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Swedish ladies launched Swea Professional Bangkok

The Swedish Women Abroad‘s Bangkok chapter has launched SWEA Professional. This was announced with a kick-off event on 15 November. Swea met at Hotel Pullman Grande Sukhumvit and after a nice networking, including a presentation by the organisation and Swea Professional they divided the attendants into smaller groups to brainstorm. Anna Frummerin, President Swea Bangkok…

New study: Palm oil demand to increase six-fold by 2030

Should the current bio fuel-demand for palm oil continue to rise, the demand for it may be six times higher than it is today. That is the basic conclusion of a study written by Dr. Chris Malins, a researcher at Cerulogy, a consultancy firm for the industry of cleaner fuels.  Likewise, the study was paid…

NordCham Philippines 2018 AGM report

Nordcham Philippines hosted its Annual General Membership Meeting and Economic Briefing with Dan Steinbock, CEO and Founder of Differencegroup and Martin Guri, Chief Equity Strategist at Nordea Bank. The event took place at Manila House in BGC on 31 January, attended by 37 member companies and a total of 76 guests. Incumbent President Bo Lundqvist…

Swedish Church Phuket celebrates 10 years

Swedish Church in Phuket will hold a 10 Years Anniversary sermon on Sunday 18 February, 11 am until 2 pm, at Phuket Orchid Resort Spa. The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will be represented by H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrstöm and his wife Karin Herrström, as well as Senior Consul Mr Per Kågeby. The priest couple…

Invitation: NordCham Philippines Awards Night 2018

NordCham Philippines in Partnership with the EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) invites to the NordCham Awards Night 2018. The Awards Night recognizes prominent companies who have significantly contributed to economic growth, employment generation, investment, and corporate social responsibility in the Philippines. The 2018 edition of the event gathers 250 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, leaders of local and…

Business Sweden in Philippines’ market outlook 2018

“Now is a good time to enter the Philippine market!” states Business Sweden, with a recently established office in Manila since September 2017. “Last year we saw an all-time high in terms of consulting assignments, in both value and numbers, and as Sweden reopened its embassy in Manila in end of 2016 it was clear…

Indonesia and Malaysia among the world’s worst debt collectors

In a recently published report by analyst firm Euler Hermes, Indonesia and Malaysia ranks as some of the worst countries in the world to collect debt, based on the complexity of debt collecting. The analysis looks at several parameters such as local court proceedings and local payment practices for fifty countries, gave them a score…