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Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore

Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known banker tells ScandAsia. “The former …

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Jan Mandrup, IBM: transforming businesses across Asia

Jan Mandrup, IBM: transforming businesses across Asia

The Dane Jan Mandrup works as Senior Digital Program Manager with IBM Asia, where he is also involved in developing IBM’s Agile Project Management competencies and certifying the company’s senior business project managers. In today’s very dynamic, digital world that is transforming every sector, this combination creates curiosity about: what IBM offers these days (something else than the expensive hardware …

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Anker Nielsen passed away

Anker Nielsen passed away

Mr. Poul Anker Nielsen (centre) with Ambassador H.E. Nicolai Ruge during a visit to Ankler Nielsen's factory Howard Alat Pertanian in February 2013. Mr. Poul Anker Nielsen, owner and CEO of Howard Alatpertanian Sdn Bhd passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11 April at 11.30 at University Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) due to heart attack following a stent surgery. Funeral details …

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New Honorary Consul of Finland appointed in Bali

New Honorary Consul of Finland appointed in Bali

As per 1 April 2017 Mr Ida Bagus Vedanta Wijaya has been appointed a new Honorary Consul of Finland in Bali. The Balinese businessman who studied in the US looks forward to his new duties in the capacity of representing Finland in Bali. The Finnish Embassy interviewed the new Honorary Consul. “This will be a great experience for me and …

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Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board visited Denmark

Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board visited Denmark

On 21 March Pak Tom Lembong, Chairman of the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board, is visiting Denmark. The purpose of the visit is to promote trade and investment between Indonesia and Denmark, reported the Embassy of Denmark in Jakarta. As part of his busy schedule, he met the Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Brian Mikkelsen, to discuss opportunities …

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Finland 100 years’ independence Hong Kong celebrations

Finland 100 years’ independence Hong Kong celebrations

You are invited to come and experience Finnish business and culture in Hong Kong at the Finland 100 Expo on Wednesday 10 May! This is FinnCham’s (Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) flagship event of the year to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. It will bring the Finnish business community in Hong Kong together, under one roof, to …

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Café Europa in Krabi closing after nearly 27 years

Café Europa in Krabi closing after nearly 27 years

A little Scandinavian oasis in Krabi, known for its home made Danish and Scandinavian food, is closing after 26 and a half years of bringing people together, travellers as well as locals, over great food and the essential aquavit. Café Europa was founded in 1990 by Tipakorn, Henrik and Finn, who is still running the restaurant today, but from tomorrow …

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Coming events:

Children's movies at Danish Seamen's Church

On Saturday 22 April 2017 the Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore welcomes children to come and watch movies at their Børnebio event. It all starts at 2pm and will go on until 4:30pm.  Contact the Church for more information.

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SF100SG: Wellness Seminar

On 25-27 April 2017, Finnish Business Council Singapore invites you to a Wellness Seminar by SF100SG, a side event of Ageing Asia, an annual business of ageing platform to access investment and partnership opportunities in Asia Pacific. The Wellness seminar takes place at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. More information here.

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Ageing Asia and Finland 100 Seminar in Singapore

Finpro is inviting you to join the Team Finland Fact Finding trip, Ageing Asia Innovation Forum and Finland 100 for a seminar in Singapore on 24-27 April 2017. The focus will be elderly healthcare, rehabilitation and more as Ms.Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health of Finland, visits Singapore. The program will take place both at the Ageing Asia Innovation …

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BBQ night with the Norwegian Church

On Sunday 30 April 2017 the Norwegian Seamen's Church in Singapore will fire up the grill and invites you to a grill buffet with lots of delicious foods. The barbecue starts after the church services, approximately at 18:00. Feel free to bring a swimsuit too! Prices are as follows: Adults SGD 30,- Students SGD 20,- Children SGD 15,-

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