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Scania expands customer base in north Malaysia

Sin Hock Soon Transport Sdn Bhd, Nurkasih Holiday & Tours Sdn Bhd and LLZ Haulage Sdn Bhd are examples of key customers of Swedish vehicle producer Scania. On 26 July Scania Malaysia handed over vehicles to these clients in the northern region, receiving in total 17 trucks, 6 buses and 2 trucks respectively. The keys…

Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs. The aid runs from 2018 – 2020. Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and…

Scania Malaysia’s Family Day held in Ipoh

Staff at Scania Malaysia are used to welcoming fleet owners and drivers while at work in their centres but the smiles were a little wider than usual recently because they were also welcoming their families. Held at all the branches throughout Malaysia over July and August, the Scania Family Day that started out at its…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…

Thai Ambassador attended King Chulalongkorn Ragunda Commemoration

On 19 July 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden, attended the 121st Commemoration of King Chulalongkorn’s visit to Ragunda on 19 July 1897, at Chulalongkorn’s Pavilion in Ragunda, Sweden. Mr. Jonas Andersson, Mayor of Ragunda, representatives from the Ragunda Municipality and Tourism Board of Ragunda, Ms. Supatra Chirathivat, Executive Vice President,…

Ambassador to Sweden hosted Court of Justice of Thailand

On 10 July 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden hosted a dinner in honour of the Honourable Chief Justice Mr. Cheep Jullamon, President of the Supreme Court of Thailand and his delegation from the Court of Justice of Thailand on the occasion of a study visit to seek cooperation with relevant…

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan tribute held in Bangkok

On 24 July the Public Forum ‘Surin Pitsuwan and ASEAN: A Tribute’ was arranged by ISIS (Institute of Security and International Studies) Thailand at Chulalongkorn University, moderated by Thitinan Pongsudhirak. Sweden’s Chargé d’affaires a.i. Nicolas Weeks attended the forum which was co-organised with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Bangkok. Dr. Surin Pitsuwan…

New Thailand Ambassador to Sweden presented Credentials

His Excellency Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden has presented the Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf. This took place on 24 May 2018, when the Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence appointing him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Sweden.…