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“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…

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…

Nordic photography exhibition in Jakarta

“It Came from the North” a photography exhibition is lunched on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 in the cooperation by the embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and ISA Art Advisory. Presented by 11 artists from Nordic countries and Indonesia, “It Came from the North” portrays the beauty of the Nordic nature and landscapes through photographs…

European Parliament says yes to the EU-Singapore agreement

The European Parliament has approved three keys of the EU-Singapore agreement which are EU-Singapore Free trade Agreement (EUFSTA), EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement (EUSIPA) and EU-Singapore Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (ESPCA). According to European Commission’s Press release on 13 February 2019, this approval is considered as a “historical moment” because it is the first bilateral trade…

Greencarrier opens its new office in Tianjin, China.

Greencarrier Freight Services, the large global logistics company in the Nordic region, expands their market in China by opening up a new office in Mainland China, according to their press release on 14 January 2019 . Greencarrier already has six offices in China, so this is their seventh office and it is located in Tianjin,…

Finnish Ambassador attends exchange student’s orientation in Indonesia

Jari Sinkari, Finnish Ambassador to Indonesia visited an exchange student’s orientation organized by a Finnish company, Asia Exchange at Udayana University, Indonesia on 1 February 2019. At the ceremony, the Ambassador along with Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Wyasa Putra, Deputy Rector for Planning, Cooperation and Information and a batch of 100 students from all around…

Finland’s Singapore-based innovation, trade specialist continues

Embassy of Finland in Singapore has grown its contact network tenfold in the last three years. Number of new Finnish business entities starting their business in Singapore has grown steadily. The innovation and trade specialist working at the Finnish Embassy continues to connect Finland and ASEAN through Singapore. Team Finland, in its effort to assist…

ECCP joined Philippine Nickel Industry Association’s event

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) joined the event “Nickel Initiative: Shaping Tomorrow Together” hosted by the Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA) on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at Dean Deluca in Rockwell Center, Philippines. The attendances included Executive Director of the ECCP Mr. Florien Gottein, President of Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (eVAP)…

NIRAS opens its new office in Manila

NIRAS, a leading Scandinavian consulting engineering company, held an official open ceremony of its new office in Manila, Philippines on 17 January 2019. Among the attendees, there were H.E. Mr. Harald Fries, the Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines, Tor Lundström, NIRAS International Development Consulting Director, Antti Inkinen, NIRAS Finland Director and NIRAS colleagues from around the…