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Sweden’s first virtual primary school opens

Sweden is a leading IT-nation and a longtime user of computers and software in public as well as private education. And now comes the first virtual school for Swedish children, anywhere in the world, accessible 24 hours a day every day. All communication is done over the Internet. It is called PippisHemskola and offers the…

The Special Ties of Friendship Between Thailand and Denmark

Thailand and Denmark, two kingdoms located far apart and in different hemispheres of the world, have long had a close relationship, thanks to their much-revered dynasties. The two countries will celebrate their 400 years of bilateral relations in 2021. Their long-standing friendship has been developed through the warm and cordial relationship between the Thai and…

Danish Mixed Credit for Public Health Ministry worth 2 billion Baht

By Henrik Petersen, Royal Danish Embassy Deadline is fast approaching for Thailand to make use of a Danish offer to finance additional supplies of Danish medical equipment to hospitals in Thailand with a soft loan package of 2,000 million Baht. A contract must be signed by October this year. Otherwise the mixed credit scheme –…

Maersk Celebrates 50 Years in Thailand

“The first Maersk shipment to Thailand was railway equipment from Japan. That was in 1948. A year later, Maersk Line set up an office and a regular route from Thailand to Japan. In 1951, the company moved its headquarters to South Sathorn Road. In February 1994, we moved out here to the Bangna Towers, on…

Thailand’s Minister of Agriculture visits Denmark

Thai Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, H.E. Pongpol Adireksarn, together with a delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture visited Denmark from the 3rd to the 6th of June 1998. “There is a long-lasting cooperation and friendship between Denmark and Thailand and our visit is the latest to cement this relationship”, Mr. Pongpol Adireksarn, Thailand’s Minister…