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Ambassador Landi discussed future cooperation with Singapore’s Minister for Health

On 24 November 2020 the Danish Ambassador Sandra Jensen Landi met with Singapore’s Minister for Health, Gan Kim Yong, to share lessons-learned from Covid-19 and discuss the future of healthcare. Years of close collaboration on active ageing, precision medicine and gearing our healthcare systems to embrace the digital realities shows the joint dedication by Singapore…

Nordic ambassadors graced the Poinsettia Wishes Flower Dome opening Singapore ceremony

Flower Dome’s signature floral displays make a return with the well-loved Poinsettia Wishes on 27 November 2020. Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore, Ms Grace Fu, together with Ambassadors from the four Nordic Embassies in Singapore – Royal Danish Embassy, Embassy of Finland, Royal Norwegian Embassy, and Embassy of Sweden, – and the…

Norway offers Sustainable Management MBA scholarship to ASEAN students

The Norwegian Government offers scholarships for an MBA in Sustainability Management to students from the Philippines and other countries in the ASEAN region. The application deadline is 21 January 2021, please follow this link to apply. The MBA course is a collaboration between the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and…

Ambassador Kvarnström updated on current situation for December

Swedish ambassador to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström released on 27 November 2020 a letter to the community: Friends, We are approaching Christmas and New Year by storm, and with that for most people, a hope of leave and time with loved ones. I know that there are many Swedes in Singapore who have hoped to travel…

Sweden Alumni invite to “Sweden Talks” about the Nobel Prize on 3 Dec

Sweden Alumni Network in Vietnam invites members to Sweden Talks: A Glimpse of the Nobel Prize. Sweden Talks is an online forum where alumni meet each other and expert speakers from Sweden to have conversations on current and important topics. Sweden Talks are open for all Sweden alumni members – this is an offer for…

Nordic ambassadors invite to Happiness Conference on 3 Dec

On 24 November 2020, the Norway embassy in Singapore invites to join the Happiness Conference 2020 on 3 December 2020. Learn more about why the Nordic countries are the happiest countries in the world. Our own Ambassador Anita Nergaard is teaming up with a stellar team of Nordic Ambassadors. Sign up here (FREE EVENT)

Sweden initiates a virtual story telling project in Singapore

SESG is a Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore initiative aimed at bringing Swedish Multi National Corporations and Singaporean SMEs together to exchange experiences and opportunities. The aim is to enable new, unexpected connections between businesses, to show that all companies — big and small— can learn from each other in order to come out…

Finnish SWAPPIE helps in electronic waste challenge

Did you know that incorrect disposal of electronic waste is one of the most problematic challenges in waste management? In Finland, used and serviced smart phones are gaining popularity: They’re easier on the environment – and the wallet. Find out what are Finnish’s secrets in handling waste management here.

NIH-SG introduces new Finnish Member: Vetrospace

On 19 November the Nordic Innovation House-Singapore introduced new member from Finland: Vetrospace and VetroHealth which is part of Vetrospace group to better serve health care industry’s needs. It is aiming for safer and cleaner hospitals and other health care facilities to enhance the health of patients and employees. VetroHealth’s tailored healthcare pods are equipped…

Limited seats available for the ASEAN-EU Business summit 2020, register today

The ASEAN-EU Business Summit is back for its 8th edition, slated to be held in Singapore on 19 November 2020. This year’s edition follows on from a highly successful run in Thailand 2019 during their ASEAN Chairmanship, graced by ASEAN Ministers, Ambassadors and prominent business leaders who spoke at the event attended by high-level delegates.…