Category: Community news

SKF Malaysia-hosted football tournament






SKF in Malaysia hosted the ‘Meet the World‘ football tournament on 10th -11th April in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan. Teams from 12 schools, all district champions, participated to win a trip to Sweden to play in the Gothia Cup, under the sponsorship of SKF. Za’ba Secondary School emerged as the winner of the tournament with…

Young blood at Scandinavian Society Siam






Four new members were elected to the board of the nearly 100 year old Scandinavian Society Siam at the AGM on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok. The three were Pall Steinarsson – Iceland, Kristoffer Paludan – Denmark, James Medlycott – Sweden and Flemming Kruhøffer – Denmark. In particular Kristoffer Paludan and James Medlycott will help…

Finnish Business Council Singapore held corporate excursion






The Finnish Business Council, Singapore (FBCS) organized a Corporate Excursion to KONE and IMD on April 12, 2017. The event was held at IMD’s Executive Learning Center in South Beach. South Beach is one of Kone’s latest reference projects in Singapore. The participants heard a short presentation about Kone, the Finnish, global supplier of elevators…

SWA held Ladies Business Night with Nordea






On 19 April Scandinavian Women’s Association held the event Ladies’ Business Night at LinkedIn Asia-Pacific HQ Singapore, on the theme ‘Passion and Investment’. Investments isn’t always about numbers and figures, it could also be about passion. What you feel passionately – or not passionately about. What you are passionate about could also make a good…

Swedish hotelier Eric Hallin at Bangkok’s Scandinavian oasis






ScandAsia talks to Mr Eric Hallin, General Manager of the four-star Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, and also the newly elected President of the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Bearing the same prestigious name as the famous painter brings certain expectations and anticipation, which is immediately met in the grand lobby of this dowtown Bangkok hotel; bringing…

NordCham Awards Night 2017






NordCham Philippines held the fourth edition of its Awards Night at the Fairmont Makati on March 23, 2017. The event is a gala night that recognizes prominent Nordic-affiliated companies who have significantly contributed to economic growth, employment generation, investment, and corporate social responsibility in the Philippines. As part of the awarding process, an independent board…

Norway Night held in Singapore






Embassy of Norway in Singapore thanks everyone who joined the Norway Night – the Maritime Party of the Year! on 26 April 2017. “The second edition of Norway Night was a success – supported by our sponsors, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore – MPA, Norges Rederiforbund and Nor-Shipping, while Nick Zavior did a great…

Nordic Bangkok community called to spring’s biggest event – in Chinatown!






The Nordic Chambers in Bangkok, Axis Communications and Hotel Royal Bangkok Chinatown are jointly inviting to the spring of 2017’s first Nordic event, and one that is likely to be a big draw, for several reasons: unusual location, interesting programme and a big thirst for both networking and drinks in midst of Thailand’s hot season!…

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…