Nilobon Bantoey

Journalist • ScandAsia Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok Thailand

Denmark’s BioMar worked with Chinese firm to supply sustainable fish feed

Denmark’s BioMar, fish feed manufacturing company, signed an agreement with Minze Long Yang Xi, China’s largest trout farmer to supply high performance fish feed with almost half the environmental footprint compared to local Chinese feed. According to an announcement on BioMar’s website, the signing ceremony was held at the presence of BioMar’ representatives and a…

Norwegian Embassy supported Malaysia to ratify UN treaty against torture

On July8, representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur joined “Regional Dialogue on Malaysia’s Accession to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT).” The regional dialogue on Malaysia’s Accession to UUCAT was held by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and the European Union…

Singapore’s Minister spoke on ageing society at the forum in Helsinki

Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Health of Singapore participated in High-Level Forum on the Silver Economy as one of the forum speakers. Running from July 9-10 in Helsinki, Finland, this forum was organized for the first time by the Finnish government and the Global Coalition on Ageing. It brought together business leaders and…

Swedish Embassy hosted “Smart Mobility Workshop” in Jakarta

On July 7, Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta organized “Smart Mobility Workshop” at the Swedish Residence in Jakarta. The guests attending included Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia Marina Berg and Ambassador of Indonesia to Sweden Bagas Hapsoro. Both of them gave their opening speeches to inaugurate the event and welcome all participants from Indonesian government…

Swedish Ambassador congratulated Erasmus awardees from Thailand

Ambassador of Sweden to Thailand Staffan Herrström attended the “Erasmus Pre-departure Orientation and Networking event” hosted by European Union in Thailand. Taking place at Westin Hotel on July 6, the event was organized to congratulate 176 awardees from Thailand. Some of this year awardees will join their short term exchange courses between 2019 and 2020…

Singapore’s Firm invested S$3.0 Million in Norway’s TAG Sensors

Elite Partners Capital (EPC), Singapore-based asset management firm announced on July 8 that it has invested S$3 million (€1.95 million) in Norwegian cold chain management specialist TAG Sensors. The signing ceremony for the investment was held on July 8 at the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The agreement was inked by EPC’s Executive Chairman Micheal Tan…

Scania signed a deal with Macau’s motor service provider

Swedish trucks and buses manufacturer Scania AB picked Xin Kang Hua Auto Parts & Motor Services Limited as its maintenance and repair dealership in Macau. The signing ceremony was held on June 24 at Grand Hyatt Macau where Scania Hong Kong Managing Director Carl-Fredrik Zachrisson, and the Chief Executive Officer of Xin Kang Heng Holdings…

Swedish Senior Statistician received award from Cambodia

Veronica Wikner, a Swedish Statistics Senior Advisor from National Institute of Statistics of Cambodia (NIS) was recently given an honored award by the Government of Cambodia for her contributions to the NIS over the past three years. The award ceremony took place in the afternoon of July 5 where Chhay Than, Senior Minister and Minister…

Vestas to distribute wind energy for China’s distributed wind segment

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, posted on June 28 that it has awarded an 11-MW turbine supply contract in China making its first 4 MW platform order in China’s distributed wind market. The company stated that China is aiming to decentralize the wind turbine demand from predominantly large and…