Danish movie “Du Forsvinder” chosen for Oscar nomination

“Du forsvinder” – Peter Schønau Fog’s drama “You Disappear” – has been chosen to represent Denmark in the Foreign Language Oscar category. The movie was presented and chosen for the catogory at the Toronto Film Festival, Based on Christian Jungersen’s bestselling novel and penned by Fog, “You Disappear” centers on a woman who is married to a…

Finnish held Upgraded Health Singpore seminar

On 20 September Finland hosted the Upgraded Health seminar in Singapore. Finding solutions to create a better and healthy future for all by building bridges between Helsinki and Singapore was the purpose of this seminar, highlighted Ambassador Paula Parviainen, while welcoming a set of world class experts and influencers in the Health industry, writes Embassy…

Finnish attendance at Asia Power Week Bangkok

Finland’s Ambassador, H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 19 Sepember visited the Asia Power Week Conference & Exhibition 2017 and met with executives from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets is providing presentations and seminars throughout the 3-day event. On 20 September the…

Finnish Business Council Beijing kicked off autumn

The autumn got a fun kick-off with Finnish Business Council Beijing on Friday 15 September. Almost 30 people joined the night of good food and good company at Moi restaurant and had the opportunity to meet with the new Finnish Ambassador to China, Jarno Syrjälä. A relaxed evening set the mood for the upcoming busy…

Promotion to study in the Nordic countries

Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway will along with other European nations present how Singaporean students can study in the Nordic countries at the annual Study In Europe education fair to be held in Singapore on Saturday, Sept 30, 2017. The Swedish Embassy will among others represent Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology,…

Denmark plays central role in new global climate initiative

A new global climate initiative – P4G – was launched Wednesday by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the General Assembly of the UN in New York. “P4G” is an abbreviation of “Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030”. China, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea is backing the P4G initiative. The initiative…

Swedish speakers invited to CSR Asia Summit 2017 Bangkok

For the 2017 edition of the CSR Asia Summit – ‘Future Proofing Sustainable Business’ no less than five Swedes are on the list of speakers. Johan Bygge, Chairman – EQT Asia Pacific; Anna-Karin Jatfors, UN Women Deputy Regional Director at Regional Office for Asia-Pacific; Martin Hallberg, Children’s Rights and Business Atlas Manager, Global Child Forum;…

Danish prosecutors take ISIS recruits to court

Danish prosecutors say two men, including a Finnish national, have been charged with violating Denmark’s terrorist laws by traveling to Syria and Somalia to receive weapons training and join extremist groups. Prosecutor Jan Reckendorff says one of the men joined the Islamic State group in Syria and the other joined the al-Shabab group in Somalia.…