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Pandora supports Unicef’s programmes to help vulnerable children

The Danish jewelry company Pandora announced in an official statement that through the sale of jewellery and other initiatives, Pandora will raise funds to empower children and young people around the world by supporting UNICEF programmes on education, gender equality, rights awareness, personal empowerment and civic engagement. This three-year collaboration aims to support the most…

Finnish ambassador discussed further corperation with Thai Prime Minister

The Finnish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven visited Thai Prime minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha to discuss further strengthening bilateral relationship on 23 June 2020. The ambassador expressed her appreciations in Thailand’s progress in political and socio economy stability, along with promoting women and human rights. Her excellency praised on the accuracy of how Thai…

Finnish ambassador to Vietnam visited education center to show support

The Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kari Kahiluoto paid a visit to The COPLUS center in Hue on 6 June 2020 to show his support. The Finnish embassy’s statement said: “On 6 June Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto, Counselor Matti Tervo and Special Advisor Mac Hong visited Hue and the COPLUS co-working and start up support center…

Helsinki Business Hub continues smart building, construction Singapore collaboration

Since Finland’s 100 Years independence celebrations in 2017, Helsinki Business Hub (HBH), a regional development and marketing agency, has been engaging with Singapore based on its ’Smart Nation’ initiative for growth through innovation and technology. HBH is the international trade and investment promotion agency for the Finnish capital region (from 2021 it will be fully…

DTAC created “Young Safe Internet Cyber Camp” for 12-18years old

Today, 10 April 2020, is the last day to apply to “Young Safe Internet Cyber Camp”, organized by Total Access Communication (DTAC) and Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA). The summer cyber camp aims to give the opportunity of leaning by doing experience to adolescents of 12-17 years old, understanding how to use internet safely with…

Swedish carmaker Polestar starts production of latest model

Despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, production of the latest model – Polestar 2 – of the Swedish car brand Polestar has begun in China, with deliveries anticipated to take place from summer 2020. Last year, Polestar opened a new research and development (R&D) centre in Coventry in May 2019. Their aim of the new facility…

IKEA Singapore announced temporary closure

IKEA Singapore is in cooperation with the announcement of the Prime minister regarding public health safety and decided to temporarily close their outlets from 7-30 April. Online shopping option is still available. An official statement said: “IKEA is monitoring the evolving situation around Covid-19 and taking precautionary measures that help prevent the spread of the…

Finnish influencers in Myanmar fashion industry on a new TV series

Four Finnish influencers are being taken to work at the lowest level of the clothing industry in Myanmar in a new TV series. According to the embassy of Finland in Yangon, the reality documentary series is now available on Yle Areena and Yle TV. https://areena.yle.fi/1-50465642…… https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2020/02/03/verta-hikea-ja-t-paitoja-nayttaa-mita-paljastuu-halvan-vaatteen-nurjalta

Finnish smart building provider takes on Asia

Tridify’s solution combines any Building Information Model into one 3D web presentation. Currently at the forefront of digitalization Singapore spells tremendous opportunities for business and partnerships for Nordic solutions. Helsinki Business Hub (HBH), the trade and investment promotion agency for the Finnish capital region, has identified Singapore’s ’Smart Nation’ initiative for growth through innovation and…