Tag: Singapore

Finnish minister, liquor and meat delegation, minister in Singapore

During 10 – 12 January Finland’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä and a Team Finland business delegation promoted Finnish meat and liquor production companies in Singapore. Pure ingredients and production of quality goods are the key concepts of Finnish food and drink industry. The Finnish companies have excellent chances to expand their businesses…

Danish Marine Engineers Society looking for members

The Danish Marine Engineers Society based in Singapore is looking for new members across Southeast Asia. The society was established in 2012 and is a branch of the Danish Association for Marine Engineers (Maskinmestrenes Forening). “The idea behind the society is to promote and pass on Danish values that we as Danish marine engineers stand for. The…

Singapore is number one in digital readiness, followed by Scandinavia

Singapore is the best prepared country in the world for the new digital economy. On Wednesday 6 July 2016 the World Economic Forum published its Networked Readiness Index and for second year in a row, Singapore ranks highest as the most digital-savvy country in the world. Finland, Sweden, and Norway hold the second, third and…

Enjoy summer at Scandinavian seamens’ churches in Singapore

Sommerferie, sommarlov, kesäloma. Summer is over us, and for many the month of July equals going away for summer holiday. But for those who will spend their summer in sunny Singapore, don’t worry about holiday closure at the different Scandinavian Seamens’ churches. Norwegian/Swedish Sjømannskirken and Danish Sømandskirken have prepared for summer, and you have the chance to…

Singapore boosts festival with Scandinavian artists

Ultra Singapore spares no expense, and this year 2016 the mega dance music festival has loaded their artist list with huge names from all over the world. Award-winning and hottest name in electronic dance music, Norwegian producer Kygo, is set to headline the inaugural edition of Ultra Singapore. Ultra Singapore will take place on 10 and…

Danish Minister visits Singapore’s International Water Week to discuss Danish water technology

On 7 July 2016 the Danish Minister of Food and the Environment, Esben Lunde Larsen, travels to Singapore to participate in the Singapore International Water Week to share and co-create solutions with Danish and international companies and global decisions makers. The export of Danish water technology has increased circa 25 percent in less than 10…

What Singapore can learn from Scandic’s Magnus Berglund

Is it easier to be a hotel guest in Sweden? For people with disabilities, yes. According to Magnus Berglund, accessibility ambassador in Scandic, hotels should be accessible to everyone, and since the market of travelers with disabilities is large, hotels worldwide have to learn how to welcome travelers of all physical and mental abilities. Scandic’’s successful work…

Scandinavian women’s way to kickstart Monday: football!

Monday is typically associated with a lot of coffee, but women from Scandinavian Women’s Association in Singapore have found a healthier way to kickstart a new week: the answer is football. Each Monday evening, they will gather on the green football field and release endorphines, maintain a fit lifestyle and most important: make Monday more…

Singapore to boost public health with help from Denmark

S’pore being the second country in the world with most incidents of diabetes, the Health Promotion Board of Singapore aims to boost the public health in Singapore. After studying Denmark’s health cooperation, they have found a “whole” new way to do it. The answer is the Fuldkornspartnerskabet. It’s directly translated to The Whole Grain Partnership,…

Beautiful Ivar Aasen topsides send-off before sailing away to Norway

For 3 years the Ivar Aasen topdeck project has been under construction in Singapore, and the platform deck for the Ivar Aasen project is now on its way to Norway after sailaway from the yard area in Singapore on Monday 6 June 2016. Finishing a project as giant as the Ivar Aasen topdeck deserved a…