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Swedish ladies launched Swea Professional Bangkok

The Swedish Women Abroad‘s Bangkok chapter has launched SWEA Professional. This was announced with a kick-off event on 15 November. Swea met at Hotel Pullman Grande Sukhumvit and after a nice networking, including a presentation by the organisation and Swea Professional they divided the attendants into smaller groups to brainstorm. Anna Frummerin, President Swea Bangkok…

Norway, Thai foreign affairs ministries meet in Thailand

On 21 – 22 February Norwegian State Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Marianne Hagen, made the first visit to Thailand at a political level since the coup in 2014, reports the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Bangkok. Her programme entailed both a bilateral visit as well as participation in the UN Global Sustainable Development Goal on Affordable…

Denmark’s ambassador visited Timor Leste

Apart from Indonesia, Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen is also accredited to Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and ASEAN. The Ambassador paid a visit to Dili, Timor-Leste, to present his letter of credentials from Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark to the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, HE Francisco Guterres Lú Olo. While in Dili…

Danish Embassy in Bangkok looking for maternaty cover for Consular Department

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok is currently looking for someone to step in for a maternity leave in the Consular Office. The employee will, amongst many others, be assisting Danes in need and handling the relationship between Danes and the Thai government. But if disaster hits, the applicant needs to be ready: “A lot of…

Danish badminton-star cover for Chinese seafood distributor

The Danish badminton player Mathias Christiansen can now be seen getting ready for a smash on the cover of the Chinese seafood distributor Bei Yang Jia Mei Seafood Products. Mathias Christiansen is a high-ranking double and mixed-double player, who most recently won a gold medal at the 2018 India Open tournaments with partner Christinna Pedersen.…

Penang: where cultures blend and living heritage keeps evolving

The first noteworthy thing when arriving for the latest visit to Penang was to find only one plane parked at the gates at the airport – nearly unheard of these days at any airport of this size! But, actually, Penang International Airport has capacity to welcome more airlines and flights. And the visitor numbers, based…