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High grade of activity,‘ Business Blueprint’ concept: SwedCham Singapore

Since the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (SwedCham) was formed in Singapore its professional business activities have exceeded anything seen under the previous organisational format, known as SBAS. “We have increased the volume of activities by 500 per cent and in 2018 we had on average one event per week! During the one and a half…

Lars Wittig, IWG lead the workspace revolution

 Everyone has heard about co-working places by now. But what is it really about? A ‘workplace revolution’ is under way where IWG (International Workplace Group) is leading the way in adapting to this new reality where companies’ team members get to work where, when and how they choose! IWG’s brand portfolio includes the serviced office…

Denmark takes pole position as Singapore initiates ‘Infrastructure Asia’

‘Infrastructure Asia’ (IA) is one of the Singapore Government’s most recent and very important initiatives (launched during its presidency of ASEAN in 2018, at the 8th Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable) – an entity put up to support Asia’s economic and social growth through infrastructure development. Denmark in Singapore has immediately responded to this by engaging and…

Norwegian Ambassador meets with Urbanice Malaysia’s representatives

Norwegian Ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset met with representatives from Urbanice Malaysia on 31 January 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to invite the Ambassador to hold a keynote speech at the upcoming Malaysian Urban Forum’s Women Assembly. The upcoming assembly will take place from 18-19 February 2019 in Kuala Lumpur Convention…

Norway’s seafood council appoints new envoy to SE Asia

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) appoints Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit as a new envoy to represent the country’s seafood interests in Southeast Asia. Asbjorn Warvik Rortveit will replace Jon Erik Steenslid, the current holder of the position at the end of this summer. For the past 10 years, Rortveit has been serving as a member of…

Swedes launch lending platform in Singapore, target Southeast Asia

Lendela, set up in 2018 in Singapore by founders from Sweden and global fintech group Zentro, forms proof of how Singapore is a preferred hub also for start-ups when it comes to entering the Southeast Asian market. And with the right business model local financing can, it appears, easily be obtained. Lendela is in the…

Nordic Innovation House chose Singapore as Southeast Asian hub

The much anticipated joint initiative Nordic Innovation House – Singapore (NIH-SG), which opened in October 2018, is a new milestone of sorts in terms of business connections between the Nordics and Southeast Asia – via Singapore as a hub. It will function as a soft-landing, community and resource centre, as well as networking hub for…

Malaysian Parliament members visits Norway

Parliamentary Delegation led by Speaker of Parliament Dato’ Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof visited Norway around Wednesday, 23 January 2019. Gunn Jorid Roset, the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia also accompanied the delegation on this visit. The purpose of the visit is to learn more about the particularities of the Norwegian democratic system and to meet with representatives from the Norwegian government in the…

3LikeHome cheap roaming in Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korean and Taiwan

The telecommunication company, 3 Denmark, operate in country such as Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong has now extended its 3LikeHome roaming service to Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan. Read more about 3: 3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand The services allow its customers to make and receive calls…