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Early Scandinavian Hong Kong Christmas

Christmas comes early for Scandinavians in Hong Kong this year! Get this Christmas 2017 started in Danish and Swedish tradition at the annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar! – Win amazing prizes at the children’s tombola and the Christmas lucky draw. – Grab a bargain from Danish brands, including Skagen, Ecco and Bestseller. – Find your favorite…

Singapore: Event with Norwegian Ambassadors

The Norwegian Ambassadors to Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore and ASEAN will team up for a ‘Meet the Norwegian Ambassadors’ evening event in Singapore on 4 December. The five ambassadors will share their knowledge and insights with business representatives from the region. If you are already doing business in the Asean region and just want to…

NordCham Family Christmas Fest Philippines

The Nordic Chamber of Commerce Philippines, in collaboration with the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to the Philippines, is organizing its annual Family Christmas Fest on December 3, 2017 at Enderun Colleges, the Atrium & Garden. This is a festive and casual, family-oriented event to where anyone is invited to celebrate Christmas in…

Swedish delegation, Nordic participation in Singapore FinTech Festival 2017

As the annual Singapore FinTech Festival (organised by Monetary Authority of Singapore) returns on 13-17 November 2017 it comes with strong elements of Nordic participation, including a Swedish business delegation. By arranging the festival Singapore is out to benefit from Fintech (financial technology) – and learn from its peers. The festival features workshops, a 3-day…

Anita Nergaard – the new Norwegian Ambassador in Singapore

She comes with a strong message: that the Nordic countries ought to join their forces more in Singapore! H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard presented her credentials to the Singaporean President on 25. October 2017. Now she is the official Norwegian representative in a country popularly described as Norway’s gateway to Asia. Enter the Royal Norwegian Embassy…

Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner Kuala Lumpur 2017

Incredible but true; on 13 October the Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner took place in Kuala Lumpur for the 21 st time, held once again at the esteemed Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. A highly anticipated part of Kuala Lumpur’s social calendar, the Gala surpassed the guests expectations once again. The evening highlighted some of the best…

Norwegian ‘Start-up in Hong Kong’ seminar

On 9 November the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong is hosting a ‘low-key’ seminar with Mr Jørgen Sevild who will share an insight in how to set up a business in Hong Kong. The guest speaker graduated with a degree in industrial- and system engineering and management from Hong Kong Polytechnic university in 2015…

Norway at ITB Asia

As Norway attend the travel convention ITB Asia is held in Singapore. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard held a reception at the residence – in cooperation with Innovation Norway (Innovasjon Norge), Visit Norway and representatives from the Norwegian tourism industry. The increase in global tourism is noticeable in Norway, and more tourists are…

New Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore presented credentials

25 October 2017, H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard presented her credentials to H.E. Madam President Halimah Yacob at the Istana. Ambassador Nergaard looks forward to further deepening the relations between Singapore and Norway. “Building on an excellent foundation, I look forward to expanding our cooperation further to new areas of mutual interest” says Ambassador Nergaard. Source:…

Norwegians’ Singapore Beach Party 2017

150 people attended the BBQ and Beach Party at Sentosa 22 September, hosted by Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The Party took place at Coastes (Sand Bar) with tickets including food and and free-flow drinks until 10.30 pm. Photos by Alex Janu Source: Norwegian Business Association (Singapore)