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An era comes to an end at SBAS Singapore

An era comes to an end at SBAS Singapore

The Swedish Business Association of Singapore’s (SBAS) completed Annual General Meeting 2017 brought forward quite dramatic changes. Three big news are hereby announced via ScandAsia. Mrs Gunilla Daintry and Jan B Djerf leaves their respective roles as Executive Director and President of SBAS When SBAS on 22 March SBAS held its 35th Annual General Meeting, which was well attended by …

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DABS Gala Dinner 2017 Singapore

DABS Gala Dinner 2017 Singapore

The Danish Business Association Singapore held its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 4 March 207, at Shangri-La hotel. “It was really well attended with 250 people at Shangri-la for the black and white theme,” reported  Stine Martinussen. “Lars K Nielsen was awarded Business Man of the Year 2017 for successfully building his business Den Jet Marine to what it is …

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Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market

Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market

Defence and security company Saab has appointed Dean Rosenfield as new head of Market Area Asia Pacific from 1 January 2018. Dean Rosenfield is today the Managing Director of Saab Australia. In his present role, Dean has been working to grow and diversify the local business. Since taking over in March 2013 the Australian business has continued to grow its …

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Sigtunaskolan holds Singapore presentation

Sigtunaskolan holds Singapore presentation

Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket(SSHL), a well-known boarding school in Sweden is holding a guest lecture at the Swedish Residence in Singapore on March 21, 5-7 pm. Dr. Margret Benedik, Director of SSHL will speak about the challenges that we face living with our children in a bilingual/multilingual environment. In addition, Dr. Benedik will also answer questions on how Swedish education differs …

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Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia

Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia

Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia attending Global Child Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 5 May 2016. Photo Copyright: Joakim Persson The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will pay a State Visit to Indonesia on 22–24 May 2017 at the invitation of President Joko …

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EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible

EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible

At the annual EU-ASEAN ministerial consultations held in the Filipino capital of Manila on 10 March trade leaders from the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to take new steps towards resuming free trade talks between the two regions. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: "2017 marks the 40th anniversary of fruitful cooperation between the …

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Coming events:

NBAS AGM and Breakfast Talk 31 March with Magnus Grimeland, Co-Founder of Zalora

NBAS invites members to the NBAS Annual General Meeting 2017, followed by a Breakfast Talk by the successful Norwegian entrepreneur Mr. Magnus Grimeland, Group Chief Operating Officer of Global Fashion Group and Co-Founder of ZALORA. Digitalization is a disruptive factor that all companies need to be aware of in order to succeed and stay competitive in a fast moving market. Mr. …

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Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed

Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed

”I’ve got a story that you might find uplifting,” writes Øystein Baadsvik from Norway in a Facebook post, after a horrible event turned into a happy ending for his daughter Karin Baadsvik, all because of some friendly and helpful Indonesian locals. While travelling around in Indonesia, Karin Baadsvik suddenly found herself without passport, computer, wallet and cards. Her bag all …

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ScandAsia media internship for Bangkok and Singapore

ScandAsia media internship for Bangkok and Singapore

The job as Intern with ScandAsia is as glorious as you want it to be. ScandAsia is once again open for applicants from media students from media schools and universities in Denmark for a half year of internship in Bangkok and in Singapore together with NewsWatch. The applicants will have to follow the procedure set up and agreed to by all the Danish media organisations. …

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