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NordCham Philippines co-organised Maritime Forum

NordCham Philippines, in partnership with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines, German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the EU-Philippines Business Network, and the Philippines Norway Business Council organised the Maritime Forum at Sofitel Philippine Plaza hotel on June 7, 2018. The Maritime Forum gathered 150 participants bringing together C-level executives, government officials, maritime…

National Day of Sweden celebrated in Manila

The Embassy of Sweden Manila celebrated the National Day of Sweden on 6 June at the Grand Hyatt Manila. Around 500 guests from the Philippine government, diplomatic corps, local and international civil society organizations, the Swedish as well as the business community enjoyed a Swedish feast and a night of Swedish music. The National Day…

Norway hailed as peace facilitator by Philippines

“We, both the rebels and the government, cannot walk away from the negotiating table because Norway has consistently been there.” The words comes from the Philippines’ Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Jesus G. Dureza who applauded Norway for acting as a facilitator between the government and the rebels. “There is an umbilical…

Danish business minister Brian Mikkelsen, delegation visited the Philippines

A Danish delegation headed by The Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Brian Mikkelsen has visited the Philippines. Along the minister, the Confederation of Danish Industry, Healthcare Denmark, State of Green, The Danish Agriculture & Food Council, Food Nation and the Danish Embassy in Manila participated during 7 – 9 May 2018. The…

NordCham and Philippines-Sweden Business Council to collaborate

On April 23, Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and its newly-established the Philippines-Sweden Business Council (PSBC). The key objective of the MoU is to strengthen economic and trade ties between the Republic of the Philippines and the Nordic…

AndersenB2B and Norcham Philippines starts cooperation

On 22 March Aalborg-based AndersenB2B.com and Makati-based Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines announced their cooperation, which brings their respective memberships and networks closer together. The purpose of the cooperation is to help establish new partnerships, and increase communication and awareness about mutual business opportunities between Danish and Philippine companies, particularly SMEs. Source: Nordic…

IKEA to open in the Philippines in “less than three years”

Citizens of the Philippines will still to wait a bit before they can shop the “do most of it yourself”-furniture in IKEA, according to Manila Times. The coming store is in the works, but it is far from ready to be established in the Philippines. “We are [still]looking for sites and partners,” IKEA Southeast Asia…

Swedish Embassy warns against fake recruitment agencies

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The Embassy of Sweden in the Philippines has issued a warning against fake recruitment agencies in the hopes that fewer Filipinos will fall for their schemes. The embassy writes as follows: For certain reasons, the Embassy warns the public about job offers from fake recruitment firms in Sweden that often uses the Embassy/Sweden-logo to deceive…

Norway, Singapore, Philippines to cooporate on green shipping

On the 26th-27th of April, Norway, Singapore, Germany and the Philippines will host the conference Green Shipping. Blue Business. Moving Forward Together. The conference will deal with the topics of green shipping. The creators of the event describes it as “an opportunity for authorities, businesses and organisations from all ASEM countries to exchange practical experience,…