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Hong Kong investment company starts two companies in Finland

Hong Kong investment company starts two companies in Finland

The Hong Kong stock exchange listed investment holding company Paladin Ltd has established two technology companies in Finland. The company duo named Kindhelm and Pexraytech is set to conduct research and product development as well as carry out system integration projects and programs. InvestinFinland convinced the Hong Kong based Paladin group to grow its business using Finland as one of …

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Finland 100 Summer party held in Hong Kong

Finland 100 Summer party held in Hong Kong

We love Finland – Finland 100 Summer party was attended 140 guests at Scandinavian restaurant FINDS on 11 June. Guests enjoyed Finnish treats, beverages and music. Visual feeling was created with fresh flowers and a compilation of memorable moments of several Finnish black-and-white movies portraying summer scenes that was beamed to the backdrop of dance floor, reports Consulate General Of …

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We Love Finland Festival held in Shanghai

We Love Finland Festival held in Shanghai

On Sunday 11 June the Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai and Team Finland welcome everyone welcomed guests to feel the Finnishness in the summer in Shanghai! ‘We Love Finland Festival’ took place in the heart of Jing’an, at Shanghai Centre, kicking off with the official opening ceremony at 1 pm. During the day, We Love Finland Festival gathered a …

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Trade minister Ann Linde visited Hong Kong

Trade minister Ann Linde visited Hong Kong

In addition to signing the ‘Working Holiday Scheme’ between Hong Kong and Sweden on 28 June the Swedish Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde had a bilateral meeting with Chief Executive CY Leung to continue the dialogue on further Sweden-Hong Kong cooperation. She had a round table discussion with various Swedish companies in Hong Kong and local partners …

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Other News:

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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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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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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Norway’s Foreign Minister Brende urged openness in Singapore

Norway’s Foreign Minister Brende urged openness in Singapore

The backlash to globalization is threatening to tear down the institutions that facilitate international cooperation and dialogue. But Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende says allowing these forces to win is not an option, reports Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. Photo: Vilde Skorpen Wikan The Minister’s visit to the “Garden City” from 4-5 July 2017 was short but comprehensive. Minister Brende …

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Coming events

7th Summer Networking Cocktail Hong Kong

7th Summer Networking Cocktail Hong Kong

The Dutch, French, German and Swedish Chambers are inviting its members and guests of members to the 7th Summer Networking Cocktail 2017 in Hong Kong. On 9 August at 6.30 - 9.00 pm the summer event takes place at Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel. Do not miss the chance to meet people from other chambers! Where: Harbour & …

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