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Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…

Vietnam partnered with Ericsson to forge strategic Industry 4.0

Ericsson announced on its website that it has signed a series of strategic agreements with Government of Vietnam to expand Industry 4.0 in Vietnam. Inked by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm and Head of Ericsson Vietnam and Myanmar Denis Brunetti, the agreements had its signing ceremony held at…

SWEA Bangkok celebrates Sweden’s National Day at Millenium Sukhumvit soi 20

SWEA organized a lovely lunch on June the 6th 2019, to celebrate our National Day. We were 17 SWEOR gathering together at the nicely decorated function room at Millenium. Almost everyone was dressed in flower pattern or yellow/blue. We enjoyed a well chilled Prosecco and a delicious SMÖRGÅSTÅRTA from restaurant Cajutan. Fresh fruit, home made…

H&M’s LGBT collection will not be sold in Malaysia

Swedish-owned H&M confirmed on June 2, that its LGBT collection titled “Love For All” will not be available for sale in Malaysia. According to Malaysiakini, H&M Malaysia & Singapore communications manager Abby Wee told that “Love For All” launched to celebrate Pride of LGBT community was the collection from last year. “With multiple collections launching…

Swedish Foreign Minister commented on Tiananmen Square protest

June 4, 2019 is the day the world marked the 30th anniversary of the world’s most brutal crackdown on Tiananmen protest taking place 30 years ago in Tiananmen Square, mainland China. People, organizations and news agencies from across the world have spoken out against this unnecessarily violent repression and commemorated the losses happening during the…

“Plogging Event” at Bangsaen Beach by TSCC

On May 25, 2019, Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) successfully organized “Plogging Event” where almost 400 kilograms of trash were collected at Bangsaen Beach, one of the popular destinations located in Chonburi province of Thailand. Plogging is a newish fitness craze initiated in Sweden. It is a combination of jogging and plocka upp or “to pick…

IKEA Thailand online store is now open

IKEA Thailand has announced on May 23 that its online store is now launched to facilitate customers across Thailand. According to IKEA Thailand, the customers using online shopping service will meet with the same journey and impression customers get when they visit a physical IKEA store. “We see the potential – it is a potential…