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Finland 100 Summer party held in Hong Kong






We love Finland – Finland 100 Summer party was attended 140 guests at Scandinavian restaurant FINDS on 11 June. Guests enjoyed Finnish treats, beverages and music. Visual feeling was created with fresh flowers and a compilation of memorable moments of several Finnish black-and-white movies portraying summer scenes that was beamed to the backdrop of dance…

We Love Finland Festival held in Shanghai






On Sunday 11 June the Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai and Team Finland welcome everyone welcomed guests to feel the Finnishness in the summer in Shanghai! ‘We Love Finland Festival’ took place in the heart of Jing’an, at Shanghai Centre, kicking off with the official opening ceremony at 1 pm. During the day, We…

University of Helsinki to build an air quality station in Beijing






The University of Helsinki and the Beijing University of Chemical Technology, BUCT, have concluded a cooperation agreement to build a SMEAR station in Beijing, a station for monitoring ecosystem-atmosphere relations, writes University of Helsinki on 29 June 2017. The contract entails a large amount of funding from China. The agreement was concluded in conjunction with…

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…