Latest Scandinavian Thailand News

“Fra Thailand til Thy” to be screened in Bangkok

Heartbound, the critically-acclaimed 2018 Danish documentary “Fra Thailand til Thy” will be screened in Bangkok for the first time on Sunday 16 Dec 2018 at 14.00 at e Bangkok Screening Room.The screening will be followed by a Question & Answer session with Director Sine Plambech who produced the documentary together with Janus Metz. Heartbound tells the story of how…

Surprise: Taipei tops list of World’s Friendliest and Safest City for Expats

Taipei comes out as number 1 out of 72 cities worldwide in the Expat City Ranking 2018. The city is in good company, with many other Asian metropolises also ranking in the top 10 cities for expats, such as Singapore (2nd), Ho Chi Minh City (4th), Bangkok (5th), and Kuala Lumpur (6th). The Expat City…

Sweden joins efforts to fight the ocean plastic pollution in Southeast Asia

Coinciding with the Swedish Ambassador for the Ocean Helen Ågren’s visit to Thailand, UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) and the Government of Sweden launched a four-year project in Southeast Asia, a region in which many countries are major plastic polluters. Significant quantities of plastic end…

Danish racing talent in Thailand wins Rising Star award

Danish racing driver Victor Conrad Spliid Jensen is currently winning most every race in Thailand, that he is driving in. Friday 30 November he was awarded “Rising Star” in the Thailand Super Series award ceremony. Only 17 year old,the young super talent started off driving go-kart like so many other young motorsports enthusiasts. But Victor…

Danish Christmas bazar in Bangkok: A big success

On 25 November the first Danish Christmas Bazar arranged by Danish Women’s Network and the Danish Church in Bangkok took place at the Emporium Suites in Bangkok. The event turned out to be an overwhelming success. Danish Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations and gløgg. You could get almost everything you need for Christmas at the Danish…

Sweden’s Thailand Ambassador visited Krabi

On 16 November Ambassador Staffan Herrström made an official visit to Krabi Province, meeting with the Governor, H.E. Pol Lt-Colonel ML Kitibodhi Prawit, to discuss issues of mutual interest and explore areas of enhanced cooperation. Discussions focused on the two countries’ remarkable people-to-people relations, tourism, tourist safety, as well as common environmental challenges such as…

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Danish innovation network visited Thailand

Creative executives and professors from the Danish Lifestyle & Design Cluster visited Thailand in the second week of November for a study and business matching trip arranged by the Danish Embassy. The 17 participants from the Danish Lifestyle & Design Cluster witnessed presentations from some of the leading Danish companies in Thailand such as ECCO,…