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Asia in container crisis as world’s demand for medical equipment increase

There is an unpredictable shortage of shipping containers in Asia and it has never been more expensive to transport a container of goods from Asia to other parts of the world than it is now. As factories in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and South Korea have experienced an increasingly high demand for medical equipment during the…

Finland’s Education and Training sector event goes online on 29-30 Jan

For students who are interested in studying overseas are invited to join the biggest event for the education and training sector in Finland – Educa – This year the event will take place online on 29–30 January 2021. Read more and register for free here

Sjømannskirken i Pattaya is open again

Sjømannskirken in Pattaya has announced its reopened with strict infection control rules in place at the church. The announcement read as follows: Sjømannskirken is open again! Sjømannskirken will be open during the day. Registration and temperature measurement must be applied at the entrance, everyone must wear a face mask, keep at least a 1-meter social…

Denmark shared moments from the Royal visit to Thailand in 1962

On 12 January 2021 the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok released memories from the Royal visit in 1962, as follow: On this day, King Frederik IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid arrived in Thailand on a State Visit where they reviewed Danish activities in Thailand. The last days of the royal visit were devoted to…

Danish badminton players suffer under strict Covid-19 restrictions in Thailand

A total of 22 Danish badminton players who are playing at the YONEX Thailand Open Super tournament these days are struggling with Thailand’s strict Covid-19 restrictions. In an interview with TV2, the Danish group describes the Thai authorities’ measures as extreme and not something that would ever be allowed in the west. The players are…

Top Asian places for remote working in 2021

The global travel website Big 7 Travel has recently published a list of the best cities to work remotely from in 2021. The fast-growing communities of Digital nomads who are location-independent and use technology to perform their job are seen globally but these communities are stronger represented in places which fits their needs best. Important…

EFTERTRÄDA – IKEA’s first fashion collection landed in Thailand

IKEA’s first fashion collection, EFTERTRÄDA has landed in Thailand and the country becomes the third country worldwide to welcome the collection. EFTERTRÄDA means ‘to succeed’ in Swedish and the collection consists of minimalistic hoodies, t-shirts, tumblers, tote bags, towels, and face masks. All products are labelled with the barcode print adopted from the ‘BILLY’ bookshelf,…

Danish badminton player defeats world champion at YONEX Thailand Open Super Event

Danish badminton player Mia Blichfeldt got off to a dream start in the opening round of the YONEX Thailand Open Super tournament. Part of the Badminton world elite is gathered under strict corona restrictions in Bangkok to play three major tournaments. Two editions of the Thailand Open and the season finale. The first tournament got…