Category: Real estate

Diakrit founders buy out News Corp, entices entrepreneurial investors

Bangkok-headquartered DIAKRIT, a successful Swedish start-up and the largest employers of Swedes in Thailand, has announced a change in ownership where the original founders are buying the majority shares from News Corp Australia. This move happens only two years after the media giant News Corp invested and became Diakrit’s majority owner. The property marketing solutions…

Hong Kong: ninth-most expensive place to be an expat

After dropping out of the top-ten in 2016, Hong Kong is now the world’s ninth-most expensive location for expatriates. In the Asia-Pacific region it is the second-most expensive location, only topped by Tokyo, Japan, which also comes in at number eight in the world. The list was recently released by the ECA international, which includes…

Historical Thai-Danish house for sale in Ebeltoft, Denmark

In Ebeltoft, a romantic town near Randers and Arhus in Denmark, a house carries the intriguing name “Lille Siam” or in English “Little Siam”. And yes, indeed it has a story to tell! But what brings focus on this house to day is, that the current owner – Palle Havmoeller, the half-Thai-half-Danish son of Rasmus…

Johan Uddman – a Swedish Fintech start-up investor in China

Johan Uddman is the Swede in Shanghai who is strongly involved in building the local ecosystem for financial technology, or fintech start-ups. He is responsible for JadeValue (a CashBUS subsidiary) – a fintech investor and incubator space located in the heart of the financial centre of Shanghai. And now JadeValue InsurTech incubator has also opened.…

The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin

Friday 9 June 2017 was an auspicious day for Thai-Swedish business relations, consisting in celebrations of ‘20 years in Business’ combined with dealership expansion and the launch of an additional showroom. The business concerned was the well-known The Cabinet Interior Design (established in 1996), hosting the event along with the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC)…