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Electric car Polestar’s new headquarters in Sweden

Polestar, the new electric performance brand from the Volvo Car Group, inaugurated its new global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Strategically located on the Volvo Car Group campus, the new building and working environment supports cross-functional collaboration throughout Polestar and further strengthens cooperation between the Polestar brand and its parent company. The new headquarters building, which…

Niclas Kvarnström: Debuts as Ambassador in Singapore

There are changes at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore. A new ambassador has arrived and the embassy relocated to a new address in November. On 27 September HE Mr Niclas Kvarnström presented his credentials as the new Head of the Swedish Mission in Singapore to President Halimah Yacob. Niclas Kvarnström arrived to Singapore along…

Senior Scandinavian’s dream living in Thailand

In the outskirts of small town Bangsaen, on Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, lies a truly special senior living project called Scandinavian Village. As in the name, it is dedicated to Scandinavian people only. And after 15 plus years in operation this residential living community is really thriving. A visit is really an eye-opener about how this…

New survey: Sweden and Singapore best at English

A new survey ranks best non-native speakers of English. Sweden is number one, while Singapore is number three. Global language training company Education First (EF) ranks best non-native speakers of English in their yearly survey EF English Proficiency Index. Singapore is the only Asian country in top five. This year, Norway ranks as number four,…

Finnish embassy visits learning center in Thailand

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok visited on 29 October SEAS of Change learning center in Rayong. Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services (SEAS) of Change learning center is a project funded by Kesko Corporation of Finland, Finnpartnership programme of Finnish government, SIDA of Sweden and the Richard and Helen DeVos foundation. The project aims to…

Ericsson exports 5G equipment to Asian countries

Swedish Ericsson has started to export 5G-ready telecom equipment such as base stations and microwave gear to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. “The initial shipments consisting of Ericsson’s 5G-ready radio base stations and microwave equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies have been delivered to Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand,” the company said during India Mobil Congress…

Nordic China Smart City Conference

On 13-15 November the Nordic China Smart City Conference takes place at Stockholmsmässan in Sweden. The theme is: ’Combining China’s new model for growth and the Nordic’s Eco Governance’. This is the third in the series of highly successful conferences focusing on the Nordic opportunities within the fast-growing Chinese urban development market. Its aim is…

Nordic finTech investor event Singapore

During the upcoming Singapore Fintech Festival which draws attendants from worldwide – over 30 000 of them expected in 2018 – the just established Nordic Innovation House Singapore organizes and invites to the Nordic FinTech Investor event. Taking place on 13November, 4pm – 6pm, where invitees will be able to learn more about the Nordic…

Nordic Night in Jakarta: embassies celebrated joint National Day 2018

The Embassies of the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden jointly celebrated their National days for the fourth consecutive year on Thursday 18 October in Jakarta – this time in an evening atmosphere. The Nordic countries are on the forefront of renewable energy, sustainable waste management, Co2-neutral transportation and green cities. With this in…

Norwegian commences winter flights Stockholm to Krabi

A new direct flight route to Krabi from Stockholm Arlanda with Norwegian is being launched on 31 October 2018. This enables Swedes to fly non-stop to another long-haul destination in Thailand. The airline Norwegian will fly on the direct service to the popular holiday destination of Krabi with two weekly departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport…