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Tech investments add value to extensive French presence in Greater KL

Since the mid-90s, Malaysia and France consolidated defence relations, and today French aerospace giants like Safran and Airbus have made Greater KL their regional homes, both for commercial and defence purposes. In 2018, Kuala Lumpur was named a French Tech Hub. The Malaysian capital became the 36th city to connect Greater KL investors, incubators, and…

Indosat, Indonesia’s network provider, chooses Nokia

Nokia has been chosen by Indosat, Indonesia’s telecommunications provider, to reach the demand and requirements of Indosat’s customers. According to Nokia’s press release on 5 March 2019, Indosat chose Nokia’s FP4-powered 7750 Service Router (SR) network “to support the 4G/LTE network and prepare for future 5G mobile services” in Indonesia. Nokia’s FP4 is the first…

Norway’s Minister and Ambassador meets Teresa Kok in Malaysia

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Trade and Industry of Norway, paid a two-days visit to Malaysia on 25-26 February 2019. The purpose of the visit was to meet Teresa Kok, Malaysian Minister of Primary Industries and the representative from the Malaysian Government and the Norwegian Business Community to learn about palm oil in Malaysia. H.E.…

Scania makes Thailand its new hub in Asia

Scania, a leading Swedish heavy trucks and buses manufacturer, established a new factory in Thailand to serve as a new hub for strengthening its market in Thailand and Asia. With a new facility for truck cabs and bus chassis in the Bangkok Free Trade Zone, Scania’s new factory was considered as the biggest investment (EUR…

Nordic Innovation House celebrates its official opening in Singapore

After its unofficial launch in September 2018, Nordic Innovation House (NIH-SG) celebrated its official opening in Singapore on 22 February 2019. NIH-SG is a joint effort between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and four Nordic organizations consisting of the Embassies of Swedish and Finish, Innovation Norway and Business Sweden. Last year, NIH-SG chose Singapore to…

Thai Airways cancels flights to Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo due to the Kashmir conflict

Thai Airways cancelled all its flights for Europe on 27-28 February 2019 to avoid Pakistan and northern India. Thai Airways has 13 routes to Europe and it was forced to cancel its flights from Bangkok to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and other 10 flights to Europe including Moscow, Rome, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Vienna…

Copenhagen plans to share Chinese tourists with Aalborg in 2019

Wonderful Copenhagen, an official tourism organization for the Capital Region of Denmark, cooperated with Copenhagen Airport and Aalborg Airport to launch a project that will make the transportation easier for Chinese tourists to visit north Jutland. Based on the research of an influx of tourists in Copenhagen over the past few years, the number of…

“Digital transformation”, a major seminar by four Nordic countries in Vietnam

The Embassies of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in Vietnam together with the National Ho Chi Minh Academy of Politics co-hosted a week-long seminar on “Continuity and Change in the Nordic Society Model – Adapting to a Digital Age” on Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Held under the theme of “digital transformation”, the seminar this year…

Discount Flight tickets from Bangkok to Copenhagen, Stockholm and more

KLM Thailand offers 4,000 THB account off the trip from Bangkok to Copenhagen, Stockholm and more than 7 countries in Europe including Amsterdam, London, Barcelona, Rome, Dublin, Warsaw, Zurich and Prague. The customers can book the tickets on klm.co.th via klm app, mobile or tablet with a discount code: SPRINGTIME. The offer has started from now till 31 March…

Better and Bigger than ever: Nordic Day in Yangon

The Embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway together hosted the yearly celebration of Nordic Day in Myanmar on Friday, 15 February 2019. This year, Nordic Day was more successful and bigger than ever before because there were more than 800 guests attending and 13 business companies together with 36 Non-Governmental Organizations presenting their works…