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Swedish Health Ministry’s Singapore visit

Swedish Health Ministry’s Singapore visit

On 13-14 February Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ representative Madeleine Harby Samuelsson, visited Singapore. The main purpose of the State Secretary’s visit was to gain a deeper understanding of the health and elderly care sector in Singapore. Mrs. Harby Samuelsson led a delegation that comprised of representatives from Swecare, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Business Sweden, …

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Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

At least nine companies and solution are exhibiting as over 100 of the world’s leading airport equipment suppliers from over 27 different countries get together for the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show at Singapore EXPO from 15 - 17 February 2017. They are AirPo Products, Axa Power, Efla Oy, Hobart, ITW GSE, J&B Aviation, Plus Eight System, Saab …

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Swedish film festival Singapore

Swedish film festival Singapore

The Swedish film festival in Singapore is taking place during 16-19 February 2017. On Friday 17 of February at 8pm ‘We are the Best‘, a film by Lucas Moodysson will be showing.. The film is about a pair of awkward tweens armed only with their undying love for punk music. They are determined to resist the oppression of disco, mean …

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Singapore introduction of Finnish Millennium Technology Prize

Singapore introduction of Finnish Millennium Technology Prize

On Friday 20 January 2017 the international science and technology community was invited to take part in the Millennium Technology Prize Introduction Reception at the Ambassador of Finland, HE Paula Parviainen’s residence. The guest of honor, Dr Juha Ylä-Jääski President and CEO of the Technology Academy of Finland (TAF), introduced the Millennium Technology Prize. Photo: Marica Salokangas The Millennium Technology …

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Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Jan Top Christensen, Danish Ambassador to the Philippines, said during a recent visit to Cebu in the Philippines that he sees a potential for Danish companies to come down here with Cebu becoming as competitive in business as the nation’s capital. According to a report of his visit in Cebu Daily News, the ambassador said: “Manila is getting clogged because …

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Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate - houses, apartments and even land - is in high demand and the volume of transactions is on the highest level for many year, according to Denmark’s Radio. Almost every third of the Danish condominium developing companies is today foreign owned. And in 2014, almost 40 percent of all real estate purchases were by foreigners or foreign …

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Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development in Finland, met with Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday 9 February 2017. During their meeting Mykkänen expressed Finland’s support for Myanmar’s peace process and the civilian government’s democratic reforms. Following an UN report claiming serious human rights violations to have occurred in the region Rakhine, Mykkänen also urged …

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Coming events:

Norwegian Seafood Dinner in Singapore

The Norwegian Seafood Dinner 2017 will be held on Friday 3 March at the Raffles City Convention Centre, The Fairmont Ballroom. We are honoured to announce that Norwegian celebrity chefs, Mr Sven Erik Renaa and Mr Øyvind Næsheim will be collaborating with Singaporean celebrity chef Mr Anderson Ho on this occasion. Price per table (10 seats) is SGD 3 300,-. …

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Seminar on Norwegian tax laws

On 9 March 2017, Norwegian Business Association Singapore, NBAS, will hold a seminar on Norwegian tax laws for people living or working abroad. The event will be held in cooperation with the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore, Sjømannskirken, where the seminar will also take place. Senior tax advisor and partner at law firm PwC, Erland Nørstebo, who has worked with international personal …

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