Category: General news

Sweden to review engagement with Cambodia

The Swedish government takes today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Cambodia to dissolve the leading opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) very seriously. CNRP received 43.8% of the votes in the 2017 local elections. Recent repressive action against the opposition, media and civil society organizations is a serious backlash for democratic development and…

Sweden’s Margot Wallström visits Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam

During 19–23 November Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström visits Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam. Margot Wallström will begin her journey by visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh, to which more than 620 000 Rohingya have fled from violence and abuse in Myanmar since August. In addition to refugees, Ms Wallström will meet representatives of the Government…

Swedcham China Mystery Christmas Dinner

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China invites to their ‘Swecham Mystery Christmas Dinner’, taking place in the evening of Saturday 2 December 2017 in Beijing “Embrace the winter darkness, bring your masque and get together with SwedCham for an evening of candle-lit mingle, Swedish Christmas food, live music and many more surprises! With our…

FinnCham Hong Kong Christmas Party 2017

FinnCham (Finnish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong) invites to join us for a Christmas Party at Dada Bar + Lounge in the Luxe Manor Hotel! The celebration takes place on Thursday 30 November when Finns and their friends will gather to celebrate the season with Christmas themed drinks and canapés, specially prepared by chef Jaakko…

Early Scandinavian Hong Kong Christmas

Christmas comes early for Scandinavians in Hong Kong this year! Get this Christmas 2017 started in Danish and Swedish tradition at the annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar! – Win amazing prizes at the children’s tombola and the Christmas lucky draw. – Grab a bargain from Danish brands, including Skagen, Ecco and Bestseller. – Find your favorite…

Denmark’s PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen to Singapore

The Danish Prime Minster Lars Løkke Rasmussen and the Danish Minister for Employment Troels Lund Poulsen is coming to Singapore towards the end of November. The Prime Minister will be in Singapore on 30 November, while the Employment Minister will arrive a day earlier, 29 November. The Danish Embassy in Singapore is still planning the…

Finnish Christmas Party Bangkok 2017

The traditional Finnish Christmas Party in Bangkok takes place on Saturday 2 December. Celebrating Finland 100 years this Party is organised together with all Finnish organisations in Bangkok – Embassy of Finland, TFCC, Finns in Krungthep and FINWA. The celebration includes as special performance by Finnish Opera Soprano Laura Pyrrö. And Santa Claus will of…

World Amateurs Golfers Championship 2017 in Malaysia

As the finals for the World Amateurs Golfers Championship (WAGC) is coming to Malaysia Dato’ Nils Nordh, its Swedish Chairman, is extra excited to bring the competition “home” after ten works working with the competition. “Malaysia is my second home country, where I am permanent resident and where I have lived here for 20 years,…

Singapore: Event with Norwegian Ambassadors

The Norwegian Ambassadors to Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore and ASEAN will team up for a ‘Meet the Norwegian Ambassadors’ evening event in Singapore on 4 December. The five ambassadors will share their knowledge and insights with business representatives from the region. If you are already doing business in the Asean region and just want to…

NordCham Family Christmas Fest Philippines

The Nordic Chamber of Commerce Philippines, in collaboration with the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to the Philippines, is organizing its annual Family Christmas Fest on December 3, 2017 at Enderun Colleges, the Atrium & Garden. This is a festive and casual, family-oriented event to where anyone is invited to celebrate Christmas in…