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Invitation to Crayfish Party in Bangkok

Scandinavian Society Siam (SSS) invites you to traditional Crayfish Party on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Landmark Ballroom located in the Landmark Bangkok, Sukhumvit, Bangkok. The guests will meet with welcome drinks such as beer and wine and food like Snaps with lots of Crayfish–part and parcel of the party! Marinated Salmon, Smorrebrod, desserts…

Join Women’s World Cup viewing party in Bangkok

Cajutan, Swedish restaurant in Bangkok will host viewing party showing the Women’s World Cup Quarter final, the match between Germany vs. Sweden on Saturday, June 29 at 11.30 pm. Located at Sukhumvit Soi 18, Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Cajutan offer all guests free candy shots consisting of Ahlgrens bilar,Turkisk Peppar, Fishermans friend, and Polkagris for each…

Swedish film to watch in Philippines’ International Pride Celebration

June is considered the Pride Month where several pride events are organized during this month around the world to promote the acceptance and equality in LGBT community. In celebration of Pride Month, the Film Development Council of the Philippines in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden, U.S. Embassy and Embassy of Austria in Manila hosted…

Sweden supported guidance on sexuality education in Thailand

Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok partnered with UNESCO Asia-Pacific to co-host the launching ceremony of the revised ‘International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education (ITGSE)’ in Thai language. The event took place on June 25 at the Residence of Swedish Ambassador to Thailand Staffan Herrström who gave his welcome remark to greet all attendants to the…

Green light for EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

On June 25, the Council of Ministers authorized the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements which are set to be signed by Swedish born EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ștefan-Radu Oprea on the EU’s behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June. The agreements with Vietnam, the EU’s…

Swedish man arrested in Thailand over bitcoin fraud

On June 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, a Swedish man aged 44 was arrested by Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau police for multi-million dollar fraud on the Island of Koh Chang, Thailand. Being in Interpol Red Warrant Issued by US Authorities, Karlsson was accused of colluding with 12 others to defraud thousands of victims via cryptocurrency websites…

Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia received a visit from UNFPA representative

On June 19, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia Maria Sargren welcomed United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative in Cambodia Rizvina de Alwis accompanied by Tum May, UNFPA Assistant Representative at the Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh. According to UNFPA’s website, UNFPA is the lead UN agency aimimg to expand the possibilities for women and…

Swedish firm to supply Geely with its self-driving car software

Geely, China’s automotive company has awarded Zenuity, the joint venture between Swedish technology group Veoneer and Geely’s subsidiary Volvo Car, as its supplier for assisted and self-driving software. According to Reuters, Geely’s deal consisting of car brands namely Geely Auto, Volvo performance brand Polestar, subscription-based electric carmaker Lynk & Co and British sports car maker…

Swedish Midsummer celebrated in Singapore

On June 19, the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore brought together a number of Swedish expats living in Singapore to celebrate Midsummer Day where there were several activities, food and games for the guests to experience the way to celebrate Misdummer in Swedish style. At the event, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström celebrated…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…