Anna Hallberg and Jacob Wallenberg on Swedish Trade and Covid-19

Members of Nordic and Swedish Chambers of Commerce in APAC can meet Anna Hallberg​, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Jacob Wallenberg​, Chairman of Investor AB in a webinar on Jun 10, 2020 (2 PM – 3 PM) moderated by Peter Ling-Vannerus​, Chief Representative of SEB Beijing. The two key patrons in the field of…

International Admissions Opened for Integrated Innovation Bachelor Program

A special round of admissions for the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScii) program in the Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation is now open. This admission round will be beneficial to those students whose international study plans have been affected by COVID-19. “We opened this round following requests by many students whose international…

Malaysian Danish Business Council Chairman published concern letter over Corona Crisis

Allan Jensen, Chairman of the Malaysian Danish Business Council published a letter to members on 21 May 2020 with concern on Corona Crisis in Malaysia. In the letter, Allan Jensen explains that MDBC together with other chambers via EUMCCI has appealed to the government to consider the impact of the current Covid-19 restrictions on expatriate…

Helsinki Business Hub continues smart building, construction Singapore collaboration

Since Finland’s 100 Years independence celebrations in 2017, Helsinki Business Hub (HBH), a regional development and marketing agency, has been engaging with Singapore based on its ’Smart Nation’ initiative for growth through innovation and technology. HBH is the international trade and investment promotion agency for the Finnish capital region (from 2021 it will be fully…

Norwegian Business Association Singapore hosts the first Virtual Maritime Tech Conference

Norwegian Business Association Singapore (NABS) members Heron Advisory, Ronny Waage together with Tim Polson from Klaveness Digital, are joining forces to provide an exciting afternoon focused on maritime tech innovation. Sign up here for joining Singapore’s First Virtual Maritime Tech Conference (VMTC) on Wednesday 27 May from 2-6 pm. Other NBAS members contributing to this…

Denmark launchs online support to overseas export businesses

The Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod launched a new large export and investment package on 26 May 2020. The packages aim to assist export businesses effected by the Corona crisis.which, among other things, makes it much cheaper for Danish companies to get export advice from Danish embassies and representations. The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

The EU delegation Philippines announced the first ever online Euro Film Festival

The European Union (EU) will host the first ever “Viva Europa 2020,” a series of online cultural shows. The well known European Film Festival is going online this year, starting from 25 May to 6 June 2020. Thomas Wiersing, chargé d’affaires of the EU Delegation Philippines, announced in a statement published on 23 May 2020…

Time to read something about Scandinavian history in Thailand

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