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Norway-Vietnam student exchange

Vietnamese students and alumni represent a vital link in the relations between Vietnam and Norway, states the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi. In April the embassy hosted the BI Norwegian Business School’s student scholarship award ceremony 2018. “Our congratulations go to the scholarship recipients and to the two institutional partners – BI Norwegian Business School and…

Norway, Singapore, Philippines to cooporate on green shipping

On the 26th-27th of April, Norway, Singapore, Germany and the Philippines will host the conference Green Shipping. Blue Business. Moving Forward Together. The conference will deal with the topics of green shipping. The creators of the event describes it as “an opportunity for authorities, businesses and organisations from all ASEM countries to exchange practical experience,…

Danish embassy hosted Malaysian students

On 4 April the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur hosted a class of Public Administration students from Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia (UiTM) for a presentation on Denmark and bilateral relations with Malaysia. Ambassador Jesper Vahr joined to answer interesting questions posed by the students. Source: Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur Hits: 358

A revolutionary Finnish model to create school of the future

For sure, all the digital disruption and changes of all business models and the way we will go about our lives in the future is putting pressure and new expectations on the education and schools. The solution comes from Finland. ScandAsia turned to Finland to find out about the latest in education and look for…

Denmark’s ambassador met Singapore SMU students

“Great pleasure to meet excited and inquisitive students from SMU,” writes the Embassy of Denmark, Singapore. Denmark’s Ambassador to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard, held a presentation in early March about Danish culture and lifestyle for 25 students from Singapore Management University. This group of students is going to Scandinavia end of April. Source: Embassy of…

Return of the Vikings – Nordic Leadership has never been more relevant

“Hygge”, “fika” and the happiest people. The Nordic countries are trending internationally and taking the lead in many different categories. So, what is it that make these Viking heirs succeed in business and – apparently – life itself? And is it more than just a passing trend? Chris Shern, Managing Director, IME (International Management Education),…

Finnish National Agency for Education in Hong Kong

Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education, Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, has visited Shanghai and Hong Kong. In China there is an ever-growing interest towards the “Finnish education miracle”, further fueled by the recent high-level visits between the two countries. This visit by Mr. Heinonen – who was traveling together with a business delegation of…

Mahidol-Norway Scholarships reception

On 16 February Chargé d’Affaires Vegard Holmelid of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok had the great honor of attending the ‘Mahidol-Norway Scholarships: Thank you reception’ at Mahidol University. As a part of the Norwegian Government’s development policy, Norway has since 2013, in cooperation with Mahidol University, provided scholarships for in all 66 PhD candidates…

Swedish design and education: Prince Carl Philip in Hong Kong

On the 5-7 December, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden visited Hong Kong together with two business delegations. The purpose of the visit was to promote Swedish business and raise Swedish interests in design and education. Sweden has a well-developed cooperation with Hong Kong when it comes to design and creativity, and the aim of…

China-EU School of Law and Finland to deepen student exchange

The Speaker of the Finnish Parliament, Maria Lohela, and the China University of Political Science and Law’s (CUPL) President Huang Jin hope to deepen Finnish-Chinese student exchange between high-level universities in Finland and CUPL. They discussed ways to increase university cooperation as well as the possibilities of traineeships at the Parliament in Helsinki at Lohela’s…