Tag: Singapore

Telenor enters classified app market: Takes 32 pct. stake in Carousell

Telenor Group, the Norwegian multinational telecommunication company, has signed an agreement with Carousell, one of the world’s fastest growing classifieds, in Singapore on 21st November 2019. Johan Rostoft, head of online classifieds at Telenor, said in a statement: “We have built a profitable and high-growth marketplace business serving millions of users every single day. This…

Consulate General of Finland announced the latest statement on free trade agreement with Singapore

Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Finland, published an official statement regarding The Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Singapore, which enters into force on 21 November 2019. “Singapore offers interesting business opportunities for Finnish companies’ areas of strength, such as health care and services for elders, digitalisation and renewable…

Danish artist featuring interactive light arts at Sentosa Cove Singapore

Sentosa’s Island Lights, showcasing installations by local and international artists, takes place at Sentosa Cove Village Singapore until Dec 31. Among the artists, you will find Singaporean Danis artist Tina Fung. Tina Fung was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. She began as an interior designer in London before moving to Singapore in 2010, she…

Norwegian offshore service company announced their closure

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Norwegian offshore service company, has announced that by February 2020 it will be closing its wholly owned subsea services subsidiary, Swire Seabed AS as a result of the effects of the prolonged industry downturn. After that, the operation will be relocated to its Singapore office. The inspection, maintenance and repair…

Finland and Singapore to collaborate on smart technology for the marine sector

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore’s PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the creation of smart technologies for the marine sector.The signing ceremony was attended by Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, the Finnish Ambassador to Singapore, the Singapore Ambassador to Finland, and top executives from both Wärtsilä and PSA Marine.The Letter of Intent was…

Business Finland to co-host a launching event of a genomic data management platform in Singapore

Business Finland will co host a launching event with BC Platforms and Quintiles and IMS Health.Inc, on 13th November 2019 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. BC Platforms’ Asia is specialised in genomic data management and analysis solutions.The word “genomics” comes from the word gene or genetic and genomics is about the data…

Fjällräven store opens in Singapore

Fjällräven collections are now available at the Outside store located at Plaza Kuala Lumpur and at the retailer’s two stores on Singapore’s Orchard Road. The Swedish brand was founded in 1960 by Åke Nordin, specialising in outdoor equipments, whose name translates into ‘the arctic fox’ is known for its collections of high-end clothing and equipment…

Danish ambassador adds Nordic touch to Christmas Wonderland event

H.E Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore, has been giving creative direction to the Poinsettia Wishes floral display that adds iconic Nordic landmarks to the annual Christmas Wonderland at Garden by the Bay from 29th November- 26th December 2019. If you visit the Poinsettia Wishes floral display, see if you can spot the…

Norwegian engineering specialist providing new system for clean marine in Singapore and Indonesia

FMSI Norway-based Clean Marine and Indonesian engineering specialist announced that the companies agreed to cooperate to create a leading provider of exhaust gas cleaning systems. “We are pleased to announce the contemplated merger on the eve of IMO 2020 coming into effect,” said Nils Høy-Petersen, CEO of Clean Marine.  “The transaction will provide additional scale…