ScandAsia appeals for people to subscribe
ScandAsia - the news operation that has served Danes, Swedes, Norwegians and Finns living i Asia for free since 1993 - now appeals to its readers to buy a yearly subscription to the magazine for a small fee. The paper magazine will only be distributed for free to subscribers living in Thailand or Singapore.
Aquavit sells like hot cakes
ScandMedia's webshop www.scandshop.in.th has sold Danish and Swedish aquavit briskly in November and December this year. For the Nordic expats in Thailand, it is not really Christmas without a few "snaps" or "nuppar". ScandShop.in.th has now got a few bottles of fresh supply - Gammel Dansk, Skaane Akvavit and Aalborg Jubilaeum - after having been sold out dry for several weeks.
Swedish Summer Party in Bangkok a great success
The Swedish community in Thailand had quite a blast on Saturday 6 June 2015 at Radisson Blue Hotel in Bangkok. The crowd was about 200 persons, including quite many Thais as well. The magazine and news portal ScandAsia had been selected as the Media Partner of the event.
Scand-Media creates new website
Scand-Media has set up a new website. It is based on WordPress and a theme from www.slocumthemes.com. For years, the site reflected our ability to create e-books and the e-book is still displayed on the page, but as more and more visitors open the website in their mobile phone, it had become obsolete.
Scand-Media celebrates traditional Songkran
Scand-Media group staff celebrated on Friday 10 April the Thai Songkran tradition. Founder and CEO Gregers Moller gave the company Buddha statue its yearly wash down with scented water. Then one by one the staff poured water over his hands wishing him well in the new year. In return, the CEO said a few personal words to each member of the staff and put gently a bit of powder on both their cheeks.
First Bangkok naturist resort completed
Disraporn Yatprom, MD of Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. (right) and Aticha Kommales, CFO of the company, on 23 January 2015 signed the long term rental contract for the newly finished building that will open on 1 February 2015 as BareFeet Naturist Resort - the first of this kind in Bangkok. Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. will remain the owner of the property.
Thai-Australian Chamber drops print for online communication
Thai-Australian Chamber of Commerce has dropped printing the member magazine Advance. From now on, all communication with the members will be online and via emails. Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. - who has for the past ten years been selling advertisements and producing the layout and printing of the magazine - believes the move as doing irreparable damage to the member relationship.
Scand-Media journalists joined Bangkok Dinner
Eighteen Danish journalists joined the third Bangkok Dinner arranged by Scand-Media to keep in touch with former staff of the company. Most of the journalists are former Danish trainees of the company located in Bangkok, Thailand. The dinner takes place in Copenhagen every second year. Next Bangkok Dinner is Saturday 28 August 2016.
ScandShop in Thailand now ready to launch
ScandShop in Thailand is a website dedicated to selling products from back home to Danes, Swedes, Norwegian and Finns living in Thailand – or products that are almost as good when the real thing is not available. The online shop is here: www.scandshop.in.th
ScandAsia opens up its event calendar
ScandAsia - the Scandinavian news portal for residents from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finlinad living in Asia - has opened up for public participation in maintaining its comprehensive calendar where all Scandinavians can check in one view what is going on organized by the many Nordic business associations and social clubs in each their community and across the region.