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AWT-rebranded StormGeo on embassy-hosted Singapore reception

AWT-rebranded StormGeo on embassy-hosted Singapore reception

On 5 May Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore, Tormod Endresen, hosted a reception on the occasion of AWT (Applied Weather Technology) becoming StormGeo. “In cooperation with our caterer, the guests were served Norwegian food, and the waffles we brought in from Sjømannskirken i Singapore was a big hit!” writes the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. AWT is now the shipping division …

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Norway and Denmark stand out with Maritime solutions in Singapore

Norway and Denmark stand out with Maritime solutions in Singapore

Thousands of people from all over the world generously handed out their business cards as they were walking around Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore, meeting fellow people from the maritime industry who were gathered to make new contacts and promote their maritime business. In the last week of April all things maritime was in focus as Singapore held …

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Finnish Business Council Singapore held corporate excursion

Finnish Business Council Singapore held corporate excursion

The Finnish Business Council, Singapore (FBCS) organized a Corporate Excursion to KONE and IMD on April 12, 2017. The event was held at IMD’s Executive Learning Center in South Beach. South Beach is one of Kone’s latest reference projects in Singapore. The participants heard a short presentation about Kone, the Finnish, global supplier of elevators and escalators, and its recent …

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Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore

Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore

As the first day of Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, AAIF, in Singapore was coming to an end, people gathered in what looks like a Finnish forest at Huone Events Hotel in central Singapore. On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore hosted a SF100 Networking Cocktail event at Huone Events Hotel as part of Ageing Asia Innovation …

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Innovative Finnish solutions for Ageing Asia in Singapore

Innovative Finnish solutions for Ageing Asia in Singapore

Better life for the growing elderly population was the big focus as 700 international and local industry representatives, government and community leaders were gathered in Singapore for the 8th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) on 25-26 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. There, the goals were to access the best global ageing models and drive discussions on how …

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Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore

Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore

88 representatives from the Maritime industry, government and research were present as Innovation Norway held the Norway-Singapore LNG bunkering forum at the Tanglin Club in Singapore on Monday 24 April 2017. Norway has 53 years of experience with LNG and were in Singapore to share their experiences, and in hope of building more optimism regarding LNG as a maritime fuel …

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EuropCar

Tax-free cars in Denmark

How is tax free car rental possible? The favorable prices exclusively to Danish expatriates are possible because rental companies in Denmark do not have to pay the Danish registration fee. This saving is passed on to customers with registered address outside Denmark by Europcar as a reduced base price of the rental. As the rule only applies to expatriates, Danes …

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European Union Film Festival

Sweden and Finland are among the countries promoted as the European Union Film Festival takes place for the 27th time on 11-21 May 2017. In the setting of National Gallery Singapore, 27 movies from 27 European countries will be presented. Award winning Finnish Film “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki”, a true story about a famous Finnish …

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17 May at Sjomannskirken

Norwegian Constitution Day is moving closer and the Norwegian Seamen Church in Singapore is preparing 17 May celebrations.  Wednesday 17 May 2017 will be a day filled with songs, games, cakes and delicious food for anyone who signs up for the event at the Norwegian Seamen Church. You can sign up for the event here. Price for joining is SGD30.

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Chr. Hansen – Improving Food & Health, Wednesday 24 May 2017

Something big is happening in the world of food and health.  Chr. Hansen Executive Vice President Sten Estrup Nielsen and the APAC team in Singapore are hosting an event to present the company’s products and share how they turn insights into opportunities. ​Every day, more than 1 billion people worldwide consume a product with a natural Chr. Hansen ingredient. Significant …

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Denmark’s Prime Minister Rasmussen visited China

Denmark’s Prime Minister Rasmussen visited China

During the first official Danish prime minister visit to China since 2008, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen met China's President Xi Jinping. And on 3 May 3, China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang received Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the People's Great Hall in Beijing, where there was a welcome ceremony for the Prime Minister and his delegation. Denmark, as …

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SKF expands production capacity in Malaysia

SKF expands production capacity in Malaysia

SKF is investing SEK 45 million (RM22 million) in expanding its spherical roller bearing (SRB) capacity in Nilai, Malaysia. This investment will further improve utilisation of the Group’s manufacturing capacity. This factory expansion and launching of new products namely, Tailored range of spherical roller bearings (SRB) and spherical roller thrust bearings, were launched on 20 April 2017. The new product …

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