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SKAGEN DENMARK – Boosting Danish Design in Asia

Beyond a sleek minimalist look, Danish design encompasses a mindset, a philosophy which adds new dimensions to the general perception of design worldwide. With its distinctive Danish design, SKAGEN DENMARK aims to be a leading lifestyle brand, inspiring the global community. For over 24 years, Skagen Denmark has been a lifestyle brand offering engaging, elegant…

Air France and KLM’s new Commercial Director – Aiming for the best

Air France and KLM’s new Commercial Director, Mr. Matthieu Tetaud, has recently moved to Singapore. He shares with ScandAsia the airline’s vision and talks about its expansion in Scandinavia.  AIR FRANCE and KLM, the French-Dutch airline group, on 1 August 2013 welcomed Mr. Matthieu Tetaud as its new Commercial Director for Air France and KLM…

New Danish coach for Thailand’s national handball team

Thailand’s national handball team has appointed Danish national Mr. Carsten Carlstedt as its new chief coach. With over 25 years of experience in coaching, Carsten hopes to take the team to the next level.  Founded in Denmark, handball is one of the most popular sports in Scandinavia. Though the sport is not as well-known in…

SWEA Charity Swap in Beijing

SWEA Charity Swap was for the first time held in Beijing on September 25. At the event, clothes and accessories donated from SWEA’s members and friends were available for sale. About 25 participants gathered for shopping, mingling and enjoying vegetarian lunch buffet together. 4315 rmb was raised from the event and will be donated to…

Scania opens office in Yangon, Myanmar

Swedish manufacturer of heavy trucks and buses “Scania” has recently expanded its business in Myanmar with the opening of a new office and service center in Yangon. The inauguration ceremony of the new office was held on September 10 in presence of Lisbeth Hellvin Stålgren, Counsellor Embassy of Sweden, Mr. Aik Htun, Chairman of Shwe Taung,…

SWEA’s members in Beijing walk on Great Wall of China

On September 5, Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA) in Beijing gathered 17 of its members to walk the wild stretch of the wall between Lianhuachi and Mutianyu. With a clear sky and nice weather condition, a group of eager hikers enjoyed good views of the restored Mutianyu section. Also, they could see both unrestored and restored…