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Nordic Sunday Brunch at InterContinental, Singapore

At InterContinental Singapore in Bugis, famous for its historic precinct and the hotel for its amazing Peranakan-style and Heritage Suites, there is still time to enjoy the Nordic Sunday Brunch that is running until 17 November (12:00pm to 3:00pm)! It is the luxury hotel’s vibrant European eatery Ash & Elm which showcases this theme with…

Norwegian join forces with Indonesian for sustainable fish farming

Mr. Gisle Larsen, Director of Norwegian company Sterner AS, has signed an agreement to start an integrated fish farming cooperation with Mr. Ferry Budiman, Director of PT El Rose Brothers in Indonesia. “We are very pleased to be working with El Rose Brothers to start a new chapter of onshore fishery products in Indonesia,” Mr.…

Winners of Nordcham awards night

  The Nordcham Philippines has announced the winners and finalists at Nordic Awards Night 2019. And the winners are Corporate Sustainability Company of the Year co-presented by Trends And Concepts Winner: H&M Philippines Finalists: Ericsson, Grundfos, Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc., Novo Nordisk  2. Innovation Company of the Year co-presented by Salarium Winner: Aidea Finalists: Connovate, Ericsson,…

Norwegian ambassador praised for Phillippines reconciliation efforts

Norwegian Ambassador to The Philippines, Bjorn Staurset Jahnsen participated in the inauguration of the field office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Barangay Santa Maria, accompanied by Stian Arvid Hegland and Second Secretary and political advisor Nikki Al Ben Delfin from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila. On the sideline of the inauguration,…

Norway helps Vietnam improve marine warning service

A workshop on ways to improve Vietnam’s marine warning and forecast capacity taking place in Hanoi from October 22-25 as part of activities in the cooperation framework between the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. Addressing the event, Vice General Director of the VMHA Hoang Duc Cuong, said the administration…

Nordic Royals attended Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria on Tuesday 22 October 2019 attended the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito together with Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, as well as Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon – who came without Crown Princess Mette-Marit, as she is suffering from a chronic illness. The…

Finalists revealed for tomorrows Nordic Awards Night

NordCham Philippines have announced the names of the companies, that are the finalists for this year’s Nordic Awards Night 2019 taking place at the Fairmont Makati Ballroom on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6-10 PM. The Awards are given to Nordic-affiliated companies in the Philippines who exemplify Nordic values and commitment to UN Sustainable Development…

Folke Engholm at Nordic Innovation House Singapore

Team Nordic Innovation House Singapore attended on 15 October 2019 the ’Viral Access on Micro-Influencers’ breakfast talk hosted by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. A rare opportunity to meet Folke Engholm, CEO/Founder of Viral Access, who shared key insights on using social media as a platform to strategise, scale in new markets and…

Astri is in love with Myanmar: Hoping the tourists will return

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Entering the Sule Shangri-La Hotel in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, is overwhelming. The high-ceilinged lobby is adorned with intimidating columns and large armchairs. An excessive chandelier lights up the huge room. It bears a resemblance of colonial times. This is the place Norwegian Astri Hole Fredriksen has chosen for the interview. When she first visited Myanmar…

Nordic Ambassadors Luncheon: – Work life balance is not a zero-sum game

Work life balance provides for success, both for companies and their employees – and for joint Nordic events! A high-ranking Singaporean official, four brilliant Nordic business cases and four highly competent ambassadors guided by a professor in organizational behaviour. Not to mention a service level beyond imagination. What could possibly go wrong? Nothing, according the…