Nilobon Bantoey

Journalist • ScandAsia Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok Thailand

Norwegian Constitution Day 2019 in Bangkok

On May 17 of every year, Norwegians from all around the world will gather together and celebrate Norwegian Constitutional Day, the day they got their freedom from Denmark since 1814. This year, Norwegian expats in Thailand jointly celebrated one of the most meaningful days of their homeland at Royal Norwegian Embassy residence located at Sukhumvit,…

Global investment summit on SDG Impact initiative

Business for Peace organized “the Business for Peace Summit” in Oslo, Norway on May 15, 2019 to call for all global capital flows to advance the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda and to mark the Nordic Springboard of the United Nations’ SDG Impact initiative, which was a part of the summit. Based in Oslo, Business…

Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air

Announcing on its press release on May 16, 2019, Finnair has agreed on a new codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air, one of the leading private-owned carriers in China, to extend its network in China. The new codeshare agreement will conduct on the route operated by Juneyao Air and Finnair between Helsinki and Shanghai Pudong International…

MoU on environment between Forum Syd and Cambodia’s Ministry

Forum Syd, Sweden-based organization focusing on human and civil rights, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment to enhance the cooperation in the field of environment. The MoU on environmental cooperation was signed by Country Manager of Forum Syd Lars Mannberg and Secretary of State of Ministry of Environment Sao…

Finnish Superson launched its first office in Singapore

Superson, a Helsinki-based marketing communications agency, announced that it has opened the first office in Singapore to expand its operation across Asia. Superson Singapore will be directed by Antti Toivonen, Superson’s creative director and managing partner. Superson also appointed Martin Roll as External Senior Advisor to the company on a global level. Living in Singapore…

Norway-Malaysia solar plant successfully started commercial operation

Scatec Solar, Norwegian-headquartered solar power producer, announced that it has started commercial operation for the 65 MW Jasin solar plant in Malaysia. This Jasin plant is the second of three 65 MW solar plants undertaken by Scatec Solar in Malaysia. Total investment for the three projects was around MYR 1,235 million ($296 million). Located in…

“Panda Day” celebration in Beijing

The Royal Danish Embassy in China hosted “Panda Day” event on May 10, 2019 at the Royal Danish Embassy to celebrate the successful landing of China’s two pandas arriving at their new home in Copenhagen, Denmark. The celebration was opened by welcome speech from Ambassador A. Carsten Damsgaard followed by the speech from Dai Guangcui,…

Norwegian Ambassador visited Quang Tri, Vietnam

The group of four ambassadors to Vietnam consisting Norwegian Ambassador Grete Løchen, Cannada’s Ambassador Deborah Paul, New Zealand’s Ambassador Wendy Matthews and Switzerland’s Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor jointly took a field trip to visit Quang Tri, a province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. Taking place around May 6-11, 2019, the trip was…

EU Comes to Singapore’s School

“EU Comes to Your School” launching event was organized on May 13, 2019 at the Ministry of Education Language Centre in Bishan, Singapore. The project was presented to promote 21st century proficiencies by enhancing global awareness and cross-cultural skills amongst Singaporean students to teach them to appreciate different cultures and languages through the diverse cultures…