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NordCham Philippines 2018 AGM report

Nordcham Philippines hosted its Annual General Membership Meeting and Economic Briefing with Dan Steinbock, CEO and Founder of Differencegroup and Martin Guri, Chief Equity Strategist at Nordea Bank. The event took place at Manila House in BGC on 31 January, attended by 37 member companies and a total of 76 guests. Incumbent President Bo Lundqvist…

Invitation: NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018

NordCham Philippines in Partnership with the EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) invites to the NordCham Awards Night 2018. The Awards Night recognizes prominent companies who have significantly contributed to economic growth, employment generation, investment, and corporate social responsibility in the Philippines. The 2018 edition of the event gathers 250 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, leaders of local and…

Finnair to offer digital newspapers on long-haul flights

Passengers of Finnair will soon be able to enjoy a wide variety of international newspapers digitally on long-haul flights, the company stated in a press release. The customers will not need to sign unto the wifi on board, since the newspapers are available on a local network thus not forcing the passengers to pay for…

Nordic Day 2018 held in Yangon

The ’Nordic Day 2018’ was held at the Nordic House in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Naw Susana Hla Hla Soe was guest of honour, holding a speech about gender equality. The Embassy of Sweden Section office in Yangon expressed gratitude towards their sponsors, partners and guests, making this Nordic Day the “best so far”. “We are…

The Nordics in Penang: business solutions, brands, production and design

As Penang develops and its economy keeps on growing, Nordic business solutions and brands can meet certain needs, use it for production and cater to consumer demand (such as in the example of H&M and Ikea) The presence in the State of Penang of brands and businesses from the Nordics is being significantly strengthened. Not…

EU-Philippine Business Network invitation

The EU-Philippine Business Network in partnership with Advantage Austria, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), the German Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (GPCCI), the Italian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ICCPI), NordCham Philippines, the Philippine-Netherlands Business Council (PNBC) and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines will be hosting…

Live, play, work – the formula for manufacturing hub Penang

When flying in over Penang and after landing at its airport it becomes clear that this island has a lot of industries. When driving towards George Town, passing by the industrial zones covering large area it also gets very visible what kind of industries – names like Broadcom, Bosch and Western Digital appear along the…

HMD Global celebrated one year, Nokia 3310 4G launched

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, celebrated its first birthday in late December, having made, in just 12 months, 12 major announcements including the introduction of eleven new devices, and global partnerships with industry heavyweights such as ZEISS. Throughout this fast-paced period, the home of Nokia phones has been guided and motivated by the…

Finland’s Minister of Justice visited China

“Violence and other harassment against women and girls are serious problems both in Finland and in other countries. We should share information on the extent of the phenomenon and the different forms it takes so that we can plan and carry out effective measures to tackle the problem together,” said Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen…

Nordics in Thailand to deepen cooperation

A well-visited evening event on 11 January 2018 saw all the four Chambers of Commerce organisations (Danish-Thai, Thai-Finnish, Thai-Norwegian and Thai-Swedish) in Thailand kick off their, intended, deeper-than-ever-before collaboration. It was announced to the members and guests in the lovely garden of the Residence of Danish Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel, at the Royal Danish Embassy in…