Nordic Innovation House Singapore reception celebrated partnership success

As the week-long Nordic activities was drawing to a close in Singapore–probably the most important week of year for the Nordics in Singapore–during Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH), a Nordic Innovation House reception took place at the Swedish Ambassador HE Mr Niclas Kvarnström’s Residence. All the participants in…

SFF x SWITCH: Nordic start-up pitches, Singapore Fintech Association partnership

As Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) came together for the first time in 2019 the Nordic countries were present in full force, including this year also five start-ups from Iceland. Ambassador of Iceland to Singapore, Ms. Sigríður Á. Snævarr, were in attendance and also hosted a welcome reception…

Marimekko x Uniqlo second collaboration collection for Fall / Winter 2019

Marimekko, a Finnish design house, announced a collaboration with UNIQLO, a Japanese global apparel retailer, for a new limited edition collection on 15th November 2019. The first collection designed by the two companies, introduced in spring 2018, was very successful. The new 2019 Fall/Winter collection celebrates Finnish winter traditions and augments women’s offerings with items…

Norwegian ambassador meets Myanmar’s Minister for Electricity and Energy

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing received Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Tone Tinnes at his office in Nay Pyi Taw on 14th November 2019. During the meeting, they discussed Norwegian assistance to Myanmar in the areas of hydropower technologies, drawing grid code in power distribution, environmental and social management and English…

An ocean of solutions to plastic pollution at SEA circular conference

On Thursday 14 November 2019, the SEA of Solutions was wrapped up after four days of discussing how to combat plastic waste at the United Nations’ Conference Center in Bangkok. The conference was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia, COBSEA. Through the initiative SEA…

School Opens Applications for Full IB Diploma Scholarship

KIS Int. School

IB DIPLOMA FULL SCHOLARSHIP, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW Join our inspiring community with academic scholarships for the IB Diploma and the IB Middle Years Programme. KIS International School is inviting ambitious students to apply for the coveted IB Diploma academic scholarship, also known as the “One Million Baht Scholarship”, for the academic year 2020-2021 onward. KIS…

Meeting for Nordic students in Hong Kong on Friday

Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong invited Swedish and Danish students in Hong Kong to attend an information meeting held at the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong on Friday 15 November 2019. The address of the Church is: Wing On Plaza Shoppingmall, Office Tower våning…

The Swedish Embassy and businesses proposed circular economy to Vietnam

The Embassy of Sweden together with the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), and the Hanoi People’s Committee hosted a “Promoting a low-carbon circular economy – a Swedish perspective” seminar at Melia Hotel Hanoi on 12th November 2019. The discussions were focused on Vietnam’s policies and vision in promoting the circular economy, successful…

Danish cellist performing the first time at Hanoi Opera House

Jonathan Swensen, a Danish cellist, will take a lead part of the concert ‘the Dramatic Pathetique’ with the Sun Symphony Orchestra’s concert, at the Hanoi Opera House on 15th November 2019. Mr. Swensen was born in 1996 and raised in Gentofte. Music has always been a part of Jonathan’s life. His mother, who is a…