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Nordic ambassadors joins the Women’s Issues Global perspectives Event in Singapore

Gender equality is a fundamental human right and achieving equality between women and men is embedded in UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Norway is considered to be one of the most gender equal countries in the world. Join Ambassador H.E. Anita Nergaard as she discuss on Women in Leadership at the Women’s Issues Global perspectives…

Danish and Asian companies compete for contract to build offshore wind project in Taiwan

  At least four leading Danish, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Singaporean, and US-based offshore contractors or consortia are said to be chasing a prized engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract tied to the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan, project watchers told Upstream. The traditional oil and gas EPC players are drawing on synergies from their…

Finland launched candidacy campaign for the UN Human Rights Council

On 15 February 2021 Finland launched the campaign themes for its candidacy for the United Nations Human Rights Council. The themes of the Finnish campaign are the rights of women and girls, new technologies and the digital transformation, climate change, and education as a human right. The statement says: Finland is seeking membership of the…

Ericsson and Shunfu Food Center collaborate to bring hawker food online

    The Swedish telecom Ericsson and Shunfu Food Center will in collaboration bring hawker food online, closer to the people in times of Covid-19. This is one of several great projects that emerged from SwedCham’s SESG initiative where Swedish MNCs and local SMEs joined hands for the greater good. In times of crisis, businesses…

Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2021 focus on sustainability

On 17 February 2021, the Swedish Institute announced programme opening in Asia. The statement read: “Are you one of the most ambitious and innovative leaders in Vietnam? Do you want to learn more about sustainable business practices and responsible leadership? Join the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2021 and learn how to transform sustainability…

Swedish Greencarrier ensures that ‘Götheborg’ continues on route to Asia 

Swedish Greencarrier AB recently announced that the company has ensured future voyages to Asia and China and created further opportunities for trade with Asia by overtaking ownership and all future responsibilities of “The Swedish Ship Götheborg”.  The logistic service company has acquired all shares in Svenska Ostindiska Companiet AB – SOIC AB – from foundation…

DNV GL establishes regional Centre of Excellence in Singapore

DNV GL establishes regional Centre of Excellence in Singapore for South East Asia with motive for decarbonization and autonomy in shipping. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the centre will focus on digitalization, decarbonization and smart port capabilities, contributing to the city’s ambition of developing a smart and sustainable maritime ecosystem in South…

SNCC invites to “China first?” webinar 17 February

Singapore Norway Chamber of Commerce invites its members to the upcoming webinar “China first’ -‘ How will Bidens presidency affect the US’s relations to China on 17 February at 08.30-10.00 Norwegian time. The webinar will be held in Norwegian. Information about the webinar follows below: “One of the first things Joe Biden did as the…

LEGO x IKEA launches BYGGLEK collection in Singapore

IKEA’s new collection of LEGO brick sets and storage boxes is set to officially launch in Singapore on 18 February and online on 25 February The new BYGGLEK (Swedish for “build, play”) collection is a collaboration between IKEA and LEGO and consists of a range of simple, functional storage solutions with many possibilities. According to…

Singapore Hashtag Interactive appointed Social Content representative for Electrolux APAC

On 11 February 2021 Global appliance company Electrolux has appointed Hashtag Interactive as its social media content hub agency for its APAC and MEA regions. Hashtag Interactive will be responsible for content strategy and production of social content for Electrolux’s Facebook and Instagram platforms. The appointment covers Electrolux’s regional markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…