Category: Singapore

Gunilla Daintry at the heart of Sweden-Singapore relations






18 years and having worked under seven ambassadors at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore, 22 years with Swedish Business Association Singapore (SBAS), and residing in Asia since the early 1970’s. We are talking about a person with a track record and dedication of sorts! ScandAsia got the chance to sit down with a true…

Active Aging and Pressalit open Singapore showroom






The official opening of the exclusive Pressalit Care showroom took place in Singapore on 9 January 2017, where the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore congratulated Pressalit and its appointed local partner Active Aging LLP. Active Aging is a 100% Singapore enterprise, dedicated to enabling seniors and the disabled, to ‘keep living’ well, independently and healthily,…

32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications






It is sometimes interesting to get a slightly longer, historic perspective, in this ever-increasingly digital world, and Axis Communications, a Swedish IT company, represents this well. The example concerns ‘Internet of Things’ (or IoT), a buzzword and relatively recent concept. “IoT, to get things to function over a network, we’ve been doing for 32 years.…

Danish ambassador, Singapore PM Office meet






Denmark’s Ambassador H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard met with Singapore Prime Minister’s Office Minister Mr Chan Chun Sing in January 2017. “It was a good opportunity to discuss mutual challenges of the future economies of Denmark and Singapore,” writes the Danish embassy. “Singapore and Denmark established diplomatic relations back in 1965. For more than 50 years,…

Welcoming event at Norwegian Seamen’s Church






If you are Norwegian and new in town in Singapore, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore will host a welcoming event on Saturday 4 February. Come along for useful tips, practical information, taco and the chance to get to know the Norwegian community. Progamme: 12:00 a.m. The church opens its doors
1:00 p.m. Taco
2:00 p.m. Panel…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand






On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of Engineering, had…

Norwegian photobiology, Led lights company at Ag-Con Asia






As Indoor Ag-Con (indoor agriculture) returns to Asia for their second annual event on January 24-25, 2017, in Singapore, Norwegian entrepreneur Per Aage Lysaa from Intravision Group is among the speakers. Intravision Group is a bio-light and systems integration company working with new technologies for production of foods and plant made pharmaceuticals. Per Aage will…

Swedish healthcare delegation to Singapore, Hong Kong






Business Sweden in Southeast Asia kicks off 2017 by inviting companies to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. A Swedish delegation will during 13-16 February visit Singapore and Hong Kong on the theme ‘Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population’. Sweden, Singapore and Hong Kong share many current and future challenges…