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Partially Norwegian owned Malaysian Newsprint Industries (MNI) goes bankrupt

One of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of paper across South East Asia with customers from Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong goes bankrupt. The Norwegian company Norske Skog is a partial owner of the company together with Hong Leong Group, The New Straits Times Press, and Rimbunan Hijau Group. The board of directors has concluded…

Swedish insurance company BIMA and Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) sign agreement

The Swedish insurance company BIMA and the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), officially partnered to increase transparency in business practices, signing a memorandum of understanding at ACU headquarters on Monday August 7 2017. BIMA is the largest life-insurance provider in Cambodia, where corrupt practices make up everyday life. To disassemble Cambodia’s culture of corruption the private sector…

No Signboard Seafood buys brewery to spice up the Danish-style lager

Diners at No Signboard Seafood will soon be able to chug down a chilli beer with their chilli crab dish or have a can of white pepper beer with their pepper crab. Mr Sam Lim of No Signboard Seafood wants to come up with all kinds of beer, having bought over Singapore-based brewery Draft Denmark.…

The Finnish Slush event will come back to Shanghai and Singapore

The leading international startup and technology event Slush will again reach Shanghai and Singapore this year. The event aims to facilitate startups and technology talents to meet with big investors, executives and media. Born in Finland in 2008, Slush has grown from a local 300-person event to a series of leading startup events around the…

Norwegian Ambassador attends completion ceremony

H.E. Ambassador Mr. Kjetil Paulsen, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Bangkok, attended on Thursday 27th of July 2017 the completion ceremony for the Main Support Frame (MSF) module of the Johan Sverdrup drilling platform, in Laem Chabang. The ceremony marked the end of a two-year long project between Aibel Thailand and Statoil, which ended with the successful,…

Swedish Embassy at BioGaia probiotics launch in Thailand

Charlotta Schlyter, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok, participated on the 24th of July 2017 in the launch of the company BioGaia probiotics in Thailand. Ms Schlyter made a statement on the importance of innovation for Sweden’s economic success, societal development and strong public healthcare system. Additionally, she talked about promoting of good…

Danish Ambassador suggests Thailand extends broadband to rural areas

Danish Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel met on 3 August 2017 with H.E. Secretary General of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand, Mr. Takorn Tantasith, repports the Embassy on its Facebook page. Also present at the meeting was Mr. Satya Gupta of the Danish telecommunications company BlueTown. They discussed highly competitive, cost-efficient solutions on extending…

Grundfos Expo 2017 at Sepang Racing Circuit

Grundfos held its Expo 2017 on August 3, 2017, at the Sepang International Circuit, reports the Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on its Facebook page. The exhibition showed Grundfos’ latest pump solutions in building services, industry & municipalities. The event had several interesting forums and presentations on several topics related to the latest solutions…

Danish Embassy helps ISS in Indonesia

Casper Klynge, Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, and Karina Charlotte Mosgart, Deputy Head of Trade on Friday 4 August 2017 accompanied Jeff Gravenhorst, Group CEO of ISS, and CEO Elisa Lumbantoruan of ISS Indonesia for a meeting with Vice President Pak Jusuf Kalla. The Danish service giant ISS (Integrated Service Solutions) underlined its long-term commitment to…

Vietnamese delegation visits Stockholm and Oslo

A delegation from Hanoi led by permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan visited Sweden, Norway and Austria from July 21-31. In Sweden, Tuan talked with Margareta Björk, First Vice Chairwoman of the Stockholm City Council, during which they exchanged experience in issuing planning-related policies, planning management and urban development and…