Swedish bookseller detained in China allowed to see Swedish doctor

A Swedish doctor has been allowed to visit the Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, who has been detained in China since October 2017. “Swedish medical personnel have on Monday, August 13th, been able to carry out a visit with detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai. This is welcome,” Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said in a statement,…

Danfoss experiences significant growth in China

Danfoss has announced their first half-year financial statement of 2018 and the growth in China is especially high. Judging from the Danish company Danfoss’ financial statement is China looking for climate-friendly solutions. In the first half of 2018 Danfoss has experienced progress, particularly in China where they have had a significant growth. The growth in…

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…

EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 announced

The EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) is organizing the EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 with the theme ‘EU and the Philippines: Jointly Pursuing Competitiveness for Inclusive Growth’ on 18 October 2018, at Solaire Resort and Hotel. This summit we look at how the current administration’s initiatives and programs in line with its Socioeconomic Agenda and priorities have…

Stockolm event: Sweden-Thailand run

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Swedish-Thai friendship? Anyone who feels like it can join the ‘Fun Run/Walk’ at The Royal Djurgården on Saturday August 18th. What is celebrated is that Sweden and Thailand entered into a bilateral friendship and trade agreement 150 years ago, in year 1868. This agreement was the starting point…

International talents’ job fair Philippines

The Asian Development Bank, NordCham Philippines, and the U.S. Embassy invites spouses/partners of international staff to a Job Fair for International Talents, which will take place on 29 August at ADB in Mandaluyong from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This first-time collaborative event will bring together companies in the Philippines looking for international talent and…

Minister Counselor for Agriculture meets with “spear head” company

The Danish Minister Counselor for Food and Agriculture in Malaysia has met with the Danish company Aqua Partners that is a spear head company in introducing new land-based aquaculture technologies called Recirculated Aquaculture System (RAS). Henrik Hagen Olesen, Minister Counselor for Food and Agricultre at the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, met with Mr. Fuz…

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore invites all new Norwegians in Singapore to the event “New in Singapore”.   Have you just moved from Norway to Singapore and not sure about how everything works here? No worries, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church will help you. The Seamen’s Church has…