ProPak: Tetra Pak showcased end-to-end food processing, packaging solutions

As ProPak Asia, the international processing and packaging technology event in Bangkok, celebrated 25 years in 2017, Tetra Pak participated with a big showcase themed: ‘Moving Food Forward. Together’. Tetra Pak, the Swedish world-leader in food processing and packaging solutions showcased their processing as well as automation and service solutions, with experts flown in to…

Expanded Norwegian mother tounge teaching in Singapore

The Norwegian School of Singapore and the Norwegian School on the Internet in Norway have come up with a common model to make mother tongue tuition available to more students again. The goal is to create a robust and long-term organization with great involvement from parents, writes the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The effort…

Katarina Ekelund, new TSCC Executive Director: a true Swedish-Thai

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) has appointed a new Executive Director. Master’s graduate Katarina Ekelund, the daughter of her Thai mother and Swedish father, has in August 2017 replaced Ms Jiraya Chanchon who has decided to concentrate on own businesses. “I understand that Jiraya has done a great job for the chamber, as its…

Finland food safety speech held in Hong Kong

Dr Jaana Husu-Kallio, Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Finland gave a keynote speech at international conference on food safety in Hong Kong in early September 2017. She presented practices on how Finland has managed to create a sustainable antibiotics-free food production chain from farm to fork. Finland is a global forerunner in applying the…

New Deputy Head at Swedish Embassy Bangkok: Nicolas Weeks

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok has announced its new Deputy Head of Mission, replacing Charlotta Schlyter who was recently appointed Sweden’s Ambassador to Bangladesh: Mr Nicolas Weeks. He arrives from Sweden where he worked at the Personnel department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nicolas has broad experience in both trade and political affairs…

Finland and Helsinki comes to Singapore

– Brings huge delegation, hosting a range of events As Finland celebrates 100 years as an independent nation in 2017 the Nordic country is strongly stepping up cooperation and partnerships between stakeholders in Singapore and Finland. Connecting people and fostering collaboration opportunities via more than 60 events throughout 2017 the effort will be at its…

Akaryn Hotel Group expands to Sukhumvit Bangkok

Akaryn Hotel Group, the pioneering Thai hospitality company with a diverse collection of luxury hotels and resorts in a range of locations around the Kingdom, has announced further expansion with the launch of akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok in December 2017. The upscale boutique hotel is located on Sukhumvit Soi 20, the epicentre of Bangkok’s most dynamic tourism area, in…