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Sweden to review engagement with Cambodia

The Swedish government takes today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Cambodia to dissolve the leading opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) very seriously. CNRP received 43.8% of the votes in the 2017 local elections. Recent repressive action against the opposition, media and civil society organizations is a serious backlash for democratic development and…

Sweden’s Margot Wallström visits Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam

During 19–23 November Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström visits Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam. Margot Wallström will begin her journey by visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh, to which more than 620 000 Rohingya have fled from violence and abuse in Myanmar since August. In addition to refugees, Ms Wallström will meet representatives of the Government…

Swedcham China Mystery Christmas Dinner

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China invites to their ‘Swecham Mystery Christmas Dinner’, taking place in the evening of Saturday 2 December 2017 in Beijing “Embrace the winter darkness, bring your masque and get together with SwedCham for an evening of candle-lit mingle, Swedish Christmas food, live music and many more surprises! With our…

Early Scandinavian Hong Kong Christmas

Christmas comes early for Scandinavians in Hong Kong this year! Get this Christmas 2017 started in Danish and Swedish tradition at the annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar! – Win amazing prizes at the children’s tombola and the Christmas lucky draw. – Grab a bargain from Danish brands, including Skagen, Ecco and Bestseller. – Find your favorite…

World Amateurs Golfers Championship 2017 in Malaysia

As the finals for the World Amateurs Golfers Championship (WAGC) is coming to Malaysia Dato’ Nils Nordh, its Swedish Chairman, is extra excited to bring the competition “home” after ten works working with the competition. “Malaysia is my second home country, where I am permanent resident and where I have lived here for 20 years,…

NTU and Saab enter high-end digital technology partnership

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions, and top Swedish defence and security technology leader Saab, will set up a joint research centre as part of a collaboration to develop research projects and programmes in high-end digital technology. The collaboration with NTU is the first of its kind in Asia…

Indonesian Market business seminar in Hong Kong

‘Indonesia – Think Big, Grow Smart. How to Win in the Indonesian market’ is the title for a seminar by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong on Tuesday 14 November. Anders Wickberg, Trade Commissioner to Indonesia at Business Sweden, will present key opportunities for Swedish companies in Indonesia and also discuss the perceived challenges…

NordCham Family Christmas Fest Philippines

The Nordic Chamber of Commerce Philippines, in collaboration with the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to the Philippines, is organizing its annual Family Christmas Fest on December 3, 2017 at Enderun Colleges, the Atrium & Garden. This is a festive and casual, family-oriented event to where anyone is invited to celebrate Christmas in…

Swedish delegation, Nordic participation in Singapore FinTech Festival 2017

As the annual Singapore FinTech Festival (organised by Monetary Authority of Singapore) returns on 13-17 November 2017 it comes with strong elements of Nordic participation, including a Swedish business delegation. By arranging the festival Singapore is out to benefit from Fintech (financial technology) – and learn from its peers. The festival features workshops, a 3-day…

Copenhagen ranked the smartest city in the world – Singapore is second

The Danish capital just peeked at the top of the list over smart cities in the world. When it comes to digital evolution and smarter solutions for a city’s citizens, Copenhagen is in the lead. Singapore comes in second, striving to become the world’s first smart nation. Behind the 2017 Smart Cities Index is European…