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ECCP’s Luncheon Meeting with Philippines’ Secretary of Trade

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) held a Membership Luncheon Meeting on creating an enabling business environment for trade and investments with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Taking place at Dusit Thani, Manila on Thursday, 21 March 2019, the meeting was opened by the key speaker, Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry…

EU latest statement on violence in Rakhine State

The Heads of Mission of the European Union Delegation, EU Member States accredited to Myanmar, Canada and Norway released the statement on “the further escalation of violence in Rakhine State” on 14 March 2019. According to the statement, EU mentioned that the armed conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military Rakhine in southern…

Finland’s Ambassador attended the opening of Thailand Digital Startup Institute

H.E. Mrs. Satu Suikkari-Kleven, the Ambassador of Finland to Thailand together with her delegation attended the launching ceremony of Thailand Digital Startup Institute hosted by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) on March 20, 2019. Located at Ladprao Hills building, Bangkok, Thailand Digital Startup Institute purposed to promote both Thai and foreign startup entrepreneurs operating in…

Cambodia’s internet service provider teams up with Nokia

SINET, Cambodia’s leading internet service provider, has chosen Nokia to provide faster speed per user as well as cut down 50% of operating costs. With Nokia’s high-speed broadband services that are the Nokia Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) and Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT), SINET’s customers will be able to use high-speed and high-quality internet…

Meeting on Fishery : Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s Minister

Grete Løchen, the Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, had a meeting with Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam on Tuesday, 19 March 2019. The Ambassador underlined effective bilateral relations between Vietnam and Norway over the past 30 years since it began in the early 1970s. She also affirmed that Norway’s…

Norway’s Embassy hosted breakfast meeting in Malaysia

The Embassy of Norway to Malaysia hosted a breakfast meeting on 13 March 2019 for Ong Kian Ming, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, and leading Norwegian companies in Malaysia. The meeting provided representatives from the Norwegian companies the opportunity to share their experiences about working in Malaysia. “We would like to thank…

Singapore’s politician visited Finland on educational summit

Indranee Rajah, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Education, attended the 9th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Helsinki, Finland. Held from 14-15 March 2019, the ISTP intended to assemble ministers and authorities from countries and regions that have “high-performing or rapidly improving school systems” as…

Innovation House Finland opened working space in Singapore

Innovation House Finland joined up with Mercatus Capital to launce its third co-working space in Singapore. Located in Blk 71 Launchpad at One-North, Queenstown, this new co-working space provides 200 seats office space with various services for membership such as a connection in local networks, social media marketing and being part of cooperative community. Moreover,…

Carlsberg Malaysia appoints new managing director

Ted Akiskalos, currently managing director of Carlsberg Sweden, will replace Lars Lehmann as managing director of Carlsberg Malaysia effective May 1, 2019. According to Carlsberg’s press release on 12 March 2019, Lars Lehmann will be appointed as Executive Vice president in Carlsberg’s executive committee for the Eastern European region and Managing Director for Carlsberg’s business…

Sweden funds Cambodia’s sustainable development project

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia signed an agreement on sustainable development with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Cambodia’s government on 11 March 2019. This agreement approving a two-year project intended to provide solutions to environmental problems regarding to environmental degradation, growing waste and access to affordable clean energy in Cambodia.…