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  • What makes Tanglin Trust a good school

    Tanglin Trust School parent Sara shares her views on what she feels makes Tanglin a good school and why she chose it for her family. Sara and her husband are both from Holland. They have two children, a son in Year 6 (11 years) and a daughter in Year 8 […]

    What makes Tanglin Trust a good school
  • President of DABS resigns

    The President of DABS, Lars Kyvsgaard, has announced that he is resigning since he is moving back to Denmark. Jakob Bergholdt, CEO of Norden, will be the temporary president but a permanent replacement won’t be elected until early 2016. Lars Kyvsgaard, Nordea, is moving back to Denmark since he has […]

    President of DABS resigns
  • New Scandinavian football team in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Vikings is the name of the new Scandinavian football team. The spirit of the team is to combine football with the opportunity to meet other expats and enjoy a beer. Sign up or join the launch party at Spicy Fingers, Wancai, on July 25. Hong Kong Vikings is according to […]

    New Scandinavian football team in Hong Kong
  • ScandAsia April magazine distributed

    All four editions of the ScandAsia magazine was distributed to all subscribers of the e-magazines today. The four editions cover the China Edition, the Thailand Edition, the Singapore Edition and the South East Asia Edition covering Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. New subscribers can sign up here – it’s free. […]

    ScandAsia April magazine distributed
  • Finnair to Shanghai: First new Airbus A350 XWB

    Finnair has opened sales for flights with the all-new Airbus A350 XWB starting from 25 October 2015 to Shanghai. Later, Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore routes will follow. Finnair sees the new Airbus A350 XWB as the inauguration of a new era in travel between Europe and Asia – […]

  • So, what’s the new smartphone case from Krusell like?

    While I was waiting for the new smartphone case from the Swedish company Krusell to arrive at my mailbox, I wondered what I could possibly write about it that hasn’t already been said about this type of phone case; it protects the phone, it’s practical that it also fits my credit […]

    So, what’s the new smartphone case from Krusell like?
  • First Thai sex worker on Danish stage

    On May 1st, Thai sex worker Thanta Laovilawanyakul enters the Danish stage in Copenhagen to add a new perspective to the question; why do Westerns travel around the globe to get something as banal as sex. One by one, people from the audience will be lead onto the stage to […]

  • Japanese seafood by celebrity chef

    Japanese culinary debut in Singapore Syun is a new Japanese restaurant at Festive Walk, Resorts World Sentosa, well worth a visit.  The new restaurant which is close to Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)’s existing line-up of outstanding celebrity chef restaurants is headed by the renowned award-winning Chef Hal Yamashita from Kobe, […]

    Japanese seafood by celebrity chef
  • The ultimate steaks in Singapore

    The Sears restaurant in 50RP gives you a quality cut treated with respect! Elevated high above Singapore’s Central Business District on the 45th storey overlooking Marina Bay from the Singapore Land Tower, the 5,000 square feet restaurant is one of the stars of a brand new dining and nightlife destination […]

    The ultimate steaks in Singapore
  • First Ever Piano Masterclass Course in Bangkok at Shrewsbury International School

    On 20th to 24th July 2015, Professors from London’s Royal College of Music (RCM) will run the RCM’s first ever International Piano Masterclass in Asia at Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok. The 5-day course is aimed at talented young pianists, aged 12-25 years (Grade 6 or above), who wish to take […]

    This article is sponsored by Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok.

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Danish concept ‘Cycling Without Age’ is coming to Singapore

Danish concept ‘Cycling Without Age’ is coming to Singapore

June 30, 2015 at 16:35

On Saturday, Danish Ole Kassow, founder of Cycling Without Age, will be visiting Shimano Cycling World in Singapore to present a new concept that gives elderly people the...

  • New President for NBAS
    New President for NBAS

    Erik Borgen has elected to step down as President of NBAS after over 10 years of outstanding service for the Norwegian...

    June 28, 2015 at 03:23
  • Danish chaplain leaves Hong Kong
    Danish chaplain leaves Hong Kong

    After 17 years as chaplain for the Danish Seamen’s Church in Hong Kong, Hans Aage now returns to Denmark. A...

    June 26, 2015 at 14:22
  • Danish colourful art in Kuala Lumpur
    Danish colourful art in Kuala Lumpur

    International art exhibition in Kuala Lumpur connects artists from six countries. Among the creative minds is Danish...

    June 25, 2015 at 10:40

Business news »

Saab owner to build million dollar electric car factory in China

Saab owner to build million dollar electric car factory in China

June 30, 2015 at 15:39

The Chinese-backed investment group that bought technology and assets from Sweden’s Saab in 2012 now says it plans to build a $400 million factory and R&D unit for electric...

International relations »

Vietnam holds farewell ceremony for Danish Ambassador John Nielsen

Vietnam holds farewell ceremony for Danish Ambassador John Nielsen

June 29, 2015 at 17:29

Danish Ambassador John Nielsen has met (end of June 2015) with Mr Lê Hoàng Quân, the Chairman of the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City in connection with the Ambassador’s...

General News »

Chinese master painter Wei Qingji to the Helsinki Festival

Chinese master painter Wei Qingji to the Helsinki Festival

July 1, 2015 at 18:02

As part of the Helsinki Festival programme, there will be an exhibition at UPM’s Biofore House at Töölönlahti by the Chinese master painter Wei Qingji between 13...

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OECD urges Sweden to improve quality and equity in education

OECD urges Sweden to improve quality and equity in education

June 28, 2015 at 23:00

Sweden’s education results is falling but the country has failed to improve its school system despite a series of reforms in recent years. A more ambitious, national reform...

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