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Finland held digital, energy business delegation to Thailand

The much anticipated visit of a Finnish minister delegation to Thailand on 20-22 August saw no less than 18 companies, small and large, from Finland in attendance. The business delegation represented ‘Smart Energy’ and various other productions and solutions within the digital economy. Team Finland, the organiser, hosted an evening reception on 21 August, where…

Finnish Economic Minister arrives to Thailand

H.E. Mr. Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland is leading an official visit to Thailand on 20−22 August 2018 with a Finnish business delegation. On 20 August Minister Mika Lintilä and Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven welcomed the delegation of 18 Finnish companies to Thailand. The main purpose of the visit is to promote cooperation…

dtac TriNet won 1800 MHz spectrum license

Total Access Communication Public Company Limited, or dtac, announced on 19 August that dtac TriNet has won a license for 2x5MHz on the 1800 MHz band in the auctions held by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service. dtac’s auction win, at a price of 12.511 billion baht, was…

EU Healthcare & MedTech business mission to Singapore, Philippines

During 28 August 2018 to 4 September 2018 the EU Business Avenues in South East Asia programme will take selected European companies in the Healthcare and Medical Technologies sector to Singapore and Philippines. Some 50 European companies from 15 European Union (EU) member states will be attending this 10th business mission. The EU Business Avenues…

EU-Indonesia Business Dialogue 2018 invitation

On 25 October 2018 the 8th EU – Indonesia Business Dialogue (EIBD) will take place – a forum of private business and government representatives. Business communities and business leaders are invited to take an active part in a constructive dialogue with Indonesian and the EU representatives. It was first launched back in 2009 in Brussels…

Swedish MNCs continue to view Malaysia, Greater KL as ideal Asia investment place

Sweden and Malaysia’s ties as trade and investment partners go way back. In the 1960’s, the Swedish companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, Sandvik, Alfa Laval and Scania established themselves in Malaysia. The first car ever produced in Malaysia was a Volvo, made by Sweden at Volvo’s car producing plant in Shah Alam in 1967. In…

Diakrit founders buy out News Corp, entices entrepreneurial investors

Bangkok-headquartered DIAKRIT, a successful Swedish start-up and the largest employers of Swedes in Thailand, has announced a change in ownership where the original founders are buying the majority shares from News Corp Australia. This move happens only two years after the media giant News Corp invested and became Diakrit’s majority owner. The property marketing solutions…

Asia House event: Danish fintech in Singapore

On 30 August Copenhagen Fintech and the Danish Embassy Singapore is hosting an event at Asia House in Copenhagen. The event is shedding light on Singapore’s Fintech environment prior to the upcoming Singapore Fintech Festival in November. The session will be looking at the present market opportunities, newest trends and most recent developments. What are…

DCBF and blockchain: Exporting Danish authenticity

Numerous scandals in the Chinese food industry have created a market for safe and secure products. The Danish-Chinese Business Forum (DCBF) plans to use blockchain technology to create profit from this situation. In the recent years, China has been struggling with their domestic food supply. Stories of counterfeit baby formulas, of expired or fake meat…

Business Sweden hosted Industry 4.0 seminars

In early July Business Sweden organized two seminars, one in Malaysia (Johor Bahru) and one in Singapore, on the topic “Sweden – A partner in the journey towards Industry 4.0” together with key Swedish industry experts, the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF). The objective with the seminars was to…