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Connect Sweden Region West opens to China

Connect Sweden Region West opens to China

On 2 June Connect Sweden Region West (Connect Sverige Region Väst) once again arranged the seminar series "Doing Business in China", with Negotiations & Business as theme. Together with Sweden China Trade Council four independent sessions are arranged during the year to increase knowledge about the Chinese market. The seminar series target companies planning to do business in China, but …

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Norway China Investment Conference 2016 invitation

Norway China Investment Conference 2016 invitation

During 18 - 24 September 2016 Beijing and Shenzhen will be host cities for the Norway China Investment Conference 2016. Innovation Norway, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing and Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou will host the 3rd Norway China Investment Conference, in Beijing on 20 September and in Shenzhen on 22 September. Over the past decade, China's outward foreign …

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Ural Airlines brings more Chinese visitor to Finland

Ural Airlines brings more Chinese visitor to Finland

The Russian airline Ural Airlines on 1 June began operating new scheduled flights from Yekaterinburg to Helsinki Airport. Ural Airlines closely collaborates with the travel agents UTour, which brings passengers from China to Finland via Yekaterinburg. The route operates twice weekly to Helsinki Airport from June to October, using Airbus A320 aircraft. “On behalf of Finavia, I would like to …

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China week for Gothenburg Executive MBA students

China week for Gothenburg Executive MBA students

During eight intense days in Hangzhou and Shanghai, the participants of the Executive MBA program at the University of Gothenburg have had the opportunity to study China's economy on site. Given the global uncertainty about how the Chinese growth will develop this year's study tour participants is extra valuable. The stay in Shanghai and Hangzhou, which in May ran without …

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Ramboll first foreign company to design Chinese wind farm

Ramboll first foreign company to design Chinese wind farm

Wind and solar power is increasingly becoming a part of China’s future energy supply and the construction of offshore wind is on the rise. China is now constructing one of its 10 first offshore wind farms, consisting of 100 turbines with a capacity of 400 megawatts, which amounts to the total energy consumption of 35,000 households or the production of …

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New Finnish company to make Nokia phones

New Finnish company to make Nokia phones

The Nokia brand will return to the mobile phone and tablet markets on a global basis. This is the result of a new strategic agreement covering branding rights and intellectual property licensing, where Nokia Technologies will grant HMD global Oy (HMD), a newly founded company based in Finland, an exclusive global license to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for …

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Mamma Mia the Original Band on ABBA Tribute China tour

Mamma Mia the Original Band on ABBA Tribute China tour

On June 4-9, the Original Band the ABBA Tribute will be on a China tour in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Shenzhen. The first stop on their tour is Beijing, where the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be able to offer its members and friends an exclusive discount of this rare opportunity to see the Original Band on the …

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Moi Helsinki in Beijing

Moi Helsinki in Beijing

Embassy of Finland on 12 May kicked off the three-day outdoor cultural festival ‘Moi Helsinki’ in Beijing at the Ambassador's residence, gathering more than 500 participants. The actual festival was held at Xidan Culture Square on 13 - 15 May, offering the experience of the best art and culture from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Moi (pronounced Moy) = Hello! …

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Guangzhou celebrates Finland-China tourism

Guangzhou celebrates Finland-China tourism

In mid May the Embassy of Finland Beijing and Finnair celebrated two important milestones for Finland-China tourism collaboration in Guangzhou: the opening of Guangzhou Finland Visa Application Centre and the opening of Finnair's direct flights between Guangzhou and Helsinki. The stakeholders hope for growth of Chinese tourism to Finland as fast as last year (over 40%). Source: Embassy of Finland, …

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Nordic-Singaporean start-up innovates new economy class seat

Nordic-Singaporean start-up innovates new economy class seat

“I am ashamed to say that airlines haven’t really done anything in the economy class passenger comfort for the past decades, so I would say that our goal is really to change that.” The words are an insider, a previous airline executive’s take, Mr Jere Tala, CCO at AirGo Design Pte Ltd. He is known to many from his previous …

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Malaysia debut for Fundedbyme: Muslim matchmaking service

Malaysia debut for Fundedbyme: Muslim matchmaking service

The Swedish crowdfunding platform has marked its arrival to Malaysia with a ‘Bang!’ after landing its first campaign ever there within just 36 hours, facilitating crowd investment into an online Muslim matchmaking service! Back in June 2015 FundedByMe was the only European portal to be issued an equity crowdfunding license by The Securities Commission in Malaysia, allowing Scandinavia's leading crowdfunding …

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First Danish Ball in Thailand rocked!

First Danish Ball in Thailand rocked!

https://youtu.be/GqzDiZvx65g Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce shook off ten years of dusty image when Asbjørn Overgaard Christiansen - mostly known as the Commercial Counselor at the Royal Danish Embassy - on Saturday night took the stage as the MC of the first ever Danish Ball in Thailand. This was his night and he was amazing, fresh, energetic. He wore his smart tuxedo as casual …

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Vestas chosen for the largest wind project in ASEAN

Vestas chosen for the largest wind project in ASEAN

Danish wind turbine maker, Vestas, has been selected as preferred technology partner for a prestigious wind project in Laos. The project is a 600 MW wind project placed in southern Laos. The wind farm is set to be completed in 2020 and it's believed that it will become the largest wind farm in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and …

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Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival in Copenhagen to promote friendship

Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival in Copenhagen to promote friendship

Copenhageners were invited to become more familiar with one of Asia’s most populous countries on 27-28 May 2015 at the Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival held at the Indonesian Embassy in Hellerup, Denmark. On a day of non-stop fun and excitement, one event led to another, including live traditional music by music groups from Sweden and Germany, Balinese dancing performed by Ni …

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Sweden appoints next Vietnam Ambassador

Sweden appoints next Vietnam Ambassador

The Swedish government has appointed Pereric Högberg as the next ambassador to Hanoi, Vietnam. Pereric Högberg is currently head of the Foreign Ministry's Africa Department. He has previously served at the embassies including in Windhoek and Pretoria, as well as at the National Arts Council. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ongoing work is managed by a number of geographical departments, …

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New Finnish company to make Nokia phones

New Finnish company to make Nokia phones

The Nokia brand will return to the mobile phone and tablet markets on a global basis. This is the result of a new strategic agreement covering branding rights and intellectual property licensing, where Nokia Technologies will grant HMD global Oy (HMD), a newly founded company based in Finland, an exclusive global license to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for …

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