Category: Hong Kong

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Hong Kong

Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil in eggs, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. On Friday, The European Commission called for a special meeting as new discoveries on contaminating eggs were made. Denmark announced…

Partially Norwegian owned Malaysian Newsprint Industries (MNI) goes bankrupt

One of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of paper across South East Asia with customers from Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong goes bankrupt. The Norwegian company Norske Skog is a partial owner of the company together with Hong Leong Group, The New Straits Times Press, and Rimbunan Hijau Group. The board of directors has concluded…

Hong Kong investment company starts two companies in Finland

The Hong Kong stock exchange listed investment holding company Paladin Ltd has established two technology companies in Finland. The company duo named Kindhelm and Pexraytech is set to conduct research and product development as well as carry out system integration projects and programs. InvestinFinland convinced the Hong Kong based Paladin group to grow its business…

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…

Trade minister Ann Linde visited Hong Kong

In addition to signing the ‘Working Holiday Scheme’ between Hong Kong and Sweden on 28 June the Swedish Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde had a bilateral meeting with Chief Executive CY Leung to continue the dialogue on further Sweden-Hong Kong cooperation. She had a round table discussion with various Swedish companies in…

Hong Kong and Sweden enters working holiday scheme

On 28 June the ‘Working Holiday Scheme’ was officially signed by the Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde and the Secretary for Labour Welfare of the HKSAR Stephen Sui. This means from 1 January 2018 youths in Hong Kong can apply for a working holiday visa to Sweden, and vice versa. Welcoming the…