Category: Sweden

NordCham Cambodia for better business and viking parties






On Wednesday 1 March 2017 a new chapter began in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A new Nordic Chamber of Commerce had their very first meeting where they presented their ideas and vision for a chamber in Cambodia. “To be the platform for engaging with Nordic businesses and activities in Cambodia,” was revealed as their mission statement…

Swedes to compete at Anantara’s Elephant Polo 2017 tournament






On 9 – 12 March 2017 it is once again time for one of the year’s happy highlights – where the bonds between people, and between people and elephants are celebrated during the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament. And for Scandinavian residents and visitors to Thailand this unusual and audience-friendly tournament has an extra appeal…

First Nordic Chamber meeting in Cambodia






The first get together meeting of the new Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, was held last night, on Wednesday 1 March 2017, at restaurant Black Bambu in Phnom Penh. The organisers behind Nordic Chamber and the evening’s event were pleasantly surprised by the big show up. Around 50 people from local business, NGO’s and individuals…

Scandinavian Garden Party postponed to 25 March






Scandinavian Society Siam regrets to inform you that the annual Garden Party in the garden of the Residence of the Danish Ambassador has been postponed from 11 March to now Saturday 25th March 2017 at 6 pm. The SSS explains the postponement with “logistic reasons”. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. All bookings…

Lifestyle Asia joins Burda International






When telling the story to ScandAsia about Lifestyle Asia co-founder Richard Nilsson indicated that they would not be independent forever. After celebrating 10 years in business in 2016 the announcement came in January 2017 that Burda International had acquired LifestyleAsia.com – Asia’s premier online luxury and lifestyle magazine, started by three Swedes in Hong Kong.…

Swedish health and elderly care delegation in Hong Kong






On 15-16 February the Swedish health and elderly care delegation continued to Hong Kong, following two days in Singapore. Business Sweden brought Swedish companies over to Asia to participate in an executive 4-day program within healthcare and innovation. Under the theme “Health and Innovation for the Ageing Population” the State Secretary Madeleine Harby-Samuelsson of the…

Sofia Norén from Borås wins Anders Wall Shanghai scholarship






Sofia Norén (born in 1992) from Borås is the winner of the 2017 Anders Wall scholarship for a one-year internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. The scholarship of SEK 150,000 will be awarded at a ceremony in Stockholm on 10 March. Sofia has studied economics and social anthropology at Uppsala University and…

Karolinska seminar promotes Hong Kong as Asia hub






On Friday 24 February 2017 Business Sweden and InvestHK host a seminar in Stockholm Sweden: The Karolinska Institutet Node in Hong Kong, a springboard to Asia. In 2016 Karolinska Institutet’s Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine in Hong Kong was inaugurated. The seminar, held at the World Trade Center, features the following speakers and…

Swedish grain management company establishes Thailand subsidiary






Tornum from Sweden is a developer and manufacturer of grain facilities that has evolved into a market-leading global supplier. The company has announced in February 2017 the establishing of a subsidiary in Thailand to capitalize on the fast-growing market. The Swedish supplier of grain management systems subsidiary is headquartered in Bangkok, serving customers all over…