Get Wet in Phuket – Thailand’s Coolest Surfing Competition is Making Waves

The newly launched akyra Beach Club Phuket is quickly turning into a must visit destination for those seeking stunning views, chic design and a chilled out vibe on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whilst summer is already a fantastic time to visit Thailand, to make things even more gnarly, the resort is now…

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…

ABB inaugurates robotics plant in Thailand

The Swedish-Swiss technology corporation ABB on 3 November opened a new facility in Thailand, ABB Robotics Machine-Tending Limited (RMT). The new facility to produce machine-tending robotics, in Rayong Province, Thailand was inaugurated in the presence of H.E Sweden’s Ambassador Staffan Herrström and Sirichote Singsa, who oversees ABB’s Robotics and Motion division in Thailand. Under the…

Denmark’s new ambassador finally arrived to Malaysia

Denmark’s next Ambassador to Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, has arrived in Malaysia to take up his new post (photographed ere with his wife, Ane). 7 November was his first working day at the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur. He is looking forward to a great collaboration with local and international authorities, as well as Danish…

Anita Nergaard – the new Norwegian Ambassador in Singapore

She comes with a strong message: that the Nordic countries ought to join their forces more in Singapore! H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard presented her credentials to the Singaporean President on 25. October 2017. Now she is the official Norwegian representative in a country popularly described as Norway’s gateway to Asia. Enter the Royal Norwegian Embassy…

Sweden provides new Rohingya refugees support of SEK 100 million

The Rohingya crisis continues to grow as more and more people fly from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) has in November therefore decided to distribute a new humanitarian support of 100 million kronor to organizations that assist refugees both in Bangladesh and Myanmar where the needs are enormous. “When so many people…

DigitalRoute lands new Thailand deal: True Corp

DigitalRoute, the leading Swedish provider of Data Integration and management solutions globally, has announced that its MediationZone product is being deployed by Real Move, the mobile subsidiary of Thailand’s leading multi-play operator True Corporation, to enable the launch of enhanced bundled service offers across its fixed, mobile, Internet, digital and satellite networks. The new deployment,…

Danfoss’ Southeast Asia energy efficiency bus tour

On 23 October Danfoss Drives, a world leader in variable speed control of electric motors, launched the inaugural ‘Danfoss Drives Southeast Asia Energy Efficiency Tour’ to Support Malaysia’s Industry 4.0 Plans. The Tour will showcase solutions that can be deployed by industries to achieve energy efficiency from the perspective of cost saving as well as…

Finnish art exhibition with Soile Yli-Mäyry

During 14 – 22 October the new solo exhibition ‘Digidream’ by Finnish artist Soile Yli-Mäyry took place at Goshen Art Gallery, Millennia Walk, Singapore. A crowd of art enthusiasts came to the opening to admire the colourful paintings of the artist, who was exhibiting in Singapore for the tenth time now. The Ambassador of Finland,…