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MatzForm introduces Mid-Century Danish Furniture in Singapore

MatzForm has recently opened its new shop at 302 Jalan Besar in Singapore, offering high quality, classic Danish designed furniture. Soren Matz, the founder of MatzForm, talks to ScandAsia about his philosophy and plans. Soren Matz, founder of MatzForm was born and trained as a cabinetmaker in Denmark. The unique structured Danish furniture is a…

Helping hands for expat brides-to-be

Monaco business woman Emma Hawker established www.theweddinglist.com.sg offering online wedding list service, gift purchase and shipment, and bridal gowns to Scandinavian and expatriate brides-to-be.  Many globe-trotting couples found each other in Asia or moved here together. Once engaged, many prefer to get married in their homelands or a nearby destination where guests can conveniently travel to.…

Spotify launches in Asia

Swedish music streaming service ‘Spotify’ has expanded in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Spotify is today known as a commercial music streamer, where users can get good quality music instantly for free of charge. Spotify was established in Sweden in 2006. Since April 2013, the music service is geographically available almost all around the world.…

Miraculous Mera

Norwegian Fashionista Merete ‘Mera’ Mei-Jin Noer has done quite a few things beyond an average lady at her age.  After being on Malaysian TV, modeling, being in a band, she is now Marketing Director of the luxurious brand ZARDOZE, a DJ and has recently launched an iPhone application.  Mera is not like any other 24-year-old:  this…

Norwegian Tax Seminar

On 13 March 2013, Norwegian lawyers held Taxation Seminar in Singapore on behalf of global law firm DLA Piper To tax, or not to tax, and how to report. Those are the questions for many Norwegians when filling out and handing in the annual Norwegian tax return report ‘Selvangivelse 2012’. Broker bonuses, homeland investments and…

Sanne ‘Sunny’ Gottlieb releases remix of single

Danish artist and singer-songwriter Sanne Gottlieb ‘Sunny’ releases “Who are the bells ringing for?” in 2013 whilst continuing fundraising for Emancipasia to fight Human Trafficking.   The Singapore-based artist known as Sunny broke through with her career when her song “Kissing” was used as the movie soundtrack for the movie Sex & the City. Sunny, the artist, song-writer,…