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…

Innovative Finnish solutions at Saigon Innovation Week

During 23-28 October Embassy of Finland in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ministry of Science and Technology and Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Programme – IPP organised the ‘HCMC Innovation Startup and Entrepreneurship Week 2017’ (WHISE 2017), opened by H.E Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto. The Saigon Innovation Week, which included hundreds of innovative activities, was an opportunity to…

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…

Akaryn Hotel Group appoints Thomas Singenberger as opening hotel manager to launch akyra Sumhumvit Bangkok

Swiss-trained talent to infuse contemporary, personalized hospitality management style into Bangkok’s newest boutique luxury lifestyle hotel. Akaryn Hotel Group, the pioneering Thai hospitality company with an appealing collection of luxury hotels and resorts around the Kingdom, has announced the appointment of Swiss native Thomas Singenberger as Hotel Manager at akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok, which is set…

Save the best for the last!

Aleenta and akyra Hotels and Resorts in Phuket, Chiang Mai and Hua Hin are offering one last chance to celebrate the year-end with 50% DISCOUNT on accommodation and 15% DISCOUNT on food and beverage. Book Now, only valid for 2 weeks, 3 – 17 November 2017 For staying period on 3 November – 31 December 2017 akyra Beach Club Phuket Starting from THB 6,988 net…

Geely to become Saxo Bank’s majority owner

Shareholders of Saxo Bank Group (Saxo), a leading multi-asset trading and financial-technology firm with presence in key financial centres such as Hong Hong, Shanghai and Singapore, have received an offer from Sampo Group, a leading Nordic financial services group, to take up a stake of 19.9 per cent of the bank. The other significant owner…

FinnCham Hong Kong Christmas Party 2017

FinnCham (Finnish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong) invites to join us for a Christmas Party at Dada Bar + Lounge in the Luxe Manor Hotel! The celebration takes place on Thursday 30 November when Finns and their friends will gather to celebrate the season with Christmas themed drinks and canapés, specially prepared by chef Jaakko…

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…