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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,…

Nordic Innovation Houses invite to Asia-wide webinar on 24 Feb

New Year, New Markets, New Opportunities? Are you Nordic companies looking to venture into Asia? join the 3rd Nordic Innovation House (NIH) Info Joint Webinar hosted by NIH HongKong, Singapore and Tokyo on 24 FEB, 09:00 (CET) / 16:00 (SGT/HK) / 17:00 (JST)! What are the key takeaways? +Recent updates from the respective Houses +…

The annual Nordic Ambassador Meeting went online this year

On 8 February 2021 the Nordic Innovation House Singapore released a thank you note to all participants to the annual Nordic Ambassador Meeting. The statement read: Last week, Nordic Innovation House Singapore hosted the annual Nordic Ambassadors meeting! We had a quick review on 2020, upcoming activities in 2021, and future dedications to scale the…

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations and wishes from Finland and Asia

Amid the global pandemic, Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations worldwide looked different this year but they still conveyed the best wishes of people saying goodbye to the year of the Rabbit and welcoming the year of the Ox. Around the first day of the new lunar year on 12 February, various online celebrations have taken…

Norway’s Telenor expects Asia recovery in the second half of 2021

According to a statement from Sigve Brekke, Chief Executive of Norway’s Telenor, the telecommunication company expects its large Asian operations to gradually recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in the second half of 2021. Sigve Brekke stated that all markets including the company’s Asia’s subsidiaries will still be impacted by government responsive measures in regards to…

Finnish Business Council Singapore released events update for February

The Finnish Business Council (FBC) Singapore announced upcoming events for February, as follow:   On February 24, The members are invited to a workshop on Executive Loneliness! Executive Loneliness – Successful but lonely at the top. The workplace isolation people don’t talk about. Senior executives were already anxious and isolated before the COVID-19 Physical Distancing…