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Could networking be the post COVID-19 career lifesaver?

Even before the coronavirus crisis, uncertain conditions threatened numerous mid- to late-career executives. Transformative technology is rendering many formerly respected and highly paid jobs obsolete. Globalization and the rationalization of roles have taken a heavy toll. Now, with an impending recession, companies are looking to reduce expenses wherever possible, simply in order to survive. The…

Nordic countries are leading in business digitalisation in 2019

The European Commission published an overall report of their member countries regarding performance in digitalisation update on 11 June 2020. The Digital Economy and Society Index 2020 (DESI) reports that Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands scored the highest ratings from 2019. According to the report Denmark especially stands out when it comes to connectivity,…

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…

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…

Covid-19 business impact on Southeast Asia: Danish business webinar report

On 5 May some 150 representatives of the various stakeholders and Danish businesses representatives attended a webinar hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Representatives from the Danish missions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam outlined the situation in the respective countries on the topic: ‘Markets in the shadow of Covid-19’.

Travelers Might See More Cryptocurrencies in Asia

In the past, East Asia has had a somewhat muddled reputation with regard to cryptocurrency. Many around the world remember things like China’s early reluctance to the spread of bitcoin and assume that the broader region is averse to cryptocurrency development. In some cases and at certain times, that assumption has been more or less…

UNPD Singapore and the Nordic Innovation house co-organize a webinar on how to fight Covid-19 digitally

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, UNDP Singapore Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, Sustainable Developement co organize an upcoming webminar (online conference) happening on 22 April 2020. The topic of the online conference is about how to response Covid-19 with digital tools. Experts from Singapore, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and UNDP Global Centre are invited to…

Scandinavian entrepreneur shares start-up insights

Successes and failures the norm in the world of start-ups This is the story about building a start-up and how things can go wrong, depending on how one goes about things, and with some valuable lessons learned, admirably shared by the Dane. All successful entrepreneurs say that before and in-between successes they have always failed…

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…