Category: Philippines

Invitation to Nordic midsummer mania in Manila!






The Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines invites you to the ‘Nordic Midsummer Night Feast’ at Makati Garden Club on 24 June 2017, to celebrate the Summer Solstice the traditional Nordic way! Those who join in get to enjoy the sumptuous buffet dinner prepared by Swedish chef Robert and get a kick out of…

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…

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…

Maritime HR Luncheon held in Manila






NordCham Philippines, together with the EU-Philippines Business Network, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Philippines Norway Business Council, and Leechiu Property Consultants held the Maritime HR Luncheon on 1 June. With the theme: ‘The role of onshore organization to the success of Seafarers and Crewing managers’; the event gathered European and Philippine maritime sector executives,…

NordCham Philippines invites to ‘Joint Economic Briefing’






NordCham Philippines, in collaboration with the British, the French Chamber, the German Chamber, the Italian Chamber, the Spanish Chamber, and the Philippine-Netherlands Business Council invite to the 3rd Joint Economic Briefing at the Dusit Thani Manila on June 8, 2017. The Joint Economic Briefing, carrying the theme “Sustainability of Foreign Direct Investments in the Philippines”,…

NordCham Awards Night 2017






NordCham Philippines held the fourth edition of its Awards Night at the Fairmont Makati on March 23, 2017. The event is a gala night that recognizes prominent Nordic-affiliated companies who have significantly contributed to economic growth, employment generation, investment, and corporate social responsibility in the Philippines. As part of the awarding process, an independent board…

Malou wants to bring joy of football to kids in Philippines






Footies for Smiles has a goal of bringing joy and smiles to children in the Philippines by collecting used football equipment and donating it to the Philippines. Malou Søndergaard from Denmark was inspired to start the project, Footies for Smiles, after having travelled and experienced what impact football can have on people and children’s everyday…

Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market






Defence and security company Saab has appointed Dean Rosenfield as new head of Market Area Asia Pacific from 1 January 2018. Dean Rosenfield is today the Managing Director of Saab Australia. In his present role, Dean has been working to grow and diversify the local business. Since taking over in March 2013 the Australian business…

EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible






At the annual EU-ASEAN ministerial consultations held in the Filipino capital of Manila on 10 March trade leaders from the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to take new steps towards resuming free trade talks between the two regions. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: “2017 marks the 40th anniversary…