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Finnair joined China Southern to start codeshare cooperation

Finnair announced that it has agreed on a new codeshare partnership with China Southern, China’s largest carrier with over 800 aircraft and more than 100,000 employees around the world, according to Finnair’s media release published on May 21, 2019. Starting on 01 June, 2019, the cooperation will add five new destinations in China for Finnair’s…

Finnish Envoy gave a talk at Singapore Chinese Girls’ School

On the morning of May 22, Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore along with Anna Korpi, Counsellor of Education and Science paid a visit to the Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, a-120-year old School for girls located in Bukit Timah, Dunearn Road Singapore. The visit was made as a part of “World Readiness Conversation” and…

Wärtsilä to power Chinese oilfield company

Wärtsilä, Finland’s source provider specializing in marine and energy, announced on May 13, 2019 that it has been awarded a contract by Oilfield Services Co Ltd (COSL), a Chinese oilfield service provider, to provide 40 generating sets for 12 new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV). Wärtsilä’s new PSV will mark the…

Norwegian Constitution Day 2019 in Bangkok

On May 17 of every year, Norwegians from all around the world will gather together and celebrate Norwegian Constitutional Day, the day they got their freedom from Denmark since 1814. This year, Norwegian expats in Thailand jointly celebrated one of the most meaningful days of their homeland at Royal Norwegian Embassy residence located at Sukhumvit,…

Global investment summit on SDG Impact initiative

Business for Peace organized “the Business for Peace Summit” in Oslo, Norway on May 15, 2019 to call for all global capital flows to advance the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda and to mark the Nordic Springboard of the United Nations’ SDG Impact initiative, which was a part of the summit. Based in Oslo, Business…

Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air

Announcing on its press release on May 16, 2019, Finnair has agreed on a new codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air, one of the leading private-owned carriers in China, to extend its network in China. The new codeshare agreement will conduct on the route operated by Juneyao Air and Finnair between Helsinki and Shanghai Pudong International…

Finnish Superson launched its first office in Singapore

Superson, a Helsinki-based marketing communications agency, announced that it has opened the first office in Singapore to expand its operation across Asia. Superson Singapore will be directed by Antti Toivonen, Superson’s creative director and managing partner. Superson also appointed Martin Roll as External Senior Advisor to the company on a global level. Living in Singapore…

EU Comes to Singapore’s School

“EU Comes to Your School” launching event was organized on May 13, 2019 at the Ministry of Education Language Centre in Bishan, Singapore. The project was presented to promote 21st century proficiencies by enhancing global awareness and cross-cultural skills amongst Singaporean students to teach them to appreciate different cultures and languages through the diverse cultures…

Finland’s Ambassador talked on Malaysia’s education reform

Petri Puhakka, Finland’s Ambassador to Malaysia had an interview with BERNAMA, Malaysia’s international news service on several mutual matters concerning educational system in both countries as well as new Malaysian government under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. Governing Malaysia for one years since 2018, PH coalition seemed to have a strong interest in Finland’s education…