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Zazithorn Ruengchinda

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

Danish Embassy Manila invites to the 4th Series on Green Mobility webinar

On 11 November 2020 the Royal Danish embassy in Manila announced the date to their next series of webinar discussion on biking. Here comes another Info Series on cycling that said: On 19 November 2020, we have @Niels Hoe to share valuable knowledge on active and green mobility to the Provincial Government of Eastern Samar…

Ambassador Gröndahl participated the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

“Because every lives that were lost or injured means more than just statistic numbers. Everyone must be more involve and centrally share responsibilities when there’s a road accident. We should do better.” The Swedish Ambassador Jon Åström Gröndahl said at the event ” The Embassy Friends of Road Safety EFRS” on 15 November 2020. The…

NordCham Vietnam invites to networking in Christmas spirit on 27 Nov

Nordic Chamber of Commerce Vietnam invites to a joint chamber event to celebrate the Christmas spirit on 27 November. “Let’s get into the Christmas spirit with NordCham and German Business Association (GBA) in the last and very special edition of series Business Thursday 2020. COME AND JOIN US! We will warm you up and prepare…

Finnish outdoor brand Halti opened its flagship store in Changzhou, Jiangsu province

On 11 November 2020, Finnish outdoor brand Halti opened its flagship store in Changzhou, Jiangsu province. Deputy Consul General Elina Rimppi gave a speech at the opening ceremony. Halti was founded in 1976 and has since become one of the most well-known outdoor brands in Finland. They have equipped many athletes and for example a…

Grundfos Foundation gave out a community grant worth P7.1 mil to assist Baseco Compound with clean water

Baseco Compound, one of the largest and densest slums in Manila, gained access to clean water supply with two new water treatment systems given by the Danish Grundfos foundation. Grundfos Foundation gave out a community grant worth P7.1 million to install the Grundfos systems, which are solar powered water-filtration units, with the help of Grundfos…

Denmark’s Minister for Food, Fisheries and Equal Opportunities wishes to strengthen China-Denmark cooperation

Denmark’s Minister for Food, Fisheries and Equal Opportunities Mogens Jensen said in an interview with Xinhua on 10 November 2020 that he saw the largest-ever representation of Danish food companies at the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) as a great sign of the very strong mutual benefits of Danish-Chinese cooperation. “Danish food production is…

Norway pilot testing system for registering children born abroad

The Norwegian embassy in Hanoi announced on 13 November 2020 that between 17 November and 11 December 2020, the Embassy will carry out a pilot to test out simplified processes and forms for requesting child birth number for children born abroad. People who wish to apply for birth numbers are asked ahead of attendance to…

Ambassador Thorgaard attended the Jacob Jensen Design and KMUTT Collaboration Announcement reception

On 10 November 2020 the Danish Ambassador H.E. Jon Thorgaard together with Khun Chatri Moonstan, Senior Commercial Advisor, visited the Danish design company, Jacob Jensen Design. The purpose of visit was to attend the Jacob Jensen Design and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) Collaboration Announcement reception. The event was attended by Assoc. Prof.…

Norway allocated NOK1.3 Mil for humanitarian aid to flooded Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue provinces

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on 11 November 2020 to allocate NOK 1.3 million (US$ 150,000) out of its Humanitarian Fund to help the three central provinces of Vietnam including Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue to deal with the flooding consequences. Ambassador Grete Løchen said: “We are very concerned as typhoons…

Water and energy for food (WE4F) – Call for innovations

Do you work with sustainable and innovative solutions for pressing challenges in the water, energy or agricultural sector in Vietnam Do you work in the private sector, in a for-profit company or do you belong to a team within a non-profit organization or at a university? WE4F’s looking to support for innovators who want to…