Category: General news

Danish ambassador visited B&O Play Singapore






Danish Ambassador H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard in early May paid a visit to B&O PLAY‘s regional office in Singapore. Bang & Olufsen is regarded as leader of Danish creativity. It works with independent designers and tries to change the traditional concept of how audio and video products look like. Its products aim to include technology,…

Finland 100 Expo held in Hong Kong






The Finland 100 Expo took place on 10 May in Hong Kong. Almost 400 visitors during the day was an excellent celebration of Finland’s centenary. Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong thanked also to all the exhibitors and sponsors InvestHK, Henry Chan, KONE and Saga Furs who made the day possible. Source: Finnish Chamber…

Indonesia clean-up day with Danish Ambassador






Casper Klynge, Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia, and Emil Salim, Senior Development Officer, joined Maritime Coordinator Minister, Luhut Pandjaitan, in cleaning up waste in Cilincing, North Jakarta on Saturday 6 May 2017. Marine plastic waste is a critical problem for Indonesia and the world. Plastic entering the ocean negatively affects the environment, tourism and the…

Finland and Canada celebrate independence with Ice Hockey Match






Two ice hockey loving countries are celebrating big birthdays this year. Finland is celebrating their 100 year of independence while Canada is celebrating 150. On Saturday 6 May 2017, the two countries got together celebrate in their anniversaries with an expat ice hockey match in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Embassy of Finland in…

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…

10 May Finland 100 Expo Hong Kong event includes 30 Finnish exhibitors






The Finland 100 Expo, celebrating Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence and showcasing Finnish Design, Education, Food and Innovations in Hong Kong, is imminent! The expos takes place on 10 May in the SME Centre inside the HKCEC at 12-5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to get to know Finnish businesses and culture, where the…

‘Doing Business with Finland’ Bangkok seminar invitation






You are welcomed to the ‘Doing Business with Finland’ seminar organized together with the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok, Finnpartnership and EEP Mekong. The seminar, taking place on 11 May 2017, is a great opportunity to learn about Finland’s world-class expertise in cleantech, waste-to-energy and bioenergy solutions. The seminar can link your company with Finnish…

Finland’s tree planting campaign in Indonesia






Ambassador of Finland, Ms Päivi Hiltunen-Toivio planted a ‘Spruce of the Future’ with the Governor of Jakarta, Mr Basuki Tjahaja Purnama in Taman Menteng, Jakarta, on 5 May. The Spruce of Future is a national tree planting campaign in Finland and official part of celebrations of 100th Anniversary of Independence of Finland. Deputy Governor for…

Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore






As the first day of Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, AAIF, in Singapore was coming to an end, people gathered in what looks like a Finnish forest at Huone Events Hotel in central Singapore. On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore hosted a SF100 Networking Cocktail event at Huone Events Hotel as…

Finland Day at Shanghai International Green Film Week






The Shanghai International Green Film Week, taking place in July 2017, will together with the Wildlife Vaasa Nature Film Festival organize a ‘Finland Day’ – featuring Finnish films, photo exhibitions and other activities celebrating our 100 years of independence. Stay tuned for more information! The Finland Promotion Officer attended the festival’s press conference and expressed…