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Norway-Asia Business Summit 2018 details

The Norwegian Business Association in Singapore presents the seventh edition of the Norway-Asia Business Summit (NABS), taking place 16-18 April in Singapore. The summit will explore how to navigate the geo-political landscape in Asia; discuss how to succeed in the time of digitalisation; provide insights on advanced manufacturing, blockchain technologies, white spaces and unicorns; and…

Palm oil industry needs sustainability, not boycotting

The consumption of palm oil is on the rise and this adds a serious threat to the climate and many endangered species. Palm oil is found in almost half of all consumables in supermarkets, and boycotting is not the solution. Experts call for a sustainable palm oil production. It is almost that season again. The…

Denmark’s ambassador met Singapore SMU students

“Great pleasure to meet excited and inquisitive students from SMU,” writes the Embassy of Denmark, Singapore. Denmark’s Ambassador to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard, held a presentation in early March about Danish culture and lifestyle for 25 students from Singapore Management University. This group of students is going to Scandinavia end of April. Source: Embassy of…

Singapore delegation visited Stockholm Arlanda, Swedavia

A delegation with representatives from organisations such as Singapore Airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport have visited Swedavia to learn more about the airport’s work to reduce its climate impact, with bio aviation fuel being a key factor. The delegation also made a visit to Stockholm Arlanda Airport’s fuel depot to…

Singapore Changi airport awarded as world’s best

The Singapore Changi airport is for the sixth consecutive year the world’s best airport according to the yearly World Airport Awards. And Singapore Changi has certainly made its way into people’s hearts, ranking in the top ten of 11 out of 16 categories including ‘best airport’. And Asia in general seem to really have gotten…

New NBAS Singapore Board 2018 elected

After a successful Annual General Meeting held at the Norwegian Seaman’s Mission Norwegian Business Association Singapore introduces the following new members of the NBAS Board for 2018: Gustav Heiberg, MD, Hydro Aluminium Asia Hege Raade Solstad, Regional Director, Asia Pacific Wilhelmsen Ships Service Torgeir Willumsen, Resident Partner, Simonsen Vogt Wiig Karoline Riis Rigault, Commercial Manager,…

Nordea Bank navigates the highly regulated markets, the do’s, don’ts in Asia

Nordea Bank’s General Managers in China and Singapore talk to ScandAsia about how they navigate the many regulatory challenges and the importance of being on top of things to serve their customers well in a diverse region. Mr Stefan Westergren has headed Nordea Bank’s Shanghai branch for the past three and a half years, looking…