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Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader based in Denmark

Thailand has detained the leader of the Cambodian opposition party Khmer National Liberation Front, Sam Serey, who lives in Denmark. He was detained by Thai police on Thursday the 28th of April at an immigration center north of Bangkok while trying to get his visa extended. The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to Associated…

International School Bangkok (ISB) to Celebrate Creativity and Diversity in BACC Exhibition

International School Bangkok (ISB) is thrilled to announce the opening of its unique and dynamic exhibition in the Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) from May 1 – 13, 2018.   Entitled “Color Now,” the ISB exhibition brings together a exceptional selection of art created and submitted by students during the 2017-18 school year. The…

The Danish Church in Thailand hosts first weekly youth café

Although there certainly is a Danish community in Bangkok, it can be difficult for younger people to find like-minded and like-aged people in this enormous city. To solve that issue, the Danish church in Thailand will host weekly youth meetings for all Danies and Scandinavians. This is a chance to meet fellow Scandinavians living in…

Celebrate Vappu with TFCC

Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce offers members, relatives, friends and colleagues to celebrate the annual Vappu with fellow Fins in Thailand. The Vappu is an annual celebration of Saint Walpurga. She is hailed for her battle against some of the biggest threats towards the citizens back in 9th century Germany such as pest, rabies and whooping…

Thordur Adalsteinsson new Chairman Scandinavian Society Siam

Thordur Adalsteinsson, elected in April 2013 as the first ever Icelandic Board Member of Scandinavian Society Siam, made history on Thursday 19 April 2018 when he was elected as the first Chairman ever from the smallest of the Nordic countries covered by SSS. Thordur Adalsteinsson was elected unanimously and with applause as successor of Lars Andersson…

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce AGM: four new board members

Anders Frummerin representing Diakrit; Jiraya Chanchon, previous TSCC Executive Director; Nicklas Moberg, General Manager Oakwood Sukhumvit Suites; and Robert Björklund from Saab Group, were the four new nominated Board members that were unanimously elected by a very well attended the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018. Remaining in the Board are also…