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Maritime Defence discussions at IMDEX Asia

Maritime Defence discussions at IMDEX Asia

For nearly two decades IMDEX Asia, Asia Pacific’s Flagship Maritime Defence Show, has served as an avenue for the maritime defence community to discuss the challenges ahead, co-create solutions and exchange ideas. The 2017 edition also marked the 50-year celebration of the Republic of Singapore Navy. Sweden participated on 16 to 18 May with several delegations to re-affirm long relationships and …

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Singapore Airlines' first flight to Stockholm

Singapore Airlines' first flight to Stockholm

On Tuesday 30 May 2017, Singapore Airlines added Stockholm in Sweden to its route network. The first flight between Singapore and Sweden was celebrated at Changi Airport with Swedish meatballs and traditional ribbon-cutting. Operating five times a week from Singapore Changi Airport, SQ362 flies to Stockholm, via Moscow. The new route will complement Singapore Airlines' existing flights to Copenhagen in Denmark, …

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Copenhagen and Singapore enter Fintech collaboration

Copenhagen and Singapore enter Fintech collaboration

Copenhagen FinTech and Singapore Fintech Hub on 23 May 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to kick-start an “exploratory process between the associations”. This includes the potential scope of collaboration, identifying possible roadblocks and building a bridge between Singapore and Copenhagen. “It is the right time and with the right people” stated H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of Denmark …

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Casper Klynge to be Denmark's first "Digital Ambassador"

Casper Klynge to be Denmark's first "Digital Ambassador"

Casper Klynge, who is currently the Danish ambassador to Indonesia, has been named Denmark's first "Digital Ambasador". The new position was announced earlier in the year by foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, and would be the world’s first ambassador for digitalisation. Casper Klynge will be charged with establishing connections to and liaising with tech giants like Google, Apple, IBM and Microsoft. “These companies have …

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Bingo and Flea Market

The Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore invites you to a day with bingo and flea market at the church on Saturday 10 June 2017. Doors open at 2pm and the bingo game will start around 3pm. Meanwhile children can play freely at the playground and grown-ups can 'hygge' in the yard. Visitors can also buy frikadeller with rye bread and …

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Sankt Hans Party with Danish Seamen's Church

Mark the date! True to tradition, 23 June is a day of bonfires, songs and speeches by the fire. However, Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore will be hosting a Sankt Hans party with BBQ on Saturday 24 June 2017 instead, still filled with all the joys and happy traditions. More details will follow: http://www.dkchurch.com

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Swedish State visit to Indonesia report

Swedish State visit to Indonesia report

Covering three cities in Indonesia – Jakarta, Bogor and Bandung - the first State Visit to Indonesia by the King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden took place on 22-24 May 2017. The visit was expected to enrich and deepen the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Sweden. The Swedish government was be represented by the Swedish Minister for …

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Empowering People for Change in Myanmar with Sweden

Empowering People for Change in Myanmar with Sweden

Ei Hnin Phyu Htun, Program Officer from Swedish Embassy in Yangon, visited Meiktila for a field visit last week, starting Monday 29 May 2017. In Meiktila, she visited partner organization of the embassy, ActionAid. To follow up on Sweden’s contribution to ActionAid’s implementation of the ‘Empowering People for Change in Myanmar’ program. Observations showed how the communities, especially the women …

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National Day Sweden Innovation Forum Hong Kong

National Day Sweden Innovation Forum Hong Kong

On the occasion of the Swedish National Day Team Sweden, including the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong invites to its Sweden Innovation Forum 2017. Sweden Innovation Forum will take place at Metta in California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong. On this day, Swedish innovation will be celebrated together with the National Day of Sweden. The Swedish tradition …

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