Category: Community news

Swedish Ambassador congratulated Erasmus awardees from Thailand

Ambassador of Sweden to Thailand Staffan Herrström attended the “Erasmus Pre-departure Orientation and Networking event” hosted by European Union in Thailand. Taking place at Westin Hotel on July 6, the event was organized to congratulate 176 awardees from Thailand. Some of this year awardees will join their short term exchange courses between 2019 and 2020…

It’s never too late…

Pär Kågeby, Vice Consul at the Swedish embassy in Bangkok, and Attaphon Kabkhamba, more known as Sun, his partner since 33 years, were married in Sweden on July 1st, 2019. On a beautiful, sunny day, their marriage ceremony took place at a dear friend’s house, Ann Fredriksson, close to the “metropol” Mjölby. The former Bangkok…

Tetra Pak opened its €120m plant in Vietnam

Tetra Pak, a Swedish-based food processing and packaging solutions company, has inaugurated its new packaging factory in the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park II in the southern province of Binh Duong on July 3. With a total investment of EUR120 million and recruiting more than 200 skilled Vietnamese employees, Tetra Pak’s new factory is considered the company’s…

8 films to watch at Nordic Film Festival Bangkok 2019

4 Nordic Embassies in Thailand: Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland come together in co-hosting 2019 Nordic Films Festival in Bangkok for the third years in a roll since 2017. The three-day festival will start from Sept 27 till Sep 29 at Quartier CineArt located on 4th floor of Emquartier near BTS Phrom Phong, Bangkok. Check…

Nordic people moving out of Thailand

The number of Nordic businesspeople in Thailand and the number of Nordic people on retirement visa or visa linked to their Thai family have been declining during the first five months of this year. This is the first decline in 12 years. If the trend continues, there will only be 861 Nordic people on a…

Invitation to Crayfish Party in Bangkok

Scandinavian Society Siam (SSS) invites you to traditional Crayfish Party on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Landmark Ballroom located in the Landmark Bangkok, Sukhumvit, Bangkok. The guests will meet with welcome drinks such as beer and wine and food like Snaps with lots of Crayfish–part and parcel of the party! Marinated Salmon, Smorrebrod, desserts…

Join Women’s World Cup viewing party in Bangkok

Cajutan, Swedish restaurant in Bangkok will host viewing party showing the Women’s World Cup Quarter final, the match between Germany vs. Sweden on Saturday, June 29 at 11.30 pm. Located at Sukhumvit Soi 18, Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Cajutan offer all guests free candy shots consisting of Ahlgrens bilar,Turkisk Peppar, Fishermans friend, and Polkagris for each…