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Norwegian Mette Visted: My Singaporean adventures

Singapore is a wealthy Island city-state, once a British colonial trading post, today it is a thriving global financial hub, a multi-cultural food paradise, and a diverse society jammed with nature. Singapore is also home to Norwegian Mette Visted and stands as the foundation of some of her life’s most important milestones and revelations.  Besides…

Covid-centre confirms vaccines will be for everyone in Thailand also expats

Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has repeated its commitment to give everyone in the country – including expats and migrant workers – vaccinations against COVID-19. Those that are likely to come in contact with foreign tourists would be vaccinated in phase 2 from May. Expats and foreign workers are likely to be vaccinated…

Singapore vending machines now dispense Norwegian salmon, crab, and Wagyu beef

Business reporter Tim McDonald from BBC News, Singapore has explored the various vending machines in Singapore that seem to be on the rise and it’s not only Norwegian Salmon and sliced Wagyu Beef that’s available. Although drinks and snacks still dominate the displays in vending machines, the variety is increasing to offer bread, curry puffs,…

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…