Nordics in Shanghai: More Surprises per Square Meter

Come experience the Nordics! During the weekend 15-17 December citizens and visitors to Shanghai could experience a spread from the Nordic countries.   Consulate General of Finland together with the Danish, Norwegian and Swedish Consulates and in partnership with their four countries’ tourism organizations, hosted the open tourism and culture event ‘Nordics: More Surprises per…

Embassy of Sweden’s Sankta Lucia Bangkok celebration

On 13 December Ambassador Staffan Herrström hosted The Embassy’s annual Lucia Reception in the Garden Villa at the Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok. The Ambassador was welcomed to the stage by two wonderful little girls and then delivered his speech in both Thai and English. A Lucia procession followed, performed by around 25 Swedish children singing beautiful…

Sisu Gala Night Singapore: Grand Finale of Finland 100 years celebrations

Blue and white were the colours of the evening, when close to 350 guests from the Finnish community in Singapore gathered at the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence. The evening was organized by the members of the Finnish Association in Singapore, who oversaw that every…

Nokia collaborates with StarHub: Singapore IoT development

The two companies plan to develop new IoT use cases and applications in the areas of connected living, connected vehicles and connected buildings, with plans to offer commercial services to customers the first quarter of 2018. The alliance between Nokia and StarHub to enable easier and more rapid development of IoT services will help enterprises…

Mattias Landgren, Swe Ministry of Enterprise, visited Singapore

Mattias Landgren, State Secretary for Infrastructure Affairs at the Ministry of Enterprise, visited Singapore on 4-6 December. The purpose of the visit was to promote Swedish interests in connection with the extensive infrastructure initiatives currently being implemented by Singapore or under planning, such as Tuas Mega Port, a fifth terminal at Changi Airport and the…

Swedcham Hong Kong’s challenge: Say No to Plastic Waste

‘Say No to Plastic Waste’ is the 2018 New Year´s Resolution from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong! “The world produces more than 300 million tons of plastic every year, including billions of plastic bottles and five billion plastic bags. In Hong Kong alone, we throw away approximately 200 tons of plastic bottles…

Chinese actor lived in Helsinki Airport for 30 days

The Chinese actor and TV-personality Ryan Zhu lived in Helsinki Airport for 30 days as an experiment to find out if the airport really is as good as it claims to be. Just like Tom Hanks’ character in “The Terminal,” Chinese actor Ryan Zhu lived in an airport for a month. Helsinki was the airport.…

Danfoss provider to world’s biggest crane ship constructed in Singapore

Danfoss will be part of the crane vessel Sleipnir which is now being built in Singapore. Once constructed in 2019 the 220 meters long and 102 meters wide crane ship will be the biggest of its kind in the world. Sleipner is being built with Danfoss drives, set to ensure that the ballast water is…