Danish Ambassador attended eco exhibition in Singapore

On June, 21 2019 Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard was present at the opening ceremony of Singapore’s new exhibition showcasing traces of green journey in Singapore. Titled “Singapore’s Greening Journey: 200 Years and Beyond”, the exhibition will be presented free of charge at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ CDL Green Gallery from 21…

Swedish man arrested in Thailand over bitcoin fraud

On June 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, a Swedish man aged 44 was arrested by Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau police for multi-million dollar fraud on the Island of Koh Chang, Thailand. Being in Interpol Red Warrant Issued by US Authorities, Karlsson was accused of colluding with 12 others to defraud thousands of victims via cryptocurrency websites…

Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia received a visit from UNFPA representative

On June 19, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia Maria Sargren welcomed United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative in Cambodia Rizvina de Alwis accompanied by Tum May, UNFPA Assistant Representative at the Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh. According to UNFPA’s website, UNFPA is the lead UN agency aimimg to expand the possibilities for women and…

Swedish firm to supply Geely with its self-driving car software

Geely, China’s automotive company has awarded Zenuity, the joint venture between Swedish technology group Veoneer and Geely’s subsidiary Volvo Car, as its supplier for assisted and self-driving software. According to Reuters, Geely’s deal consisting of car brands namely Geely Auto, Volvo performance brand Polestar, subscription-based electric carmaker Lynk & Co and British sports car maker…

Swedish Midsummer celebrated in Singapore

On June 19, the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore brought together a number of Swedish expats living in Singapore to celebrate Midsummer Day where there were several activities, food and games for the guests to experience the way to celebrate Misdummer in Swedish style. At the event, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström celebrated…

Finland first time joined fireworks festival in Danang

The Finnish team, known as Joho Pyro Professional Fireworks AB, spectacularly performed their fireworks presentation for the first time in Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF) on Saturday June 15. As a newcomer in DIFF 2019, Joho Pyro presented a spectacular fireworks presentation under the theme from Kalevala’s Lemminkäinen, a well-known hero from Finnish mythology.…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…