Nilobon Bantoey

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

Danish envoy helped Myanmar youth to fight against corruption

Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar John Nielsen attended the discussion, a part of Youth Integrity camp, at the invitation of the Myanmar Anti-Corruption Comission to share his Danish experiences in anti-corruption. With more than 130 university students from across Myanmar, the discussion was held on June 6 at the 5-day Youth Integrity Camp in Nay…

Vietnam partnered with Ericsson to forge strategic Industry 4.0

Ericsson announced on its website that it has signed a series of strategic agreements with Government of Vietnam to expand Industry 4.0 in Vietnam. Inked by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm and Head of Ericsson Vietnam and Myanmar Denis Brunetti, the agreements had its signing ceremony held at…

H&M’s LGBT collection will not be sold in Malaysia

Swedish-owned H&M confirmed on June 2, that its LGBT collection titled “Love For All” will not be available for sale in Malaysia. According to Malaysiakini, H&M Malaysia & Singapore communications manager Abby Wee told that “Love For All” launched to celebrate Pride of LGBT community was the collection from last year. “With multiple collections launching…

JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…

Swedish Foreign Minister commented on Tiananmen Square protest

June 4, 2019 is the day the world marked the 30th anniversary of the world’s most brutal crackdown on Tiananmen protest taking place 30 years ago in Tiananmen Square, mainland China. People, organizations and news agencies from across the world have spoken out against this unnecessarily violent repression and commemorated the losses happening during the…

Norway’s Mowi to launch salmon products with JD.com

Mowi China, world’s largest Atlantic salmon producer headquartered in Norway, is partnering with JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce company headquartered in Beijing to launch new fresh salmon products. As JD.com announced on its corporate blog on May 31, the release of salmon products will be the first products that were launched from Mowi China’s First Factory…