Danish Chamber of Commerce China invites to Spring Ball 2017






The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) is inviting you to the annual Danish Spring Ball on 13 May 2017. Restaurant The Georg has created a delicious menu, the wine has been ordered and the bands are booked. For the last 20 years, the DCCC has hosted an annual Danish Spring Ball. This chamber…

Interview with Mindfulness Specialist Gift Nisanart Dharmakeisirattana

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ScandAsia had the pleasure of sitting down with Mindfulness expert Ms. Gift Nisanart Dharmakeisirattana.  Ms. Gift serves as the Co-chair of Communications and Development for the International Schools Association of Thailand  (ISAT) and is a pioneer in Asia for implementing Mindfulness into a school’s curriculum.  She  earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Television from…

Denmark discuss modernization of Indonesia’s fisheries






Indonesia’s Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has highlighted the country’s ambition to develop into an international maritime hub and modernize its fisheries in 2017. Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia were happy to join Minister Ibu Susi Pudjiastuti and General Secretary Pak Rifky Hardijanto to discuss how Denmark can support Indonesia’s plan to mature infrastructure and facilities in…

Danish Embassy Indonesia seeks ways for further environmental efforts with Asean






On 17 April Denmark’s Ambassador Casper Klynge to Indonesia, along with Development Officer Emil visited the Asean Secretariat to meet with its Deputy Secretary General Mr Vongthep. The key focus of the discussions was to enhance cooperation on environmental activities to reduce the threat from marine plastic debris. Plastic debris, especially marine plastic debris, is…

TEDx event at Bangkok Prep provides evening of inspiration






On Monday 3rd April 2017, Bangkok Prep proudly held its very first TEDx event, which was entitled ‘TEDx Youth@BangkokPrep Presents Evolutionary Ideas’. The event featured seven talks by school students, and three more by specially invited guest speakers. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks…

Swedes in Thai hospitality: Building pillars of excellence






Two Swedes are currently deeply involved in conceptualising the ingredients that are to form pillars of hospitality excellence for a Thai-owned luxury boutique brand in Thailand. The man steering and heavily influencing this creation process is no other than the well-known and highly regarded Swedish hotelier Christopher Stafford. And the Chief Operating Officer (COO) has…

Study in Sweden joined Jiangsu international education exhibition






On 4 April 2017, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai together with Study in Sweden participated in Chinese International Education Exhibition Tour (CIEET) in Jiangsu province. It was the first time that Sweden had a national booth to strengthen its presence in this market and to support Swedish universities. Linnaeus University was exhibiting too.…

New Honorary Consul of Finland appointed in Bali






As per 1 April 2017 Mr Ida Bagus Vedanta Wijaya has been appointed a new Honorary Consul of Finland in Bali. The Balinese businessman who studied in the US looks forward to his new duties in the capacity of representing Finland in Bali. The Finnish Embassy interviewed the new Honorary Consul. “This will be a…