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Sweden supported guidance on sexuality education in Thailand

Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok partnered with UNESCO Asia-Pacific to co-host the launching ceremony of the revised ‘International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education (ITGSE)’ in Thai language. The event took place on June 25 at the Residence of Swedish Ambassador to Thailand Staffan Herrström who gave his welcome remark to greet all attendants to the…

Swedish man arrested in Thailand over bitcoin fraud

On June 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, a Swedish man aged 44 was arrested by Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau police for multi-million dollar fraud on the Island of Koh Chang, Thailand. Being in Interpol Red Warrant Issued by US Authorities, Karlsson was accused of colluding with 12 others to defraud thousands of victims via cryptocurrency websites…

IKEA to launch new collection with Thailand’s Greyhound

IKEA announced on June 4 that it has worked collaboratively with Greyhound Original Bangkok, life style and fashion company, to design a new collection combining culture and way of life of Sweden and Thailand. The new collection was titled in Swedish “SAMMANKOPPLA”, meaning “interconnect or unify” and was planned to be available in store 2020.…

Laotian ladyboy stole Finnish tourist’s bag in Pattaya

On June 14, 2019, investigative team from Pattaya Police Station together with Chonburi province’s immigration police led by tourist police in Pattaya have arrested a Laotian ladyboy accused of stealing belongings from a Finnish tourist’s bag at Pattaya’s Walking Street on June 13. Identified later as Yaao Wongmanee, a Laotian man aged 31 was arrested…

Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…