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Study in Europe – why Singaporean students should do it

13 European countries enlighted Singaporean students on opportunities to study in the region at the annual Study in Europe fair held at Suntec City on Saturday 30 September 2017. Each country had a booth equipped with a ton of informative materials, funny gadgets, and patient representatives to answer questions on everything, from costs and housing…

Digitalizing Maritime Business Singapore-Finland discussion

Finland 100 and the city of Helsinki jointly put focus on digitalization in the maritime business on Wednesday 20 September, hosting an all-day event for stakeholders in the field. The aim of the event was to create new strategic partnerships between Finland and Singapore to take advantage of the new digital opportunities in the industry.…

Mayor of Helsinki: Finland and Singapore should be strategic partners

Singapore and Finland have a lot in common. They are equal in size, both advanced in innovation and technology, and individually recognized worldwide for their education systems. However, there are also cultural differences between the two countries, which is why the Mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori sees great potential in becoming strategic partners: “We are…

Jari Hietala is TFCC’s new leader

At the annual general meeting of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce on 28 September Mr Jari Hietala was elected as the President, with Jouni Heinonen and Pornpracha Wattanakijsiri as Vice Presidents. H.E. Ambassador of Finland Satu Suikkari-Kleven also attended and held a speech. “I am obviously excited and honoured about this opportunity to represent the…

Nordic Corporate Responsibility workshop Bangkok invitation

The Nordic workshop ‘Responsible Business Conduct for Nordic companies in Thailand – What, Why and How’ will take place on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Outcome for participants The participants will learn about the requirements and expectations of the International Framework UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD…

Joint Nordic Jakarta reception: The Nordic Way

On 20 September the Embassy of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark had invited high-level guests and important stakeholders to Shangri-La Hotel for a grand celebration themed ‘The Nordic Way‘. The Indonesian Minister for Environment and Forestry Ibu Siti Nurbaya Bakar and the Minister for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ibu Susi Pudjiastuti along with ambassadors from…

Digital Innovation and Regional HQ: Opportunities in Finland

Finland is the only Scandinavian country that is part of the Euro-zone. Its capital is logistically well connected to Asia, and it is cost-efficient compared to the other Nordic countries. The Helsinki Business Hub hosted a digital innovation and regional headquarters presentation of the opportunities Singaporean businesses have in Finland and Helsinki as their way…

Finnish held Upgraded Health Singpore seminar

On 20 September Finland hosted the Upgraded Health seminar in Singapore. Finding solutions to create a better and healthy future for all by building bridges between Helsinki and Singapore was the purpose of this seminar, highlighted Ambassador Paula Parviainen, while welcoming a set of world class experts and influencers in the Health industry, writes Embassy…

Finnish attendance at Asia Power Week Bangkok

Finland’s Ambassador, H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 19 Sepember visited the Asia Power Week Conference & Exhibition 2017 and met with executives from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets is providing presentations and seminars throughout the 3-day event. On 20 September the…