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Martin Glaumann: Business Sweden’s new resource for Southeast Asia

Business Sweden has appointed Martin Glaumann as Market Area Director to boost their capabilities in terms of serving Swedish companies.Business Sweden is the public-private export-promoting organisation, with a very positive outlook and growth for Swedish companies in the region. Martin Glaumann is operating out of the Singapore office. Here he presents himself and his take…

Danish pavilion debuts at Medical Fair Asia Singapore

Denmark is for the first time organising a national pavilion at Medical Fair Asia 2018 in Singapore during 29 – 31 August. The fair takes place at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, where the Danish exhibitors will include numerous world-class companies.   The Danish Health Tech Group of Danish Export Association has chosen this particular event…

Finnish programme for international journalists reaches its end

ThisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme 2018 for international journalists, partly from Asia, will end on 24 August and send the young journalist back home with new knowledge about Finland. “What is sisu? I don’t really know. I have heard this term for the first time last week when I and my journalist friends were lectured about…

ISS International School offers Preparatory Course for the IB Programme

ISS International School Singapore offers Preparatory Course for High School that prepares students for entry into either IBMYP 4 or 5 (Grades 9 and 10) and subsequently to gain entry into the IB Diploma programme (Grades 11 and 12). Besides undergoing intensive English instruction, students also learn mathematics, science, humanities, the arts and physical education.…

EU Healthcare & MedTech business mission to Singapore, Philippines

During 28 August 2018 to 4 September 2018 the EU Business Avenues in South East Asia programme will take selected European companies in the Healthcare and Medical Technologies sector to Singapore and Philippines. Some 50 European companies from 15 European Union (EU) member states will be attending this 10th business mission. The EU Business Avenues…

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore invites all new Norwegians in Singapore to the event “New in Singapore”.   Have you just moved from Norway to Singapore and not sure about how everything works here? No worries, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church will help you. The Seamen’s Church has…

New CleanTech advisor at Danish embassy Singapore

The Embassy of Denmark in Singapore has announced the arrival of their new colleague and CleanTech advisor Mark Perry. Mark has just joined the embassy from a position as Vice President for Business Development & Sales in Asia at the Danish CleanTech company Aquaporin. Mark was responsible for commercialising water treatment solutions within industrial wastewater…

Norwegian minister of foreign affairs attends ASEAN meeting in Singapore

Minister of foreign affairs of Norway, Ine Eriksen Søreide, meets with her Asian colleges at the 51st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore. At the meeting, the foreign ministers of the ASEAN member states meet with foreign ministers from ASEAN’s external partners, including Norway. “The partnership with ASEAN is important…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…