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Famous Danish artist: Christopher to perform in Singapore for first time

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The Danish pop sensation Christopher will make his Singapore debut with concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall on 29 March 2020. With song like Bad, My Heart and I Won’t Let You Down, the curly haired singer-songwriter has made hearts melt all over the world since 2011, but for the first time he will bring the heat to…

Finnair launched Chinese new year amenity kit

Finnish design company Marimekko has traded the airline’s blue colour scheme for a red and gold jacquard pattern to a special edition amenity kit for Chinese New Year. The kit will be available to business class passengers from 20 January until 9 February 2020, on routes to Greater China, including Hong Kong and Singapore. The…

Maersk Tankers introduces new parental leave worldwide

The Danish company Maersk Tankers introduces a new parental leave policy that improves benefits for parents worldwide, on 14th January 2020. According to an official statement, the new parental leave policy gives new fathers four weeks OF paid paternity leave, which is offered to onshore employees across all locations. This means Maersk Tankers is increasing…

Ramboll acquires Singaporean consultant Web Structures

Danish consulting engineer Ramboll has announced the acquisition of Singaporean consultant Web Structures, which specialises in design and engineering services for high-rise buildings, on 7 January 2020. The deal will allow Ramboll to expand to its 4,500 payroll with 120 designers and engineers based in offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and London. Web Structures…

Danish largest sport store chain sold to Singaporean company

Denmark’s largest sports chain Sportmaster has been sold to a Singaporean company, which coincidentally has the same name, Sportmaster Operations. The Singaporean company operates hundreds of stores in Easterne Europe and Asia, with branch offices in China, Bangladesh and Vietnam. The company has acquired the Danish chain from the Nordic Capital Fund. The deal was…

Research 2019: Reasons Why Singapore Is the Best Country for Scandinavian People

Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia, consisting of small islands, in which the progress of the Western world and Asian culture are harmoniously interwoven. Today, it is one of the richest countries in the world with a developed successful market economy, which is characterized by a favorable business environment, the absence of corruption, and…

Swedish embassies announces new app for Swedes travelling overseas

Swedish Embassy’s in Asia are closed during Christmas holiday period but they do not stop to assist to travellers in need. With concerns that travelling overseas may include language and cultural difference, Swedish citizens may now download a new “UD resklar” app to assist in case of emergency and to keep up to current travel…

Finnish embassy in Singapore sum up their sustainability movements in 2019

For the last six months, during Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Embassy of Finland has focused actively in the theme of sustainability. The highlights of the autumn including of  organised a Waste-to-value seminar for 70 representatives of Finnish and Singaporean companies, universities, government representatives as well as participating in ITS World…

Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore had a fun day with children from Touch community services

H.E. Mrs Dorte Bech Vizard, Danish Ambassador to Singapore invited 17 kids from Touch Community Services for a tour around Garden by the bay’s Flower Dome to see the Nordic Poinsettia Wishes and tell the stories behind Danish Christmas traditions and togetherness on 19th December 2019. The day ended at the Ambassador’s residence where everybody…