Norwegian suspected of manslaughter disappears: Interpol issues Red Notice

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Interpol has sent out Red Notice for 54-year-old Norwegian man who is accused of killing a 34-year-old British national in Phuket in the early hours of 21 August 2019 according to The Nation Thailand. The Red Notice roughly translates to an international arrest warrant. The victim’s family has said they are “bewildered” why the court…

Dane created his own underwear made of bamboo: ‘I couldn’t find anything comfortable’

A year and a half ago, two Danish men came up with a brilliant plan. Like most other brilliant plans, this one came about over a beer at a bar. Kenneth and Jens were to make the most comfortable underwear in the world. The perfect underwear. Today, about a year and a half after that…

Finnish-Singaporean study show Mindfulness works against stress

Researchers from Singapore Management University (SMU), the Hanken School of Economics, Finland; and two American universities have carried out a study titled ‘Overworked and Under-Resourced: A Mindfulness Intervention for Middle Manager Well-Being’. The study set out to prove and did indeed find that Mindfulness training can help middle managers cope with the stress and emotional…

Rooftop PV solar sector example of Nordic-Vietnam business success

Scandinavian investment taps into Vietnam’s booming solar power market Thomas Jakobsen, based in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) since 2005, is Managing Director of Indochina Energy Partners (IEP), an entity focused on renewable energy in Southeast Asia’s emerging countries. Singapore-registered IEP is currently focusing on rolling out rooftop solar projects in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.…

Food, spirits and singing at Scandinavian Crayfish Party Bangkok: See photos

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The Scandinavian Society Siam’s annual Crayfish Party 2019 at the Landmark Hotel in Bangkok was not short on prices, snaps or crayfish when it was celebrated on Saturday 14 September. Already before the doors opened guests could enjoy a variety of drinks and miniature open sandwiches with fish, prawns and potato. It was also possible…

Bjarne “Kronborg”: A piece of Denmark in Pattaya

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Bjarne Nielsen also known as Bjarne Kronborg gets the best of Denmark in his bar and restaurant Cafe Kronborg in Pattaya. It is all he needs from his home country, which he visits approximately every second year. “I like being Danish but there isn’t really anything about Denmark I miss as such,” says Bjarne. Everywhere…