Category: Business news

Denmark met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia






On 22 May Ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and Minister Counsellor, Nina Talvela together with Bent Urup from Aqua Partners A/S and Michael Aaman from Veolia met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia. They talked about the Danish Malaysian cooperation within agriculture, following the signing of the bilateral agreement MOU and further discussed how to create…

Ikea joined Swedish job fair in Singapore






IKEA Southeast Asia, among other Swedish companies, pitched to some 90 local exchange students during a job fair hosted by Singapore’s Swedish Ambassador, Håkan Jevrell. “Inspired by Swedish values during their semester in Sweden, they are now eager to join Swedish companies in Singapore. Our Learning and Development Executive at IKEA Tampines (extreme left) was…

B&O Play launched in Bangkok






On 26 May Denmark’s Ambassador to Thailand Uffe Wolffhechel held the opening speech at the launch of B&O Play where he talked about the strength of Danish design. Through RTB Technology, B&O Play and its cutting edge, smart and functional Danish design is now available to Thai consumers. Bang & Olufsen plus Play equals B&O…

Swedish Innovation Forum held in Hong Kong






The Swedish National Day in Hong Kong was celebrated with an Innovation Forum and evening reception. Over 300 persons participated during the day. “The world continues to face extensive and complex challenges requiring innovative solutions. The climate change, the ageing of the population, the threat to democratic values, the need for better education, the transformation…

A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic






During the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit held in Singapore (2016), when it was time to talk start-ups, Mr Dusan Stojanovic showed up in the panel of speakers on stage. Dusan represents the hard-to-get venture capital (VC) category of financing for growth businesses. Probably not too many in the audience knew who he was…

Mika Lintilä deepens Finland-Indonesia bond at networking night






As Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mika Lintilä visited Indonesia, Finnish and Indonesian companies gathered for a night of networking in the company of the minister. “I look forward to new business opportunities between Indonesia and Finland. Finnish companies can offer sustainable solutions to the Indonesian market,” said Mika Lintilä as he gave his…

Danish-Thai cooperation on livestock






On Wednesday 7 June 2017, Nina Hvid Talvela, Minister Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, joined the Danish Embassy in Bangkok in a meeting with Dr. Wacharapon Chotiyaputta, Director of International Livestock Cooperation in the Thailand Ministry of Agriculture. Accompanied by Peter Sand, Head of Trade Section at Embassy of Denmark in Bangkok,…

Maritime HR Luncheon held in Manila






NordCham Philippines, together with the EU-Philippines Business Network, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Philippines Norway Business Council, and Leechiu Property Consultants held the Maritime HR Luncheon on 1 June. With the theme: ‘The role of onshore organization to the success of Seafarers and Crewing managers’; the event gathered European and Philippine maritime sector executives,…

Finland’s Minister Mika Lintilä promotes clean energy in Beijing






Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä is attending the Eight Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing, China, on 7–9 June 2017. The topics of the meeting include energy-efficient technologies, widely affordable clean energy and clean technology promotion. A Team Finland business delegation is also attending. The Second Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-2) takes place in…