Finland first time joined fireworks festival in Danang

The Finnish team, known as Joho Pyro Professional Fireworks AB, spectacularly performed their fireworks presentation for the first time in Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF) on Saturday June 15. As a newcomer in DIFF 2019, Joho Pyro presented a spectacular fireworks presentation under the theme from Kalevala’s Lemminkäinen, a well-known hero from Finnish mythology.…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…

SP Telecom collabed with Nokia to install Singapore’s First 5G fixed network

SP Telecom, Singapore’s network and fibre infrastructure provider, stated on June 17 that it is joining force with Finnish telecommunications company Nokia to enable the deployment of Singapore’s first 5G-ready software defined network. SP Telecom addressed that Nokia’s FP4-based Service Router, optical transport and cloud software solutions, service automation and network orchestration application suite will…

Myanmar and two media institutes from Denmark and Sweden extend MoU

Myanmar and two international media support institutes from Denmark and Sweden signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on media cooperation to extend the duration of existing agreement. The signing ceremony took place on June 15 at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon where the MoU was signed by Director General U Ye Naing from Myanmar’s Information…

Finland appointed its new ambassador to Singapore

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland annouced on its website that Antti Vänskä has been appointed to serve as a new Ambassador of Finland to Singapore. The new Ambassador already started his work in Singapore since June 1, 2019. Before taking his role in Singapore, Vänskä had been working in the Diplomatic Service for more…

Norwegian Embassy joined Malaysia’s petroleum exhibition

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur led by Erlend Sannes Hadland, Deputy Head of Mission joined the 17th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition (OGA 2019) on June 18, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Organized by Malaysian Exhibition Services, Malaysia’s leading exhibition organizer, OGA 2019 is a 3-days exhibition taking place…

IKEA to launch new collection with Thailand’s Greyhound

IKEA announced on June 4 that it has worked collaboratively with Greyhound Original Bangkok, life style and fashion company, to design a new collection combining culture and way of life of Sweden and Thailand. The new collection was titled in Swedish “SAMMANKOPPLA”, meaning “interconnect or unify” and was planned to be available in store 2020.…

Danish Envoy met with Chairman of the HCM City

Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam Kim Højlund Christensen paid a courtesy visit to Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on Tuesday June 11. The topic discussed during the meeting was the way to promote the bilateral cooperation upon the areas such as trade, investment, cultural exchange, urban planning and smart city solutions.…

IKEA to buy food ingredients from Pinoy farmers

IKEA Philippines planned to buy the food ingredients from Filipino farmers for its restaurant in IKEA upcoming store scheduled to be opened in 2020. Once complete, IKEA Pasay will be IKEA’s first store in the Philippines, envisioned to be the world’s largest IKEA’s store located at the SM Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City…