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On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth

On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth

Raising money for charity, Scandinavian women spent a day enjoying Singapore from a yacht on Saturday 17 June 2017. Scandinavian Women’s Association Singapore hosted the event SWAatSea: Charity Sunset Cruise, which invited women to join them on a luxurious day at sea in the name of charity. For the women who participated the day included sailing off from Sentosa Cove …

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DABS Event: Chr. Hansen – Improving Food & Health

DABS Event: Chr. Hansen – Improving Food & Health

Every day, more than 1 billion people worldwide consume a product with a natural Chr. Hansen ingredient. Significant potential remains within the remaining 6 billion people who demand tasty, healthy, natural, safe and affordable food and nutrition, and Chr. Hansen seeks to fulfil this demand with their range of natural solutions. Wednesday, 6 September 2017, Chr. Hansen Executive Vice President …

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New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway

New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway

onesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende signs the visa waiver agreement. After two years of negotiation, Indonesia and Norway signed visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and service passport on Monday 12 June 2017 in Oslo. The cooperation is a new step to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries. It was conveyed by Indonesian Foreign Minister …

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How Finnair CEO plans to crack the Chinese market

How Finnair CEO plans to crack the Chinese market

The shortest route from most of Europe to Asia goes right above Helsinki in Finland. Finnair has taken advantage of their location in Helsinki, where they collect people from 70 cities in Europe and fly them to 18 destinations in Asia. Unlike many other European flight companies, Finnair does not just fly to major global cities. In 1988 they had …

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The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin

The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin

Friday 9 June 2017 was an auspicious day for Thai-Swedish business relations, consisting in celebrations of ‘20 years in Business’ combined with dealership expansion and the launch of an additional showroom. Janeric Hogane, Mrs.Apinya Hogane, Honorary Consul Victor Sukseree, Jan Eriksson (Husqvarna) and Eric Hallin (President of TSCC) toast with the guests The business concerned was the well-known The Cabinet …

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Sweden honours winners of ‘Equal families’ photo contest

Sweden honours winners of ‘Equal families’ photo contest

Nguyen Huu Thong standing next to his winner photo, "Sharing at work". Winners of the ‘Equal families in Vietnam’ photo contest were honoured at a ceremony in Hanoi on Wednesday 21 June 2017. Nguyen Huu Thong from Hanoi won the first prize with his photo ‘Sharing at work’ which features a smiling old couple working together on a farm. “The …

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Norway and Vietnam signs agreement for better safety at sea

Norway and Vietnam signs agreement for better safety at sea

Vietnam Hydrographic Office, VHO, and the Norwegian Mapping Authority Hydrographic Service, NHS, signed a cooperation agreement on Monday 19 June 2017. The agreement marks an important step in international cooperation on navigational charts and for safety at sea, as well as a new milestone in the expanding links between Norway and Vietnam. Siren Gjerme Eriksen , Ambassador of Norway to …

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After 10 years Danida still makes difference for Thai wildlife

After 10 years Danida still makes difference for Thai wildlife

Visiting the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uffe Wolffhechel, Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand, got to see first-hand how Denmark's development cooperation, Danida, projects make a long lasting difference. The project has consisted of know-how transfer, better sustainability and involvement of many groups living in the area. The concept of the project has since been copied in other regions and areas. During …

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Team Norway visits Aibel and Jotun in Laem Chabang

Team Norway visits Aibel and Jotun in Laem Chabang

On Wednesday 14 June 2017, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Thailand together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, visited Norwegian companies Aibel and Jotun, both based in Laem Chabang. Both companies are cornerstones in the strong and growing economic relationship between Norway and Thailand, says the embassy. The first visit was …

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From left: Managing Director of Aibel Thailand Nick Routledge, Economic Affairs Officer at the Embassy Paranee Jansawake, Executive Director at the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Anne-Kari Gulliksen, Chargé d'affaires at the Embassy Vegard Holmelid and HSSE Manager for Aibel Field Development at Aibel Thailand, Eirik Mork Knudsen. 

Flower crowns and frog dance in Hanoi

Flower crowns and frog dance in Hanoi

The Botanical Garden was decorated in in Sweden’s national colors as Swedish midsummer was celebrated in Hanoi on Sunday 11 June 2017. People dancing around doing the classic frog dance under blue and yellow balloons, wearing colourful flower crowns, marked the beginning of summer. Pereric Högberg, Ambassador of Sweden to Vietnam attended the celebrations. Furthermore, it was attended by Swedes …

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DABS: Nordic Golf Tournament 2017

​Members of the four Nordic business associations in Singapore invite you once again to the annual Nordic Golf Tournament on 13 September 2017. The match takes place at the beautiful Island Course @ Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), 180 Island Club Road Singapore 578774. The event starts with lunch followed by golf and dinner. The primary objective of the tournament, which is open to both men and …

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