Last call to buy your ticket for the DABS Gala Ball






The deadline for buying tickets for the DABS Gala Ball on 4 March 2017 is this Friday, 24 February 2017. To register, members should kindly send an email including the names of your guests to dabs@dabs-singapore.com Your reservation is not confirmed until payment has been settled. Kindly pay for your tickets here              …

Swedish health and elderly care delegation in Hong Kong






On 15-16 February the Swedish health and elderly care delegation continued to Hong Kong, following two days in Singapore. Business Sweden brought Swedish companies over to Asia to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. Under the theme “Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population” the State Secretary Madeleine Harby-Samuelsson of the…

Sofia Norén from Borås wins Anders Wall Shanghai scholarship






Sofia Norén (born in 1992) from Borås is the winner of the 2017 Anders Wall scholarship for a one-year internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. The scholarship of SEK 150,000 will be awarded at a ceremony in Stockholm on 10 March. Sofia has studied economics and social anthropology at Uppsala University and…

Karolinska seminar promotes Hong Kong as Asia hub






On Friday 24 February 2017 Business Sweden and InvestHK host a seminar in Stockholm Sweden: The Karolinska Institutet Node in Hong Kong, a springboard to Asia. In 2016 Karolinska Institutet’s Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine in Hong Kong was inaugurated. The seminar, held at the World Trade Center, features the following speakers and…

Supreme Court of China rules in favour of Danish Novozymes






Novozymes upholds patent on enzymes for production of fuel ethanol and beverage alcohol as lawsuit against enzyme makers Longda and Boli reaches conclusion at China’s highest court, writes Novozymes on 16 February 2017. Novozymes is a biotechnology company headquartered in Denmark, who focus on research, development and production of industrial enzymes. The patent dispute began…

Finnish cleantech company breaks record in Vietnam






Dewaco, a Finnish cleantech company, has broken its own record twice this month. In the start of February 2017 they first received their largest order of company history from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, where they were to deliver 100 chain scraper systems for a new wastewater plant. “Managing and coordinating of the large order has…

Bangkok Prep receives Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

Bangkok Prep






Head of Primary School Duncan Stonehouse receives the Eco-Schools certificate from representatives of WWF Thailand On Tuesday 21st February 2017, Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) became the first school in Thailand to receive the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award. This is the highest award given by the Eco-Schools governing body, a global organisation aimed at promoting…

Norway’s Minister of Agriculture and Food meets with China






Jon Georg Dale, Minister of Agriculture and Food in Norway, met with the Chinese Ambassador to Norway, Wang Min, on 21 February 2017, to discuss opportunities for a collaboration in agriculture and food. The two exchanged experiences on the research partnership between Norway and China facilitated by Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, NIBIO, opening for…

Danish architecture exhibit at Malaysian Gallery






“Architecture with People” is the name of the Danish exhibition that opened on Monday 20 February 2017 at the Galeri Serdang, which is part of the Faculty of Design and Architecture at Universiti Putra Malaysia. The exhibition is created by Danish Solutions which purpose is to enhance promotion of Danish architecture and architects globally. Danish…