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The big International School issue of ScandAsia is out

ScandAsia has released its annual big special them issue on “How to Choose an International School”. The April 2018 issue is 60 pages packed with school articles and advice – plus all the regular news and features on doing Scandinavian business in Asia, being part of the Scandinavian communities in the main capitals of Asia…

TMAS established in Vietman – support growing textile industry

Textile Machinery Association of Sweden (TMAS) is now firmly established in Vietnam with the purpoise of assistance in making Vietnam one of the world’s leading textile and garments manufacturer. According to Innovation in Textiles, the office has been in the 7th district of Ho Chi Minh City, with Tran Phuoc Thanh as the head of…

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…

Danish Minister of Cultural Affairs delivers award to Vietnamese translator

She has been praised for bringing Hans Christian Andersen to the children of Vietnam by extensive translations for the past 20 years. And on Tuesday the 4th of April, ms. Tran Thi Minh Tam finally received the recognition in form of the Hans Christian Andersen 2018 award, given to people who have made “outstanding achievements…

Vietnamese plane makes emergency landing to rescue Dane

On a flight from Germany to Vietnam, a Danish passenger stopped breathing. The doctor on board gave first aid, but the passenger needed to get to a hospital fast. According to the Vietnamese newspaper VN Express, this caused the Vietnam Airlines plane to make an emergency landing in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, getting the…

Major Swedish businesses to visit Vietnam

The Swedish Ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Hogberg, announced to Vietnamese chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, that several major Swedish businesses are planning to visit Vietnam in May. The goal of the visit is to offer assistance in developing Hanoi in terms of public transportation, smart city trends and sustainable growth –…

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…

Nordic Day Hanoi seminar

On the occasion the Nordic Day Celebration on 23 March the Nordic Embassies in Hanoi (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) together with the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organised a seminar on ‘The Socio-Economic Nordic Model – Achievements and Experiences‘, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Renowned speakers from the Nordic region together…

Former Vietnamese alumni who studied in Finland meet up

I doesn’t necessarily take a lot of similarities to create a bond between people. Sometimes having visited the same country is simply enough. On Friday the 16th, Vietnamese alumnis who had previously studied in Finland met to exchange experiences, anekdotes and to expand the ever so important network. According to the Embassy of Finland in…