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Anna Hallberg and Jacob Wallenberg on Swedish Trade and Covid-19

Members of Nordic and Swedish Chambers of Commerce in APAC can meet Anna Hallberg​, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Jacob Wallenberg​, Chairman of Investor AB in a webinar on Jun 10, 2020 (2 PM – 3 PM) moderated by Peter Ling-Vannerus​, Chief Representative of SEB Beijing. The two key patrons in the field of…

Malaysian Danish Business Council Chairman published concern letter over Corona Crisis

Allan Jensen, Chairman of the Malaysian Danish Business Council published a letter to members on 21 May 2020 with concern on Corona Crisis in Malaysia. In the letter, Allan Jensen explains that MDBC together with other chambers via EUMCCI has appealed to the government to consider the impact of the current Covid-19 restrictions on expatriate…

Denmark cuts prices to get advice at Embassies

The Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod launched a new large export and investment package on 26 May 2020. The packages aim to assist export businesses effected by the Corona crisis.which, among other things, makes it much cheaper for Danish companies to get export advice from Danish embassies and representations. The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Wilhelmsen started crowd funding to support seafarers during Covid-19 crisis

Wilhelmsen, the Norwegian ship management company announced that they have started supporting a crowdfunding campaign by Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund to support affected seafarers during Covid-19 crisis, on 20 May 2020. The Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund helps provide support where it is most needed by seafarers and their families, often in life-changing situations. The Wilhelmsen statement said…

Norwegian offshore engineering won Malaysian base crude oil production company contract

Norwegian offshore EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor Aragon has won a contract to deliver topside modules for Malaysia-based Yinson’s Anna Nery FPSO that will produce oil from Petrobras’ Marlim field in Brazil. The Bergen-based company, part of Singapore’s SembMarine, said that the contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of 7 modules for the gas…

European Union in Malaysia announced education opportunity webminar

European Union in Malaysia published an announcement on study in Europe opportunity on 7 May 2020. An official statement said: Join our special talk with EU Delegation, EU Member States, Education Agencies, and Alumni to learn about: – Program courses at various universities and colleges – Scholarship award and research fellowship – Application and admission…

Grundfos ready to support Denmark healthcare system

Grundfos’ production in Bjerringbro will deliver up to 5000 face shields a day to aid Danish health services in the fight against coronavirus, according to Grundfos’s official statement update. 36 hours after the call from the Danish Medicines Agency, a Grundfos team had made a visor prototype. On 3 April, full-scale production is set to…

Volvo Vietnam asks owners of certain models to return cars for repair

Volvo Vietnam has asked owners of 476 specific models to bring their cars back for a minor modification of the automatic break system. The models are XC40,XC90,S90 and V90. These models were manufactured between January 2019 and March 2020, and were imported from Sweden and Malaysia. Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade’s competition and consumer…

5G insight webminar organized by Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore – deadline today

The insightful host Ludvig Landgren, VP and Head of Network Applications and Cloud Infrastructure at Ericsson (SEA, Oceania and India), will go through the basics of 5G and why it is seen as the game changer in a regional webinar organizes by Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore . For anyone interested please register here…

At home in Malaysia: Frank’s dilemma

Frank Poulsen’s favourite aspects of living in Penang are the laid-back lifestyle and the variety of small, intriguing places to visit. Beautiful beaches, tropical jungle and stunning viewpoints are also only a stone’s throw away from the diverse cultural city due to the small size of Penang. Beautiful surroundings that allow for Frank to bike, run…