Category: Community news

SWEA World meeting, 300 Swedish ladies conquer Dubai!

SWEA 40 years young. During November the 14th until 17th, 300 Swedish women gathered together in Dubai for the World meeting and 40 years SWEA celebration. We were three of us participating from Bangkok. Most of us arrived a day earlier and many stayed a couple of days after the meeting, as two trips one…

The Danish Ambassador, Pastor and Santa Claus: All to attend Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice, Santa Claus is coming to Bangkok. For the annual Danish Christmas Bazaar this Sunday 24 November 2019. The bazaar takes place at Gaysorn Urban Resort of Gaysorn Tower from 11 am to 8 pm and is free of entry.…

Danish Christmas “hygge” coming up in Singapore

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In keeping with the tradition, the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore is inviting everyone to its annual Christmas Bazaar. The merry days will take place this coming weekend on 23 and 24 of November 2019. “The beautiful indoor and outdoor surroundings of the old heritage building will be filled with handmade advent wreaths, beautiful Christmas…

Danish Honorary Consulate opens in Cambodia

Denmark opened its first Honorary Consulate in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 1 November 2019. The Honorary Consul is Mr. Kjeld M. Olsen, a long time Danish businessman and resident of Cambodia. The post is unpaid and the consul is not employed or posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but appointed in his own capacity…

Spiderweb and bloody soup haunted the Danish Church in Singapore

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On a dark and not so stormy night of Halloween in Singapore, the Danish Seamen’s Church on Mount Faber was haunted. Upon entering the church, guests had to navigate through spiderweb, smoke and evil spirits to get inside, where the dark was only spoiled by candles leading the way to the altar. Here, barely recognisable,…

Swedish hotelier within Bangkok’s latest luxury wave: Björn Richardson

137 Pillars Residences & Suites in Bangkok, is the opulent, specific hotel that has once again re-united two really good Swedish friends as well as hoteliers. Hotel manager Björn Richardson tells the story how and shares insights about his latest very luxurious hotel environment and the local luxury scene. Going back nearly twenty years destiny…

Shanghai Daily portrays Finnish ‘Hungry in Shanghai’

Mona Weber, a Finnish business entrepreneur, interior designer and the founder of several brands and companies, who in 2018 moved to Shanghai, was on 27 October 2019 portrayed by Shanghai Daily. In an Q&A column, Mona Weber, tells about her newly launched dining guide called “Hungry in Shanghai.” “The restaurant scene in Shanghai is very…

Winners of Nordcham awards night

  The Nordcham Philippines has announced the winners and finalists at Nordic Awards Night 2019. And the winners are Corporate Sustainability Company of the Year co-presented by Trends And Concepts Winner: H&M Philippines Finalists: Ericsson, Grundfos, Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc., Novo Nordisk  2. Innovation Company of the Year co-presented by Salarium Winner: Aidea Finalists: Connovate, Ericsson,…

Finalists revealed for tomorrows Nordic Awards Night

NordCham Philippines have announced the names of the companies, that are the finalists for this year’s Nordic Awards Night 2019 taking place at the Fairmont Makati Ballroom on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6-10 PM. The Awards are given to Nordic-affiliated companies in the Philippines who exemplify Nordic values and commitment to UN Sustainable Development…

Danish Film Festival in Vietnam

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam is pleased to invite all to the Danish Film Week 2019.These films are among the best Danish contemporary films that were nominated and won international awards at prestigious film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, Academy Awards, Danish Film Academy, Danish Film Critics Association as well as European…