2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand






On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of Engineering, had…

Ib Ottesen Concert in Pattaya






Pattaya businessman, Ib Ottesen recently performed a rare acoustic, unplugged mini concert for a packed dinner audience at Nanda’s Café on Jomtien Beach Road, next to the Jomtien Boathouse. The intimate settings were totally booked in advance and the audience thoroughly enjoyed songs from Ib Ottesen’s newly recorded album Promise along with well known melodies…

Finnish diagnostics, medical diagnostics provider sets up in China






Ginolis Ltd is a leading provider of assembly automation and high precision liquid handling solutions for the diagnostic and medical device industries. This Finnish company has announced the opening of its first Asia Pacific office located at Century Financial Mansion in Suzhou, China. The representative office will provide sales and technical support to Ginolis’ customers…

Norway maintains maritime industry support at Inmex China






Inmex China in Guangzhou is the largest and most established international maritime event in the South China Sea region. On 7-9 December 2016 Norwegian companies within the marine industry joined the Norwegian Pavilion, showcasing to the Chinese partners that the Norwegian Maritime companies put a high value on maintaining the relations. The maritime industry today…

Finland 100 kicks off at Sino-Finnish Center






Finland 100 celebrations started in Shanghai on 16 January with an event organized at the Sino-Finnish Center at Tongji University. The event was originally planned for the Consul General’s residence but had to move to another location because we had so many people signing up. Those in attendance heard for example about the Sino Finnish…

Norway’s Astrup Fearnley Museum Director at ShanghArt






On 17 Janurary 2017, Dr. Gunnar B. Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo shared his perspectives on the museum’s collection and exhibitions at ShanghART in Shanghai. The one hour talk gave the audience who were Chinese artists, curators, and professionals in local art institutions, a wide scene of the history…

Finns in Shanghai celebrated 99th independence day






On 3 December 2016 Finns in Shanghai celebrated the 99th Day of Finnish Independence. Held at the Fairmont Peace Hotel, this was also the kick-start to the 100th year of independence celebrations with an elegant and joyful gala. The national theme for this centennial year is Together-Yhdessä, so we all look forward to seeing a…