Tag: Embassy of Finland Bangkok

Business Finland, National Innovation Agency of Thailand signed MoU

Permanent Secretary Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Permanent Secretary Associate Professor Dr. Soranit Siltharm, Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand witnessed on 13 December 2018 the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Business Finland (BF) and National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA). Business Finland (BF),…

Finnish embassy visited ‘Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services’

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok visited SEAS (Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services) of Change’s learning centre in Rayong on 29 October. This project is funded by Kesko Corporation of Finland, Finnpartnership programme of Finnish government, SIDA of Sweden and the Richard and Helen DeVos foundation. The project aims to teach Thai, English, Khmer and…

Finnish Teacher Education Forum, Educa Thailand

On 17 October the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok attended the international seminar at Educa Thailand 2018. Two Finnish experts shared their knowledge on stage. Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland spoke about ’New Learning Environments and Digitalization Government Program for Education 2015-2019 Key Projects on New comprehensive school’. Later Professor…

Finnish innovative feminine hygiene brand’s Thailand launch

Lunette from Finland has launched its eco-friendly, innovative feminine hygiene in Thailand. In the end of September 2018 the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok visited the Finnish product, the Lunette menstrual cup, at the Beyond Beauty Asean trade show in Bangkok. Lunette’s menstrual cup is a comfortable safe, odorless and eco-friendly alternative to absorbent pads and…

Finnish Ambassador held gender equality keynote speech

Connecting to International Women’s Day Finland’s Ambassador to Thailand, Satu Suikkari-Kleven, had the pleasure of giving a keynote speech to Thammasat University students on achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. As a diplomat from Finland, gender equality is not only deeply rooted in her DNA, but also in her work, as gender equality is a…

Finland 100 Years Independence Reception in Bangkok

The centennial anniversary of Finland 100 Years culminated in December with the celebration of Finland’s Independence Day. In Bangkok, the Embassy of Finland hosted a grand evening reception at The Athenee Hotel – A Luxury Collection Hotel on 6 December 2017. Celebrated in Finnish style, meant a mingling event, with free flow of drinks and…

Finnish Christmas Party Bangkok 2017

The traditional Finnish Christmas Party in Bangkok takes place on Saturday 2 December. Celebrating Finland 100 years this Party is organised together with all Finnish organisations in Bangkok – Embassy of Finland, TFCC, Finns in Krungthep and FINWA. The celebration includes as special performance by Finnish Opera Soprano Laura Pyrrö. And Santa Claus will of…

Finnish attendance at Asia Power Week Bangkok

Finland’s Ambassador, H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 19 Sepember visited the Asia Power Week Conference & Exhibition 2017 and met with executives from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets is providing presentations and seminars throughout the 3-day event. On 20 September the…

Southeast Asia target for Finnish digital building permit solutions

Evolta Oy from Finland, an innovative leader regarding digital building permitting solutions is currently touring Southeast Asia, reported the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. In early September, Sales Director Southeast Asia, Mr Jari Hietala, met with an Executive Vice President, Mr. Meetham Na Ranong, at the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), Thailand. Evolta’s services include…

Finnish Science Center, Heureka, at Bangkok seminar

The National Astronomical Research of Thailand (NARIT) hosted the International Training Centre in Astronomy (ITCA) colloquium titled ‘Astronomy for STEM Education’ in Bangkok between 7th – 11th of August, 2017. Dr. Tapio Koivu, CEO of the Finnish Science Center, Heureka, provided a presentation on ‘Voluntary Learning in Science Education‘, covering the innovative characteristics of Finnish…