Business in Asia: Education News

Denmark signed agreement to support anti corruption efforts in Vietnam

On the International Anti-Corruption Day 9 December, the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen and the Executive Director of Towards Transparency Ms. Nguyen Thi Kieu Vien signed an agreement to start a one-year project to enhance the role of youth to challenge corruption and promote a culture of integrity in Vietnam. With…

Asia Exchange, Edunation: facilitators of student mobility in Asia, Finland and Europe

Since 2007 Asia Exchange facilitates for northern Europeans to study at quality universities in many of Asia’s most attractive places. Likewise, since 2017 Asians can also get help to study in Finland and select European nations. Learn all about how this idea came about, based on a typical start-up problem scenario, and grew into a…

Cities for People’ by Danish architect Jan Gehl translated to Myanmar language

The sustainable urban planning book ‘Cities for People’ by Danish architect Jan Gehl has been translated into the Myanmar language and will be available soon for students, professionals, architects, engineers, and all of Myanmar urban enthusiasts. The book has now been translated into 37 languages. It is a quintessential guidebook for ‘human scale’ urban design…

Embassy of Finland in Philippines reopened

Finland reopened its embassy in Manila after almost a decade in apparent recognition of the importance of Asia in world economy and geopolitics. Finnish Ambassador H.E. Juha Markus Pyykkö was among the seven new ambassadors welcomed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday 2 December in Malacañang. The ambassadors presented their credentials to the President online…

‘Future is made in Finland’ webinar highlights women in science

Study in Finland released the latest of the ‘Future is made in Finland’ webinar on 25 November 2020 that said: We live in an era of artificial intelligence and quantum computing. These technologies will transform our everyday life, our future. But who is creating these technologies, shaping the future? To truly make technology serve all…

Norway offers Sustainable Management MBA scholarship to ASEAN students

The Norwegian Government offers scholarships for an MBA in Sustainability Management to students from the Philippines and other countries in the ASEAN region. The application deadline is 21 January 2021, please follow this link to apply. The MBA course is a collaboration between the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and…

FinnCham HK introduces speakers to health webinar

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduces panel speakers for their next webinar on 30 November 2020: Get to know more about our “Designing health?” speaker Annastiina Hintsa, CEO at Hintsa Performance. During her career, Annastiina has closely observed – and personally experienced – the challenges relating to sustainable performance in an uncertain,…

Swedish embassy invites to Pippi Longstocking’s 75th anniversary at IKEA Thailand

The Swedish Ambassador Jon Åström Gröndahl together with Naanmee Books and IKEA Thailand invites to a “Non-Violence Workshop: How to keep children away from violence” on 29 November and 4 December 2020. The host is talented model, actress, MC and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for Asia Pacific Khun Sirinya Cindy Bishop. She is also auther…

Sweden Alumni invite to “Sweden Talks” about the Nobel Prize on 3 Dec

Sweden Alumni Network in Vietnam invites members to Sweden Talks: A Glimpse of the Nobel Prize. Sweden Talks is an online forum where alumni meet each other and expert speakers from Sweden to have conversations on current and important topics. Sweden Talks are open for all Sweden alumni members – this is an offer for…

Consul General Karanko shared Finland’s value at Vocational Training Council (VTC)

On 19 November 2020 the Finnish Consul General in Hong Kong, Johanna Karanko shared with Vocational Training Council (VTC) students and teachers the success factors that make Finland the world’s happiest country and about opportunities for young people during VTC’s High Table Dinner.