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Criminal charges against Danish Singapore manager

Criminal charges against Danish Singapore manager

Denmark’s state prosecutor for serious economic and international crime, Niels Vejlby Hansen announced on Thursday 13 July 2017 that the former head of Dynamic Oil Trading in Singapore, Lars Moller, has been charged with fraud of over 800 mill DKK - equivalent to 169 mill. SGD - which led to the unexpected bankruptcy of the OW Bunker mother company in …

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New Swedish book about Singapore

New Swedish book about Singapore

The Swedes Maria Sehlin and Ida Maria Fritzell have written a book about Singapore favourites among resident “tourists”, after a few years living in Singapore. With that, they want to show more Swedes the way to the multicultural city and exciting attractions outside the usual tourist districts. Book authors Ida Maria Fritzell and Maria Sehlin Tourism to Singapore increases every …

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Professor Bertil Andersson to retire as NTU President

Professor Bertil Andersson to retire as NTU President

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has announced that its fourth President, the Swedish Professor Bertil Andersson will retire from the role at the end of 2017. NTU President Prof Bertil Andersson at the iconic HIVE that supports ‘flipped classroom’ learning (Credit: NTU Singapore) Professor Subra Suresh, an eminent American scientist, engineer and entrepreneur chosen in 2010 by then-US President …

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Ikano Southeast Asia’s shopping center expansion conquers Kuala Lumpur

Ikano Southeast Asia’s shopping center expansion conquers Kuala Lumpur

In mid-March Ikano’s second in Malaysia, and in total its third shopping centre in Southeast Asia, opened to the public in downtown Kuala Lumpur – MyTOWN. Ikano has previously launched IPC Shopping Centre back in 2003, followed by Mega Bangna in Bangkok. Suitable MyTown is situated, but as a stand-alone building, right next to Malaysia’s second Ikea store in Cheras. …

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Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest dealer in Penang

Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest dealer in Penang

Volvo Car Malaysia on 7 July announced the appointment of its newest dealer, iRoll Auto Sdn Bhd, to better service its customers in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. (From left) Yang Berhormat Dato’ Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister for International Trade & Industry; Mr Lennart Stegland, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia; and Mr Ang Hok Guan, Managing Director …

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dtac accelerate start-ups awarded at Start-up Thailand 2017

dtac accelerate start-ups awarded at Start-up Thailand 2017

Up-and-coming start-ups from dtac accelerate’s batch 5 group won multiple awards at Start-up Thailand 2017 held on July 6-9 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. Tixget (Travel Tech) received a special prize from Creative Business Cup (CBC) to participate in the start-up competition in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 2017. Seekster (Property and Urban Tech) and Ricult (Agriculture Tech) won the …

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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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