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Denmark’s Constitution Day celebrated in Singapore






On 5 June the Danish National (Constitution Day) and World Environment Day, Singapore, were celebrated at Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Among the Danish Ambassador Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard’s distinguished guests were Ambassador to Denmark Mr and Mrs Karan Singh Thakral; Mr Gan Thiam Poh and Mr Darryl David, Members of Parliament of Singapore (Ang Mo Kio…

Singapore and Denmark signs FinTech agreement






The Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, and the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, Danish FSA, signed a FinTech Co-operation Agreement which aims to help FinTech companies in Singapore and Denmark to expand into each other’s markets on Wednesday 28 June 2017. The agreement will enable both regulators to refer FinTech companies to their counterparts. MAS and…

On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth






Raising money for charity, Scandinavian women spent a day enjoying Singapore from a yacht on Saturday 17 June 2017. Scandinavian Women’s Association Singapore hosted the event SWAatSea: Charity Sunset Cruise, which invited women to join them on a luxurious day at sea in the name of charity. For the women who participated the day included…

DABS Event: Chr. Hansen – Improving Food & Health






Every day, more than 1 billion people worldwide consume a product with a natural Chr. Hansen ingredient. Significant potential remains within the remaining 6 billion people who demand tasty, healthy, natural, safe and affordable food and nutrition, and Chr. Hansen seeks to fulfil this demand with their range of natural solutions. Wednesday, 6 September 2017,…

Summer substitutes at Sjømannskirken Singapore






Summer holiday 2017 is coming up, and the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore, Sjømannskirken, is introducing its new families who be summer substitutes at the church. The first family will arrive at Sjømannskirken in Singapore on Tuesday 20 June 2017. Ingelin and Bengt Norbakken lives in Sandnes, where Bengt works as a cantor in Gand…

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…

Ikea joined Swedish job fair in Singapore






IKEA Southeast Asia, among other Swedish companies, pitched to some 90 local exchange students during a job fair hosted by Singapore’s Swedish Ambassador, Håkan Jevrell. “Inspired by Swedish values during their semester in Sweden, they are now eager to join Swedish companies in Singapore. Our Learning and Development Executive at IKEA Tampines (extreme left) was…

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…