Category: News

Denmark supported religion journalism conference

On 17 October Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia Rasmus A. Kristensen gave an opening speech at the conference ‘Religion journalism in Asia’ at Universitas Multimedia Nusantara(UMN). The conference which was organized by The International Association of Religion Journalists (IRAJ) and Serikat Jurnalis untuck Keberagaman (Sejuk). It was attended by among others Foreign Minister Ibu Retno, Jakarta…

Hong Kong airport Saab solution trials commenced

Defence and security company Saab announced in September that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) commenced successful operational trials of Saab’s Aerobahn Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) solution. Saab is a global, leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions and services. The installation includes the A-CDM Milestone Manager, pre-departure sequencer and mobile applications, all part…

Finland and Norway to connect with China through trans-Arctic data cable

Finland and Russia are discussing the creation of a trans-Arctic fiber-optic data cable that would connect Finland, Norway and Russia with Japan and China, the Independent Barents Observer reported. Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Anne Berner, reportedly brought up the possible Arctic data link in a Tuesday meeting in Moscow with Russia’s Minister of…

Helsinki networking for Finnish businesses in Vietnam

On 27 October Vietnamese Student Association in Finland (VSAF) arranges a networking event for Finnish companies with business projects in Vietnam. Get in touch with Vietnamese students in the central areas from 13:00 – 16:00, in Haaga-Helia Auditorium, Pasila Campus. This event is free of charge. VSAF believes this event will support Finnish companies with…

Breakthrough for Volvo hybrid buses Southeast Asia

Volvo Buses has announced receiving an order for 50 Volvo hybrid buses to Singapore. The Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) has awarded Volvo Buses an order for 50 Volvo 7900 Hybrids in continuation of its efforts to build a more environmentally friendly public bus fleet. “Not only can commuters expect quieter and smoother rides,…

Awarded Finnish Napue gin at Hong Kong festival

During 18-20 October, Finnish Kyrö Distillery Company & Runway Bar in Central, Hong Kong are teaming up to celebrate Gin Jubilee 2017. Over the course of three days the bar will be serving Kyrö’s award-winning Napue rye gin. Guests will also have early access to Runway bartender Tomi Ho’s signature Napue & Tonic beverage. Admission…

One year anniversary for Finnair’s A350 Helsinki – Singapore route

Finnair has celebrated their first anniversary of the A350 service between Helsinki, Finland and Singapore. “With pride, Finnair has been flying high with the great aircraft for the comfort of our passengers!” wrote General Manager Nick Naung Naung at Finnair in Singapore. Heralding a new and exciting chapter in Finnair’s 92 year history the Finnair…

Finnish education know-how promoted in Hong Kong, China

The Minister of Education of Finland, Ms. Sanni Grahn-Laasonen and a Finnish Business Delegation visited the People’s Republic of China; Beijing and Hong Kong SAR on 9- 12 October 2017. Ms Sanni Grahn-Laasonen is the first Finnish Minister of Education and Science having visited Hong Kong. Her action packed program on October 11 contained a…