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The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their Webminar on 13 August 2020

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their upcoming Webminar event on 13 August 2020. The invitation said: NBAS would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar on Super Apps – The Future of FinTech, sponsored by DNB Check out our incredible panel, and join us on the 13th of August,…

Could networking be the post COVID-19 career lifesaver?

Even before the coronavirus crisis, uncertain conditions threatened numerous mid- to late-career executives. Transformative technology is rendering many formerly respected and highly paid jobs obsolete. Globalization and the rationalization of roles have taken a heavy toll. Now, with an impending recession, companies are looking to reduce expenses wherever possible, simply in order to survive. The…

The Danish Leckerbaer opens first Asia store in Singapore

Leckerbaer, the world class dessert brand from Copenhagen, has reach out to the eastern side of the world As of 23 July 2020, Leckerbaer has opened a flagship store in Singapore and ready to please their Asian fans. Leckerbaer was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark by two pastry chefs, Gabi and Jakob Baer Mogensen, who have…

The Immigration Division1 (Bangkok) opens extra office to relieved congestions

The Immigration Bureau in Bangkok has opened a temporary visa extension center at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi province. From Monday, 13 July 2020, the new Immigration office started operating with aim to relieve congestion at its government complex office on Chaeng Wattana Road. For more information, please visit the Immigration Bureau official website here.…

Ericsson South East Asia expects 5G subscriptions to reach 190 million by the end of 2020

Telecommunication market has seen strong growth during the pandemic as people wish to remain connected together and cope with lock down measures. Ericsson expects that this trend will continue on in their June 2020 edition of Ericsson Mobility report, released on 23 June 2020. Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India,…

Singapore, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland amongst most powerful passports

A new ranking by the Henley Passport Index shows that Singapore and the Scandinavian countries have some of the most powerful passports in the world. The Henley Passport Index releases an annual ranking of the most powerful passports in the world, based on how many destinations the holder can enter without a visa. Citizens with…

Novo Holdings announce new Head of Business Development in Asia

Novo Holdings announced on 2 July 2020 that Amit Kakar will be new Head of Business Development for Singapore branch. Amit Kakar will start in his new role on 1 August 2020 and will be based in Singapore following a period working out of the Novo Holdings headquarters in Denmark. His job will be to…