History & Heritage

Ambassador Thorgaard and Bangsaen Technical College to combine Danish-Thai style for ‘Celebration of Silk’ event in December

The Danish Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Jon Thorgaard is participating in the “Celebrations of Silk” event. This year is their 10th annual event and a very special one as they have given opportunities to the Thai fashion design students nationwide from Vocational Institutions, Universities and private fashion design schools to work with the different embassies…

Danish embassy Bangkok opens for applications for internship all through October.

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok has currently no trainees due to the entry restrictions to Thailand. But the Embassy looks forward to welcoming four trainees again as soon as the entry situation allows. “If you are interested in an internship in Thailand in the spring of 2021, you are welcome to submit an application and…

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

Nordic Räkfrossa event by NordCham Philippines moves to 10 October 2020

On 23 September 2020 the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines announced the new date the Nordic Räkfrossa event to be 10 October 2020. NordCham Philippines says: Please be advised that the Räkfrossa event originally scheduled for 26 September has been moved to 10 October. We apologize for the confusion and we hope that…

Embassy of Denmark in Thailand invites veterans to join a flag day event

The Danish embassy in Bangkok announced on 25 August 2020 that they would like to invite returning soldiers, civilians, emergency staff, police officers, health professionals, etc. I., which has been deployed to war areas to mark Denmark’s Flag Day.The statement said: “With Flag Day we want to show gratitude for the veterans efforts in connection…

Denmark to promote U Thant House as education centre in Yangon

The Danish Ambassador, H.E. John Nielsen met on 23 July 2020 with the U Thant House Chairman, U Thant Myint-U to discussed on promoting the venue as a learning centre. U Thant House is Myanmar’s leading discussion centre and a museum dedicated to the life and work of the UN’s Third Secretary General. Chairman U…

Ambassador Måwe visited Vietnam Ethnology Museum in Hanoi

The Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe published a report of her visit to Vietnam’s Ethnology Museum on 3 July 2020. The Ambassador noted that it was a great experience on her FaceBook story line that said: “I continue my journey of exploring the Vietnamese culture by visiting the Vietnam Ethnology Museum in Hanoi.…

Vietnames daily news showing appreciations on Swedish’s photography work

Kienthuc, a Vietnamese daily news published a work of Swedish photographer Karl W. Gullers showing life in Sweden back in the 40’s. For anyone wondering what Sweden looked like in the 40s to 50s? some black and white pictures taken by Karl W. Gullers will bring you back into moments of living in that era.…

S. S. REDANG – Sunk by Japanese destroyers, on 13 February 1942

The Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore during the World War II, from the time of the first landings in Northern Malaya on 8 December 1941, was swift and brutal. Within eight weeks the Japanese had taken Malaya and landed on the island of Singapore which had become intensely overcrowded by tens of thousands of…

Swedish embassy Singapore invites all to celebrate national day together online

The embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 3 June 2020 to get  comfortable and ready to celebrate national day together online. The statement said: 3 days to go! Swedish National Day’s online celebration will be streamed via Facebook live on the Embassy’s page or can also be viewed here. The stream will begin from…