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Norwegian Constitution Day 2019 in Bangkok

On May 17 of every year, Norwegians from all around the world will gather together and celebrate Norwegian Constitutional Day, the day they got their freedom from Denmark since 1814. This year, Norwegian expats in Thailand jointly celebrated one of the most meaningful days of their homeland at Royal Norwegian Embassy residence located at Sukhumvit,…

Discover the porters daily life in China Town, seen through Göran Ehren’s photo lens!

In the afternoon, May the 11th 2019, Cajutan invited to a new photo exhibition. This time, with longtime Bangkok citizen Göran Ehren. He has captured many people and situations, locations etc. during his years in the City of smiles. Many visitors were curious and wanted to take a look at his special edition photos about…

Pöyry to work in one of the biggest wind farm projects in Thailand

The 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project owned by the Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (EA), the largest renewable energy company in the SET, chose Pöyry as its engineering provider to contribute engineering services for the WTG erection and commissioning of the wind farms. Recently entered commercial operation, the 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project,…

Shaping the future in Thailand’s education

Finnish-educated Thai scholar-turned-politician Kunthida Rungruengkiat sets her eyes on the horizon to benefit Thai teachers and students It has been almost 20 years since Kunthida Rungruengkiat, deputy leader of Future Forward Party (FFP), had her first educational experience in Finland as an exchange student. At the time she was just 16 years old. “The days…

The Glue of European Trade

EABC’s new executive director, Finnish Karri Kivelä, talks about his transition from assisting the Finnish trade community to advocating companies from all over Europe, and what life is like in the sunny Thailand. Fleeing from Finland’s freezing climate to the allure of endless summer in Thailand, Karri Kivelä, who was formerly Executive Director of Thai-Finnish…

Team Asia rocked at ‘78° North’ Marathon in Norway

Team Asia successfully completed the FWD ‘78° North’ Marathon organized by FWD, a pan-Asian insurance company. ‘78° North’ Marathon was held on April 16, 2019 at Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway, 1050 km away from the Pole making ‘78° North’ Marathon the world’s ‘coolest’ marathon at the North Pole. Among Team Asia, there were 9 FWD-sponsored…

Monitor ERP System Levels Up in Asia

Monitor ERP System Sdn Bhd recently celebrated the opening of their new ASEAN headquarters in Penang, Malaysia. On that same day, the Monitor ASEAN team held a launch event for their latest product offering, MONITOR G5. 10 years in developing, and 40 million Euro invested, MONITOR G5 comes to the Malaysian Market to help manufacturing…

Karri Kivela new Executive Director of EABC

Karri Kivela, former Executive Director of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC), has been appointed new Executive Director of EABC. Mr. Kivela assumed his new position at EABC on April 18th, 2019. In a news release, EABC President Stefan Molnar highlights Karri Kivela’s experience not only in the private sector but also in the chamber…