Category: Hong Kong

Apply for Hong Kong Swedish Foreign Trade Scholarship!

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has proudly announced the first Swedish Foreign Trade Scholarship (Svenska Utrikeshandelsstipendiet) available for students from universities in Sweden! The scholarship by the Swedish Foreign Trade Association will allow a young professional to work at the office of SwedCham Hong Kong for 10 months during 2018 (starting at…

Gitta Hägg-Lundvall new FinnCham Executive Director

On 21 September 2017 Gitta Hägg-Lundvall started here new job as the Executive Director for FinnCham in Hong Kong. A few years ago she was a trainee and now she has returned! Gitta is a sales and marketing professional with a strong background in luxury retail and experience also from the education and music sectors…

FinnCham Hong Kong’s Annual Crayfish Party

FinnCham Annual Crayfish Party 2017 took place on 23 September at the Finnish favourite restaurant FINDS. Guests feasted on crayfish and other Finnish delicacies. The Crayfish Party is the perfect opportunity to showcase Finnish culture and summer time traditions to your friends and colleagues. Guest enjoyed an evening full of crayfish, delicious food and drinks…

Swedish Hong Kong CSR Centre reception

On 22 September Acting Consul General Joakim Ladeborn attended a reception on sustainable development which was organized by the Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong, the CSR Centre of the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. The reception provided an opportunity for Swedish companies and the…

3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand

The 3 Group with mobile network services in Denmark and Sweden as well as Austria, Italy, Ireland, and the UK is now offering its cheap “3LikeHome” roaming service when visiting Thailand. It means 3 customers can use their phones in Thailand just like at home in Europe. They can also enjoy the same convenience in…

Ulf Ohrling appointed Honorary Member by SwedCham Hong Kong

On 22 September the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong appointed Ulf Ohrling as an Honorary Member after his dedicated time as Chairman! Ulf has been chairman for sic appreciated years and has now handed over the post to Kristian Odebjer. Source: Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Last call for Finns’ crayfish party in Hong Kong 2017

September equals that lots of crayfish parties are taking place among the various Nordic expat associations in Asia. The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Hong has announced its ‘last call’ for those last tickets up for grabs for this year’s seafood bonanza. Only a few places remain for FinnCham’s Annual Crayfish Party, taking place…

Saxo Bank held presentation on future in Asia

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board at Saxo Bank A/S, Kim Fournais, was the keynote speaker and spoke of SaxoBank’s visions for future involvement in Asia during a meeting at AsiaHouse in Copenhagen, reported the Embassy Of Denmark Bangkok on 1 August 2017. Six Danish ambassadors to Asia – including Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel…

Finland food safety speech held in Hong Kong

Dr Jaana Husu-Kallio, Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Finland gave a keynote speech at international conference on food safety in Hong Kong in early September 2017. She presented practices on how Finland has managed to create a sustainable antibiotics-free food production chain from farm to fork. Finland is a global forerunner in applying the…

Finland 100 Years Gala Hong Kong announced

Hong Kong is first out in the region to announce the details of the upcoming centenary celebrations, to peak in December! “You are cordially invited to join the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong at our annual Celebrate Finland Gala this time in honour of Finland’s 100 years of independence.” The annual gala dinner…