Category: Malaysia

Saab returns to Langkawi for LIMA 2017






Defence and security company Saab will exhibit at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition (LIMA 2017), in Langkawi, Malaysia, from 21 to 25 March. The trade show is held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi (Aerospace site) and Resorts World, Langkawi (Maritime site), Malaysia. LIMA is a major international meeting place for the…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

Danish exhibition and book launched in Malaysia






On 7 March 2017 the Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur celebrated the launch of the Danish exhibition at Serdang Galeri, UPM and the book ‘Cerita laman kehidupan dari] or ‘Stories from the garden of life in Copenhagen‘ written by Dr. Shureen Faris. The exhibition ‘Copenhagen: Create a Better Life for People‘ has three parts. The…

Malaysian Danish Business Council hosted Transparency International






On 28 February 2017 the Malaysian Danish Business Council (MDBC) had the pleasure of hosting yet another Breakfast Dialogue at the Danish Residence. Dr Mohan, Secretary General of Transparency International (TI) Malaysia, gave an interesting presentation about the perception of corruption in Malaysia and on TI’s various anti-corruption initiatives, reports Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur.…

No more driving license for Swedes in Asia






Swedes living in Asia ought to pay attention: Under a bill before the Riksdag, new rules will come into force that will affect people who are permanently resident abroad and who wish to renew their Swedish driving licence. If you have a Swedish driving licence and live abroad, you can use your Swedish licence for…

Survey: Thailand the Asian country with least increase in corruption






In your opinion, over the past year, has the level of corruption in this country increased or decreased or stayed the same? This was among questions asked to nearly 22,000 people by Transparency International in the Asia Pacific region, for the ‘People and Corruption: Asia Pacific, part of the Global Corruption Barometer series’. Of those…

Huone Singapore: Finnish innovative events concept arrives






On Thursday 23 February Finnish-owned Huone Singapore was inaugurated, with H.E. Finland’s Ambassador to Singapore Paula Parviainen in attendance. This international expansion is based on Huone Events Hotel from Helsinki – an events and meetings concept, basically resembling a hotel without bedrooms. The new Huone is branded as Singapore’s most creative meeting space, here with…

Lifestyle Asia joins Burda International






When telling the story to ScandAsia about Lifestyle Asia co-founder Richard Nilsson indicated that they would not be independent forever. After celebrating 10 years in business in 2016 the announcement came in January 2017 that Burda International had acquired LifestyleAsia.com – Asia’s premier online luxury and lifestyle magazine, started by three Swedes in Hong Kong.…