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Danish Ambassador attended eco exhibition in Singapore

On June, 21 2019 Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard was present at the opening ceremony of Singapore’s new exhibition showcasing traces of green journey in Singapore. Titled “Singapore’s Greening Journey: 200 Years and Beyond”, the exhibition will be presented free of charge at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ CDL Green Gallery from 21…

Swedish Midsummer celebrated in Singapore

On June 19, the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore brought together a number of Swedish expats living in Singapore to celebrate Midsummer Day where there were several activities, food and games for the guests to experience the way to celebrate Misdummer in Swedish style. At the event, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström celebrated…

SP Telecom collabed with Nokia to install Singapore’s First 5G fixed network

SP Telecom, Singapore’s network and fibre infrastructure provider, stated on June 17 that it is joining force with Finnish telecommunications company Nokia to enable the deployment of Singapore’s first 5G-ready software defined network. SP Telecom addressed that Nokia’s FP4-based Service Router, optical transport and cloud software solutions, service automation and network orchestration application suite will…

Denmark and Singapore exchanged ideas on eldercare

Embassy of Denmark in Singapore hosted a Lifelong Living Conference on May 30 to bring together experienced researchers, policy makers and pioneer practitioners in healthcare and innovation from Singapore and Denmark to discuss and share ideas toward solutions and designs for eldercare in the future. Held at the Parkroyal on Pickering hotel, the conference was…

4 Norwegian organizations in Singapore joined training on first aid skills

On June 11, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore), Norwegian Seamen’s Church and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore together spent their day in training session with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the agency providing emergency services in Singapore The training by SCDF was arranged to help the participants to restore their first aid knowledge and…

Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

Singapore jumped at the top of world’s competitive economy

For the first time since 2010, Singapore has ranked first in the world’s most competitive economy in 2019, according to an announcement by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on May 29. Singapore rose from 3rd to 1st spot of the ranking this year followed by Hong Kong and USA coming in the 3rd.…