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Scandinavian films to screen at European Union Film Festival, Singapore

On May 10th to May 20th the 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will show contemporary cinema from 24 European countries. And among those 24 countries, every Scandinavian country is represented, with movies ranking from brutal war thrillers to romantic dramas about violin players with broken fingers (and broken hearts). From Denmark,…

Network event with NordCham Vietnam

Nearly 30 members showed up for the NordCham Vietnam networking event held on April 11th. Sponsor of the event, the Swedish software company Niteco, opened the night and afterwards Chairman Sore Roed Pedersen gave updates on Nordcham activities, EuroCham Whitebook launch, Greenbook update and EuroCham AGM, especially on the impressive presence of 3 Nordcham members…

Finland outsources Visa processing in Hong Kong

History of consular affairs was made in Hong Kong on 10 April, as Finland was the first Schengen-area country to outsource the visa application reception to a VFS-operated centre. The opening ceremony was attended by media and travel business as well as representatives from other consulates-general. Growing demand was the reason behind the outsourcing decision.…

The big International School issue of ScandAsia is out

ScandAsia has released its annual big special them issue on “How to Choose an International School”. The April 2018 issue is 60 pages packed with school articles and advice – plus all the regular news and features on doing Scandinavian business in Asia, being part of the Scandinavian communities in the main capitals of Asia…

A revolutionary Finnish model to create school of the future

For sure, all the digital disruption and changes of all business models and the way we will go about our lives in the future is putting pressure and new expectations on the education and schools. The solution comes from Finland. ScandAsia turned to Finland to find out about the latest in education and look for…

Finnish delegation China winter sport development

During 26 – 30 March Team Finland business delegation visited Beijing and Harbin with Mr Sampo Terho, Minister for European Affairs, Culture and Sport, to discover new business opportunities in China’s winter sport development. China is currently developing its Winter Sports Culture as the Olympic host cities Beijing and Zhangjiakou are preparing for the 2022…

NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018

Nordic Chamber of Commerce the Philippines congratulations to the winners and finalists at the NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018, held at Fairmont Makati in Manila on 21 March. CSR Company of the Year, co-presented by KMC Savills, Inc.: Winner: Abojeb Company Finalist: H&M Philippines Finalist Nokia Technology Center Philippines Careers Growth company of the Year,…

Nordic Day Hanoi seminar

On the occasion the Nordic Day Celebration on 23 March the Nordic Embassies in Hanoi (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) together with the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organised a seminar on ‘The Socio-Economic Nordic Model – Achievements and Experiences‘, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Renowned speakers from the Nordic region together…