Photo: Julianne Borgen.Photo: Julianne Borgen

On Tuesday 8 November, Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen welcomed past and present exchange students between Thailand and Norway to his residence.

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The Norwegian ambassador, Kjetil Paulsen, yesterday attended the opening of the International Seafood festival 2016 at Big C on Rajadamri Road. This was in connection with the ‘Thaifex – World of Food Asia 2016’ trade fair, where the ambassador attended the opening ceremony today. Thaifex is now the largest food and beverage trade fair in Asia, with 80,000 sqm of floor space and a record of 1,9...

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In 2005, after Thailand was seriously hit by the 2004 tsunami, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and the Department of Fisheries (DOF) in Thailand entered into an agreement to carry out a cooperative project in the Andaman Sea.

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From left: Kjetil Paulsen (ambassador), Pia Gjermundsen, Vibeke Lyssand Leirvåg, Liv Inger Tønjum. 
Photo: Tu An Ngo.

Thursday 28 January, the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (TNCC) in collaboration with the Norwegian Seafood Council and the Norwegian Embassy hosted the annual Seafood under the Stars in the intimate garden of Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen’s residence. This year, a record-breaking 260 distinguished guests were present, all with a stake in the strong, bilateral cooperation between Norway and...

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From left: Kim Holmén, Mrs. Holmén, H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Ole Jørgen Lønne, Kjetil Paulsen (ambassador). 
Photo: Office of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Personal Affairs Division.

Thailand and Norway share a very important common interest: the Arctic. Over the last 100 years, temperatures in the Arctic have been rising twice as fast as the global average. This ice-covered region is more sensitive to global warming. Therefore, the Arctic is a barometer of global climate change. Climate change in this region can foretell environmental changes that will later affect the res...

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On Friday 20 May, Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen was an official guest at the remarkable temple Wat Sraket in Bangkok, together with Professor Jens Braarvig from the University of Oslo. The occasion was the celebration of the important Buddhist festival Wishaka Bucha. The celebration coincided with the final day of the exhibition “Traces of Gandharan Buddhism”, which Professor Braarvig has been...

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Einar Davis from the Embassy in Bangkok and Sornpornwan Srikram from the Consulate in Phuket together with representatives from Bangkok Phuket Hospital and Phuket International Hospital. 
Photo: Bangkok Phuket Hospital.

Norwegians love Thailand! There are thousands of Norwegians in the “land of the smiles” at all times. This means, of course, that some of them will need medical assistance from time to time. The Embassy routinely visits hospitals around Thailand which are the ones most frequently used by Norwegians, to ensure that the best level of medical care is provided.

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From left: Trond Tønjum, Kjetil Paulsen (ambassador), Sputnik, Shakorn Kanjanawatta. 
Photo: Tu An Ngo.

“It is with pride and joy I congratulate the children of Baan Jing Jai with their new home and the Norwegian community in Thailand for their dedication and hard work in building this new children home”, said ambassador Kjetil Paulsen.

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Once a year the premium members of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, Innovation Norway and the Embassy meet to share information and discuss issues of common concern. Thailand is an important growing market for Norwegian businesses. There is a growing need for an exchange of views, experience and good advice. The Ambassador therefore sees this dialogue as important for the promotion of...

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