Jarno Syrjälä is Finland’s new Ambassador to China






Finland’s next Ambassador to China has been appointed. The President of the Republic has appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Jarno Syrjälä as Head of Finland’s Mission in Beijing. Starting in Beijing on 1 September 2017 ambassador Syrjälä will be transfer from his current duties of the Director General of the Department for Africa and the…

Henrik wants to create safe haven for elephants in Krabi






In Thailand, elephants suffer from the tourism industry more than any place else in the world. Henrik Enevoldsen from Denmark is trying to create a safe haven for Thailand’s mistreated elephants, and hopes to get support from fellow Scandinavians to rescue the burdened creatures. Henrik Enevoldsen was only around three or fours years old when…

akyra Beach Club Phuket: Surf Contest and Monthly Beach Parties






akyra Beach Club Phuket To Host Surf Contest And Monthly White Parties On The Beach With International DJS Akaryn Hotel Group’s new akyra Beach Club Phuket is officially hosting its monthly White Beach Party on 21st July, followed by an exciting and unique surfing contest a week later on 29th July supported by Bermudos Creative…

Be your own bartender with akaryn hotel group






Akaryn Hotel Group (AHG), the innovative boutique hospitality brand with a portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts across Thailand, is shaking up cocktail hour with the Be Your Own Bartender experience at akyra Beach Club Phuket, Aleenta Hua Hin, and akyra Manor Chiang Mai. Guests staying at each of the properties can concoct their own in-room drinks by following…

School Break Getaway: ‘Kids All-Inclusive’






SCHOOL BREAK GETAWAY ‘Kids All-Inclusive’ at AKARYN HOTELS AND RESORTS  It’s school holidays time! Kids and the whole family deserves a break! Book yourself and your little angels a relaxing getaway at one of our fabulous hotels and resorts in Thailand, and benefit from complimentary extra bed, meals and activities for your kids. Offer is available for booking at Best Available…

Criminal charges against Danish Singapore manager






Denmark’s state prosecutor for serious economic and international crime, Niels Vejlby Hansen announced on Thursday 13 July 2017 that the former head of Dynamic Oil Trading in Singapore, Lars Moller, has been charged with fraud of over 800 mill DKK – equivalent to 169 mill. SGD – which led to the unexpected bankruptcy of the…

New Swedish book about Singapore






The Swedes Maria Sehlin and Ida Maria Fritzell have written a book about Singapore favourites among resident “tourists”, after a few years living in Singapore. With that, they want to show more Swedes the way to the multicultural city and exciting attractions outside the usual tourist districts. Tourism to Singapore increases every year and now…