Category: News

Koenigsegg cooperates with Chinese investor to expand in electric car market.

Koenigsegg, a Swedish supercar maker together with The Evergrande group, a Chinese property development group are planning to expand together in EV car productions in 2020-21. Eariler in January 2019, the Evergrande group invested over US$300m in a new venture, acquired 20% of shares with Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg, acquired 51% of shares in National…

Danish artist featuring interactive light arts at Sentosa Cove Singapore

Sentosa’s Island Lights, showcasing installations by local and international artists, takes place at Sentosa Cove Village Singapore until Dec 31. Among the artists, you will find Singaporean Danis artist Tina Fung. Tina Fung was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. She began as an interior designer in London before moving to Singapore in 2010, she…

The Danish Ambassador, Pastor and Santa Claus: All to attend Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice, Santa Claus is coming to Bangkok. For the annual Danish Christmas Bazaar this Sunday 24 November 2019. The bazaar takes place at Gaysorn Urban Resort of Gaysorn Tower from 11 am to 8 pm and is free of entry.…

Swedish ambassador to Cambodia received by The King

Mr Björn Häggmark, the new Swedish ambassador to Cambodia, presented his credential letters to His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia on 7 November 2019. Ambassador Häggmark was accompanied at the royal audience by members of the Embassy’s diplomatic staff. The ceremony marks the starting point for official contacts between the ambassador and the Royal…

Norwegian offshore service company announced their closure

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Norwegian offshore service company, has announced that by February 2020 it will be closing its wholly owned subsea services subsidiary, Swire Seabed AS as a result of the effects of the prolonged industry downturn. After that, the operation will be relocated to its Singapore office. The inspection, maintenance and repair…

Danish Christmas “hygge” coming up in Singapore

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In keeping with the tradition, the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore is inviting everyone to its annual Christmas Bazaar. The merry days will take place this coming weekend on 23 and 24 of November 2019. “The beautiful indoor and outdoor surroundings of the old heritage building will be filled with handmade advent wreaths, beautiful Christmas…

Danish Crown Princess to visit Indonesia

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HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will be going to Indonesia for the sake of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Along with Rasmus Prehn, the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, and Natalia Kanem, Executice Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), she is visiting from 2 to 4 December. The aim is to get…

Finland and Singapore to collaborate on smart technology for the marine sector

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore’s PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the creation of smart technologies for the marine sector.The signing ceremony was attended by Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, the Finnish Ambassador to Singapore, the Singapore Ambassador to Finland, and top executives from both Wärtsilä and PSA Marine.The Letter of Intent was…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore reception celebrated partnership success

As the week-long Nordic activities was drawing to a close in Singapore–probably the most important week of year for the Nordics in Singapore–during Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH), a Nordic Innovation House reception took place at the Swedish Ambassador HE Mr Niclas Kvarnström’s Residence. All the participants in…

SFF x SWITCH: Nordic start-up pitches, Singapore Fintech Association partnership

As Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) came together for the first time in 2019 the Nordic countries were present in full force, including this year also five start-ups from Iceland. Ambassador of Iceland to Singapore, Ms. Sigríður Á. Snævarr, were in attendance and also hosted a welcome reception…