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Embassies in S’pore, M’sia arranging breakfast seminars in Sweden

The Swedish Ambassador to Malaysia, Bruno S Beijer, and the Swedish Ambassador to Singapore, Teppo Tauriainen, will be visiting Sweden for meetings with Swedish business representatives to discuss the potentials for Swedish technology and industry in Malaysia and Singapore.      In a series of breakfast meetings they will discuss economic development and business opportunities in the…

GenoMar looking to make Singapore regional headquarters

GenoMar ASA (GenoMar), which specializes in aquatic species, plans to expand its operations in Asia over the next few years and is currently exploring the possibility of locating their regional headquarters in Singapore, the life science company from Norway stated in its release March 18.      In the same release, GenoMar announced a long-term research collaboration…

Ambassador with high tech background

Singapore’s new ambassador to Sweden, Mr Quek Poh Huat, presented his credentials to King Carl XVI Gustaf on Friday 19 March.      Ambassador Quek was with the Ministry of Defence 1974 to 1981 when he left to head Singapore Aerospace up to 1984.      Between 1984 and 1985 he chaired Singapore Institute of Standards & Industrial Research.…

SAS flights to Bangkok-Singapore may survive

Scandinavian Airlines may keep on flying to Bangkok and Singapore according to Mikkel Nielsen of SAS’ corporate communications office in Copenhagen.       Mikkel Nielsen confirms that “it has been rumoured” that SAS would close its route to Bangkok/Singapore if the current negotiations between the management and the staff of the airline does not bring about…

SAS reduces routes to Bangkok and Singapore

Scandinavian Airlines, SAS, has just announced that there will be a temporary reduction of frequencies on the service Copenhagen – Bangkok – Singapore.      SAS goes down from daily flights to six per week from 27 March to 30 April.      Then on 1 May the flights are cut by half to three per week up to…

Paper trade fair features Swedish pavilion

The big trade show Asian Paper 2004 in Singapore is just over a month away.      Swedish pulp and paper companies can get extra attention at the event through a Swedish pavilion.      Asian Paper, which this year is held between 27 and 29 April, was established 1992.      Contact Esther Lim at the Swedish embassy in Singapore…

Teligent wins major deal in Asia

The Swedish telecom solutions provider Teligent has been awarded a deal regarding a network platform for mass calling to a leading telecom operator in Southeast Asia.      Teligent’s package will initially be used to provide high volume televoting and SMS voting services with optional expansions.      “The televoting and SMS voting service segment represent an interesting growth…