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Raisio launches Benecol yogurt drinks in Hong Kong

Finnish food company Raisio has launched its Benecol yogurt drinks in Hong Kong, as part of its efforts to enter new markets in Brazil, Russia, India and China. Benecol products are designed to help lower cholesterol. In Hong Kong, Raisio is implementing a new business model as the company itself and the local Benecol product distributor…

Rovio opens first Finnish Education Center in Shanghai

Rovio, the Finnish company known for its Angry Birds games, is now expanding its wings to education. The company is exporting Finnish educational expertise to the world, first to China. The company has signed a preliminary agreement with 123 Education Development in China, and the first Angry Birds Playground is opening in Shanghai. Rovio’s Angry…

Sweden offers sustainable business to Vietnam

A Swedish-Vietnamese business seminar, “Sustainability by Sweden: Sustainable Business with Swedish Cleantech” will take place on Monday 16 September in Ho Chi Minh City. The seminar is organized by Swedish CENTEC Vietnam, the Swedish Embassy and Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Ho Chi Minh City. The time is from 7.30 am to 11.40 am…

Swedish Jonas Engwall to launch RTL CBS in Asia

Swedish executive Jonas Engwall has been named the new CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, the recently formed joint venture between CBS Studios International and pan-European broadcaster RTL targeting the Asian market. Jonas Engwall will be based in Singapore, reporting to the new company’s Board of Directors. He will oversee the launch of two…

300 passengers stuck in Bangkok due to Norwegian delays

An airplane from Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle should have departed from Bangkok on 9.30 am on Sunday 8 September. But the flight was cancelled, which meant that 300 passengers going to Stockholm stranded in Bangkok. After a while the message from Norwegian was that the delay would be two days. Among the stranded passengers,…

Singaporean youth named H&M among most influential brands

Consumers from Singapore’s ‘Generation Y’ aged 18-28 picked the Swedish apparel retailer H&M as one of their most preferred brands.  Other multinational companies such as Coca-Cola and Din Tai Fung were among the chosen brands too as well as some local companies that were featured in the research, Campaign Asia reported.. The “Insight to Gen…

Telenor will make Thailand its fifth 4G country

Norway’s Telenor is ready to invest in fourth-generation mobile broadband service in Thailand due to “unexpectedly high” data revenue growth, Bangkok Post reported. Thailand will be the fifth country after Norway, Sweden, Malaysia and Hungary where the Norwegian telecommunication company Telenor will provide 4G services. Telenor has experienced a strong growth in the revenue due to…