Category: General news

Swedish Press Ombudsman on media self-regulation in Thailand






Ola Sigvardsson, Swedish Press Ombudsman, visited Bangkok yesterday, on Tuesday 4 July 2017, to attend a seminar on international experiences in media self-regulation. The National Press Council of Thailand, NPC, organised the international seminar on their 20th anniversary, and invited Sweden to share their experiences implementing the world’s oldest Freedom of the Press Act, which…

Norway shares experience on Sovereign Wealth Fund with Myanmar






Tone Tinnes, Ambassador of Norway to Myanmar, shared the experience from Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund on Thursday 29 June 2017 at an event organised by Yangon School of Political Science. Yangon School of Political Science hosted “Political Science and Public Policy: the creation of a Myanmar Sovereign Wealth Fund” at Park Royal Hotel. The ceremony was opened by…

Record number of agreements signed on Finnish PM visit to China






A greater number of trade and investment agreements and letters of intent were signed during Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s visit to China than ever before in connection with a Team Finland visit led by a Finnish minister on 25-. The number of agreements signed this week is as high as 54. “The visit is a…

Danish fish farming field trip in Malaysia






As a follow up to a meeting between Danish ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and the Minister of Agriculture, Minister Counsellor Nina Talvela along with the company Aquapartners in late May travelled to the east coast of Malaysia. There they looked at potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020…

HeForShe X Nordic Countries held Shanghai forum






‘2017 HeForShe X Nordic Countries: Women Economic Empowerment Forum’ was, on 16 June, held at the Royal Danish Consulate General in Shanghai. HeForShe is a UN Women’s Solidarity Movement for Gender Equality. The event was hosted by Hangzhou International Exchange & Service Center in cooperation with the Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Finnish Consulate Generals in…

Nordic green and innovative solutions in Thailand






On Tuesday 27 June 2017, the Department of European Affairs organized a seminar on ‘Nordic 4.0: Green and Innovative’ at the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the seminar, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland shared national experiences with green innovation from each country. The background for the seminar was Thailand’s 4.0 vision – a change…

Chinese car manufacturer to open innovation center in Gothenburg






Geely, a Chinese multinational automotive manufacturing company, will establish their new Innovation Center Europe in the major Swedish city, Gothenburg. In the presence of Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, and Chairman of Geely, Li Shufu, Geely Group and the City of Gothenburg have signed a letter of intent concerning the establishment of Geelys Innovation Center…

Juha Sipilä meets President of China in Beijing






Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä, met with President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing on Monday 26 June 2017. Sipilä and President Xi discussed the bilateral relations between Finland and China and topical international questions. During their meeting, Prime Minister Sipilä and President Xi focused on President Xi’s visit to…