Innovation House Finland opened co-working space in Singapore

Innovation House Finland joined up with Mercatus Capital to launce its third co-working space in Singapore. Located in Blk 71 Launchpad at One-North, Queenstown, this new co-working space provided 200 seats office space with various services for membership such as a connection in local networks, social media marketing and being part of cooperative community. Moreover,…

Carlsberg Malaysia appoints new managing director

Ted Akiskalos, currently managing director of Carlsberg Sweden, will replace Lars Lehmann as managing director of Carlsberg Malaysia effective May 1, 2019. According to Carlsberg’s press release on 12 March 2019, Lars Lehmann will be appointed as Executive Vice president in Carlsberg’s executive committee for the Eastern European region and Managing Director for Carlsberg’s business…

Sweden funds Cambodia’s sustainable development project

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia signed an agreement on sustainable development with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Cambodia’s government on 11 March 2019. This agreement approving a two-year project intended to provide solutions to environmental problems regarding to environmental degradation, growing waste and access to affordable clean energy in Cambodia.…

AAK to invest about £25m into its facility in China

AAK, a Swedish-Danish company well-known as a leading provider of value-adding vegetable oils & fats, announced to inject £24.4m to expand its facility in China. After opened the first plant in Zhangjiagang, China in 2017, AAK decided to increase capacity and support volume growth especially in Special Nutrition and Bakery segments in China by filling…

H&M to have the first Filipino ambassador

Nadine Lustre, a well-known actress, singer, and music video director in the Philippines, was choosen to be the H&M’s first Filipino ambassador. H&M believes that choosing Nadine Lustre as their ambassador can “bring the brand closer to the customers” and help H&M’s latest collection to reach its target. H&M described the 40 swimwear pieces collection…

Maersk’s new office launched in Yangon, Myanmar

Maersk officially hosted the opening ceremony of its new central city office in Yangon on Thursday, 7 March 2019. The ribbon was cut as a mark of the commencement by John Nielson, Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar, Mr. Bo Wegener, Managing Director of Sealand Asia, Mr. Marco Civardi, Area Managing Director of Maersk Vietnam, Cambodia…

Chinese company to invest in Finland’s longest tunnel

Touchstone Capital Group, a Chinese leading company in financial solution provider, has agreed to fund billions of US dollar to a railway tunnel project connecting Finland and Estonia on the Gulf of Finland. On Friday, 8 March 2019 Touchstone Capital Group and Finestbay Area Development Oy (FADO), the developers of the project, signed a memorandum…

Swedish Association in Hua Hin annual meeting 2019

Swedish Association in Hua Hin, Thailand held their annual meeting on Thursday, 21 February 2019. There were around 70 members of Swedish Association including their spouses, friends and families attending to the annual meeting taking place at Hua Hin Grand Hotel and Plaza. At the meeting, new members were selected to the board of the…