Latest Scandinavian Thailand News

Swedish ladies launched Swea Professional Bangkok

The Swedish Women Abroad‘s Bangkok chapter has launched SWEA Professional. This was announced with a kick-off event on 15 November. Swea met at Hotel Pullman Grande Sukhumvit and after a nice networking, including a presentation by the organisation and Swea Professional they divided the attendants into smaller groups to brainstorm. Anna Frummerin, President Swea Bangkok…

Norway, Thai foreign affairs ministries meet in Thailand

On 21 – 22 February Norwegian State Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Marianne Hagen, made the first visit to Thailand at a political level since the coup in 2014, reports the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Bangkok. Her programme entailed both a bilateral visit as well as participation in the UN Global Sustainable Development Goal on Affordable…

Danish Embassy in Bangkok looking for maternaty cover for Consular Department

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok is currently looking for someone to step in for a maternity leave in the Consular Office. The employee will, amongst many others, be assisting Danes in need and handling the relationship between Danes and the Thai government. But if disaster hits, the applicant needs to be ready: “A lot of…

Swedish Church Phuket celebrates 10 years

Swedish Church in Phuket will hold a 10 Years Anniversary sermon on Sunday 18 February, 11 am until 2 pm, at Phuket Orchid Resort Spa. The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will be represented by H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrstöm and his wife Karin Herrström, as well as Senior Consul Mr Per Kågeby. The priest couple…

Finnair to offer digital newspapers on long-haul flights

Passengers of Finnair will soon be able to enjoy a wide variety of international newspapers digitally on long-haul flights, the company stated in a press release. The customers will not need to sign unto the wifi on board, since the newspapers are available on a local network thus not forcing the passengers to pay for…

Month of Love at AKARYN Hotel Group

CELEBRATE MONTH OF LOVE AT AKARYN HOTEL GROUP ‘You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving’. Turn up the love, indulge and treat your loved one in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year at any of our hotels. akyra Manor Chiang Mai Signature Valentine’s set dinner  at THB 1,450++ per person. Special signature cocktail starting from THB 290++ per glass. — Italics Restaurant — Aleenta…

akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok opening 1 May in dynamic Sukhumvit Soi 20

BE THE FIRST to experience akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok, the new stylish boutique hotel in the dynamic Sukhumvit Soi 20, just 10-minute walk to BTS skytrain stations, Terminal 21 and EmQuartier shopping centres. Book now and enjoy Special Opening Rate from THB 2018++ per night (room only). Booking period: now till 31 January 2018 Staying period: from 01 May till 31 October 2018…

H.M Queen Silvia’s child abuse Thailand speech

H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on 8 February visited Udon Thani to attend the Academic Conference for the Lay judges from the Juvenile and Family Courts of Thailand. Her Majesty was invited to speak on the issue of children’s rights, stressing the importance to enhance awareness of sexual exploitation of children. From Her Majesty’s speech:…

Organizational structure change starts at dtac

dtac has announced changes to its organizational structure, designed to better fulfil the company’s purpose, stated a press release. The Digital Group, which focuses on digital sales and marketing, will be merged into the Marketing Group. This will strengthen dtac’s ability to use analytics and digital capabilities to create real-time personalized offers. The changes are…