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SWEA World meeting, 300 Swedish ladies conquer Dubai!

SWEA 40 years young. During November the 14th until 17th, 300 Swedish women gathered together in Dubai for the World meeting and 40 years SWEA celebration. We were three of us participating from Bangkok. Most of us arrived a day earlier and many stayed a couple of days after the meeting, as two trips one…

Finnish ambassador gave empowerment speech at the Girl Guides Thailand seminar

Girl Guides Thailand invited the Finnish ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia Ms Satu Suikkari-Kleven to act as a speaker in The Juliette Low Seminar on 14th November 2019, in Bangkok. The topic of the ambassador’s speech was “Social Innovation to Promote Gender Equality and Empower Girls and Young Women.” “It is a privilege to give…

The Danish Ambassador, Pastor and Santa Claus: All to attend Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice, Santa Claus is coming to Bangkok. For the annual Danish Christmas Bazaar this Sunday 24 November 2019. The bazaar takes place at Gaysorn Urban Resort of Gaysorn Tower from 11 am to 8 pm and is free of entry.…

Marimekko x Uniqlo second collaboration collection for Fall / Winter 2019

Marimekko, a Finnish design house, announced a collaboration with UNIQLO, a Japanese global apparel retailer, for a new limited edition collection on 15th November 2019. The first collection designed by the two companies, introduced in spring 2018, was very successful. The new 2019 Fall/Winter collection celebrates Finnish winter traditions and augments women’s offerings with items…

An ocean of solutions to plastic pollution at SEA circular conference

On Thursday 14 November 2019, the SEA of Solutions was wrapped up after four days of discussing how to combat plastic waste at the United Nations’ Conference Center in Bangkok. The conference was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia, COBSEA. Through the initiative SEA…

School Opens Applications for Full IB Diploma Scholarship

KIS Int. School

IB DIPLOMA FULL SCHOLARSHIP, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW Join our inspiring community with academic scholarships for the IB Diploma and the IB Middle Years Programme. KIS International School is inviting ambitious students to apply for the coveted IB Diploma academic scholarship, also known as the “One Million Baht Scholarship”, for the academic year 2020-2021 onward. KIS…

Norwegian indie band returning to Southeast Asia

Boy Pablo, the Norwegian indie singer-songwriter, will be performing at major cities in Southeast Asia such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, and Manila on the last week of November 2019.  Boy Pablo, the lead singer was originally from Bergen, Norway. The band started as  the “Boy Pablo” in December 2015, together with his musician…

H&M launched the latest collection in Bangkok

H&M launched the latest collection in Bangkok on 7th November 2019. H&M x Giambattista Valli is the latest in the fast fashion empire’s annual collections in cooperation with high-caliber designers. Starting in 2004 with Karl Lagerfeld, the tradition has fostered a diverse lineup, from Comme des Garçons to Balmain, and grown more popular by the…

Phuket’s heritage and cuisine part of old and new favourites

While Phuket’s tourism is having challenges in 2019 to draw enough visitors, this island destination nevertheless has a formidable smorgasbord of attractions, including new waterparks, shopping centres dining destinations and five-star stays that is more comprehensive than ever before – especially within the high-end segment. Join in as ScandAsia leaps into Phuket’s latest luxury with…

ScandAsia puts the spotlight on the Nordics’ circular economy Asian outreach

During SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) and Singapore Fintech Festival, Denmark’s ‘Sustainability Thought Leader Forum’ showcases Denmark and the Nordics as frontrunners in sustainable development, while the Nordic Innovation House Singapore showcases its Circular Economy & Energy programme. These are very prominent activities among many similar ones by the Nordics recently. In connection…