Denise Tan

Kalmar Industries hits record of 247 orders of its terminal tractors from PSA

Kalmar Industries, the world’s leading supplier of cargo handling equipment to ports, terminals and intermodal facilities has been awarded a record order of 247 terminal tractors from PSA Singapore Terminals. The PSA is the world’s largest container transhipment hub which handled 22.3 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of containers in 2005. Kalmar will begin their delivery…

Genting – Star Cruises Consortium Awarded Huge Sentosa Casino Project

Malaysia’s Genting International, partnered with Star Cruises – parent of Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line – was in a close race against bidders like Kerzner-CapitaLand Intergrated Resorts Pte Ltd and Eighth Wonder Pte Ltd when eventually they were awarded the second casino resort contract on Singapore’s tourist island Sentosa worth 3.3 billion dollars. The Singapore Tourism…

Swedish Home Furnishings Giant Expands In Singapore

The opening ceremony was attended by Guest-of-Honour, Minister for National Development, Mr Mah Bow Tan, Ambassador of Sweden Pär Ahlberger and Hans-Göran Stennert, Chairman of INGKA Holding B.V. and IKANO Pte Ltd. A traditional Swedish log sawing opening ceremony was conducted by both Minister Mah and Mr Hans-Göran. The new IKEA store at 60 Tampines…

Ibsen’s Women Well-Received in Singapore

Her performance is called “Ibsen Women” and is a one-woman-show in which she displays six of Ibsen’s most challenging and famous female characters.Her show on Monday, December 11 was a closed performance for professionals and students from several of Singapore’s institutions of the arts. The Embassy cooperated closely with LASALLE SIA college of the Arts…

Singapore and Swedish Navies conducted bilateral mine countermeasure excercise

For the past eleven years, the Singapore and Swedish navies conduct their annual bilateral Mine Countermeasures Exchange Programme. It is code-named Ex Lejon Singapore. This year, it was held in Singapore on 4th December and ended on the 13th of December. This year’s exchange programme consisted of a sea exercise that incorporates Mine Countermeasure training…

Ginger Snaps and Glögg at Style:Nordic

ScandAsia went down to Style:Nordic yesterday to check out some authentic homemade ginger cookie baking in the store by Monique, a Swede who’s been living in Singapore for the past four years and a former employee at Style:Nordic.The traditional Christmas drink, Glögg was served with almonds and raisins with the freshly baked pepparkakor. Swedish Ginger CookiesSugar                          …

A Singaporean’s First Lucia

It would be a first time for me too, an ignorant Singaporean new to this Swedish tradition. Sitting in the church was already nerve-wrecking for me as the seats began to fill up with Swedes. Families greeted each other warmly with pecks on the cheeks and shared stories about their children who were bouncing all…

The Baan King Kaew Golf Tournament held to raise funds for the Baan King Kaew Orphanage

Ten Scandinavian and one Thai business professionals will be organizing the first annual Baan King Kaew Golf Trophy from the 19th to 21st January 2007 to support Ching Mai’s independent orphanage, Baan King Kaew. Mr Terje Schau, one of the committee members has been an active supporter of the orphanage for the past six years…