Category: Malaysia

New strategic partnership in Malaysia for Norwegian biometric firm Zwipe






Biometric tech company Zwipe (Norway) has in April 2017 signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Malaysian digital identity solutions provider IRIS Corporation Berhad (Iris) and MCS Microsystems Sdn Bhd (MCS) to develop, manufacture and distribute Government ID and payment solutions based on Zwipe’s biometric technology in Southeast Asia and other suitable markets worldwide. Headquartered…

Danish support to Amnesty’s fight for Human Rights in Brave campaign






Brave is risking your freedom for your community. Brave is defending women’s rights no matter what. Brave is never giving up on what you know is right. Those were some of the messages on the pictures hanging on the walls as Amnesty International Malaysia launched their new BRAVE campaign. Nicolau Ruge, Ambassador of Denmark to…

Europe Day with Laplandia Vodka, Carlsberg and Swedish Gingerbread






Food and beverages brought in from various European countries was the focus point as all 17 EU member states represented in Malaysia gathered to celebrate the annual Europe Day on 9 May 2017. This Europe Day was special since this year is the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties. The Treaties of Rome established a…

H.E. Hans Ola Urstad «The best Norwegian ambassador to Malaysia ever”






“Ambassador Urstad and the Norwegian embassy in KL have been a fantastic support for the Norwegian business community in Malaysia”, says Jorgen Torp, the Chairman of Malaysia Norway Business Council at the farewell networking om Thursday 4 May 2017. “During his almost 5 years as ambassador to Malaysia H.E. Urstad has opened doors for Norwegian…

Swedish embassy Kuala Lumpur introduced Sweden to Malaysian students






On April 24 the Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, the Swedish Institute and representatives from Lund University and the Royal Institute of Technology KTH organized a pre-departure event for 28 students from Malaysian universities accepted for post-graduate university studies in Sweden. The Ambassador of Sweden Mr Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt started the event by giving the…

Finland and Canada celebrate independence with Ice Hockey Match






Two ice hockey loving countries are celebrating big birthdays this year. Finland is celebrating their 100 year of independence while Canada is celebrating 150. On Saturday 6 May 2017, the two countries got together celebrate in their anniversaries with an expat ice hockey match in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Embassy of Finland in…

SKF Malaysia-hosted football tournament






SKF in Malaysia hosted the ‘Meet the World‘ football tournament on 10th -11th April in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan. Teams from 12 schools, all district champions, participated to win a trip to Sweden to play in the Gothia Cup, under the sponsorship of SKF. Za’ba Secondary School emerged as the winner of the tournament with…

SKF expands production capacity in Malaysia






SKF is investing SEK 45 million (RM22 million) in expanding its spherical roller bearing (SRB) capacity in Nilai, Malaysia. This investment will further improve utilisation of the Group’s manufacturing capacity. This factory expansion and launching of new products namely, Tailored range of spherical roller bearings (SRB) and spherical roller thrust bearings, were launched on 20…

Malaysian delegation visited Denmark






In the third week of April 2017 a group of Malaysian governmental officials and business delegates are visiting Denmark to share experiences and knowledge within agriculture. This visit to Denmark builds on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation that was signed in 2016 by the Danish and Malaysian governments. The aim of the…

Malaysian Trade Counsellor at Embassy of Denmark Kuala Lumpur retired






On 27 April Trade Counsellor Mrs. Jaime Young at the Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur retired. The embassy celebrated her 25 years and 9 months at the Embassy with an official goodbye and a spectacular lunch. 5 ambassadors, 6 Trade Counsellors, 2 Agriculture Counsellors, 5 Consular Attaches, 4 local commercial advisors and several interns…