Category: Business news

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,…

New NBAS Board 2017 elected






On 31 March the Annual General Meeting of NBAS, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) elected its new Board. Two new members joined the board, namely Mr Magnus Grimeland (Global Fashion Group) and Mr Erik Strømsø (Pareto Securities Asia). NBAS also welcome their new Executive Director, Ms Silje Kalsaas. NBAS also thanked Ms Una Skram for her…

Norwegian launches London-Singapore airline route






Changi Airport Group and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian)  have announced the arrival of the Scandinavian low-cost airline to Singapore. And as the rumours have finally been confirmed it is not a Scandinavian destination but from London (Gatwick) that Norwegian will be connecting Europe with Singapore. Norwegian is scheduled to commence non-stop services on 28 September 2017.…

Danish Chamber of Commerce China invites to Spring Ball 2017






The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) is inviting you to the annual Danish Spring Ball on 13 May 2017. Restaurant The Georg has created a delicious menu, the wine has been ordered and the bands are booked. For the last 20 years, the DCCC has hosted an annual Danish Spring Ball. This chamber…

Study in Sweden joined Jiangsu international education exhibition






On 4 April 2017, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai together with Study in Sweden participated in Chinese International Education Exhibition Tour (CIEET) in Jiangsu province. It was the first time that Sweden had a national booth to strengthen its presence in this market and to support Swedish universities. Linnaeus University was exhibiting too.…

Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board visited Denmark






On 21 March Pak Tom Lembong, Chairman of the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board, is visiting Denmark. The purpose of the visit is to promote trade and investment between Indonesia and Denmark, reported the Embassy of Denmark in Jakarta. As part of his busy schedule, he met the Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs,…

Jan Mandrup, IBM: transforming businesses across Asia






The Dane Jan Mandrup works as Senior Digital Program Manager with IBM Asia, where he is also involved in developing IBM’s Agile Project Management competencies and certifying the company’s senior business project managers. In today’s very dynamic, digital world that is transforming every sector, this combination creates curiosity about: what IBM offers these days (something…