Cambodia Communication Institute training opened

On 18 October the Cambodia Communication Institute of Royal University of Phnom Penh organized an opening ceremony of the training course on ‘Access to Information’ phase 3 for journalists and media practitioners. The project is funded by Sweden through UNESCO with the support of Ministry of Information. The ceremony was presided over by H.E Ouk…

Finnish exhibition held in Shanghai

The glass art exhibition ‘The Story of a Finnish Woman‘ by Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen together with the ‘Kuopio – Capital of Lakeland‘ was held in late October at the Yun Jian Art Museum on the 29th floor of Shanghai World Financial Center. The centerpiece of the exhibition was the story of a Finnish woman as told…

Finland 100 Gala 2017 Hong Kong invitation

FinnCham (Finnich Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) is inviting to their annual Celebrate Finland Gala – this year in honour of Finland’s 100 years of independence! The annual gala dinner will be held at the American Club on Saturday, December 9, 2017. During the night guests will enjoy a special Finland 100-menu designed by…

Dane Kristian Schmidt EU’s new Ambassador to Myanmar

On 17 October, the new Ambassador of the European Union to Myanmar, Mr Kristian Schmidt (Denmark), handed over his credentials to the President of the Union of Myanmar, U Htin Kyaw, at the presidential palace in Nay Pyi Taw. Ambassador Schmidt, who arrived to Myanmar in September 2017, will represent the European Union and serve…

Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner Kuala Lumpur 2017

Incredible but true; on 13 October the Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner took place in Kuala Lumpur for the 21 st time, held once again at the esteemed Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. A highly anticipated part of Kuala Lumpur’s social calendar, the Gala surpassed the guests expectations once again. The evening highlighted some of the best…

Nokia 7 launched in Shanghai

On 19 October HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced Nokia 7, a compact, design-led smartphone wrapped in 7000 series aluminium chassis with diamond cut bevelled edges. The pocketable beauty has a sleek glass finish including a 3D glass curvature back – the perfect storytelling accessory for style-forward users. Beautiful, pocketable and compact, the…

Södra increases exports to China

Södra, Sweden’s largest forest-owner association, reports that demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the same time, Södra’s sales of sawn timber in the country have increased steadily since 2010. Södra’s core markets for both…

Volvo Cars, Geely launch new car brand: Polestar

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker of Sweden, and its Chinese owner Geely Holding has announce they will jointly invest RMB 5 billion (EUR 640 million) in a new standalone electric performance brand called Polestar. This initial investment will support the initial phase of Polestar’s product, brand and industrial development to become a fully consolidated…