Finnair will add three more flights to China’s new airport

On June 26, 2019, Finnair announced its plan to grow its operations in China by adding three weekly flights to new Beijing Daxing International Airport set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters. Located on the border of Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, Beijing Daxing International Airport is scheduled to open for operation by…

Sweden supported guidance on sexuality education in Thailand

Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok partnered with UNESCO Asia-Pacific to co-host the launching ceremony of the revised ‘International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education (ITGSE)’ in Thai language. The event took place on June 25 at the Residence of Swedish Ambassador to Thailand Staffan Herrström who gave his welcome remark to greet all attendants to the…

Green light for EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

On June 25, the Council of Ministers authorized the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements which are set to be signed by Swedish born EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ștefan-Radu Oprea on the EU’s behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June. The agreements with Vietnam, the EU’s…

Norway funded Cambodia’s project on biodiversity

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded the project launched by Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with the technical assistance from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Biodiversity Finance Initiative is the name of the project launced on June 20. This project is expected to be a solution for protecting and maintaining Cambodia’s…

Finland teamed up with China in Paralympic Winter Sports

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Finland and China Disabled Peoples’ Federation (CDPF) collaborated to support the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics which will begin on Friday, March 4, 2022 and end on Sunday, March 13, 2022. According to the a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed on May 29, 2019 by Secretary General from…

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…