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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…

Norway-Asia Business Summit 2018 details

The Norwegian Business Association in Singapore presents the seventh edition of the Norway-Asia Business Summit (NABS), taking place 16-18 April in Singapore. The summit will explore how to navigate the geo-political landscape in Asia; discuss how to succeed in the time of digitalisation; provide insights on advanced manufacturing, blockchain technologies, white spaces and unicorns; and…

New ED for Norwegian Business Association China

Shengsheng Bi (Bibi) has joined Norwegian Business Association China as the new executive director. Bibi will report directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the daily operation of our association. “Bibi is very excited about her new job and is eager to get to know as many members of NBA as possible!”…

Norwegian investors continue to put faith in Greater KL

Year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Malaysia and Norway. What began as a partnership between two oil and gas (O&G) producing country peers has now been extended to shipping (Wilhelmsen), fast-moving consumer goods (Jordan) and chemical paints (Jotun), among others. Norwegian investments in Malaysia to-date amounts to about RM19 billion in…

Dtac held big data, AI, machine-learning talk

The ‘dtac loop: The Shapes of Data’ event underscored how machine learning, connected devices and big data can empower society. On 21 March mobile service provider dtac held a talk with four speakers on big data and machine learning. They demonstrated how connected devices, big data and machine learning can be combined to unlock new…

JFCCT updates visa-guide

Some call it Thailand’s Achilles heel while others accept it as a necessary evil in one of the world’s most visited countries and a country housing a large amount of expats. But Thailand’s visa and immigration is by far not the easiest part of living in Thailand: Frequent re-registration, insecurity, waiting and then waiting some…