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Thursday, 24 December 2015 23:51

Swedish Christmas - A Celebration of Light and Warmth

Written by Hans Karlsson
The Swedish Christmas celebration is a mix of all sorts of traditions, from the pagan…
Monday, 14 December 2015 13:47

The Age of Collaboration

Written by Kjell Fornander
During a recent visit to Japan, Cabinet Minister Mikael Damberg shed some light on the…
Thursday, 19 November 2015 10:00

Thomas Östergren, new Chairman of the SCCJ

Written by Kjell Fornander
Thomas Östergren, CEO and Representative Director of Atlas Copco K.K., was elected new Chairman at…
Sunday, 18 October 2015 07:18

Immigrants are making Sweden a Multicultural and Diverse Society

Written by Hans Rhodiner & Said Karlsson
(Picture: The logo for the US TV series "Welcome to Sweden" on NBC) Sweden has…
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 03:24

Swedish Returnees - Combining the Best of Two Worlds

Written by Hans Karlsson
Moving home from a distant and exotic country will bring some challenges, but those can…
Thursday, 18 June 2015 10:49

Swedish National Day Celebration 2015

Written by Written by Kjell Fornander and Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
A record crowd gathered at the embassy to celebrate the Swedish National Day with traditional…
Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:30

Member Profile: Dometic K.K. – All the comforts of home

Written by Tyler, Next Inc.
On an early trip to Canada, Takahiro Okoji’s encounter with ice wine provided the spark…
Monday, 18 May 2015 22:56

The Entrepreneur Awards Japan 2015

Written by Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
Key players gathered at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence on April 27 for The Entrepreneur Awards…
Friday, 08 May 2015 22:34

Land of the Rising Fun?

Written by Toshi Otsuka
Tourism in Japan: The Running Track To and Beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Stora Enso Cup - Sweden - Finland Gold Challenge Event Report The 26th Cup was played…
Thursday, 19 March 2015 16:16

The Sweden-Japan Foundation - Focus on the Young

Written by Hans Karlsson
Founded in 1971 as a non-profit organisation, the Sweden-Japan Foundation is devoted to expanding the…
Friday, 20 February 2015 00:00

Hasselblad Japan: Bringing an iconic brand to new eyes

Written by Rob Goss
Hasselblad will be familiar to most, if not all, SCCJ members, the company being the…
Monday, 02 February 2015 13:00

Reprising safety: An interview with Volvo Car Japan President Takayuki Kimura

Written by Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
The new President and CEO of Volvo Car Japan, Takayuki Kimura, feels the firm should…
Friday, 16 January 2015 00:00

From the samba to the Ginza: Ambassador Magnus Robach

Written by Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
After returning to Japan in an official capacity for the first time since 1986, Magnus…
Monday, 05 January 2015 00:00

New Year Message from the Chairman

Written by Stefan Gustafsson
Dear SCCJ Members,   A very Happy New Year of the Sheep and best wishes…
Monday, 22 December 2014 00:00

200 years of peace

Written by Kjell Fornander (Next Inc.)
Photo Credit: Svein Norheim/Østfoldmuseene. When soldier Berndt Storm fell to Norwegian bullets in the battle…
Monday, 08 December 2014 00:00

Finding Swedish Christmas Food in Japan

Written by Hans Karlsson
"Julbord".Photo: Anders Jonsson. Licensed under Creative Commons 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons If your your stomach…


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