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Gregers Møller

Editor-in-Chief • ScandAsia Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok, Thailand

Camfil Malaysia strengthens collaboration in molecular testing at UTAR

Camfil Malaysia, a subsidiary of the Swedish Camfil group, has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia that came into effect on 1 January 2021. The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 30 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales…

How to Avoid Being Victim of Cybercrime in Singapore

Did you know that in January of 2019, more than 1.76 billion personal information records of individuals were leaked and released in multiple breaches and hacking attempts made around the world? With the rise of online hacking, identity theft, and data breaches, it is no wonder that so many today have genuine concerns about their privacy and…

ScandAsia had 461,118 visitors in 2020

ScandAsia was quite popular last year! We had 461,118 visitors! Our best month was June with 57,328 visitors! In terms of demographics, ScandAsia’s 461,118 visitors came from 228 different countries. Our Top 5 Countries were 1. Thailand 57,530 – 2. United States 56,001 – 3. Singapore 31,568 – 4. Sweden 26,097 – 5. Denmark 26,006. In terms of gender, 56% were…

Christmas service for the brave in Bangkok

Only some forty members of the Nordic community in Thailand participated this year in the Scandinavian Christmas Service in Christ Church in Bangkok. The news of a second wave of Covid-19 cases had kept most of the usually well over 200 members away this year. The service was conducted by Danish pastor Christa Lund Herum,…

Christmas or not?

Should we not rather cancel Christmas this year? Considering that we have been through a pandemic, which dragged on much longer than we thought in March and that sometime next year, a vaccine is waiting for us, which like a magic wand will make life return to normal? There are other good reasons why we should…

Krabi Specialisten surviving Covid-19

Krabi Spesialisten has for the past 17 years been working hard to bring an experience of a lifetime to visitors to the South of Thailand. Her goal remains to give her guests a magical experience and treasured holiday memories. But since March, the borders of Thailand have remained closed.  Ms. Ingeborg Fallet Kristensen the Managing Director of Krabi…

Finnish and Danish ambassadors hands credentials to King of Malaysia

The new Finnish Ambassador and the new Danish Ambassador to Malaysia handed on 8 December their credentials to the King of Malaysia, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. Another 10 foreign envoys to Malaysia likewise handed their credentials at Istana Negara, among others Ambassador Tran Viet Thai of Vietnam. Before arriving to Malaysia,…

Good turnout at Danish Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok

Visitors poured throughout the day into the Danish Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok which took place Sunday 6 December 2020. The event filled up the whole 19th floor of the Gaysorn Tower and by the middle of the afternoon, the bazaar was packed with shoppers – not only Scandinavian but of all kind of expat nationalities.…

Denmark to close embassy in Kuala Lumpur and open a new embassy in Bagdad

The Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur will be closed in 2021 as previously announced. The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Mr. Jeppe Kofod, links the closure to the opening of a new Embassy in Iraq. The Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur will remain in operation up until the closure in 2021. After…