Gregers Møller

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

Danish Thai tourists coming back

Last year, the number of Danish tourist traveling to Thailand dropped 1.49%. By the end of 2001, only 78.728 had come to visit the land of smiles. This year, however, the Danes are coming back in even higher numbers than before. From January till May, the immigration recorded 42,262 arrivals from Denmark – an increase…

Christiani & Nielsen – a Danish legend lives on in Thailand

The significant chapter in the history of one of the most prominent Danish construction and engineering companies, Christiani & Nielsen, is about to be written. The decision to formally close down its last remaining office in Denmark has finally been taken and will soon be executed. Founded in 1904 by Civil Engineer Rudolf Christiani and…

Electronic Components from Asia Cheaper and Better

Former electronics manufacturer in Denmark now serves Danish and Swedish companies with components from Singapore, the Philippines and other places in South East Asia.“They are cheaper and better,” says Mr. J๘rgen Sylvest Jensen, who wants to change the misconception in Scandinavia that suppliers in South East Asia are only good for large series and that sourcing…

Norwegian students at the Thai-Scandinavian Chambers

The Thai-Scandinavian Chamber’s office in Bangkok has entered an agreement to be reinforced with two Norwegian post-graduate students, Aud Kamilla Sivertsen and Terje Gilleshammer, who will work at the Chamber for one full year. Both are originally from Nordfjord in the western part of Norway, but while Terje has studied Export Marketing at the University…

Three staff leave the Danish Embassy

About a hundred close friends and embassy colleagues gathered at the Royal Danish Embassy on Wednesday evening, 16th of July, to bid Farewell to Mrs. Tove Wihlborg Andersen, Mr. Claus Mogensen and Mr. Jesper Vibe-Hansen. The Ambassador Mr. Ulrik Helweg-Larsen addressed each one of them in a personal speech and wished them all the best…

Young Thai artists in Norway

A Thai dance and music group recently returned from a tour of Norway under the leadership of Norwegian missionary Dag Johannessen. After two weeks of performances in Norway, they return to Thailand on June 30, 2002. “We have been rehearsing intensively for the last two months and I’m now confident that what we are ging…

The Special Ties of Friendship Between Thailand and Denmark

Thailand and Denmark, two kingdoms located far apart and in different hemispheres of the world, have long had a close relationship, thanks to their much-revered dynasties. The two countries will celebrate their 400 years of bilateral relations in 2021. Their long-standing friendship has been developed through the warm and cordial relationship between the Thai and…