Category: Hong Kong

Swedish Jazz star Magnus Lindgren to Hong Kong






On Saturday, 25 February, the Swedish star musician, composer and arranger Magnus Lindgren will be back to Hong Kong for an exclusive performance at Peel Fresco Jazz Club. Magnus’ breakthrough happened already as a 17-year-old through tours with Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, Marie Fredriksson, Nils Landgren and Monica Zetterlund, among others, and he has since…

Danish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong: A different community after 20 years






It’s only when actually talking to those active in a Chamber that one can fully understand how any particular such organisation is operated. All chambers vary, based on local circumstances, resources and their respective approach taken about where to best fulfil a purpose. In Hong Kong the Danish Chamber of Commerce (DCC) has just celebrated…

Team Sweden in Hong Kong get together






  In the context of the Team Sweden in Hong Kong collaboration, the Consulate General of Sweden, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden had a joint team building day in January 2017. Altogether 14 participants from our three organizations attended a ceramic session. With three instructors’ assistances, all participants created individual ceramic art…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Nordic exhibition at Hofex 2017 Hong Kong






In 2017 there will for the first time in Asia be a Nordic exhibition space at Hofex in Hong Kong, the region’s leading food & hospitality tradeshow. A Swedish Pavilion is organized together with the Finish and Danish pavilions creating a 240-sqm Nordic exhibition space. Each national pavilion will have its own nation branding. By…

Swedish healthcare delegation to Singapore, Hong Kong






Business Sweden in Southeast Asia kicks off 2017 by inviting companies to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. A Swedish delegation will during 13-16 February visit Singapore and Hong Kong on the theme ‘Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population’. Sweden, Singapore and Hong Kong share many current and future challenges…

Hong Kong Nordic chambers’ Innovation and Digitalization forum insights






“When assessing China’s innovation landscape and capability, outsiders, particularly the Western media, often view the country as an innovation desert made up of copycat firms providing shan zhai (imitative and pirated) products. China is said to be lacking in innovativeness due to weak or non-existent intellectual property rights, a rote learning-based education system that does…

Swedcham Hong Kong celebrated 30 in Macau






When the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong was planning its 30th anniversary it said that turning 30 requires the party of the century! So, on 19 November more than 200 members of the chamber and distinguished guests travelled to Studio City in Macau, to celebrate SwedCham Hong Kong. Inspired by James Bond’s secret…

Everything under the sun for Sweden’s Hong Kong Consul-General






With Sweden’s new strategy for increased export prioritising China, frequent minister visits from back home, and the presence of Swedish companies still growing, combined with the Consul-General’s own goal to put her home country and some of its businesses on the Hong Kong map, makes Helena Storm’s role very busy and interesting indeed. The Consulate…