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Join morning of crafts, games, music and food: Bugs and Butterflies Picnic

Families with young children are invited to join a morning of Bugs and Butterflies themed fun and games at KIS’s Bugs n Butterflies Picnic on Saturday February 2, 2019 from 09:00-12:00. The picnic features lots of exciting activities including outdoor play, puppet show, games, arts and crafts. All families with young children are welcome to…

AndersenB2B, ScandAsia partner up: business internationalisation

AndersenB2B, the digital business networking platform from Denmark for SMEs in the Nordics; and ScandAsia, the platform for Nordic News and Business Promotion in Asia, are partnering up to jointly support increased business internationalisation for small to medium-sized businesses, states a press release. And they are doing so based on the new AndersenB2B approach that…

Swedish Association in Hua Hin celebrated 10 years

December to February is the peak period for Scandinavian stays in Hua Hin (long-stay visitors and other tourists), while some 1500 Swedes also live there permanently. The Swedish Association in Hua Hin, which recently celebrated its ten years anniversary, is the coordinator of lots of activities that many Swedes and other Scandinavians engage themselves in…

Norwegian now offers free Wi-Fi on long-haul flights

Norwegian is the first low-cost airline to launch free Wi-Fi for their customers on long-haul flight between Europe, USA, South America and Asia The first connected Norwegian Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was delivered last month on 18 December 2018 and more than 50 per cent is expected to offer in-flight connectivity by 2020. The rollout of…

Visit Special Talk : Research and Industry of Thailand and Sweden

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites members for a “TSCC Special Talk” on 10 January 2019, at 18.30 at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok. At this networking event, there will be a discussion about research and industry 4.0, with a comparison between Thailand and Sweden. The speakers at this event are: Dr Kent Salomonsson, a professor in Computational Mechanics…

Thais top list of work permits granted to Swedish immigrants

In 2018, Thai citizens (5,148) moved to Sweden to work and were granted a Swedish work permit more than any other nationality while China (928) is ranked 4th. According to the Local Sweden’s website, total 48,639 people applied for a first-time work permit and almost 80 percent (40,341) including their families and partners, were accepted on…

Visit the Thai-Swedish Photo Exhibition in Bangkok

In celebration of 150 years of friendship between Sweden and Thailand, the Swedish Embassy’s photo exhibition ”Neighbours from afar”, is now exhibited at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) until January 20 2019. According to Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok’s Facebook page, the exhibition reflects on the unique people to people relations and displays 15…

Business Finland, National Innovation Agency of Thailand signed MoU

Permanent Secretary Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Permanent Secretary Associate Professor Dr. Soranit Siltharm, Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand witnessed on 13 December 2018 the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Business Finland (BF) and National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA). Business Finland (BF),…