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Jon Thorgaard – new Danish ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia

Jon Thorgaard, Denmark’s new ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, has a history of staying a full term and often longer in his assignments. Even his very first job in the ministry he held for almost 3 years. He is clearly not a job hopper. Talking to Jon Thorgaard about his new assignment as the Danish…

Norwegian Nova establishes itself in Singapore and South East Asia

The Norwegian Nova Systems and the International Society of Automation (ISA) are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity training and certification in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. The ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards, endorsed by the United Nations, is the world’s only consensus-based series of industrial cybersecurity standards. Developed…

Scandinavian Siam Society’s Crayfish Party completely sold out

The Board of Scandinavian Siam Society announced on 21 September that the Crayfish Party is completely sold out. Their statement said: Dear members and friends, thanks for reaching out to us for the final few tickets. We managed to add a bit more. Now we are completely SOLD OUT. Once again thanks to everyone and…

Oslo Innovation Week will be on an online platform this year

Oslo Innovation Week is Norway’s largest gathering of innovative minds, where we showcase, share, and discuss sustainable solutions and business development. This year we invite you to explore these issues from the comfort of your own home. Oslo Innovation Week 2020 is happening from 21-25 September 2020. For more information on the program and registration,…

Travelling to Thailand during Corona and current restrictions

By Jonas Lindholm Below information is based on my personal experience from getting myself from Sweden to  Thailand august 2020. The process can be different in other countries and the Thai embassies  there. Rules and requirements can also change, so always consult the Royal Thai Embassy in  your country to get the proper and updated…

Thailand Expat Guide 2020 – now available

Cover Thailand Expat Guide 2020 By ScandAsia ScandAsia has published its guidebook “Thailand Expat Guide” since 2013. Thailand Expat Guide is intended as a help for both newcomers and longer term residents from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland who have decided to live and work in Thailand. It explains and facilitates practical issues and intends…

Tetra Pak reveals 2020 sustainability report “Enabling Transformation”

On 16 September 2020 – Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company, released the 2020 sustainability report “Enabling transformation”, signifying a new stage of the company’s ongoing journey and highlighting the company’s approach to sustainability which encompasses the entire value chain. The report emphasises the importance of addressing the interconnected nature of the…

Learn more of EU technology on upcoming a virtual business seminar

The European Association for Business Chamber (EABC), for the fourth year running, is co-hosting an event with EU Business Avenues in South East Asia, are organizing an ICT Virtual Business Mission from 28 September to 1 October 2020, alongside the ConnecTechAsia virtual trade show.Business matching is a key part of the purpose. 48 European ICT…

Ambassador Thorgaard visited Pandora factory plant

The Danish Ambassador H.E.Jon Thorgaard together with Head of Trade and Commercial team, Mr. Nils Robenhagen and Senior Trade Officer, Khun Umaporn Mukdasathien, visited Pandora Factory Plant on 11 September 2020. The Danish embassy met with the team of Executives from Pandora who gave a tour of the site along with presentations on the upcoming…

The Norwegian Chargé d’Affaires attended TNCC’s Annual General Meeting

On 27 August 2020,The Norwegian Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Tor Haug represented the Norwegian Embassy at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (TNCC) where over 40 attendances were updated about the Chamber’s achievements in 2019 as well as the plan for 2020. In his speech, Mr. Haug expressed an appreciation on…