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ECCP’s Luncheon Meeting with Philippines’ Secretary of Trade

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) held a Membership Luncheon Meeting on creating an enabling business environment for trade and investments with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Taking place at Dusit Thani, Manila on Thursday, 21 March 2019, the meeting was opened by the key speaker, Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry…

H&M to have the first Filipino ambassador

Nadine Lustre, a well-known actress, singer, and music video director in the Philippines, was choosen to be the H&M’s first Filipino ambassador. H&M believes that choosing Nadine Lustre as their ambassador can “bring the brand closer to the customers” and help H&M’s latest collection to reach its target. H&M described the 40 swimwear pieces collection…

“Don’t Tell Me How to Dress” officially opens in Philippines

Harald Fries, the Ambassador of Sweden to Philippines attended an official opening of the exhibition “Don’t Tell Me How to Dress” taking place at Gateway Mall Activity Center, Quezon City, Philippines on Friday, 1 March 2019. The exhibition was initially launched last year on 25 November as the beginning of the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender-based…

Round table discussion between ECCP Davao and EU

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) Southern Mindanao Business Council held a round-table meeting on the EU investment in Mindanao with H. E. Franz Jessen, Ambassador of EU to Philippines who is originally from Denmark.. Held at Park Inn Radisson Hotel on February 19, 2019, the meeting started with the presentation of the…

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…

Visit Swedish Fashion exhibition in Manila

The Embassy of Sweden in Manila together with Swedish fashion brands, H&M Philippines, BabyBjorn and Houdini Sportswear, has launched a three-month long fashion exhibition named “Fashion Revolution: The Future of Textiles” in Manila. Just like its name, the theme of “Fashion Revolution: The Future of Textiles” will focus on the past and the future of…

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…

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)…