Category: Finland

Cambodia Focus event in Bangkok






In partnership with among other all the Nordic chambers of commerce organisations in Bangkok, EuroCham Cambodia organises the full-day seminar: ‘Cambodia Focus: Explore opportunities across the border on 14 March 2017. Targets for the forum are European businesses with the wish to expand operations in the ASEAN region. The event is tailored specifically for European…

Suomi Finland 100 years Bangkok events 2017






2017 is a year of celebration for Finland. SF100, or Suomi Finland 100, is the celebration of the nation’s 100 years as an independent nation. The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok is looking forward to a year filled with events, sharing the Finnish values and strengthening the ties with Thailand. “We are celebrating as Finnish…

Singapore introduction of Finnish Millennium Technology Prize






On Friday 20 January 2017 the international science and technology community was invited to take part in the Millennium Technology Prize Introduction Reception at the Ambassador of Finland, HE Paula Parviainen’s residence. The guest of honor, Dr Juha Ylä-Jääski President and CEO of the Technology Academy of Finland (TAF), introduced the Millennium Technology Prize. The…

Exchange students event highlighted Finland centenary






On 24 January 2017 the Embassy of Finland in Singapore invited to the Finnish Exchange Students Event. It was an evening of “playful contests, making new friends and most of all celebrating the centenary of independent Finland,” writes the Finnish embassy. “The team of volunteers is building bridges between Finland and Singapore through many events…

Thai media admires Finland at Press Freedom debate






”Thailand is the land of smiles, but we, the media, are not smiling,” said Thepchai Yong, the President of the Confederation of Thai Journalists, on Wednesday 15 February 2017 as he opened the debate at Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, The Challenges of Protecting Press Freedom in a Divided World. The debate was held to…

Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar






Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development in Finland, met with Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday 9 February 2017. During their meeting Mykkänen expressed Finland’s support for Myanmar’s peace process and the civilian government’s democratic reforms. Following an UN report claiming serious human rights violations to have occurred in the…

Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore






At least nine companies and solution are exhibiting as over 100 of the world’s leading airport equipment suppliers from over 27 different countries get together for the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show at Singapore EXPO from 15 – 17 February 2017. They are AirPo Products, Axa Power, Efla Oy, Hobart, ITW GSE, J&B…

Finnish Halton Group announce alliance with Thai company






On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, Halton Group, a Finnish company specialising in indoor climate and indoor environmental products, services and solutions, announced a new strategic alliance with Thai Welbilt Inc. with a focus on the restaurant chain business. Welbilt supplies commercial foodservice equipment and Halton indoor solutions for professional kitchens. The alliance will focus on…

Easier visa for Scandinavian tourists to Vietnam






On Wednesday 1 February 2017 the Vietnamese government launched their new e-visa to let tourists skip visiting a local embassy or wait in line at the airport for visa on arrival. Visitors from 40 countries, including Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, will now be able to get a 30 day tourist-visa by uploading an application…