Category: General news

Finnish indoor activity park opens at Iconsiam, Bangkok

The Finnish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven joined an auspicious day at Superpark’s grand opening ceremony, along with Mr. Juha Tanskanen, the company’s chief executive, Mr. Mark Kumarasinhe, chief executive of SuperPark Asia and Thai celebrities at Iconsiam on 27th November 2019. The latest branch of the Finnish all-in one indoor activity park had…

Norwegian cuts Thailand bound flights

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By the end of March, users of Norwegian from Denmark and Sweden will no longer have a direct route to Thailand. The airline has announced in a press release that it will cancel the routes from Copenhagen to Bangkok and Krabi as well as from Stockholm to Bangkok. The changes will be effective from 27…

Swedish SEK proposed a commercial loan of over US$1 billion for the construction of Long Thanh airport.

Vietnam is considering Sweden’s loans to build Long Thanh International Airport and develop the air traffic control activities. “Long Thanh International Airport is in need of huge investment capital,” said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Mr. Vu Dai Thang, at a conference held last week discussing the financial mechanism for Long Thanh airport. “Financial…

LEGO Singapore invited all to play at National Design Centre

The Danish Lego Group partnered up with National Design Centre,  DesignSingapore, Participate in Design, as well as the Infocomm Media Development Authority, to host the first ever “Build The Change” event from 21-28 November at the National Design Centre. With an emphasis on learning through play, the themes for the Build The Change Event is…

Swedish embassy in Manila contributed to minimize violence against women

Respeto Naman campaign is a collaboration of the Embassy of Sweden in the Philippines, SPARK! Philippines, the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo, the United Nations, Empower, Terre des Hommes through Girls Advocacy Alliance, and Para sa Saning. Link The campaign officially started on 21st November 2019, and focuses on the issues of rape and…

Vietnam and Sweden marked 50 years of diplomatic relationship

Ambassador Ann Måwe participated on 23rd November 2019 in the conference in Hanoi: “The role of Vietnam-Sweden public diplomacy over the past 50 years”. Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Vietnam-Sweden Friendship Association, Mr. Nguyen Khanh Ngoc said: “Sweden was one of the first countries to establish bilateral ties…

Swedish screen writer participated at Memory! 7th edition Film Festival in Myanmar

Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten, a Swedish screenwriter from the Torino Film Lab was one of the international jury for The 4th film script competition at the seventh memory film festival (MSF), Myanmar. The competition aimed to encourage Myanmar’s filmmakers. Six finalists were selected for a week-long education and competition session in Yangon, including directors,…

The Swedish institute management programme in China celebrated 10th years anniversary

The Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) held an event at the Swedish Embassy in China, celebrating its 10th anniversary on 12th November 2019. “Sino-Swedish CSR cooperation exists since our first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the area that was signed in 2007. The CSR Center at this embassy will celebrate its 10 years’ anniversary next…

Danish Embassy urges Danes to install the ‘Rejseklar’ Travel app

After an earthquake hit the border area between Laos and Thailand on 21st November 2019, the Danish Embassy in Vietnam has issued a reminder of the travel app “Rejseklar” (meaning ‘Travel Ready’) developed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Here are 5 Things to Know About Travel Ready: You can find all our…