Joakim Persson, Managing Editor ScandAsia

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EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 announced

The EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) is organizing the EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 with the theme ‘EU and the Philippines: Jointly Pursuing Competitiveness for Inclusive Growth’ on 18 October 2018, at Solaire Resort and Hotel. This summit we look at how the current administration’s initiatives and programs in line with its Socioeconomic Agenda and priorities have…

Stockolm event: Sweden-Thailand run

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Swedish-Thai friendship? Anyone who feels like it can join the ‘Fun Run/Walk’ at The Royal Djurgården on Saturday August 18th. What is celebrated is that Sweden and Thailand entered into a bilateral friendship and trade agreement 150 years ago, in year 1868. This agreement was the starting point…

International talents’ job fair Philippines

The Asian Development Bank, NordCham Philippines, and the U.S. Embassy invites spouses/partners of international staff to a Job Fair for International Talents, which will take place on 29 August at ADB in Mandaluyong from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This first-time collaborative event will bring together companies in the Philippines looking for international talent and…

Nordic After Work Shanghai announced

On 29 August 2018 the respective Nordic business organisations in Shanghai is teaming up for a Nordic After Work event. They will celebrate the arrival of fall at the amazing terrace of Roof325. If in Shanghai don’t miss out on delicious food and refreshing drinks together with new and old friends on one of the…

New CleanTech advisor at Danish embassy Singapore

The Embassy of Denmark in Singapore has announced the arrival of their new colleague and CleanTech advisor Mark Perry. Mark has just joined the embassy from a position as Vice President for Business Development & Sales in Asia at the Danish CleanTech company Aquaporin. Mark was responsible for commercialising water treatment solutions within industrial wastewater…

Tetra Pak assisted Chinese dairy brand in product innovation breakthrough

Tetra Pak has announced that it has helped Yili, a leading Chinese dairy manufacturer, to produce the world’s first ambient drinking yoghurt with large fruit and cereal pieces. This was achieved thanks to Tetra Pak’s expertise in ambient yoghurt processing, particle heating and a new Tetra Top system. Yili launched the breakthrough product in Tetra…

Dtac decides to bid on one and reject one MHz spectrum auction

Aiming to increase 4G network capacity and continue 2G services for millions of subscribers Telenor’s dtac (Total Access Communication Public Company Limited) announced on 8 August that the Board of Directors had agreed to submit an application for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service in the frequency band of 1800 MHz to the Office of National…

Scania expands customer base in north Malaysia

Sin Hock Soon Transport Sdn Bhd, Nurkasih Holiday & Tours Sdn Bhd and LLZ Haulage Sdn Bhd are examples of key customers of Swedish vehicle producer Scania. On 26 July Scania Malaysia handed over vehicles to these clients in the northern region, receiving in total 17 trucks, 6 buses and 2 trucks respectively. The keys…

Scania Malaysia’s Family Day held in Ipoh

Staff at Scania Malaysia are used to welcoming fleet owners and drivers while at work in their centres but the smiles were a little wider than usual recently because they were also welcoming their families. Held at all the branches throughout Malaysia over July and August, the Scania Family Day that started out at its…