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Elephant Island beckons travellers of all stripes

Sandy white beaches and coves, high mountain peaks, pristine rain forests and abundance of wildlife and marine life, coral reefs and scenic waterfalls. Koh Chang is one the more sought-after places to enjoy a holiday in Thailand. 217 square kilometers makes Koh Chang Thailand’s second biggest island. It is more cultivated than many of the…

IBD & digestive threats

IBD: Commonplace symptoms belie more serious health threat Abdominal cramps or diarrhea don’t often point to something serious. But for millions of sufferers around the world, these routine-like symptoms turn out to be a more serious digestive disorder known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Most people shrug off the occasional bout of diarrhea or abdominal…

Globalskolen visits Norwegian Seamen’s Church

The Norwegian Seamen’s Church invites all Norwegians with children to come to church on the 26th and 28th of June for a personal conversation with teacher Elisabeth Mork from Globalskolen. Living abroad can influence your children and such a way that they loose their connection to their home country. Globalskolen is a free online school,…

TV from your home country

Do you miss following your favorite home team live? Watching the Norwegian live knitting show? The Swedish Hollywood Wives? A quick search on the web shows there is a huge demand for TV from back home among Scandinavians abroad, particularly those living in Asia. There are also several service providers offering web-based Scandinavian TV solutions…

Norwegian injured in Pattaya

A 52 year old Norwegian man fell two stories down from the Jomtien Hotel on Sunday morning leaving him severely injured. Rescue workers and the police arrived at the hotel to find the man lying underneath his 2nd floor apartment. They could conclude that he was in a semi-conscious state and hat sustained serious head…

Roskilde Festival Foundation supports Myanmar’s women’s groups

The foundation behind the Roskilde Festival has donated 500.000 kr. to the Danish NGO Folkekirkens Nødhjælp to help strengthen women’s status and democratic development in Myanmar. Before the Roskilde Festival 2014 kicks off on the 29th of June the proceeds from last year’s event have to be divided out, as the foundation that organizes the…

Swedish Film Festival

The Swedish Film Festival will be held on the 24-27th of April at the SFX Cinema in The Emporium shopping mall. Admission is free and it features six movies with very juicy content and a children’s movie. [icopyright horizontal toolbar] For its third consecutive year the Swedish Film Festival will be held this year in…

Finn in fatal fall

A Finnish man fell from the top floor of a condominium in Pattaya to his death. Police belives it was a suicide. Rusanen Karri Olavei, 52, fell of an 18-floor condominium and landed on to the top of the 4-story high car park building of Jomthien Beach Condominium at 7 am. According to his girlfriend…