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Volvo Buses’ new B8R model arrives to Thailand

The new Volvo B8R chassis from Volvo Buses has arrived to Southeast Asia – ‘Made to just keep running’. The Swedish premium buses brand’s latest model, which replaces the top-selling B7R, was in Thailand launched with a Bangkok in late March. Volvo Buses assembles the B8R in its plant there, using kits from Volvo Buses’…

Tibetan exile charged with spying denies charges

The Tibetan man recently charged with spying on his fellow exiles for the Chinese government denies charges. Read also: Sweden charges Tibetan resident for spying on fellow exiles for China The suspect, the 49-year old Dorjee Gyantsan, is in exile in Sweden but has allegedly met with Chinese officials on several occasions and was caught travelling…

Nordic Indonesian embassies visited Papua

In March 2018 the embassies of Sweden, Finland and Denmark visited the easternmost province of Indonesia: Papua. The visit was a part of the embassies’ on-going efforts to visit various regions of Indonesia to deepen the understanding of and knowledge about Indonesia. A visit to Papua is of interest as the current administration has placed…

Scandinavian films to screen at European Union Film Festival, Singapore

On May 10th to May 20th the 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will show contemporary cinema from 24 European countries. And among those 24 countries, every Scandinavian country is represented, with movies ranking from brutal war thrillers to romantic dramas about violin players with broken fingers (and broken hearts). From Denmark,…

SwedCham Beijing on new R-Visa regulations

It’s important to stay on top of the changing visa requirements in the country of residence, and recently China has issued a highly exclusive R-Visa, which is given to people deemed having ‘high-level skills needed for the Chinese society’ or foreigners with talents sought for by the regime. And it’s definately not just handed out…

Network event with NordCham Vietnam

Nearly 30 members showed up for the NordCham Vietnam networking event held on April 11th. Sponsor of the event, the Swedish software company Niteco, opened the night and afterwards Chairman Sore Roed Pedersen gave updates on Nordcham activities, EuroCham Whitebook launch, Greenbook update and EuroCham AGM, especially on the impressive presence of 3 Nordcham members…