Latest Scandinavian Sweden News

Get ready for Swedish networking

An opportunity to broaden your knowledge on investment strategizing and intellectual property strategizing as well as an opportunity to expand the ever so important important network here in Thailand. On the 5th of April, the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) will be hosting this evening of presentations and networking on the Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit…

Major Swedish businesses to visit Vietnam

The Swedish Ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Hogberg, announced to Vietnamese chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, that several major Swedish businesses are planning to visit Vietnam in May. The goal of the visit is to offer assistance in developing Hanoi in terms of public transportation, smart city trends and sustainable growth –…

Swedish fitness opening first branch in Thailand

The Swedish fitness chain Fitness24Seven has opened the first branch in Thailand, more precisely at the Summer Hill Project in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district. The Swedish Ambassador Staffan Herrstrom accompanied Chief Executive Christian Ask and Country Manager Natalia Folbrycht for the grand opening on the 22nd of March. As the name suggests, Fitness24Seven never closes…

NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018

Nordic Chamber of Commerce the Philippines congratulations to the winners and finalists at the NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018, held at Fairmont Makati in Manila on 21 March. CSR Company of the Year, co-presented by KMC Savills, Inc.: Winner: Abojeb Company Finalist: H&M Philippines Finalist Nokia Technology Center Philippines Careers Growth company of the Year,…

Scandinavian embassies critical to Myanmar’s arrest of journalists

“We believe they have done nothing wrong and that the charges against them should be dropped immediately.” That’s the official statement from the Swedish Embassy in Myanmar marking the 100th day of the arrest of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo who closely documented the regime’s massacre on 10 Rohingyan men. Shortly after…

Nordea Bank navigates the highly regulated markets, the do’s, don’ts in Asia

Nordea Bank’s General Managers in China and Singapore talk to ScandAsia about how they navigate the many regulatory challenges and the importance of being on top of things to serve their customers well in a diverse region. Mr Stefan Westergren has headed Nordea Bank’s Shanghai branch for the past three and a half years, looking…

Nordic Day Hanoi seminar

On the occasion the Nordic Day Celebration on 23 March the Nordic Embassies in Hanoi (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) together with the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organised a seminar on ‘The Socio-Economic Nordic Model – Achievements and Experiences‘, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Renowned speakers from the Nordic region together…

Nordic Day held in Jakarta

On Nordic Day 23 March the respective Nordic embassies in Indonesia arranged a joint event. Collaboration between countries is key to achieve prosperous societies. The Nordic countries have collaborated for a long time and since 1971 they have a Nordic Ministers Council where we work together on mutually beneficial cross border issues, promoting cultural exchanges,…

Return of the Vikings – Nordic Leadership has never been more relevant

“Hygge”, “fika” and the happiest people. The Nordic countries are trending internationally and taking the lead in many different categories. So, what is it that make these Viking heirs succeed in business and – apparently – life itself? And is it more than just a passing trend? Chris Shern, Managing Director, IME (International Management Education),…