Latest Scandinavian Thailand News

Jyske Bank (Schweiz) to repeat South East Asian visit

After a successful visit to South East Asia in April and May, Jyske Bank (Schweiz) is repeating their visit to the region again on October 27 – November 10. The team consists again of Henrik Heering and Mads Schierup.      This time, the focus will be on individual meetings, where participants will have the opportunity to…

Norconsult’s office relocation

Norconsult International AS Co., Ltd., the leading Norwegian civil engineering and building construction company based in Thailand is now relocating its office. From the old office at Ruamrudi Building on Ploenchit Road, the new address is now 121/87 R.S. Tower Building, 30th Floor, Ratchadapisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400, Tel. (66 2) 642-2450 and Fax…

Ragunda introduces Thai high school program

Sweden’s first three year high school program for Thai language and social studies will begin in the fall 2006 at Bispgården in Ragunda.      That is what the local government in Ragunda municipality has proposed in cooperation with Stjordal municipality in Norway.      Twenty students, nationwide applications are welcome, will be accepted in the first batch. They…

More luk krueng entering beauty pageant

Alexandra Steburg, elder sister of the famous songstress, Natalie Steburg from Grammy label is entering the Miss Thailand World 2004 holding number 43.       This 20 year old half Thai half Danish beauty is a second year student from Thammasat University, Faculty of Arts, International Program. She is taking the opportunity to reveal her beauty…

Salmon fiesta

Five years ago, salmon was not very common in Thailand or in other Asian countries as well, for that matter – except Japan. This is not because the fish is rare of a kind but simply because this particular fish had to be imported from abroad and that the import duty remained high by 60%…

Carabao-concert in Denmark

The Thai country rock band, Carabao, will perform live in Valbyhallen, Copenhagen on 18 August 2004. It will be the first time Danish audiences get the chance of seeing one of Thailand’s most popular groups.      Initially, the band’s plans for a European tour only included Amsterdam in Holland and Zurich in Switzerland. The concert in…

Second Danish trainee at ScandAsia

Lars Pinnerup, a student from the Danish School of Journalism has joined Bangkok-based Scand-Media in August to cover Scandinavian news in Thailand and Southeast Asian countries for ScandAsia magazine. He is the second Danish intern this year, after Knud Brix, to work for the magazine.       Lars has recently completed his internship at the Nordjyske…

SET benchmarked by OM Technology

OM Technology, part of OMHEX in Sweden, has conducted a performance test of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, SET, trading system.      “What we did is really a smaller project in our view. We analysed the SET’s trading system and its efficiency. As result of this project, which went on for a number of weeks, did…