Latest Scandinavian Thailand News

Scandinavian inspired Afternoon Tea at The St. Regis in Bangkok

The St. Regis Bar and The Lounge invite throughout the month of November guests to try a Scandinavian inspired Afternoon Tea by Michelin-Starred Chef Sayan Isaksson, who was born in Thailand, but grew up in Sweden. This is not a trip down nostalgia road – for most Scandinavians the delicacies have never crossed their lips…

Thai-Norwegian collaboration on plant genetic center

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault and the Nordic Genetic Resource Centre (NordGen) are visiting Thailand during the second week of November to collaborate on the establishment of a Thai National Plant Genetic Resource Center. During their visit, NordGen will share insights on the safeguarding and sustainable use of plants, farm animals and forest genetic resources.…

Sneak peek at Swedish upcoming photo exhibition

In 2019 the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will showcase a photo exhibition to celebrate 150 years of friendship between Sweden and Thailand. Now, the Embassy gives sneak peeks on their facebook page. The photo exhibition will picture Thais with relations to Sweden and Swedes with relations to Thailand. The exhibition will open on 4…

Finnish embassy visited ‘Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services’

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok visited SEAS (Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services) of Change’s learning centre in Rayong on 29 October. This project is funded by Kesko Corporation of Finland, Finnpartnership programme of Finnish government, SIDA of Sweden and the Richard and Helen DeVos foundation. The project aims to teach Thai, English, Khmer and…

Senior Scandinavian’s dream living in Thailand

In the outskirts of small town Bangsaen, on Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, lies a truly special senior living project called Scandinavian Village. As in the name, it is dedicated to Scandinavian people only. And after 15 plus years in operation this residential living community is really thriving. A visit is really an eye-opener about how this…

Finnish embassy visits learning center in Thailand

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok visited on 29 October SEAS of Change learning center in Rayong. Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services (SEAS) of Change learning center is a project funded by Kesko Corporation of Finland, Finnpartnership programme of Finnish government, SIDA of Sweden and the Richard and Helen DeVos foundation. The project aims to…

Ericsson exports 5G equipment to Asian countries

Swedish Ericsson has started to export 5G-ready telecom equipment such as base stations and microwave gear to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. “The initial shipments consisting of Ericsson’s 5G-ready radio base stations and microwave equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies have been delivered to Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand,” the company said during India Mobil Congress…

Development countries gathered to discuss future technology priorities

23 development countries met in Bangkok to a Technology Needs Assessment workshop, where the Danish Ambassador to Thailand also participated. Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Project assists developing countries to determine their technology priorities and adapt to climate change. The TNA-project is implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme in cooperation with the Danish Technological Institute.…

Finnish Teacher Education Forum, Educa Thailand

On 17 October the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok attended the international seminar at Educa Thailand 2018. Two Finnish experts shared their knowledge on stage. Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland spoke about ’New Learning Environments and Digitalization Government Program for Education 2015-2019 Key Projects on New comprehensive school’. Later Professor…