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Zazithorn Ruengchinda

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

Finnish Nurminen Logistics opens 3 new train routes between China to Finland

On 22 January 2021, Nurminen Logistics, a Finnish company providing cargo handling and railway transport services announced the opening of three new train routes from China to Europe. The company’s Chinese container train traffic volumes have tripled during 2020 and the new routes will be opened to meet the increased demand. Marjut Linnajärvi, Sales Director…

Denmark considering to support Taiwan’s bid to return to the World Health Organization (WHO)

Denmark’s parliament is considering a resolution to support Taiwan’s bid to return to the World Health Organization (WHO), despite opposition from China, according to Danish media and Taiwan’s representative office. In a Facebook post, Taiwan’s office in Denmark said that six of the ten political parties represented in the Danish parliament are supporting to ask…

Nokia and CMCC’s AI-powered radio access on live 5G network trial session was a success

On 21 January 2021 Nokia and China Mobile (CMCC) announced that they have successfully completed live trials of an AI-powered radio access network (RAN) over CMCC’s network. Utilizing CMCC’s 4G and 5G networks, the companies completed an AI-based real-time user equipment (UE) traffic bandwidth forecast trial in Shanghai as well as a network anomaly detection…

EU investors proposed to invest 1 Billion dollar in logistic Center in Phu My, Vietnam

Many major investors in Europe propose to pour about $ 1 billion to develop logistics center in Phu My (Ba Ria – Vung Tau). This is the effect from the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA) and will open the opportunity to bring Phu My to the center of the port…

Comic competition on Gender Equality by EU in Hong Kong and Macao now open for applications

The European Union in Hong Kong and Macao are inviting for participants in a Comic and Cartoon Competition on a topic of Gender Equality. : Participants must be between 18 and 28 years old and believe in gender equality. Unleash your creative power and picture your vision of Generation Equality. For more information and to…

Philippines may exclude Covid-19 vaccine to weak elderly people

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday 19 January 2021 that it may exclude elderly people with critical illnesses from the list of people who could receive Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. This possibility was raised after 23 elderly patients in Norway reportedly died days after receiving the US pharmaceutical giant’s COVID-19 vaccine. FDA Director…

HK Fashion and lifestyle platform Azalvo and Jumpstart co-organize a free 12-week online accelerator course for Startups

Hong Kong’s fashion and lifestyle incubation platform Azalvo together with Jumpstart are co-organizing a free 12-week online accelerator course. This project is with a goal of helping teams to 20x their revenue, get commercial contracts and extend their network to Asia. In addition, their strong mentor and investor network is second to none. This is…

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien – Hue Province visited Norwegian Embassy to discussed Green Growth

On 19 January 2021 the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi released an update on a recent visit from Hue province’s authorities to discussed green growth’s possibility, as follow: Norwegian Chargé d’affaire a.i. Jan Wilhelm Grythe was very happy to receive the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien – Hue Province, Mr Phan Ngoc Tho;…

ABB contributing to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.

On 14 January 2021, ABB, the Swiss-Swedish company released an update on Vaccine development collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at Thailand’s Mahidol University and the Institute of Molecular Biosciences. The AI-Immunizer system uses ABB’s IRB 1100 industrial robot and a dual arm YuMi® collaborative robot to assist with key tasks involved in vaccine testing…

Ambassador Måwe met with cultural counterparts in HCMC

On 20 January 2021 the Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe released a memo on a meeting with cultural counterparts in Ho Chi Minh City, as follow: Productive days in HCMC where I introduced the embassy’s new cultural officer Mr Christer Falk to counterparts in the cultural sphere. Meetings with Mr Vo Trong Nam,…