Category: Working in Asia

Young Global Danes gives returning young professionals a network

On 25 January 2021 the Danish embassy in Vietnam mentioned a new career building network, Young Global Danes, is being launched by Danes Worldwide on 2 December 2020. It is supported by a grant from the Tuborg Foundation of DKK 250,000. Backed by the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and trade organization Danish Shipping, the…

Norskskolen i Singapore is looking for native speaking teachers

On 25 January 2021, the Norwegian school in Singapore announced that they are looking for teachers. The statement reads: Are you a gentle, playful and caring person with a heart for children. We are looking for someone who can teach Norwegian two hours a week. There is no requirement for formal educational competence and it…

Slush enterpreneur’s global community find ways to stay connected during Covid-19 era

We are in 2021 and the world is still facing a global pandemic of Covid-19. Slush, a Helsinki-based global entrepreneurship organisation, young companies and community, braving the new world by continue to find innovative ways to work together during the Covid-19 era. Continue with the full story here

Danish embassy in Singapore looking for Political & Public Diplomacy Advisor

On 19 January 2021 the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore announce a a vacancy opens for applications, as follow: Do you want to promote collaboration between Singapore and Denmark? We are looking for a new Political & Public Diplomacy Advisor to support Denmark’s green diplomacy through sharp analyses, strategic communications and relationship-building with public authorities…

The unlikely success of Seven Peaks Software

When Seven Peaks started in 2014, I viewed it as something that would pay the bills. There was no focus on where we were going. Honestly, I didn’t even think we had a strong value position locally  – Jostein Aksnes Seven Peaks Software is a Norwegian-owned international software and design agency in Bangkok established in…

Latest global mental health statistic is a warning to workers abroad

According to a YouGov survey released in December 2020, suffering from mental health problems including depression and anxiety differentiates according to the country of residence. This is something businesses with overseas workers have to consider. Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection, comments that mental health issues have become a greater problem…

Embassy of Finland in Bangkok is looking for Consular service assistant

Embassy of Finland in Bangkok announced on 14 January 2021 a job opportunity that said: Do you enjoy working with people and want be part of our high-performing immigration team? Are you fluent in Thai? Applications are now open for one position of Consular Services Assistant (Migration) at the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. If…

FX veteran Danish Lars Hornsleth joins Jump Trading in Singapore

Singapore-based Danish Lars Hornsleth who already has a long career in Asia has taken on a new role as Director for institutional business development for Jump Trading in the Asia-Pacific region. Lars Hornsleth is well-known in the industry with over 30 years of foreign exchange industry experience and a long list of impressive job roles…

Top Asian places for remote working in 2021

The global travel website Big 7 Travel has recently published a list of the best cities to work remotely from in 2021. The fast-growing communities of Digital nomads who are location-independent and use technology to perform their job are seen globally but these communities are stronger represented in places which fits their needs best. Important…

Paid traineeship positions open for applications for the EU in Malaysia

On 6 January 2021 the European Union announced paid traineeship positions open for applications as follow: Are you a young graduate? Looking to work in international relations? We have openings for FUNDED TRAINEESHIPS for +Political Section +Trade Section +Press & Information Section Application via our website only Deadline: 31 January 2021 These positions are for…