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Zazithorn Ruengchinda

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

H.R.H. Crown Prince of Denmark becomes patron of Danish-Chinese Business Forum

H.R.H Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark follows in the footsteps of his father, H.R.H. Prince Henrik as patron of the Chamber of Commerce Danish-Chinese Business Forum, which supports Danish companies, knowledge institutions, municipalities and regions trade and involvement in and with China. Prince Henrik, who had a well known interest in China and Asia, was…

Finnish indoor activity park opens at Iconsiam, Bangkok

The Finnish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven joined an auspicious day at Superpark’s grand opening ceremony, along with Mr. Juha Tanskanen, the company’s chief executive, Mr. Mark Kumarasinhe, chief executive of SuperPark Asia and Thai celebrities at Iconsiam on 27th November 2019. The latest branch of the Finnish all-in one indoor activity park had…

Swedish SEK proposed a commercial loan of over US$1 billion for the construction of Long Thanh airport.

Vietnam is considering Sweden’s loans to build Long Thanh International Airport and develop the air traffic control activities. “Long Thanh International Airport is in need of huge investment capital,” said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Mr. Vu Dai Thang, at a conference held last week discussing the financial mechanism for Long Thanh airport. “Financial…

Finnish, Swedish and Danish films in Open-Air EU Film Festival 2019

An Open-Air European Union Film Festival 2019 is back for film lovers to watch under the stars. The two week festival (29 November – 15 December 2019) takes place at 8 different locations including Member States Residences granting all to discover 17 European films at no cost. “THE RAGGED LIFE OF JUICE LESKINEN” is a…

Malaysia announced ban on discharge wash water from open-loop scrubber

Malaysia has joined the major bunkering hubs of neighbouring Singapore and UAE’s Fujairah in effecting a ban on discharge of wash water from the open-loop style of exhaust gas cleaning systems, more commonly known as scrubbers A shipping notice – MSN 07/2019 – hosted on the website of Malaysia’s department of maritime affairs, Jabatan Laut…

LEGO Singapore invited all to play at National Design Centre

The Danish Lego Group partnered up with National Design Centre,  DesignSingapore, Participate in Design, as well as the Infocomm Media Development Authority, to host the first ever “Build The Change” event from 21-28 November at the National Design Centre. With an emphasis on learning through play, the themes for the Build The Change Event is…

Swedish embassy in Manila contributed to minimize violence against women

Respeto Naman campaign is a collaboration of the Embassy of Sweden in the Philippines, SPARK! Philippines, the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo, the United Nations, Empower, Terre des Hommes through Girls Advocacy Alliance, and Para sa Saning. Link The campaign officially started on 21st November 2019, and focuses on the issues of rape and…

Vietnam and Sweden marked 50 years of diplomatic relationship

Ambassador Ann Måwe participated on 23rd November 2019 in the conference in Hanoi: “The role of Vietnam-Sweden public diplomacy over the past 50 years”. Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Vietnam-Sweden Friendship Association, Mr. Nguyen Khanh Ngoc said: “Sweden was one of the first countries to establish bilateral ties…

Telenor enters classified app market: Takes 32 pct. stake in Carousell

Telenor Group, the Norwegian multinational telecommunication company, has signed an agreement with Carousell, one of the world’s fastest growing classifieds, in Singapore on 21st November 2019. Johan Rostoft, head of online classifieds at Telenor, said in a statement: “We have built a profitable and high-growth marketplace business serving millions of users every single day. This…

Swedish screen writer participated at Memory! 7th edition Film Festival in Myanmar

Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten, a Swedish screenwriter from the Torino Film Lab was one of the international jury for The 4th film script competition at the seventh memory film festival (MSF), Myanmar. The competition aimed to encourage Myanmar’s filmmakers. Six finalists were selected for a week-long education and competition session in Yangon, including directors,…