Category: Latest position

The consulate general of Sweden in Hong Kong seeks an experience driver and administrative assistant

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong published a recruitment statement on 3rd January 2020, that said: Position as driver and administrative assistant The Consulate General of Sweden is seeking an experienced and flexible driver to join our team in Hong Kong. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional and secure transportation…

Consular officer position for Finland embassy in Bangkok is open for applications until 29th December 2019

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok published a recruitment statement seeking Consular Officer (entry permit section) position available to Finnish citizen. The last day to send your application is 29th December 2019. The official statement said: The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok will apply for a consular officer on its dynamic entry team 01.03.2020 –…

The Glue of European Trade

EABC’s new executive director, Finnish Karri Kivelä, talks about his transition from assisting the Finnish trade community to advocating companies from all over Europe, and what life is like in the sunny Thailand. Fleeing from Finland’s freezing climate to the allure of endless summer in Thailand, Karri Kivelä, who was formerly Executive Director of Thai-Finnish…

New boards elected at FBC Singapore and SiSu’s annual meeting

Finnish Business Council (FBC) in Singapore and Singaporen Suomalaiset (SiSu) held their annual general meeting on the 18th of March 2019 where new members of both associations were elected to the board for 2019-2020. According to FBC’s official website, new board members selected were: Chairman ,Mr Janne Lautanala (Wärtsilä) Deputy Chairman, Mr Alpesh Shah (Neste…

Carlsberg Malaysia appoints new managing director

Ted Akiskalos, currently managing director of Carlsberg Sweden, will replace Lars Lehmann as managing director of Carlsberg Malaysia effective May 1, 2019. According to Carlsberg’s press release on 12 March 2019, Lars Lehmann will be appointed as Executive Vice president in Carlsberg’s executive committee for the Eastern European region and Managing Director for Carlsberg’s business…

Swedish Association in Hua Hin annual meeting 2019

Swedish Association in Hua Hin, Thailand held their annual meeting on Thursday, 21 February 2019. There were around 70 members of Swedish Association including their spouses, friends and families attending to the annual meeting taking place at Hua Hin Grand Hotel and Plaza. At the meeting, new members were selected to the board of the…

Norwegian Church in Singapore: Young dynamic priest-family takes over

At the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore, a new adventure has started for the newly appointed priest and his family. His vision is to give Norwegian expats with a changeable daily life a solid and steady community in the church. On top of a little mountain looking over the impressive and gigantic container port of…

China removes restrictions: Norwegian salmon export will triple

The fear of salmon anaemia and other variants of the virus caused China to ban certain imports of Norwegian salmon in 2015. The ban has been lifted, which may cause the export from Norway to triple in the latter part of 2018. In 2015 there was discovered traces of salmon anaemia and other variants of the virus…

IKEA to open in the Philippines in “less than three years”

Citizens of the Philippines will still to wait a bit before they can shop the “do most of it yourself”-furniture in IKEA, according to Manila Times. The coming store is in the works, but it is far from ready to be established in the Philippines. “We are [still]looking for sites and partners,” IKEA Southeast Asia…

SwedCham Beijing on new R-Visa regulations

It’s important to stay on top of the changing visa requirements in the country of residence, and recently China has issued a highly exclusive R-Visa, which is given to people deemed having ‘high-level skills needed for the Chinese society’ or foreigners with talents sought for by the regime. And it’s definately not just handed out…