Tag: Stockholm

New study reveals the best cities to live a healthy and happy life

Living a long and healthy life is highly influenced by environmental factors, such as diet and lifestyle. A recent study confirmed the impact of five lifestyle habits, such as smoking, physical activity, alcohol intake, body weight, and diet, on both total life expectancy and chronic diseases. But how to maintain a healthy lifestyle? To determine the best…

Ambassador Kvarnström updated on current situation for December

Swedish ambassador to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström released on 27 November 2020 a letter to the community: Friends, We are approaching Christmas and New Year by storm, and with that for most people, a hope of leave and time with loved ones. I know that there are many Swedes in Singapore who have hoped to travel…

Update on airlines resuming operations to Nordic capitals

Air carriers Finnair, Qatar Airways, Latvia’s airBaltic, Juneyao Airlines and Icelandair have unveiled plans to increase the number of flights operations from Finnish airports in August. Finnair announced on Twitter on 1 August 2020: “We will add new routes to our traffic plan in August. We will start flights to Alanya, Bergen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Crete,…

CEO unhappy Chinese company to expand Swedish metro

stockholm metro line

The Stockholm metro is due to expand with a new line, and the state-owned Chinese company China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG) has won the bid to a procurement contract. CRTG has to fork out 28 USD for three tunnels for the preparatory work of the new metro line according to business newssite Dagens industri. While…

How will Scandinavia succeed on the Hong Kong design market?

Hong Kong is the sparkling design hub of the Asia. It’s hip, wealthy and carries a deep-rooted genuine interest for design. This combined with a rooted tradition for consumerism and a location at the footstep to the industrial powerhouse of China makes Hong Kong a mecca for designers and design companies all over the globe. ScandAsia…