Gregers Møller

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

Amazing 100 Year Anniversary of Scandinavian Society Siam: What are you waiting for?

Scandinavian Society Siam invites all Nordic people and people related to the Nordic countries to join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Society on Thursday 5th of March 2020 in Bangkok. The great party will take place in the Glass House in Nai Lert Park Heritage Home in the middle of Bangkok, surrounded…

New steak restaurant and pizzeria at Hotel Mermaid Bangkok

Hotel Mermaid Bangkok celebrated on Saturday 18 January the Grand Opening of a new restaurant at the hotel, FOGO Asia Steak House. At the same time, the BELLA NONNA Pizzeria opened.on the front terrace of the hotel. FOGO Asia will offer Brazilian Churrascaria  BBQ when it is best and in a way this is a return…

The story of Carsten Dencker Nielsen

Carsten Dencker Nielsen was the last managing director of East Asiatic Company, the Danish trading company that up into the 1980’s was the largest Danish corporation. Before he died in February 2019, he had managed to complete a book about his adventurous life written with the assistance of two authors, Martin Jes Iversen and Camilla…

Danish Honorary Consulate opens in Cambodia

Denmark opened its first Honorary Consulate in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 1 November 2019. The Honorary Consul is Mr. Kjeld M. Olsen, a long time Danish businessman and resident of Cambodia. The post is unpaid and the consul is not employed or posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but appointed in his own capacity…

Norway wants increased access to China’s seafood market

Norway is working on getting increased market access for Norwegian seafood to China says Harald T. Nesvik, Norwegian minister of Fisheries and Seafood, after a meeting on 31 October 2019 in Beijing with Deputy Minister Zhang Jiwen. Zhang is Deputy Minister of the General Administration of Customs to China, which regulates the import of food…

Shanghai Daily portrays Finnish ‘Hungry in Shanghai’

Mona Weber, a Finnish business entrepreneur, interior designer and the founder of several brands and companies, who in 2018 moved to Shanghai, was on 27 October 2019 portrayed by Shanghai Daily. In an Q&A column, Mona Weber, tells about her newly launched dining guide called “Hungry in Shanghai.” “The restaurant scene in Shanghai is very…

Nordic tourism is safe: Ving Gruppen gets new owners

Billionaire Petter Stordalen’s Strawberry Group will team up with Altor Fund V and TDR Capital to take over the assets of Thomas Cook Northern Europe, or Vinggruppen, as it is usually called, according to a statement by the group on Wednesday 30 October 2019. EPA Vinggruppen is the Nordic operations of Thomas Cook Group Plc…

Norway helps Vietnam improve marine warning service

A workshop on ways to improve Vietnam’s marine warning and forecast capacity taking place in Hanoi from October 22-25 as part of activities in the cooperation framework between the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. Addressing the event, Vice General Director of the VMHA Hoang Duc Cuong, said the administration…

Lombok and Sumbawa seek energy cooperation with Denmark

The West Nusa Tenggara provincial government is exploring cooperation opportunities with the Government of Denmark for adopting the application of renewable energy and waste management from the country, according to a news published on Nasionalxpos.co.id. Governor of West Nusa Tenggara H. Zulkieflimansyah had met with Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia Rasmus A. Kristensen along with…