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Ikano Southeast Asia’s shopping center expansion conquers Kuala Lumpur






In mid-March Ikano’s second in Malaysia, and in total its third shopping centre in Southeast Asia, opened to the public in downtown Kuala Lumpur – MyTOWN. Ikano has previously launched IPC Shopping Centre back in 2003, followed by Mega Bangna in Bangkok. Suitable MyTown is situated, but as a stand-alone building, right next to Malaysia’s…

Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest dealer in Penang






Volvo Car Malaysia on 7 July announced the appointment of its newest dealer, iRoll Auto Sdn Bhd, to better service its customers in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. The launch ceremony of iRoll’s 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) centre was attended by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister of International Trade…

Denmark-Malaysia fisheries minister meeting held






On 2 June Minister Counsellor Nina Hvid Talvela together with Trade Counsellor Joanne Looi and Commercial Assistant Catherine Clausen met with Department of Fisheries to follow up on the previous with the Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industries. They discussed the potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020 technology…

Danish fish farming field trip in Malaysia






As a follow up to a meeting between Danish ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and the Minister of Agriculture, Minister Counsellor Nina Talvela along with the company Aquapartners in late May travelled to the east coast of Malaysia. There they looked at potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020…

Malaysian dairy farmer increases production with Danish help






Kasem Hasam, Nur Dairy Farm in Selangor, Malaysia, has increased the production on his dairy farm by 20 percent with a little Danish guidance. In March, a Danish business delegation visited dairy farms around Malaysia where they spoke to the farmers about the different challenges in dairy production both in Malaysia and in Denmark. One…

Kuala Lumpur Ambassador Nicolai Ruge’s farewell, Jesper Vahr is next






On 14 June the Malaysia Danish Business Council hosted a farewell luncheon in the honour of Danish Ambassador to Malaysia Nicolai Ruge, who will be leaving Malaysia this summer after five years. The lunch took place at Roost, a Danish-run restaurant in Bangsar serving delicious Danish smørrebrød accompanied by sponsored Carlsberg beer. Ambassador Nicolai Ruge…

Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

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In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank’s business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and…

Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt visited Monitor ERP System in Penang






In early June Monitor ERP System’s office in Penang, Malaysia, had the pleasure to welcome His Excellency, Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Swedish Ambassador of Malaysia. Monitor ERP is a Swedish provider of a market-leading enterprise resource planning system, with fast customer growth in Southeast Asia. The Ambassador also joined for a customer meeting to a local company…

Denmark met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia






On 22 May Ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and Minister Counsellor, Nina Talvela together with Bent Urup from Aqua Partners A/S and Michael Aaman from Veolia met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia. They talked about the Danish Malaysian cooperation within agriculture, following the signing of the bilateral agreement MOU and further discussed how to create…

Swedish National Day celebrated all over Southeast Asia






Tuesday 6 June 2017 was a celebratory day for all Swedes around the world, and Southeast Asia was no exception. As the calendar turned to the Swedish National Day, Swedes and the Swedish embassies got out their blue and yellow flags for a celebration of a nation. The tradition of celebrating this date began 1916…