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Wachiraporn Janrut

Love for Denmark

Despite being a Thai national who has never been to Denmark, Keerati Thanomsatsana loves the country and speaks Danish fluently.  On the way to see a client one afternoon on the Skytrain in Bangkok, one of ScandAsia’s Danish staff members was approached by a young Thai man who sat next to him. “Hello sir. How…

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…

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,…

Inspiring Artist Mikael Avatar

Despite having cerebral palsy, Swedish artist Mikael Avatar lives his life with a positive force and has achieved much more than the average person. He broke the world record long jump at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics, went on a sailboat across the Atlantic Ocean, practiced judo, went to a music school and studied Science. Mikael…

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…