Category: Singapore

Finnish app teaching quantum physics to 5-year-olds launched in Singapore






The future of learning. Quantum physics is usually something older kids learn about while sitting bored and distracted in a classroom, but with their new game, Big Bang Legends, Finnish start-up Lightneer hopes to change that. In fact, they want to teach kids as young as age 5 about quarks, protons and the periodic table.…

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…

An era comes to an end at SBAS Singapore






The Swedish Business Association of Singapore’s (SBAS) completed Annual General Meeting 2017 brought forward quite dramatic changes. Three big news are hereby announced via ScandAsia. When SBAS on 22 March SBAS held its 35th Annual General Meeting, which was well attended by its corporate members, one of the main items on the agenda was a…

DABS Gala Dinner 2017 Singapore






The Danish Business Association Singapore held its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 4 March 207, at Shangri-La hotel. “It was really well attended with 250 people at Shangri-la for the black and white theme,” reported  Stine Martinussen. “Lars K Nielsen was awarded Business Man of the Year 2017 for successfully building his business Den Jet…

ScandAsia media internship for Bangkok and Singapore






ScandAsia is once again open for applicants from media students from media schools and universities in Denmark for a half year of internship in Bangkok and Singapore. The applicants will have to follow the procedure set up and agreed to by all the Danish media organisations. Apart from the two positions advertised in Denmark, ScandAsia is…

Sigtunaskolan holds Singapore presentation






Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket(SSHL), a well-known boarding school in Sweden is holding a guest lecture at the Swedish Residence in Singapore on March 21, 5-7 pm. Dr. Margret Benedik, Director of SSHL will speak about the challenges that we face living with our children in a bilingual/multilingual environment. In addition, Dr. Benedik will also answer questions…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

Norwegian Seafood Dinner 2017 Singapore






On 3 March 2017 1000 guests of the Norwegian business community were gathered at Raffles City Convention Centre, The Fairmont Ballroom, to enjoy the seafood buffet and dishes specially created by Norwegian and Singaporean celebrity chefs. Norwegian Business Association (Singapore)‘s members and their guests enjoyed an exquisite banquet featuring seafood especially flown in fresh from Norway…