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Danish pavilion debuts at Medical Fair Asia Singapore

Denmark is for the first time organising a national pavilion at Medical Fair Asia 2018 in Singapore during 29 – 31 August. The fair takes place at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, where the Danish exhibitors will include numerous world-class companies.   The Danish Health Tech Group of Danish Export Association has chosen this particular event…

Finnish Economic Minister arrives to Thailand

H.E. Mr. Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland is leading an official visit to Thailand on 20−22 August 2018 with a Finnish business delegation. On 20 August Minister Mika Lintilä and Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven welcomed the delegation of 18 Finnish companies to Thailand. The main purpose of the visit is to promote cooperation…

dtac TriNet won 1800 MHz spectrum license

Total Access Communication Public Company Limited, or dtac, announced on 19 August that dtac TriNet has won a license for 2x5MHz on the 1800 MHz band in the auctions held by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service. dtac’s auction win, at a price of 12.511 billion baht, was…

Nordic Food Day, Swedish pavilion: Nopa, Hong Kong

At the 2018 edition of NOPA (Natural & Organic Product Asia) expo in Hong Kong two important food promotion events will take place: Nordic Food Day on August 28 and a Try Swedish Pavilion during 29 – 31 August. The Asian edition of Nopa was launched in 2014 and now is the most established natural…

EU Healthcare & MedTech business mission to Singapore, Philippines

During 28 August 2018 to 4 September 2018 the EU Business Avenues in South East Asia programme will take selected European companies in the Healthcare and Medical Technologies sector to Singapore and Philippines. Some 50 European companies from 15 European Union (EU) member states will be attending this 10th business mission. The EU Business Avenues…

Sweden’s Thailand ambassador in Stockholm Fun Run

Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Staffan Herrström participated as the 150 years of friendship and trade was highlighted with a ‘Fun Run/Walk’ on Saturday 18 August in Stockholm. In celebration of the Swedish-Thai friendship and the trade agreement dating back to 1868 some 100 hundred Swedes and Thais showed up for the 5-kilometre run at…

Indonesia forestry report published

Indonesia recently published a report on ‘The State of Indonesia’s Forests 2018‘ with Minister of Environment and Forestry, Ibu Siti Nurbaya, in lead, reports the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia. “Deforestation remains a major concern, and public initiatives such as community managed forests are being prioritised to promote sustainable forest management. Denmark is working closely with…

EU-Indonesia Business Dialogue 2018 invitation

On 25 October 2018 the 8th EU – Indonesia Business Dialogue (EIBD) will take place – a forum of private business and government representatives. Business communities and business leaders are invited to take an active part in a constructive dialogue with Indonesian and the EU representatives. It was first launched back in 2009 in Brussels…

EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 announced

The EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) is organizing the EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 with the theme ‘EU and the Philippines: Jointly Pursuing Competitiveness for Inclusive Growth’ on 18 October 2018, at Solaire Resort and Hotel. This summit we look at how the current administration’s initiatives and programs in line with its Socioeconomic Agenda and priorities have…

Stockolm event: Sweden-Thailand run

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Swedish-Thai friendship? Anyone who feels like it can join the ‘Fun Run/Walk’ at The Royal Djurgården on Saturday August 18th. What is celebrated is that Sweden and Thailand entered into a bilateral friendship and trade agreement 150 years ago, in year 1868. This agreement was the starting point…