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Lars Wittig, IWG lead the workspace revolution

 Everyone has heard about co-working places by now. But what is it really about? A ‘workplace revolution’ is under way where IWG (International Workplace Group) is leading the way in adapting to this new reality where companies’ team members get to work where, when and how they choose! IWG’s brand portfolio includes the serviced office…

Denmark takes pole position as Singapore initiates ‘Infrastructure Asia’

‘Infrastructure Asia’ (IA) is one of the Singapore Government’s most recent and very important initiatives (launched during its presidency of ASEAN in 2018, at the 8th Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable) – an entity put up to support Asia’s economic and social growth through infrastructure development. Denmark in Singapore has immediately responded to this by engaging and…

Norway’s seafood council appoints new envoy to SE Asia

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) appoints Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit as a new envoy to represent the country’s seafood interests in Southeast Asia. Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit will replace Jon Erik Steenslid, the current holder of the position at the end of this summer. For the past 10 years, Rortveit has been serving as a member of…

TSCC joins in Fitness24Seven’s 3rd branch opening in Bangkok

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce representatives led by two of their board members, Anders Lundqvist and Nicklas Moberg joined in the opening ceremony of Fitness24Seven third branch in Bangkok on Wednesday, 30 January 2019. According to TSCC, “the opening party was a great success and very well organized.” “We would like to thank Fitness24Seven Thailand’s Country…

Multiconsult launches a new office in Bangkok

Multiconsult, a Norwegian consulting engineer and designer company, launched a new office in Bangkok on Monday 21 January 2019. During the official opening, Kjersti Rødsmoen, the Ambassador of Norway to Thailand, gave a speech to welcome Multiconsult’s representatives and said that “it is always a pleasure to welcome Norwegian companies to Thailand.” Her speech also…

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn confers the Prince Mahidol Award 2018 on Swedish Professor

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, as the Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand, conferred on Thursday 31 January 2019 the Prince Mahidol Award 2018 in the field of Medicine and Public Health on – among three others – the Swedish Professor Jan R. Holmgren from the Gothenburg University Vaccine Research Institute,…

Norwegian Seafood Council to relocate from Singapore to Bangkok

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) will relocate its regional office from Singapore to Bangkok in mid-year. The NSC believes that the relocation will improve the country’s strong domestic consumption and markets for Norwegian seafood exporters. According to Jon Erik Steenslid, NSC director for Southeast Asia, “NSC has been actively working in the Thai market for the…