Tag: Hong Kong

Tung Tak school in Hong Kong adds Finnish education style into their curriculum

Tung Tak School, established in 1957 and located in Kam Tin in New Territories,Hong Kong has added a touch of Finland to the curriculum. Principal of the school, Wong Wai-lap, visited Finland in 2019 and was inspired of how Finnish teachers incorporate effective learning with spending time in the nature. Now outdoor lessons at Tung…

European Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong invites to Rethink 2020 conference

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong published an invitation for everyone who are interested to join sustainable objective Conference, happening on 2-3 September 2020. The statement said: We are proud to be supporting ReThink 2020 as Event Partner. ReThink 2020 is a 2-day conference and workshop programme which is designed specifically for corporate…

Maersk stops transporting waste to mainland China, Hong Kong

The Danish container shipping firm Maersk announced on 20 July 2020 that all solid and chemical waste cargo are not acceptable to be ship to Mainland China and Hongkong from 1 September 2020. China began tightening restrictions on scrap commodities as part of an environmental campaign in 2017 and plans to reduce solid waste imports…

The Consulate General of Sweden published a warning on Corona virus

The general consulate of Sweden in Hong Kong published an announcement regarding Coronavirus on 28th January 2020. The official statement said: There is currently an outbreak of a new coronavirus originating in Wuhan in central China. Majority of confirmed cases have been found in Wuhan. Cases have also been confirmed in other parts of China…

Ramboll acquires Singaporean consultant Web Structures

Danish consulting engineer Ramboll has announced the acquisition of Singaporean consultant Web Structures, which specialises in design and engineering services for high-rise buildings, on 7 January 2020. The deal will allow Ramboll to expand to its 4,500 payroll with 120 designers and engineers based in offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and London. Web Structures…

The consulate general of Sweden in Hong Kong seeks an experience driver and administrative assistant

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong published a recruitment statement on 3rd January 2020, that said: Position as driver and administrative assistant The Consulate General of Sweden is seeking an experienced and flexible driver to join our team in Hong Kong. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional and secure transportation…

The Swedish consulate general in Hong Kong advice to register if going to Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong published official statement for Swedish travellers and residents to be more cautious in certain areas of demonstration, recommend to register travellers’ information to Ministry of Foreign Affair’s website for further assistance and update themselves on official links for transportation. The statement published on 9th December 2019 said:…

Consulate general of Finland to Hong Kong tells Finns to avoid demonstrations

Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao advised on 19th November 2019 Finnish visitors and residence in Hong Kong to avoid demonstration areas. “Violent clashes have also occurred in the context of demonstrations. Avoid demonstration areas and follow local media for updates. Demonstrations can cause disturbances in traffic and flights to and from…

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…

FinnCham Hong Kong’s Annual Crayfish Party

FinnCham Annual Crayfish Party 2017 took place on 23 September at the Finnish favourite restaurant FINDS. Guests feasted on crayfish and other Finnish delicacies. The Crayfish Party is the perfect opportunity to showcase Finnish culture and summer time traditions to your friends and colleagues. Guest enjoyed an evening full of crayfish, delicious food and drinks…