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Inaugural Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit announced

First Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit announced

In the spring of 2015 Sweden’s Southeast Asia-based ambassadors jointly, and in partnership with Business Sweden, held seminars back in the home country in order to promote the various markets in ”their” region as being ripe markets for increased Swedish export and investment. As an additional way to strengthen the Team Sweden efforts and as a platform for engagement, the …

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Kone lands Vietnam residential contract

Kone lands Vietnam residential contract

Finland’s global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, Kone, announced on 17 June that they have won an order to supply 62 elevators to Goldmark City, a new residential development in Hanoi, Vietnam. Goldmark City occupies a prime location along Hanoi’s major routes, including to the Noi Bai International Airport, the National Convention Centre and to other districts. The …

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Maersk Group in conflict with Indonesian law

Maersk Group in conflict with Indonesian law

Maersk Group-owned company, Damco, are in conflict with Indonesian authorities. (Photo: Damco) Maersk Group is forced to repay 2.7 million DKK to Indonesian workers as they have been underpaid in 4 years, media in Denmark reports. Maersk denies any charges. It's the Maersk-owned company, PT Damco Warehousing Indonesia, that have been sentenced by an agency inside the Indonesian Ministry of Labour to …

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New Report: Sustainable energy could cover SEA-needs by 2050

New Report: Sustainable energy could cover SEA-needs by 2050

New report from WWF assess that SEA could be free of coal pollution in 2050. Southeast Asia is one of the most polluted regions in the world. But the grey polluted future could turn green for the region World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) writes in a recently published report. Nationas like Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand are all …

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New Human Capital Report: Scandinavia tops - Asia at bottoms

New Human Capital Report: Scandinavia tops - Asia at bottoms

The annual Human Capital Index report has been published by the World Economic Forum and as usual the Scandinavian countries range in the very top, while most of the SEA-region stays at tepid lower end. As in 2015 Finland tops the index and all Scandinavian countries figures on the top 10. Singapore impresses and tops the SEA-nation ranking with a 13th …

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Breakthrough for Swedish gas turbine in China

Breakthrough for Swedish gas turbine in China

Siemens has received its first order from China for four gas turbines of type SGT-800 manufactured in the Swedish cities Finspång and Trollhättan. The turbines will be installed in in pairs in two power plants for the production of electricity and heat in the cities Baode and Xiyang in Shanxi Province. The two plants will together have a total capacity …

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Chinese delegation visits Swedish municipalities

Chinese delegation visits Swedish municipalities

n 27 June 2016 representatives from Lanzhou Municipality in China visited the Swedish city of Karlshamn. The purpose of the visit was to get inspiration from Karlshamn municipality’s civil affairs efforts in general and urban planning in particular. Representatives from Lanzhou Municipality in China contacted Karlshamn in the spring before a visit to Europe. During their stay, the Chinese delegation …

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Aritco’s home lifts enters China

Aritco’s home lifts enters China

Aritco (Swe) launches Aritco HomeLift at the fair Shanghai Villa and Facility Exhibition on 5-7 July 2016. The new lift is the world's first residential lift uniquely designed to fit in a home environment and is designed by the Swedish designer Alexander Lervik. Aritco HomeLift was launched in Europe in February 2016. The pre-production series will be distributed globally in …

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Acclaimed Danish Actor makes world debut in China

Acclaimed Danish Actor makes world debut in China

Ulrich Thomsen (center left) and his crew at the Shanghai International Film Festival (Presse photo). One of the most acclaimed actors to emerge from Scandinavian Cinema in the last decays, Ulrich Thomsen, now tries his hand at directing. Recently his first directorial work, In Embryo, had its world debut in China during the Shanghai International Film Festival from June 11 to …

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