Category: Finland

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…

Finland helps Vietnam with forest management






On 8 March 2017 the Finnish Embassy to Vietnam organised a workshop in cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The workshop took place in Ho Chi Minh City and had a focus on management and sharing of data on forests in Vietnam. The workshop was part of the Forest Management Information Systems Project, FORMIS,…

Finnish Minister speaks for Gender Equality in Beijing






On 28 February 2017 Finnish Business Council and the Finnish Embassy in Beijing organised an event for gender equality called “Career Women First” which was also part of Finland’s independence celebration. Timo Soini, the Foreign Minister of Finland, attended the event where he gave a keynote speech encouraging career women to strive for the top.…

NordCham Cambodia for better business and viking parties






On Wednesday 1 March 2017 a new chapter began in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A new Nordic Chamber of Commerce had their very first meeting where they presented their ideas and vision for a chamber in Cambodia. “To be the platform for engaging with Nordic businesses and activities in Cambodia,” was revealed as their mission statement…

First Nordic Chamber meeting in Cambodia






The first get together meeting of the new Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, was held last night, on Wednesday 1 March 2017, at restaurant Black Bambu in Phnom Penh. The organisers behind Nordic Chamber and the evening’s event were pleasantly surprised by the big show up. Around 50 people from local business, NGO’s and individuals…

Scandinavian Garden Party postponed to 25 March






Scandinavian Society Siam regrets to inform you that the annual Garden Party in the garden of the Residence of the Danish Ambassador has been postponed from 11 March to now Saturday 25th March 2017 at 6 pm. The SSS explains the postponement with “logistic reasons”. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. All bookings…

Huone Singapore: Finnish innovative events concept arrives






On Thursday 23 February Finnish-owned Huone Singapore was inaugurated, with H.E. Finland’s Ambassador to Singapore Paula Parviainen in attendance. This international expansion is based on Huone Events Hotel from Helsinki – an events and meetings concept, basically resembling a hotel without bedrooms. The new Huone is branded as Singapore’s most creative meeting space, here with…

Finland at Singapore International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2017






FinlandCare together with Suomi100 Singapore and the Finnish Embassy in Singapore will take part in the Ageing Asia Innovation Forum held in Singapore on 25 – 27 April 2017. Finland’s centenary year will be celebrated there with a special seminar themed ‘How to live to a hundred years old? – in honour of Finland’s 100…

Finnish cleantech company breaks record in Vietnam






Dewaco, a Finnish cleantech company, has broken its own record twice this month. In the start of February 2017 they first received their largest order of company history from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, where they were to deliver 100 chain scraper systems for a new wastewater plant. “Managing and coordinating of the large order has…