Category: Finland

Nordic exhibition opened at Changi Airport






A little piece of the cold North will be exhibited at Changi Airport in Singapore from 26 May to 26 June 2017. As a part of Changi’s Travellers’ Series, the new exhibition called Nordic Adventures was opened on 26 May 2017. The opening was attended by the Ambassadors and diplomatic representatives from all the Nordic…

Suomi Finland 100 Singapore Active Ageing seminar






Suomi Finland 100 Singapore seminar on Creating Solutions for Active Ageing – Together, gathered over 100 participants on 27 April. Ms. Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health of Finland met with Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Health of Singapore in a meet and greet session before the seminar. The Ministers…

Finnish minister Anne Berner took part in Belt and Road China






Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner visit China from 13 to 16 May 2017, during which she met China’s Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng, Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei and Director of Civil Aviation Administration Feng Zhenglin. In Beijing, Minister Berner also took part in the Belt and Road Forum…

Europe Day with Laplandia Vodka, Carlsberg and Swedish Gingerbread






Food and beverages brought in from various European countries was the focus point as all 17 EU member states represented in Malaysia gathered to celebrate the annual Europe Day on 9 May 2017. This Europe Day was special since this year is the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties. The Treaties of Rome established a…

Finland’s Etteplan to open two new offices in China






An industrial shift and a new need for outsourcing expert services have opened up plenty of new growth opportunities for Finnish company Etteplan in China. The engineering company is strengthening its foothold and simultaneously advancing its growth by opening two new offices in the country. Etteplan provides industrial equipment and facility engineering, embedded systems, IoT…

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…

Finnish Big Bang Legends educational game success launched on Android






Lightneer, a new company consisting in some of Finland’s game industry veterans, launched their game Big Big Bang Legends on Android for the first time on 2 May. This followed a launch event in Hong Kong, and the game is now available for a free download from Appstore and Google Play in Hong Kong, Macau,…

Finland 100 party held in Shanghai






Party Like a Finn! On 11 May Visit Finland organized a big Finland 100 party at the Shanghai Intercontinental Expo Hotel. Mr. Paavo Virkkunen, Visit Finland’s Executive Vice President was among the speakers, and Ms. Heli Mende, Head of Global Sales Promotion, talked about the impressive growth of Chinese tourism to Finland (growth which shows…

Doing business with Finland Bangkok seminar






On 11 May the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok had the pleasure to co-host the ‘Doing Business With Finland’ seminar together with Finnpartnership and EEP Mekong. The embassy reported that the seminar highlighted our Finland’s expertise in clean tech, especially in waste-to-energy and bioenergy solutions, and encouraged the local companies to leverage this expertise by…