Business in Asia: Construction, infrastructure news

Ambassador Måwe visited Tuoi Tre’s newspaper in Ho Chi Minh City

On 29 October 2020 he Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe noted another positive journey in Vietnam in her memo that said: I kicked off my business trip to Ho Chi Minh with some productive meetings today. First was a visit to Tuoi Tre newspaper headquarters where I was received by Editor in Chief Le Chu and…

Jotun Cambodia Ltd is the new member of the EuroCham Cambodia

European Chamber of Commerce Cambodia welcomes the new member on 28 October 2020, that said: EuroCham Cambodia is pleased to welcome Jotun (Cambodia) Ltd under NordCham Cambodia as a new member this year. Jotun (Cambodia) Ltd is the exclusive importer and distributor of paints, varnishes, lacquers, anti-fouling paints for boats, ships, oilrigs, antirust products and…

NordCham Philippines invites to an online Nordic Innovation Forum on a topic of Smart technology

The Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (NordCham Philippines) is organizing an online Nordic Innovation Forum, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, 4 November 2020 on the Zoom platform entitled Nordics INSPIRE the Philippines to ACT Smart & Sustainable. This half-day event aims to showcase best practices and innovative solutions for working smarter. The focus…

Sweden highlighted renewable energy and fossil-free transportation in ASEAN Smart Cities Summit

On 22 October 2020 the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi participated in the highly topical ASEAN smart cities summit. The Swedish Trade Commissioner Mr Bjorn Savlid shared how Sweden works with transforming transportation to electric and sustainable mobility in the session “ Smart Transportation in the Urbanization and Urban development strategy”. Sweden embassy’s Trade, Economics…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to webinar on Smart Cities

Nordic Innovation House – Singapore and its core partners invites to their next webinar ‘Development of Smart Cities – Perspectives from the Nordics and SoutheastAsia’. The event will highlight examples and experiences of the development of smart cities from the Nordic countries and Southeast Asia and showcase 17 interesting companies. AGENDA 15:30 – 15:40: Welcome…

Consul General Karanko visited the Hong Kong Productivity Council to discuss future possibilities

On 8 Ocotober 2020 the Finnish Consul General Johanna Karanko visited the Hong Kong Productivity Council HKPC with the representatives from UROS to discuss cooperation in the areas of sustainability, smart city development and innovations.

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

Norwegian Nova establishes itself in Singapore and South East Asia

The Norwegian Nova Systems and the International Society of Automation (ISA) are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity training and certification in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. The ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards, endorsed by the United Nations, is the world’s only consensus-based series of industrial cybersecurity standards. Developed…

The Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group won the Penang South Island Project

Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been awarded the lead masterplan designer for the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, which involves the development of three man-made islands under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. The announcement was made Wednesday 19 August at the Equatorial Hotel in George Town, by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow that…

Nordic Innovation House invites related companies to join Smart Cities Programme 2020 Webminar

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore (NIH-SG) invites Smart City related companies to join the next virtual event happening on 26 August 2020. As part of the Smart Cities Virtual Market Entry Programme – Singapore 2020, Nordic Innovation House Singapore (NIH-SG) welcomes Nordic smart cities companies to an online introductory session with our programme partners –…