Category: Community news

SE Asia soon safer for LGBTQ-people with Swedish travel app

Two Swedish friends based in Stockholm and KL have made an app making traveling safer for gays. Using local insights, they map out the do’s and don’ts in cities like Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.  Traveling abroad and being openly gay can be far from safe. With different laws, cultures and norms, gays risks persecution and worse.…

ECCP’s Luncheon Meeting with Philippines’ Secretary of Trade

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) held a Membership Luncheon Meeting on creating an enabling business environment for trade and investments with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Taking place at Dusit Thani, Manila on Thursday, 21 March 2019, the meeting was opened by the key speaker, Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry…

Finland’s Ambassador attended the opening of Thailand Digital Startup Institute

H.E. Mrs. Satu Suikkari-Kleven, the Ambassador of Finland to Thailand together with her delegation attended the launching ceremony of Thailand Digital Startup Institute hosted by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) on March 20, 2019. Located at Ladprao Hills building, Bangkok, Thailand Digital Startup Institute purposed to promote both Thai and foreign startup entrepreneurs operating in…

Norway’s Embassy hosted breakfast meeting in Malaysia

The Embassy of Norway to Malaysia hosted a breakfast meeting on 13 March 2019 for Ong Kian Ming, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, and leading Norwegian companies in Malaysia. The meeting provided representatives from the Norwegian companies the opportunity to share their experiences about working in Malaysia. “We would like to thank…

Innovation House Finland opened working space in Singapore

Innovation House Finland joined up with Mercatus Capital to launce its third co-working space in Singapore. Located in Blk 71 Launchpad at One-North, Queenstown, this new co-working space provides 200 seats office space with various services for membership such as a connection in local networks, social media marketing and being part of cooperative community. Moreover,…

Swedish Association in Hua Hin annual meeting 2019

Swedish Association in Hua Hin, Thailand held their annual meeting on Thursday, 21 February 2019. There were around 70 members of Swedish Association including their spouses, friends and families attending to the annual meeting taking place at Hua Hin Grand Hotel and Plaza. At the meeting, new members were selected to the board of the…

Denmark’s Embassy, DTCC co-hosted Ministry of Labor seminar

The Embassy of Denmark in Bangkok hosted a Ministry of Labor Seminar organized by the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce (DTCC) on Thursday, 7 March 2019. The seminar took place at the Royal Danish Embassy’s meeting room and was launched with welcoming remarks from H.E. Uffe Wolffhechel, the Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand. The ambassador addressed…

Norway’s Ambassador, Vietnam’s PM at “The safe journey” exhibition

Grete Løchen, the Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, was present at a mobile exhibition, “The safe journey”, on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The exhibition was marking International Women’s Day 2019. The objectives are to build the awareness of providing the safety for women and children and to encourage all participants “to join…

Sweden donates $268,000 to Cambodia’s Arbitration Council

Sweden provided $268,000 to the Arbitration Council Foundation (ACF) to boost up Cambodia’s industrial relations and labor market conditions. At the signing ceremony on 6 March 2019, Samuel Hurtig, Sweden’s Head of Development Cooperation, pointed out that the Sweden has been supporting the ACF for many years and that the education and labor market has…