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Midsummer and chicken dance in Beijing

Midsummer and chicken dance in Beijing

Finnish Midsummer spirit was brought to Beijing as Finns and Chinese gathered for at fun evening at the Finnish Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday 7 June 2017. The night included interesting speakers, company introduction, a tasty Finnish buffet and plenty of drinks. SuomiFinland 100 Group, Embassy of Finland in Beijing and Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries had …

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Denmark’s unwanted oysters becomes big hit in China

Denmark’s unwanted oysters becomes big hit in China

Chinese Master Chef Chan Hanzhong with the Danish team from Glyngøre Shellfish. A photo of a beach filled with untouched, unwanted oysters got a lot of attention. The picture of a beach on the northern Danish coast at Limfjorden was posted on Chinese social media by the Danish Embassy in Beijing. Although the Pacific oysters are far form popular in …

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Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank's business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Sydney. Anders Fagerdahl has been …

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Swedish Innovation Forum held in Hong Kong

Swedish Innovation Forum held in Hong Kong

The Swedish National Day in Hong Kong was celebrated with an Innovation Forum and evening reception. Over 300 persons participated during the day. "The world continues to face extensive and complex challenges requiring innovative solutions. The climate change, the ageing of the population, the threat to democratic values, the need for better education, the transformation of the jobs due to …

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Finland’s Minister Mika Lintilä promotes clean energy in Beijing

Finland’s Minister Mika Lintilä promotes clean energy in Beijing

Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä is attending the Eight Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing, China, on 7–9 June 2017. The topics of the meeting include energy-efficient technologies, widely affordable clean energy and clean technology promotion. A Team Finland business delegation is also attending. The Second Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-2) takes place in parallel with CEM8. Mission Innovation …

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Swedish National Day celebrated all over Southeast Asia

Swedish National Day celebrated all over Southeast Asia

Tuesday 6 June 2017 was a celebratory day for all Swedes around the world, and Southeast Asia was no exception. As the calendar turned to the Swedish National Day, Swedes and the Swedish embassies got out their blue and yellow flags for a celebration of a nation. The tradition of celebrating this date began 1916 at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium, in honour of …

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A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic

A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic

During the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit held in Singapore (2016), when it was time to talk start-ups, Mr Dusan Stojanovic showed up in the panel of speakers on stage. Dusan represents the hard-to-get venture capital (VC) category of financing for growth businesses. Probably not too many in the audience knew who he was but within the fast-growing financial …

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