Jon Thorgaard – new Danish ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia

Jon Thorgaard, Denmark’s new ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, has a history of staying a full term and often longer in his assignments. Even his very first job in the ministry he held for almost 3 years. He is clearly not a job hopper. Talking to Jon Thorgaard about his new assignment as the Danish…

The Finnish Salli Saddle Chair won awards from Global Health & Pharma

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduced on 22 September 2020 their corporate member Salli Saddle Chair, who was awarded both Best Ergonomic Work Chair Company 2020 and Sitting Health Specialists of the Year 2020 by Global Health & Pharma.Global Health & Pharma’s research and judging process is based on careful evaluation of…

NordCham Vietnam invites to Nordic Alumni Day 2020

The Nordic Chamber  of Commerce in Vietnam (NordCham Vietnam) together with the Nordic embassies are hosting an event for Nordic Alumni on 31 October 2020. The event is an opportunity to learn more of the Nordic work ethic and connect with more diplomats. For more information, please read here

Norwegian Nova establishes itself in Singapore and South East Asia

The Norwegian Nova Systems and the International Society of Automation (ISA) are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity training and certification in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. The ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards, endorsed by the United Nations, is the world’s only consensus-based series of industrial cybersecurity standards. Developed…

AstraZeneca with Swedish embassy donates essentials to migrant workers in Singapore

CancerCanGive is the latest initiative by AstraZeneca Singapore.Together with SGgratitudepack movement the project has come to an end on 23 September 2020, after a month-long journey. The idea kickstarted by A Good Space to re-purpose tote bags and provide essential items to the migrant workers in these uncertain times. AstraZeneca Singapore has collaborated on this…

Nordic Räkfrossa event by NordCham Philippines moves to 10 October 2020

On 23 September 2020 the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines announced the new date the Nordic Räkfrossa event to be 10 October 2020. NordCham Philippines says: Please be advised that the Räkfrossa event originally scheduled for 26 September has been moved to 10 October. We apologize for the confusion and we hope that…

Join FINDS Hong Kong celebrate Hong Kong Restaurant Week Autumn 2020 with special menu from 24 Sep-4 Oct

FinnCham HK invites to join their Corporate Member FINDS from 24 September until 4 October 2020, for Hong Kong Restaurant Week Autumn 2020 presented by DiningCity. FINDS has specially curated a menu featuring their signature Home-made Finnish Meatballs and Norwegian Gravad Lax Salmon at only $198 for lunch and $398 for dinner for HKRW Autumn…

Meet your new financial management assistant Kidbrooke

On 23 September 2020, the Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong introduced the latest on Nordic innovation. Kidbrooke provides B2B automated financial analytics, designed to lower the cost of providing wealth management services without compromising on performance. Their APIs power digital wealth offerings across a wide variety of financial institutions; from established incumbents to aspiring FinTechs.…