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Nordic World Cup Football Nights Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok announced

The coundown has started! Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, along with ScandAsia as media partner, has announced a World Cup Football bonanza for June 2018! The Nordic teams in the tournament kick off in the evening of Saturday 16 June. Save the date to enjoy this amazing world cup with long nights at the bar and in…

Chokladbollens Dag – a story on true passion for Swedish chocolate balls

Today is a very special day for Swedes or really just every chocolate loving person out there. In Sweden, they have dedicated May 11th to chocolate balls – “Chokladbollens Dag”. For one especially chocolate craving person, Alaine Handa, the search of making the best chokladbollar has almost become an obsession during the last five years.…

Sweden in Hanoi honoured artist Avicii

One of Sweden’s most famous musicians suddenly passed away recently only 28 years sold: Avicii. His music was played all over the world. In Hanoi the Embassy of Sweden reports it has received flowers and greetings from his fans wanting to pay their respect. Avicii’s first hit ‘Levels’ was released in 2011 and made him…

Dragon Slide: Learn about start-ups in China

“For anyone with true global business and career ambitions, China is no longer an elective course, it is core curriculum.” As written numerous times before, not only by ScandAsia but pretty much every respectable business magazines, China is no longer just a market, it is ascending towards the market, the land of milk and honey.…

Scandinavian embassies call to release of jailed Burmese journalists

The two jailed Burmese journalists still causes uproar in the international society, including embassies based in Myanmar. And on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, the embassies and section offices were seldom quiet on the current imprisonment – not only of the two journalists, but also of the police officer defending them. The…

Nordic Innovation funds Hong Kong incubator

Building on the success of the Nordic Innovation Houses in Silicon Valley and New York government agencies from four Nordic countries have joined forces to open soft landing incubators in both Singapore and Hong Kong. Nordic Innovation has now decided to grant the Nordic part of the financing. Nordic Innovation House is a soft-landing concept…

NordCham and Philippines-Sweden Business Council to collaborate

On April 23, Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and its newly-established the Philippines-Sweden Business Council (PSBC). The key objective of the MoU is to strengthen economic and trade ties between the Republic of the Philippines and the Nordic…

Cambodian participants in Stockholm Gender Equality forum

Mr. The Chhun Hak, Deputy Director General, Gender Equality and Economic Development at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), was one of the two Cambodian participants attending the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality, held in mid-April. He shares his impression about the forum and his side-line meetings with Swedish counterpart as follows: “I have learnt…