Tag: Singapore

Scandinavian Women’s Association and Fika Café create charity awareness

On their first event together, SWA and Fika Café attracted more than 40 attendees interested in hearing about local charity in Singapore. And who better to explain this subject than founder of Breadline Group, Richard Lim, himself? He was rewarded with a donation of SGD 24.600 to Breadline Group from Danish Business Association Singapore, money which…

Danish traditions to help Singapore become world’s first Smart Nation

All over the world cities are focusing on becoming ‘Smart Cities’, and as many have already acknowledged, a Smart City is not only regarding technology, but also sustainability and human beings. For the latter of the two, Denmark is one of the world-leading countries, and Singapore shows a great interest in the Danish “overall way of thinking”…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir attracts 850 guests to church concert

“If it doesn’t give you goose bumps, you need help. Seriously,” said Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (The Norwegian Company), before 60 Norwegian boys began their performance of their first public concert in Asia. Looking around the fully seated church guests, it was indeed difficult not to spot a person not…

Maersk remains stable in Singapore

Maritime Singapore is built on three pillars, according to Rene Piil Pedersen, group representative Singapore/Asia-Pacific, Maersk Group and managing director, AP Moller Singapore Pte Ltd. These are competitiveness, that is, a globally competitive taxation scheme, ease of doing business, etc; stability, ie, a consistent, long-term transparent government policy executed by competent government and institutions, rule…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir invited to sing in Singapore

On the occasion of launching the new oil rig”Ivar Aasen”, the Norwegian oil company ASA invited the Nidaros Cathedral Boys’ Choir to perform at their event on 21 May 2016. The choir will perform on the shipyard, and again at the following “Sail-Away”-party at hotel Ritz Carlton in Singapore. After the launching the rig will…

Sustainable Norwegian art will light up Marina Bay waterfront

On Friday 11 March 2016 the sky will be filled with beautiful lights from the biennial “i Light Marina Bay” light art festival 2016. One of them will be the Norwegian art installation “Lampshade” by Norwegian artist Snøhetta. The festival illuminates the night sky of Singapore with 25 sustainable light art installations made by local…