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Nokia signs deal with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi






Nokia and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration agreement and a multi-year patent agreement on Wednesday 5 July 2017.  The deal includes a cross license to each company’s cellular standard essential patents. Xiaomi also acquired patent assets from Nokia as part of the transaction. “Xiaomi is one of the world’s leading smartphone…

Kemira opened new sizing production line in Nanjing, China






Kemira, a global chemicals company that serves customers in water-intensive industries, on 12 June announced the opening of new production lines at its production site in Nanjing, China. With the inauguration of the new production line, Kemira is able to produce and supply all types of sizing agents (ASA, AKD, cationic rosin, surface size) to…

Record number of agreements signed on Finnish PM visit to China






A greater number of trade and investment agreements and letters of intent were signed during Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s visit to China than ever before in connection with a Team Finland visit led by a Finnish minister on 25-. The number of agreements signed this week is as high as 54. “The visit is a…

Nokia attended Mobile World Congress Shanghai






In the last week of June Nokia Shanghai Bell (NSB) attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2017, the biggest mobile event in Asia, which brings together the worldwide mobile industry. Previously known as Mobile Asia Expo, MWC Shanghai exhibits everything related to mobile, including devices, drones, virtual reality, gaming, sports tech and more. Consulate General…

HeForShe X Nordic Countries held Shanghai forum






‘2017 HeForShe X Nordic Countries: Women Economic Empowerment Forum’ was, on 16 June, held at the Royal Danish Consulate General in Shanghai. HeForShe is a UN Women’s Solidarity Movement for Gender Equality. The event was hosted by Hangzhou International Exchange & Service Center in cooperation with the Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Finnish Consulate Generals in…

Finnish Vocational Qualification programme starts in Shanghai






Jyväskylä Educational Consortium and EduCluster Finland on 20 June 2017 launched a Vocational Qualification programme together with Shanghai Commercial and Accounting School. Students are studying to complete one module from Finnish Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration. The programme started with three-week intensive period in entrepreneurship training. Jyväskylä Educational Consortium got a license to offer…

Nordic green and innovative solutions in Thailand






On Tuesday 27 June 2017, the Department of European Affairs organized a seminar on ‘Nordic 4.0: Green and Innovative’ at the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the seminar, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland shared national experiences with green innovation from each country. The background for the seminar was Thailand’s 4.0 vision – a change…

Juha Sipilä meets President of China in Beijing






Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä, met with President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing on Monday 26 June 2017. Sipilä and President Xi discussed the bilateral relations between Finland and China and topical international questions. During their meeting, Prime Minister Sipilä and President Xi focused on President Xi’s visit to…

On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth






Raising money for charity, Scandinavian women spent a day enjoying Singapore from a yacht on Saturday 17 June 2017. Scandinavian Women’s Association Singapore hosted the event SWAatSea: Charity Sunset Cruise, which invited women to join them on a luxurious day at sea in the name of charity. For the women who participated the day included…