegian Maritime Day in Hong Kong 22 June 2016

Seminar on emission controls from ships and Seafood Reception on board 100 year old Tall Ship Sørlandet Norway Maritime Day will be marked in Hong Kong on 22 June. A half day seminar on issues related to Green Shipping will be held at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, followed by a reception on board the spectacular Tall Ship Sørlandet, which will be berthed …

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Swedish singer in first Thai opera

Swedish singer in first Thai opera

Jonas Andersson, the Swedish Thai Luk thung singer, performed on Sunday 26 June 2016 for the first time in an opera when he sang on stage in the Thai composer Somtow Sucharitkul’s latest opera in his series of “Das-Jati – Scenes from Ten Lives of the Buddha”. Jonas Andersson was one of a handful of Thai music celebrities: The singer Khun Ploypailin …

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