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  • Norwegian envoy meets Myanmar scholarship students at AIT

    Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand Katja Christina Nordgaard met with scholars sponsored by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Asian Institute of Technology. Almost all scholarship holders are from Myanmar but the group also included international students from other countries, such as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Norway sponsors 40 students from Myanmar [...]

    Norwegian envoy meets Myanmar scholarship students at AIT
  • Chinese students get to know Swedish universities

    Over one hundred Chinese students gathered in central Shanghai to take part in the information meeting that the Consulate and the Swedish Institute co-organized in collaboration with 11 Swedish universities on April 4. The participants have all been accepted to studies in Sweden but not yet accepted their slot and [...]

    Chinese students get to know Swedish universities
  • Norway opens visa application center in Shanghai

    Norway opened a visa application center in Shanghai Tuesday in the Guangdong Development Bank Tower. Oyvind Stokke, Norwegian Consul General in Shanghai, greeted the first applicants, a family of three, with flowers. Chinese tourists, including those joining ADS (approved destination status) group tours, can apply for visas at the new [...]

    Norway opens visa application center in Shanghai
  • Geely, Volvo to jointly invest in electric car R&D

    Geely and Volvo will make large-scale investments in the research, development and manufacturing of electric drive system for automobiles. Geely and Volvo are discussing on the establishment of a joint R&D institution of the electric drive system and manufacturing company so as to gain ground in the future new energy [...]

    Geely, Volvo to jointly invest in electric car R&D
  • Danish website turns private homes into take-away restaurants

    A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price. “Sometimes I only put one serving up for sale, sometimes up to 20. It depends on what I’m making and how much time I have,” said Ana [...]

    Danish website turns private homes into take-away restaurants
  • Volvo to unveil S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid at Beijing Auto Show

    Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) will reveal the Volvo S60L PPHEV (Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) Concept Car at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show. The ingenious petrol plug-in hybrid – an electric car, hybrid car and high-performance car all rolled into one – offers the driver an outstanding combination [...]

    Volvo to unveil S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid at Beijing Auto Show
  • Vietnam keen to expand cooperation with Sweden

    The visit by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh to Sweden, which ended April 18, have considerably strengthened Vietnam’s bilateral ties and cooperation with the European countries, Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said. Deputy PM Ninh’s Sweden visit created an impetus to the bilateral ties in all fields, Ngoc [...]

    Vietnam keen to expand cooperation with Sweden
  • Swedish firm sells UAVs to Chinese coast guard

    Swedish firm CybAero recently sold a number of its APID 60 helicopter UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) to the Chinese coast guard, which plans to use the unmanned aerial vehicle aboard customs vessels to combat smuggling, reports the Washington-based Strategy Page on Apr. 18. Designed as a 180-kilogram unmanned helicopter, the [...]

    Swedish firm sells UAVs to Chinese coast guard
  • Danish filmmaker crucified in Philippines Good Friday re-enactment

    A 48-year-old filmmaker from Denmark became the center of attraction in Barangay San Pedro Cutud here when he showed up with nine other locals to be crucified on Good Friday April 18. Lasse Spang Olsen came here a few years ago to do a film on the Lenten practices. On [...]

    Danish filmmaker crucified in Philippines Good Friday re-enactment
  • China to Become Volvo’s Largest Market in 2014

    China is poised to replace the US as Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) largest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars, up from 61,146 in 2013, highlighting the company’s growing presence in the world’s fastest growing automobile market. Sales in the US in 2014 are expected to [...]

    China to Become Volvo’s Largest Market in 2014

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KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai

KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai

April 18, 2014 at 08:56

The Season so far The Kuala Lumpur Vikings have been playing in a new league this season, the Weir Veterans Football League. So far, the team is reasonably on track, placed...

Business news »

Geely, Volvo to jointly invest in electric car R&D

Geely, Volvo to jointly invest in electric car R&D

April 22, 2014 at 11:09

Geely and Volvo will make large-scale investments in the research, development and manufacturing of electric drive system for automobiles. Geely and Volvo are discussing on...

General news »

Danish filmmaker crucified in Philippines Good Friday re-enactment

Danish filmmaker crucified in Philippines Good Friday re-enactment

April 21, 2014 at 13:32

A 48-year-old filmmaker from Denmark became the center of attraction in Barangay San Pedro Cutud here when he showed up with nine other locals to be crucified on Good Friday...

International relations »

Norwegian envoy meets Myanmar scholarship students at AIT

Norwegian envoy meets Myanmar scholarship students at AIT

April 23, 2014 at 11:30

Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand Katja Christina Nordgaard met with scholars sponsored by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Asian Institute of Technology. Almost all...

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Danish website turns private homes into take-away restaurants

Danish website turns private homes into take-away restaurants

April 21, 2014 at 17:13

A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price. “Sometimes I only put...

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