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Prestigious Lester B Pearson Scholarship Awarded to Bangkok Student

Manintorn (Mars) Lomtakul, a student in Year 13 at Bangkok Patana School, has been awarded the prestigious Lester B Pearson scholarship to the University of Toronto. Only 37 or 38 students are awarded this four-year, full scholarship each year; this year alone there were about 1900 nominations from around the world. This is the second…

New UK school ‘King’s Bangkok’ construction completion Opening for its first term in August 2020

King's College

Prof Sakorn Suksriwong, DBA, Chairman of Founding Team of King’s College International School Bangkok, recently held a blessing ceremony on the occasion of construction completion. The school, located in the Ratchada–Rama 3 area of Bangkok, will open for its first term in August 2020. The event was attended by Boonsithi Chokwatana, Chairman of Saha Group,…

Covid-19 business impact on Southeast Asia: Danish business webinar report

On 5 May some 150 representatives of the various stakeholders and Danish businesses representatives attended a webinar hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Representatives from the Danish missions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam outlined the situation in the respective countries on the topic: ‘Markets in the shadow of Covid-19’.

Shewsbury’s World Class

Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury’s World-Class of 2020 Impresses with University Offers 463 University offers for Class of 2020 209 Top 100 ranked university offers, 43 Top 10 offers US: 104 offers including 7 Ivy League, 2 Stanford UK: 274 offers including 2 Cambridge, 1 Oxford, 181 Russell Group Thailand: 45 offers, including 21 Medical Programmes Rest of World: 40…

Singapore Vikings Football Club raised funds for migrant workers

Two weeks after the Singapore Vikings Football Club with more than 100 of its members opened a fund raising campaign with the aim of collection 22.000 SGD, the club has collected 45.000 SGD based on 158 sponsors. The campaign centred around how many kilometres the players could run while jogging solo in their neighbourhoods, over…

Learning with Canadian International School: Fun, screen-free kids’ activities during Covid-19

Having your kids learning from home because of school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic can be an exhausting (and sometimes intimidating) experience. In Singapore, Christa Craats, coordinator of Canadian International School’s innovative Open Minds programme, has designed some fun, Open Minds-inspired activities parents can do at home with their kids to help keep them…

International Cooperation and Solidarity – a key to address any global crisis

OP-ED by NORWAY’S AMBASSADOR TO VIETNAM, H.E. GRETE LØCHEN We all entered the New Year 2020 with ambitious plans and hopes, as it marked the beginning of a new decade. This year, Vietnam is assuming a dual role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a non-permanent member of the…

AsiaOne is ready to take care of dead Scandinavians in Thailand

The Thai Repatriation- and Funeral Service AsiaOne has experienced their first dead Scandinavian client with COVID-19 as the cause of death. The nationality of the deceased Scandinavian is confidential information. AsiaOne is a well-known repatriation service specialized in sending home the remains of deceased foreigners who died in Thailand: essentially making sure the remains of…