Category: China

Finland’s 99th Independence Beijing celebration






Gearing up for the Suomi100/Finland100 Centennial year Finnish Business Council Beijing and members celebrated Finland’s 99th Independence at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing. The atmosphere was warm and pleasant. Finland’s Ambassador Marja Rislakki hosted the event, which took place on 7 December 2016.

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Finnish diagnostics, medical diagnostics provider sets up in China






Ginolis Ltd is a leading provider of assembly automation and high precision liquid handling solutions for the diagnostic and medical device industries. This Finnish company has announced the opening of its first Asia Pacific office located at Century Financial Mansion in Suzhou, China. The representative office will provide sales and technical support to Ginolis’ customers…

Norway maintains maritime industry support at Inmex China






Inmex China in Guangzhou is the largest and most established international maritime event in the South China Sea region. On 7-9 December 2016 Norwegian companies within the marine industry joined the Norwegian Pavilion, showcasing to the Chinese partners that the Norwegian Maritime companies put a high value on maintaining the relations. The maritime industry today…

Finland 100 kicks off at Sino-Finnish Center






Finland 100 celebrations started in Shanghai on 16 January with an event organized at the Sino-Finnish Center at Tongji University. The event was originally planned for the Consul General’s residence but had to move to another location because we had so many people signing up. Those in attendance heard for example about the Sino Finnish…

Norway’s Astrup Fearnley Museum Director at ShanghArt






On 17 Janurary 2017, Dr. Gunnar B. Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo shared his perspectives on the museum’s collection and exhibitions at ShanghART in Shanghai. The one hour talk gave the audience who were Chinese artists, curators, and professionals in local art institutions, a wide scene of the history…

Finns in Shanghai celebrated 99th independence day






On 3 December 2016 Finns in Shanghai celebrated the 99th Day of Finnish Independence. Held at the Fairmont Peace Hotel, this was also the kick-start to the 100th year of independence celebrations with an elegant and joyful gala. The national theme for this centennial year is Together-Yhdessä, so we all look forward to seeing a…

Nordic Design and Innovation Week 2016






The 2016 Nordic Design and Innovation Week, which was held on 4-13 November 2016, was arrange for the fourth time. The event is a platform to showcase the Nordic concept of sustainable innovation and creative design, which was organized in cooperation with the Shanghai Intercultural Association and Daning Lifehub. Co-organised by Denmark, Finland, Norway and…

Study in Sweden Seminar at EF Shanghai






In cooperation with the Swedish company EF, the Consulate General of Sweden Shanghai arranged a Study in Sweden Seminar at EF International Language Centers on 7 January 2017. Around 40 students and parents attended the seminar, and received the information of study in Sweden and the application process. Sweden is sustainable, innovative and home to…

Telecom company 3 adds roaming-free China, Indonesia for Danes






Customers at 3 (a mobile voice and data connections provider via 3G, 4G and 4G + mobile network) in Denmark with 3LikeHome in their subscription can from 23 January also use their mobile phones in China, Macao, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to the same prices as in Denmark. With the addition of China 3 especially…