Nilobon Bantoey

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

8 films to watch at Nordic Film Festival Bangkok 2019

4 Nordic Embassies in Thailand: Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland come together in co-hosting 2019 Nordic Films Festival in Bangkok for the third years in a roll since 2017. The three-day festival will start from Sept 27 till Sep 29 at Quartier CineArt located on 4th floor of Emquartier near BTS Phrom Phong, Bangkok. Check…

Norway assisted Vietnam remove bomb in Thua Thien-Hue

The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) will continuously support Thua Thien-Hue in accelerating the implementation of the “Explosive Remnant of War Risk Reduction” project in 2018-2020 period. By maintaining the coordination with relevant agencies of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, NPA has been helping the province to collect almost 10,000 bombs, mines and explosive objects.…

Norway and Philippines activated 1st floating solar project  

SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture between SN Power (Norwegian hydropower developer and investor) and Aboitiz Power Corp. (Filipino power investor) switched on its first 200-kilowatt (kw) floating solar project to provide power to SNAP-Magat’s facilities over Magat Dam, one of the largest dams in the Philippines. At the switch-on ceremony taking place…

Invitation to Crayfish Party in Bangkok

Scandinavian Society Siam (SSS) invites you to traditional Crayfish Party on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Landmark Ballroom located in the Landmark Bangkok, Sukhumvit, Bangkok. The guests will meet with welcome drinks such as beer and wine and food like Snaps with lots of Crayfish–part and parcel of the party! Marinated Salmon, Smorrebrod, desserts…

Join Women’s World Cup viewing party in Bangkok

Cajutan, Swedish restaurant in Bangkok will host viewing party showing the Women’s World Cup Quarter final, the match between Germany vs. Sweden on Saturday, June 29 at 11.30 pm. Located at Sukhumvit Soi 18, Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Cajutan offer all guests free candy shots consisting of Ahlgrens bilar,Turkisk Peppar, Fishermans friend, and Polkagris for each…

New Finnish Ambassador presented credentials to Singapore’s President

The new Ambassador of Finland to Singapore Antti Vänskä presented his Letter of Credence to the President of Singapore Halimah Yacob at the ceremony taking place on June 27, 2019 at the office of the President at Istana. The ceremony began with an inspection of the Guard-of-Honour. Next, Ambassador Vänskä and President Yacob had a…

Swedish film to watch in Philippines’ International Pride Celebration

June is considered the Pride Month where several pride events are organized during this month around the world to promote the acceptance and equality in LGBT community. In celebration of Pride Month, the Film Development Council of the Philippines in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden, U.S. Embassy and Embassy of Austria in Manila hosted…

Finnair will add three more flights to China’s new airport

On June 26, 2019, Finnair announced its plan to grow its operations in China by adding three weekly flights to new Beijing Daxing International Airport set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters. Located on the border of Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, Beijing Daxing International Airport is scheduled to open for operation by…