Business in Asia: Healthcare & Wellness Industry news

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…

Ambassador Landi discussed future cooperation with Singapore’s Minister for Health

On 24 November 2020 the Danish Ambassador Sandra Jensen Landi met with Singapore’s Minister for Health, Gan Kim Yong, to share lessons-learned from Covid-19 and discuss the future of healthcare. Years of close collaboration on active ageing, precision medicine and gearing our healthcare systems to embrace the digital realities shows the joint dedication by Singapore…

Malaysia signed bilateral investor agreement with Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Oslo

On 30 November 2020 the Royal Norwegian embassy in Kuala Lumpur announced: Congratulations to Malaysia for signing the bilateral investor agreement with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations CEPI. As one of its founding members, Norway believes that international collaboration is key to fighting COVID-19. It is therefore our pleasure to stand shoulder to shoulder…

A world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila established

On 27 November 2020 Norwegian shipowners ensured safe crew changes during the pandemic by establishing a world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila. The center is set-up and is managed by the Norwegian Training Center led by the Managing Director of the NTC Erlend Grimstad and Jo Even Tomren. Roughly 500,000 seafarers are currently unable…

Food from Finland Roadshow in Hangzhou and Shanghai has completed

Food from Finland Roadshow stopped in Hangzhou and Shanghai on the 17 to 18 of November 2020. Business Finland’s Food from Finland program focuses on the growth of Finnish food industry and the promotion of exports. Both events began with a welcoming speech by Consul General Pasi Hellman followed by an introduction by Esa Wrang,…

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…

Ambassador Christensen met Management Board of ECCO Vietnam

Last week, the Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam, H.E Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, had a meeting with the Management Board of Ecco Vietnam, headed by the General Director Mr. Alexander Christopher Falter, to follow up on the development of Ecco’s new factory. This project started in mid-2019 and is one of the significant investments from…

Denmark signed MOU with Lazada Vietnam

Danish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kim Højlund Christensen and the CEO of Lazada Vietnam Mr. James Dong signed on 19 Nov 2020 an MOU to form an exclusive cooperation aimed at strengthening the online promotion of Danish merchants on Lazada’s online marketplace platform in Vietnam. The signing was witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of…