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Finnish partner in Future of Healthcare 2018 conference

EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI), with Malaysian-Finnish Business Council among its partners organised the ‘Future of Healthcare 2018: ASEAN-EU trends and opportunities’ conference during 14 – 16 May. Held in connection to the SEACare trade fair the main objective of the conference was to offer EU and Asean companies, SME’s in specific, export…

Building IKEA Southeast Asia’s integrated sustainability efforts: Lars Svensson

In his most recent role with IKEA Mr Lars Svensson is on a mission to make sure his current sustainability role will no longer be needed once his task is completed. “We are on a five year mission to integrate sustainability into our everyday business and also securing that the sustainability function ceases to exist.”…

ScandAsia premiered new destination theme

In February ScandAsia launched its new destination theme format, with comprehensive coverage about the Malaysian state of Penang as the first destination to be featured. This new theme concept portrays, and showcases a destination – be it a state or a region – both from a business and lifestyle angle. ScandAsia digs deeper and finds…

Malaysia’s Sultan of Johor received Danish ambassador

Ambassador Jesper Vahr was in late March very honoured to be received by Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, the Sultan of Johor. “It demonstrates the longstanding ties between Denmark and Johor’s royal family. A very good discussion (among many other things) on opportunities for economic cooperation between both countries and Johor,” wrote…

Danish embassy hosted Malaysian students

On 4 April the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur hosted a class of Public Administration students from Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia (UiTM) for a presentation on Denmark and bilateral relations with Malaysia. Ambassador Jesper Vahr joined to answer interesting questions posed by the students. Source: Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur Hits: 263

Lifestyle Asia Swedes in new, pivotal Burda Digital role

Burda International Asia, a subsidiary of Hubert Burda Media, has announced new, far-reaching changes that “will place the company at the forefront of the region’s publishing industry.” The international technology and media company are making these changes in response to the changing needs of readers and advertisers, therefore introducing a new structure that reorganises the…

Norwegian company to supply Malaysia with Naval Strike Missiles

The Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS has landed a large deal with the Royal Malaysian Navy to deliver Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) with a worth of $153 million, according to Xinhuanet. The contract was signed on April 18th and is a follow-up agreement on an order from 2015, where Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace…

Denmark’s Kota Kinabalu consul awarded Order of Dannebrog

The Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur congratulates to Honorary Consul at the Danish Consulate in Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Borneo) Mr. Anders Møller on receiving the Order of Dannebrog. Denmark has two Royal Orders of Chivalry: The Order of the Elephant, and The Order of Dannebrog. Both got their first written statutes on 1 December…

The big International School issue of ScandAsia is out

ScandAsia has released its annual big special them issue on “How to Choose an International School”. The April 2018 issue is 60 pages packed with school articles and advice – plus all the regular news and features on doing Scandinavian business in Asia, being part of the Scandinavian communities in the main capitals of Asia…