Nilobon Bantoey

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

Fritz Hansen’s world biggest store opened in China

Fritz Hansen, an iconic Danish furniture design company, launched its store for the first time in China and it was also the largest Fritz Hansen’s store in the world. Designed by Jaime Hayon, a Spanish artist designer, a 1,000-square-metre showroom was located in Xi’an to fulfill the company’s ambition to become “the biggest Danish brand…

Fight Against Corruption in Thailand by Nordic Chambers

4 Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Thailand co-hosted the seminar on anti-corruption titled “The next Big Thing in the Fight Against Corruption: CAC Certification and the Thai Anti-Corruption Initiative”, on Wednesday, 27th March 2019 at Spaces, Empire Tower Sathorn, Bangkok. The anti-corruption seminar was organized by the 4 Nordic chambers of commerce (TSCC, DTCC, TNCC,…

Norway joined UNICEF to bring Filipino students “Back to School”

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila, in cooperation with UNICEF, supported “Back to School” programme to provide essential supplies for learning to schoolchildren in Marawi affected by the Marawi conflict. Marawi conflict also known as the Marawi siege was a five-month-long armed conflict between Philippines government and militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq…

Norway’s Ambassador and Minister visited Laos

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam together with Dag-Inge Ulstein, Norway’s Minister of International Development and delegations paid a courtesy visit to Vientiane, Laos on Friday, 29 March 2019 to meet with representatives from Laos’ government as well as Norway’s organizations working in Laos. Løchen and Ulstein started their day in the capital of Laos…

Nordic Ambassadors on the trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam

Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, Denmark’s Ambassador, Mr. Kari Kahiluoto, Finland’s Ambassador and Ms. Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador were on a two-day field trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam around 26-27 March 2019 to catch on recent collaborations as well as to seek for future opportunities between Vietnam and Nordic countries. Located in the Central Highlands region…

The first Nordic Innovation Forum in Philippines

Nordcham Philippines teamed up with the Philippines Norway Business Council (PNBC) and 4 Nordic Embassies: Denmark, Finland in Kuala Lumpur, Norway, and Sweden in Malila to launch the first Nordic Innovation Forum on 21 March 2019 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in Makati City. According to Bo Lundqvist, NordCham Philippines President, the forum…

Official opening of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia hosted an official launching ceremony of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia (SANCam) at her residence on 27 March 2019. The Ambassador had a pleasure to welcome 50 participants from Swedish alumni, development partners, universities and representatives from other Swedish alumni associating in Cambodia. “I am very happy…

Norway’s Ambassador visited Terengganu, Malaysia

Gunn Jorid, Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia, paid a visit to Terengganu, Malaysia where she met Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhta, the head of government in the Malaysian state of Terengganu, and gave a presentation at the UMT – Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. On the first day of her visit, the Ambassador met Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhta.…