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The adventurous life of Pensak Howitz

Danish-Thai Pensak Howitz (born 1939) has lived a most unusual life. The book PENSAK tells her fascinating and sometimes dramatic life story. At the same time, the book draws a portrait of Thailand and its close ties to Denmark. This is a captivating and loving portrait of a woman who has gone her own ways and on a variety of levels has strengthened the close ties between Denmark and Thailand. Among others as the companion of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn during her official visit to Denmark.

Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce congratulates hotel member on reopening

Thailand has recently lifted restrictions for various business after a full month of no new case of Covid-19 spreading domestically. Although activity such as clubbing and concerts with mass gathering is still prohibited, other services such as restaurants, bars and hotels are resumed back to operations. The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce published a statement to…

Scania cutting down workforce globally

Scania is working on minimizing the company’s global workforce due to global pandemic crisis along with other issues. “The Coronavirus crisis had led to a sharp decline in revenues,” Scania announced on 1 June 2020. “Although it is currently not possible to forecast the length and severity of how the crisis will affect Scania’s business…

Thailand opens its air borders to certain groups of foreigners

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand(CAAT) published another air border restriction announcement due to Covid-19 pandemic on 29 June 2020. The majority details remain the same as the first temporary ban on international flights announced on 3 April 2020, but some foreigners are now excempted from the ban: Foreigners with a Thai spouse or Thai…

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce moved to their new office

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce announced its move to the new location with the help of Asian Tiger Mobility on 26 June 2020. “With the help of Asian Tiger Mobility, a professional moving service, all crucial documents, delicate electronic equipment and furniture were relocated successfully,” the Chamber announced. “Asian Tigers Team made our relocation convenient…

Tetra Pak Thailand aims at zero emission by 2030

Tetra Pak, the multinational food packaging giant based in Sweden and Switzerland, announced on 30 June 2020 that the company aims to reach net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its own operations by 2030. The ambition is to reach net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030…

MAERSK expands land journey from Thailand to Laos and Vietnam

The Danish integrated shipping company Maersk announced their route expansion on 30 June 2020. The announcement invites all business to reach out to Laos and Vietnam via East-West Economy Corridor from Thailand. The statement said: “Grow your business in Laos by joining us via a cross-border journey to Vietnam or Thailand through the East-West economic…

Bidmath launches first of its kind advertising technology and data consulting hub in Thailand

Bidmath, a leading programmatic consultancy, launched the first of its kind advertising technology and data consulting hub in Bangkok specialising in both Google and Adobe marketing technology in early 2019. The company has been working with global and regional brands such as Cathay Pacific, Honda, Exxon Mobil, Dyson, Rosewood Hotels, Ford Motor, HKBN, Lenovo, American…