Tag: Embassy of Sweden Singapore

Swedish embassy in Singapore beach cleanup

On 27 October the Embassy of Sweden, Singapore participated in a beach cleanup activity at the Changi Coastal Walk organized by the EU delegation in Singapore under the headline ‘Together for the Ocean’. The aim of this activity was to signal the importance that the EU and its member states attach to the fight against…

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in Singapore

The 16th AEM-EU Trade Commissioner Consultation took place on 2 March co-chaired by Sweden’s Cecilia Malmström, the EU Trade Commissioner and and Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang, Chair of ASEAN in 2018. The annual consultations were expected to further deliberate on the next steps towards the possible resumption of the Asean-EU…

Swedish delegation, Nordic participation in Singapore FinTech Festival 2017

As the annual Singapore FinTech Festival (organised by Monetary Authority of Singapore) returns on 13-17 November 2017 it comes with strong elements of Nordic participation, including a Swedish business delegation. By arranging the festival Singapore is out to benefit from Fintech (financial technology) – and learn from its peers. The festival features workshops, a 3-day…

Gunilla Daintry at the heart of Sweden-Singapore relations

18 years and having worked under seven ambassadors at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore, 22 years with Swedish Business Association Singapore (SBAS), and residing in Asia since the early 1970’s. We are talking about a person with a track record and dedication of sorts! ScandAsia got the chance to sit down with a true…

Singapore’s Nobel Prize dinner

Once again, Embassy of Sweden, Singapore hosted the annual Nobel Prize dinner, held at the residence in early Deceber 2016. People from the academics including researchers and professors were invited at this special event to highlight and celebrate the Nobel laureates and the important discoveries and achievements that have been awarded. Each laureate was introduced…

Sweden attends Study in Europe Singapore fair

On 1 October the annual ‘Study in Europe Fair’ was held at the Peninsula Excelsior Hotel in Singapore, where the Swedish Embassy participated and informed about opportunities to study at Swedish universities. Anna Karlhede from KTH contributed and made a well-attended presentation about life as a student in Sweden. This year saw a record attendance…

Singapore prohibits moist snuff

Embassy of Sweden, Singapore highlights an upcoming change in Singaporean law, which will affect the Scandinavian’s who consumer smokeless tobacco, or so called ‘snus’: The import of snuff to Singapore becomes prohibited on 1 August, 2016. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is banning emerging tobacco products as a pre-emptive measure to protect public health against…