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Norwegian webportal makes Thai real estate easy






FindYourSpace is a real-estate web portal for Thailand which allows you to easily find your new dream home. Norwegian Jostein Aksness from Bergen quit his old job to stake everything on FindYourSpace. By exploring neighborhoods, investigate real-estate projects, and discovering available properties on the map FindYourSpace is meant to make the process of property buying smooth. Jostein…

Marija Avdic lights up Singaporean homes






In many ways female entrepreneur and founder of Creative2, Marija Avdic, reminds of the little mermaid from the famous Danish fairy tale: a beautiful and passionate woman, determined to follow her heart. The little mermaid went ashore, and Marija went overseas, from Denmark to Singapore, where she started a business of selling handcrafted Italian lamps.…

Singapore is number one in digital readiness, followed by Scandinavia






Singapore is the best prepared country in the world for the new digital economy. On Wednesday 6 July 2016 the World Economic Forum published its Networked Readiness Index and for second year in a row, Singapore ranks highest as the most digital-savvy country in the world. Finland, Sweden, and Norway hold the second, third and…

Enjoy summer at Scandinavian seamens’ churches in Singapore






Sommerferie, sommarlov, kesäloma. Summer is over us, and for many the month of July equals going away for summer holiday. But for those who will spend their summer in sunny Singapore, don’t worry about holiday closure at the different Scandinavian Seamens’ churches. Norwegian/Swedish Sjømannskirken and Danish Sømandskirken have prepared for summer, and you have the chance to…

Singapore boosts festival with Scandinavian artists






Ultra Singapore spares no expense, and this year 2016 the mega dance music festival has loaded their artist list with huge names from all over the world. Award-winning and hottest name in electronic dance music, Norwegian producer Kygo, is set to headline the inaugural edition of Ultra Singapore. Ultra Singapore will take place on 10 and…

Danish Minister visits Singapore’s International Water Week to discuss Danish water technology






On 7 July 2016 the Danish Minister of Food and the Environment, Esben Lunde Larsen, travels to Singapore to participate in the Singapore International Water Week to share and co-create solutions with Danish and international companies and global decisions makers. The export of Danish water technology has increased circa 25 percent in less than 10…

What Singapore can learn from Scandic’s Magnus Berglund






Is it easier to be a hotel guest in Sweden? For people with disabilities, yes. According to Magnus Berglund, accessibility ambassador in Scandic, hotels should be accessible to everyone, and since the market of travelers with disabilities is large, hotels worldwide have to learn how to welcome travelers of all physical and mental abilities. Scandic’’s successful work…

For 24 hours Indonesian student is Danish ambassador






How is a typical day for an ambassador? Syarifah Reihana Fakhry is the right to ask, when it comes to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. The Danish Embassy crowned the Indonesian university student as acting ambassador for one full day, after she won a contest hosted by the embassy dubbed the “Ambassador1Day.” “The idea…