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Finnair and Lego nominated for EuroCham Singapore’s Sustainability Award 2020

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore presented on 8 October 2020 the companies nomitaed for the EuroCham Sustainability Awards 2020: Evonik / DEMEGroup / SwissRe / Finnair / wbcsd / Lego / EQUINIX / Keppel Corporation Award Announcement is planned to be on 17 November 2020 at 4-6pm Singapore Time.

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

The Norwegian Seafood exports remain ahead of last year

According to the report launched on 5 October 2020, the export value of Norwegian seafood remains above last year’s record highs. So far for 2020, seafood exports have totalled NOK 76.7 billion, which corresponds to a value increase of 1 per cent, or NOK 623 million, compared to the same period last year. CEO of…

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerece welcomes October with Sustainability webminars

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce published a thank you note to friends, partners and members on 1 October 2020, that said: Dear Members, Friends and Partners of the TSCC, In early September, Thailand saw the end of its zero-confirmed-local-transmission streak. Yet, the country seems ready to handle a second wave should it happen and people…

Malaysian Danish Business Council invites to Malaysian Ringgit outlook webinar

MDBC and MBLBC together with CIMB, MFBC and MNBC are pleased to invite you for a webinar addressing the outlook for the Malaysian ringgit. This year saw the Malaysian ringgit among the worst performing Asian currencies as it faced political and economic headwinds and a volatile exchange market fueled by the lingering covid-19 pandemic. Yet…

Norwegian embassy Singapore looking for full time temporary project officer

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore announced on 21 September that they are looking for a service-minded, full-time Temporary Project Officer who can assist with planning and managing of the Embassy’s many events and visits throughout the year. “We are looking for a service-minded colleague who can contribute positively to our team at the Embassy…

The EU welcomes new Head of Office for HK and Macao

On 17 September 2020 the European Union in Hong Kong and Macao welcomed the new Head of Office, Mr Thomas Gnocchi. He officially took up his duties on 1 September, but had to wait until he had completed 14 days in quarantine before he could come to work at the office.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) appoints Erik Berglof the first Chief Economist

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun announced that Erik Berglof has been appointed the Bank’s first Chief Economist, effective 1 September 2020. As head of the Economics Department, he will set the vision and strategy for the Department and lead the planning, implementation and supervision of its work plan in support of…

KONE to equip phase two of Chongqing Metro Line 6 in China

The Finnish KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, will deliver 83 escalators and 20 elevators to the second phase of the Metro Line 6 in Chongqing, in southwest China. The Line 6 will become an important connection running through the Liangjiang New Area in the north of the city. The…

Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia welcomes the First Secretary/Public Financial Management

The Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia welcomes the First Secretary/ Public Financial Management, Annlouise Olofsson on 27 August 2020. “This is my first time in Cambodia and up to now I am impressed with people’s friendliness and helpful attitude towards newcomers,” Olofsson said. “I hope to learn more about Cambodia’s culture and in particular to…