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Finnish Kuopio anniversary exhibition in Shanghai






In October 2017, a Shanghai landmark and one of the world’s tallest buildings, the Shanghai World Financial Centre, is presenting Finland’s unspoilt nature and the powerful story of a Finnish woman. The City of Kuopio and the Shanghai Pudong New Area are celebrating their friendship with a two-week exhibition. The story of a Finnish woman…

Norway’s new seafood trademark launched in Bangkok






On 18 July 2017, the Norwegian Seafood Council launched the new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, ‘Seafood from Norway’, in Bangkok. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from Norway and contributes towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally. It portrays uniqueness about Norway, which associates with the rough climate and…

Honorary FBCB membership to Finland’s China Ambassador






Finnish Business Council Beijing’s (FBCB) Board of Directors presented Ambassador Marja Rislakki the Certificate of Honorary Membership at FBCB (number 003) to recognize contribution and support Ambassador Rislakki and Beijing Embassy with her leadership has given to FBCB and it´s member companies. “Thank you Ambassador Rislakki on behalf of Finnish Business Council Beijing and our…

Human rights, environment regional course held by Sweden






The first regional blended learning course on Human Rights and Environment under a new agreement between Sweden and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) took place during 17-21 July 2017, reports the Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok. The training was jointly arranged by RWI, ASEAN CSR Network and International Commission of…

akyra Beach Club Phuket: Surf Contest and Monthly Beach Parties






akyra Beach Club Phuket To Host Surf Contest And Monthly White Parties On The Beach With International DJS Akaryn Hotel Group’s new akyra Beach Club Phuket is officially hosting its monthly White Beach Party on 21st July, followed by an exciting and unique surfing contest a week later on 29th July supported by Bermudos Creative…

School Break Getaway: ‘Kids All-Inclusive’






SCHOOL BREAK GETAWAY ‘Kids All-Inclusive’ at AKARYN HOTELS AND RESORTS  It’s school holidays time! Kids and the whole family deserves a break! Book yourself and your little angels a relaxing getaway at one of our fabulous hotels and resorts in Thailand, and benefit from complimentary extra bed, meals and activities for your kids. Offer is available for booking at Best Available…

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…

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…

Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest dealer in Penang






Volvo Car Malaysia on 7 July announced the appointment of its newest dealer, iRoll Auto Sdn Bhd, to better service its customers in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. The launch ceremony of iRoll’s 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) centre was attended by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister of International Trade…