Rose Jensen

Meeting with the Swedish Customs Attaché

The newly appointed Swedish Customs Attaché, Tuomas Liikavainio met in Shanghai with representatives from Swedish companies at a breakfast event hosted by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce on February 6.  The obstacles of importing goods to China were discussed, especially concerning the food industry, but also other industries. The Swedish and Chinese Customs have signed…

Breakfast with General Consul, Viktoria Li

On the 31st of January the Swedish Chamber of Commerce facilitated a round table breakfast discussion between Viktoria Li, the General Consul in Shanghai and representatives from Swedish Corporations in China. The discussion centered on what we may expect from the new Chinese political leadership. The discussion also covered how Sweden is preparing to meet…

Team Finland on a Mission in Shanghai

Government relations play a crucial role in business in China and Team Finland Shanghai wants to make the most of that fact. On 30th of January the Finnish Business Council (FBCS) in collaboration with Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai hosted a seminar at Sofitel Shanghai Hyland where participants had the possibility to discuss with…

Thaipusam evening with SWA

Saturday 26th January the Scandinavian Women’s Association (SWA) in Singapore organised an evening out in Little India (an ethnic neighborhood found in Singapore) to see and learn about the Hindu celebration Thaipusam. The event was fully booked and 40 persons participated. Jan Lund from Asia Adviser told the attendees about the background for this peculiar…

Danish artist and architect Crossing Over in Bangkok

National Gallery in Bangkok presents Danish art, design and architecture with the opening of “Crossing Over” on January 29th, – all from the hands of one person, artist and architect Marco Evaristti. There is plenty of time to visit the exhibition at The National Gallery – it closes on 26. February 2013. Marcus Evaristti has proven…

Opening ceremony of Grundfos concept store in Shanghai

Monday the 28th of January the opening ceremony of Grundfos China concept store was held at the store location at Daning Central Square, Zhabei District in Shanghai. The ceremony featured opening speeches, Lion Dance Perfomance and ribbon cutting. During the ceremony Danish Ambassador Friis Arne Petersen gave a congratulatory address on Grundfos being leading in…

Kings of the Weekend

The Norwegian folk-pop duo Kings of Convenience kicked off the last weekend of January with a memorable concert at the 3rd Singapore Laneway festival. As the first band entering the stage, Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe geared up the early bird hipsters in Singapore with an acoustic set of tunes that sent chills over the…

FBC’s Extraordinary General Meeting

An Extraordinary General Meeting was held on December 13th 2012 at the Marina at Keppel Bay to address issues of immediate importance with the Finnish Business Council in Singapore’s (FBC) constitution and to elect committee members to replace those who have relocated or otherwise needed to step down from their duties. The name “FBC Committee” itself was changed…

83 Danes networking in Hua Hin

On January 18th 83 Danes were networking at the Danish-owned restaurant “Snoopy” in Hua Hin. Owner Hans Madsen and Chef Gert Rask provided a fantastic buffet and made everyone feel very welcome. This evening guest speaker Claus Padkaer told participants about the different services that Bangkok Hospital in both Hua Hin and Bangkok can provide.…