Category: Community news

Danes Worldwide critizes new restrictive tax bill meant for Danes abroad

Corrected on the 18th of April at 10:50 a.m. See below In the beginning of March the Danish government launched a new tax bill with the purpose of ‘modernizing the rules of full tax liability’ for Danes living abroad. The bill can be summarized to this: If Danes living abroad owns a house that is…

Finland outsources Visa processing in Hong Kong

History of consular affairs was made in Hong Kong on 10 April, as Finland was the first Schengen-area country to outsource the visa application reception to a VFS-operated centre. The opening ceremony was attended by media and travel business as well as representatives from other consulates-general. Growing demand was the reason behind the outsourcing decision.…

Former Swedish special adviser conferred Singapore Defense Fellowship

The former special adviser to the Swedish Ministry of Defence, the now retired Rear-Admiral Peter Bager, has been awarded for his contribution to strenghtening the technology coorporation between the two countries. In a statement on the reasons for his award, Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) wrote that: “As the Swedish Special Advisor from February 2013…

The big International School issue of ScandAsia is out

ScandAsia has released its annual big special them issue on “How to Choose an International School”. The April 2018 issue is 60 pages packed with school articles and advice – plus all the regular news and features on doing Scandinavian business in Asia, being part of the Scandinavian communities in the main capitals of Asia…