Tag: Thailand

Bangkok design week hosts photo exhibition celebrating 115 years relationship with Norway

Thai embassy in Oslo together with Thai historians initiated in a memorial photography journey of Lady Sirikittiya Jensen who wishes to follow her Great grand father’s footstep in Norway. The series of her artistic photography work is now on display for public as part of Bangkokdesignweek2020 and the exhibition celebrates 115 years of diplomatic relations…

DTAC announced new CEO

Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor who owns Thailand’s Total Access Communication Company (DTAC) has appointed Mr Sharad Mehrotra as a new chief executive, replacing Alexandra Reich, according to official statement on 16 January 2020. Mr Sharad Mehrotra, who joined Telenor 12 years ago, has served in senior management positions across Asia, including head of Telenor India.…

Finnish man arrested for a hoax bomb threat call in Bangkok

A 63-year-old Finnish man was arrested after a hoax phone call warned there would be an “untoward incident” at Suvarnabhumi airport. The arrest came after a security officer at Suvarnabhumi airport alerted police that a man had phoned a call centre and said there would be an incident at the airport. Suvarnabhumi police checked phone…

Danish architecture studio created a Christmas theme park and filled Central Embassy Bangkok with the spirit of the season

Danish architecture studio BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) together with Central Embassy mall, home of selected luxury brands in Bangkok are giving back joy to their visitors with a Christmas-themed architectural park and the world longest Christmas ribbon to celebrate the spirit of the season. Big studio was originally started in  Copenhagen. Their creative works of…

Swedish embassies announces new app for Swedes travelling overseas

Swedish Embassy’s in Asia are closed during Christmas holiday period but they do not stop to assist to travellers in need. With concerns that travelling overseas may include language and cultural difference, Swedish citizens may now download a new “UD resklar” app to assist in case of emergency and to keep up to current travel…

Consular officer position for Finland embassy in Bangkok is open for applications until 29th December 2019

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok published a recruitment statement seeking Consular Officer (entry permit section) position available to Finnish citizen. The last day to send your application is 29th December 2019. The official statement said: The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok will apply for a consular officer on its dynamic entry team 01.03.2020 –…

Thai Honorary consul for Sweden expand his responsibility to Trat province

On 11th December 2019, Ambassador Staffan Herrström handed over the diploma, signed by HM the King of Sweden and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, to Honorary Consul Chatchawal Supachayanont to be Honorary Consul of Sweden in Pattaya for the district consisting the city of Pattaya and the provinces of Chonburi, Rayong, Chantaburi and Trat. Honorary…

Stranded Swedish tourist got rescued by Royal Thai Navy Rescue team

On 13th December 2019 around 4pm, the Royal Thai Navy security centre in Koh Chang received a call from a Swedish traveller, Ms. Jenica Angelica Berg that 2 of her relatives were stranded on an island 4 miles away from Koh Chang. Vice admiral Sittinun Smaanrak, Naval Commander Region 1, sent his request to Commander…

Finnish Konecranes bought remaining 50% stake in MHE-Demag South East Asia

Finnish industrial crane maker Konecranes has agreed to buy the outstanding 50% stake in its MHE-Demag joint venture in Southeast Asia from partner Jebsen & Jessen for 147 million euros on 5th December 2019. MHE-Demag, which has 1,800 employees, operates in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. According to Reuters, Konecranes…