Category: News

Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia






The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will pay a State Visit to Indonesia on 22–24 May 2017 at the invitation of President Joko Widodo. The Swedish Government will be represented. The State Visit is an opportunity to strengthen the political, economic and cultural relations…

Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed






”I’ve got a story that you might find uplifting,” writes Øystein Baadsvik from Norway in a Facebook post, after a horrible event turned into a happy ending for his daughter Karin Baadsvik, all because of some friendly and helpful Indonesian locals. While travelling around in Indonesia, Karin Baadsvik suddenly found herself without passport, computer, wallet…

ScandAsia media internship for Bangkok and Singapore






ScandAsia is once again open for applicants from media students from media schools and universities in Denmark for a half year of internship in Bangkok and Singapore. The applicants will have to follow the procedure set up and agreed to by all the Danish media organisations. Apart from the two positions advertised in Denmark, ScandAsia is…

Sigtunaskolan holds Singapore presentation






Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket(SSHL), a well-known boarding school in Sweden is holding a guest lecture at the Swedish Residence in Singapore on March 21, 5-7 pm. Dr. Margret Benedik, Director of SSHL will speak about the challenges that we face living with our children in a bilingual/multilingual environment. In addition, Dr. Benedik will also answer questions…

dtac CEO Lars Norling: Accelerator programme very important






dtac grows its accelerate success; aiming higher with Batch 5 The importance of start-ups for the business world is of such significance that an accelerator initiative by the Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor’s Thailand arm dtac, is hot news in 2017. As dtac accelerate rolled out its Batch 5 in early March this incubator programme has…

Danish brands on big Chinese ecommerce website






A new agreement between Denmark and China has opened up for more ecommerce. Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has unveiled a Danish pavilion allowing Danish companies to sell their product through the platform Tmall Global, which is like a Chinese version of Amazon. The agreement follows Anders Samuelsen, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, visiting…

Saab returns to Langkawi for LIMA 2017






Defence and security company Saab will exhibit at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition (LIMA 2017), in Langkawi, Malaysia, from 21 to 25 March. The trade show is held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi (Aerospace site) and Resorts World, Langkawi (Maritime site), Malaysia. LIMA is a major international meeting place for the…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

Food trade show Sial China gets Finnish-Swedish Pavilion






The largest food and beverage exhibition in Asia (with more than 75,000 visitors), Sial China in Shanghai, will, in 2017 for the first time in Asia, include a Swedish Pavilion. This will be organised together with a Finish Pavilion, creating a 200 sqm Nordic exhibition space. Each national pavilion will have its own branding but…