Category: Business news

Thai Ministry of Energy visited Embassy of Norway






On 24 March 2017 Norway’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Kjetil Paulsen, met with representatives from the Ministry of Energy in Thailand to discuss the Norwegian energy sector and how Norway manages its ownership and revenues from the petroleum industry. In the meeting Deputy Director-General of the Department of Mineral Fuels in the Ministry of Energy,…

Trade Council Bangkok on Denmark tour






The Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Denmark, Bangkok, Mr Peter Sand, was back in Denmark in early April meeting with design companies, discussing wireless speakers, wastewater management and much in between! The Head of the trade section also met with representatives from both the Danish Agriculture & Food Council and the Danish Veterinary and…

Tekes and Finpro merger will launch new Finnish agency: ‘Business Finland’






Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation and Finpro, a provider of internationalisation advisory services, will be merged into a new operator carrying the working title ‘Business Finland’, Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment announced on 28 March. This agency will gather all services related to the promotion of innovation funding, exports, investments and…

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system






The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of…

DanCham Thailand appointed New President and Vice-President






The New President and Vice-President has been appointed for the Danish – Thai Chamber of Commerce, At the first Board Meeting convened on 20 April 2017, after the recent Annual General Meeting, Mr. Joachim Schalck, Head of Service Thailand & Vietnam from Vestas Wind Technology Thailand Ltd. was elected as the President with Mr. Jesper…

Singaporean tryb Capital invests in Swedish cloud platform






Singapore-based investor tryb Capital announced on 6 April investment to enhance Stockholm-based Chinsay’s risk and analytics platform and expand Asian presence via Singapore. tryb Capital is a Singapore-based growth stage technology investor. Chinsay’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution is a vital part in the ongoing digitisation of trade and trade finance, which will connect traders, brokers, shipping…

DCC Hong Kong AGM 2017 report






The Annual General Meeting 2017 of Danish Chamber of Commerce (DCC) Hong Kong was successfully held at Pandora Jewelry Asia-Pacific on 9 March with 23 members and guest speakers in attendance. Frank Jensen was the facilitator of the meeting, reports DCC Hong Kong. The meeting started out with the Chairman, Thomas Andersen’s report, followed by…

Avenir provides ’a shot in the arm’ for organizations determined to implement bold change






Owned and run by Swede, Tommy Bartshukoff and Irishwoman, Eithne Kennedy, Avenir is a Singapore-based business specialist practice, operating globally through a network of high-calibre consultants. Says Tommy Bartshukoff: “We have run consultancy projects across the world for global clients such as Ports America Group, Maersk, Pacific Basin Shipping and Kuehne & Nagel – to…

Denmark and Norway attends Singapore Maritime Week






End of April equals Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), which is very significant for the stakeholders within shipping and other related maritime industries from, in particular, Denmark and Norway. It is once again time to gather in Singapore to learn, share and network. Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) is the leading maritime event in Singapore. Driven by…

Norwegian Energy Collaboratorium Singapore joins eSmart Systems






eSmart Systems‘ Managing Director in Asia, Henrik Bache has signed the membership agreement for The Norwegian Energy Collaboratorium (NEC) in Singapore, together with Per Christer Lund, Science and Technology Counsellor at Innovation Norway Singapore and The Research Council of Norway. The Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore, Mr Tormod C. Andresen, and Director of Innovation Norway, Singapore,…