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Joakim Persson, Managing Editor ScandAsia

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Sigtunaskolan holds Singapore presentation






Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket(SSHL), a well-known boarding school in Sweden is holding a guest lecture at the Swedish Residence in Singapore on March 21, 5-7 pm. Dr. Margret Benedik, Director of SSHL will speak about the challenges that we face living with our children in a bilingual/multilingual environment. In addition, Dr. Benedik will also answer questions…

dtac CEO Lars Norling: Accelerator programme very important






dtac grows its accelerate success; aiming higher with Batch 5 The importance of start-ups for the business world is of such significance that an accelerator initiative by the Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor’s Thailand arm dtac, is hot news in 2017. As dtac accelerate rolled out its Batch 5 in early March this incubator programme has…

Saab returns to Langkawi for LIMA 2017






Defence and security company Saab will exhibit at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition (LIMA 2017), in Langkawi, Malaysia, from 21 to 25 March. The trade show is held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi (Aerospace site) and Resorts World, Langkawi (Maritime site), Malaysia. LIMA is a major international meeting place for the…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

What type of investor are you? Active, passive or do-it-yourself investing?






You are your own worst enemy when it comes to investing. You can either decide to let someone else do it for you or create a solid investment framework to improve your chances of investment success. By: Alexander Wetterling What type of investor are you? First and foremost, you need to ask yourself what kind…

Nordic boat brand and dealer debut at Singapore Yacht Show






As the excitement and anticipation for the seventh edition of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) on 6-9 Apil 2017 is building up, the Finnish head-turning boat brand Axopar Boats is literally on its way to Singapore. During the show one 37-footer (Axopar 37 ST) will arrive to Singapore followed by a second boat, a 28…

Food trade show Sial China gets Finnish-Swedish Pavilion






The largest food and beverage exhibition in Asia (with more than 75,000 visitors), Sial China in Shanghai, will, in 2017 for the first time in Asia, include a Swedish Pavilion. This will be organised together with a Finish Pavilion, creating a 200 sqm Nordic exhibition space. Each national pavilion will have its own branding but…

Tetra Pak builds new plant in Rayong, Thailand






Tetra Pak has annouced to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than 3 billion closures every year. With demand for well-designed closures…