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Norwegian Ambassador meets with Urbanice Malaysia’s representatives

Norwegian Ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset met with representatives from Urbanice Malaysia on 31 January 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to invite the Ambassador to hold a keynote speech at the upcoming Malaysian Urban Forum’s Women Assembly. The upcoming assembly will take place from 18-19 February 2019 in Kuala Lumpur Convention…

Swedish Embassy welcomes Head of Borgholm Health center to Singapore

The Embassy of Sweden in Singapore gave a warm welcome to Head of Borgholm Health center, Dr. Åke Åkesson who came to visit Singaporean health organizations around 28-31 January 2019. The visiting programs included meetings with policy makers and health professionals from the National Healthcare Group (NHG), SingHealth, National University of Health System (NUHS) and…

Norway’s seafood council appoints new envoy to SE Asia

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) appoints Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit as a new envoy to represent the country’s seafood interests in Southeast Asia. Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit will replace Jon Erik Steenslid, the current holder of the position at the end of this summer. For the past 10 years, Rortveit has been serving as a member of…

TSCC joins in Fitness24Seven’s 3rd branch opening in Bangkok

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce representatives led by two of their board members, Anders Lundqvist and Nicklas Moberg joined in the opening ceremony of Fitness24Seven third branch in Bangkok on Wednesday, 30 January 2019. According to TSCC, “the opening party was a great success and very well organized.” “We would like to thank Fitness24Seven Thailand’s Country…

Sweden’s Ambassador for Human Rights visits Singapore

Annika Ben David, Sweden’s Ambassador-at-large for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law visited representatives from government, academia and organizations in Singapore on Friday, 1 February 2019. During the visit, the Ambassador met with representatives to ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission for Human Rights led by Barry Desker and Dr Sashi Jayakumar. Annika Ben David was…

Multiconsult launches a new office in Bangkok

Multiconsult, a Norwegian consulting engineer and designer company, launched a new office in Bangkok on Monday 21 January 2019. During the official opening, Kjersti Rødsmoen, the Ambassador of Norway to Thailand, gave a speech to welcome Multiconsult’s representatives and said that “it is always a pleasure to welcome Norwegian companies to Thailand.” Her speech also…

ECCP joined Philippine Nickel Industry Association’s event

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) joined the event “Nickel Initiative: Shaping Tomorrow Together” hosted by the Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA) on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at Dean Deluca in Rockwell Center, Philippines. The attendances included Executive Director of the ECCP Mr. Florien Gottein, President of Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (eVAP)…

NIRAS opens its new office in Manila

NIRAS, a leading Scandinavian consulting engineering company, held an official open ceremony of its new office in Manila, Philippines on 17 January 2019. Among the attendees, there were H.E. Mr. Harald Fries, the Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines, Tor Lundström, NIRAS International Development Consulting Director, Antti Inkinen, NIRAS Finland Director and NIRAS colleagues from around the…