Latest Scandinavian Business News

Grand Opening of Designers Field Showroom

On Saturday 19 October the Thai-Danish company Designers Field opens a showroom in Panjit Tower in Thonglor, Bangkok. Designers Field develops Scandinavian interior design products. Describing them selves they write: We are bringing ideas to the living room. Reaching globally working with retailers and wholesalers around the world. We support our customers with our design team and focus on developing private label brands. Our…

Danish Municipality to collaborate with Chinese company

On Tuesday 1 October around 110 businessmen, mainly from the Danish municipality Nyborg at Funen in Denmark, were gathered in Nyborg to learn more about the municipality’s large China venture, newspaper Fyens Stifttidende reported.   Earlier this year the municipality of Nyborg entered a collaboration agreement with the Chinese investment company Changchun Guoxin Investment Group.…

Asia’s rising wealth means more business for Lego

REUTERS: The boss of Lego Group carries two business cards – one the usual kind and the other a Lego mini-figure in his likeness, complete with beard and glasses, with contact details on the back. That kind of playful thinking has helped the Danish company become the world’s second-biggest toy maker as it clicks with fast-growing Asia and builds on…

Philippines’ Government Official visiting Sweden

C. Ponciano Manalo Jr. , Undersecretary for Trade and Investment Promotion in the Philippines is visiting Sweden on the invitation of MultiMind, a Swedish company established in the Philippines in the spring of 2011. Ponciano C. Manalo Jr . ‘ s objective with the trip is – on behalf of the President of the Philippines – to visit…

World’s largest shipping hub to integrate unmanned systems

Finnish researchers will design and develop an advanced wireless network for PSA Singapore Terminals to help the shipping centre integrate unmanned systems, Engineering and Technology Magazine reported. The VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland will work with PSA, the world’s biggest transshipment hub, on innovative technologies, which could help PSA manage and integrate the currently developed…

SKAGEN DENMARK – Boosting Danish Design in Asia

Beyond a sleek minimalist look, Danish design encompasses a mindset, a philosophy which adds new dimensions to the general perception of design worldwide. With its distinctive Danish design, SKAGEN DENMARK aims to be a leading lifestyle brand, inspiring the global community. For over 24 years, Skagen Denmark has been a lifestyle brand offering engaging, elegant…

Singapore port installs Finnish network

Finland’s VTT to install advanced wireless network for world’s largest transshipment hub in Singapore. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) has been selected to test and develop an advanced wireless mesh network for PSA Singapore Terminals (PSA), the world’s largest transshipment hub. The network will strengthen PSA’s management of innovative unmanned systems, including automated…

Telenor, Schibsted and Singapore Press Holdings team up in online classifieds

On 30 September Telenor, Schibsted Media Group and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) announced that they are teaming up to create two joint ventures in online classifieds. The companies will provide high-quality online classified services to people in Asia and South America, Telenor said in a press release. Telenor Group and Schibsted Media Group have established SnT…