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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…

 Rent a Nurse – professional, domestic nursing care for all ages

 Rent a Nurse (Thailand) Co., Ltd is a service-provider for domestic nursing care in all its variations. Our mission is to help Patients of all possible care-levels to find the domestic care they need, in order be able to maintain their life activities at their own home, instead of moving to a care facility or even…

KIS International School opens new building – and more great KIS news

KIS has several developments and news about the school to share with the Nordic community. Another Year of Excellent IB Diploma Results Once again, KIS’s graduating class all participated in the full IB Diploma and all of them passed, obtaining their IB Diploma. The average score of our students was over 34 points, well above…

Outstanding KIS students welcomed by top universities

During the recent graduation ceremony of KIS International School’s class of 2018, it became apparent that this year, as every year, our students have grown into caring, well-rounded young adults with excellent attitudes, impressive knowledge and outstanding thinking skills. We are very honoured that KIS has played a big part in the journey of these…

Danes see Malaysia gateway to thriving Asean consumer market

The 640-million strong ASEAN population has gained prominence in recent years as a promising consumer market, with a thriving young middle-class (median age of 29) becoming more urban. Nielsen has projected that the Asean middle class – people with disposable income of US$16-US$100 per day – is projected to reach 400 million by 2020. And…

Sweden’s Monitor ERP System a proven key enabler for Southeast Asian manufacturers

If there’s one incontestable truth today in the global manufacturing ecosystem, is that it looks nothing like that of the past. It wasn’t long ago when manufacturers planned their production on assumptions supported by information originating from a linear supply chain. Product variables were limited, life cycles were long, and customer demand forecast variability was…

International School Bangkok (ISB) to Celebrate Creativity and Diversity in BACC Exhibition

International School Bangkok (ISB) is thrilled to announce the opening of its unique and dynamic exhibition in the Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) from May 1 – 13, 2018.   Entitled “Color Now,” the ISB exhibition brings together a exceptional selection of art created and submitted by students during the 2017-18 school year. The…

Norwegian investors continue to put faith in Greater KL

Year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Malaysia and Norway. What began as a partnership between two oil and gas (O&G) producing country peers has now been extended to shipping (Wilhelmsen), fast-moving consumer goods (Jordan) and chemical paints (Jotun), among others. Norwegian investments in Malaysia to-date amounts to about RM19 billion in…

IME Mini MBA Workshops now on weekends

To drive success, you need to listen to your market, your people – and our people here in Singapore prefer our Mini MBA course with workshops on Saturdays! So it sounds from Asger Daugbjerg, Director at IME Singapore, which is a Danish Mini MBA course provider in Singapore. Asger Daugbjerg, Director, IME Singapore In 2018…

Avenir provides ’a shot in the arm’ for organizations determined to implement bold change

Owned and run by Swede, Tommy Bartshukoff and Irishwoman, Eithne Kennedy, Avenir is a Singapore-based business specialist practice, operating globally through a network of high-calibre consultants. Says Tommy Bartshukoff: “We have run consultancy projects across the world for global clients such as Ports America Group, Maersk, Pacific Basin Shipping and Kuehne & Nagel – to…