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Zazithorn Ruengchinda

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

Ericsson is taking SEK 1 billion loss in 2nd quarter of 2020 in doing 5G business in China

According to an official statement published on 8 June 2020.Ericsson will face a SEK 1 billion loss due to pre-commercial written contract in 2nd quater of 2020, the corporate statement said: “As mentioned previously, Ericsson has previously announced on increased its footprint in China through 5G contract awards from all three major operators in China.…

Danish crane company joins force with Vietnamese Dang Gia Corperation

Danish crane and access and heavy lift group BMS has formed a strategic alliance with Vietnam’s Dang Gia corporation. Based in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, Dang Gia provides crane services to the heavy marine construction, oil, gas, mining and wind farm industries. It currently runs a fleet of around 50 cranes topped by a 750 tonne…

Norway and UN Women signed agreement in supporting women, peace and development

On 4 June 2020, the Norwegian ambassador to Myanmar, Tone Tinnes and UN Women’s Regional Director Mr. Mohammad Naciri agreed to continue successful cooperation on women, peace and development in Mon, Kayin and Kayah States and signed a new two-year agreement. The new agreement also includes strengthening women’s leadership and participation in the COVID-19 response…

Swedish innovations flourishing in the Philippines

The Swedish embassy in Manila celebrated the National day on 6 June 2020 along with #TeamSweden around the globe and published stories on how Swedish innovations flourish in the Philippines. Manila Times had an exclusive interview with #TeamSweden 2.0, please read the full story here. As well as find out on how happy Swedes are…

Deputies in the national’s assembly of Vietnam approved free trade agreement with the EU

On 8 June 2020, the Danish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen together with the EU Ambassador H.E. Mr. Giorgio Aliberti and other EU countries’ representatives attended the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly plenary meeting to witness the Vietnam National Assembly’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment…

Wilhelmsen coordinates Singapore’s first full crew change for Synergy Group using new protocol

The Norwegian ships agency Wilhelmsen published an official statement on 6 June 2020. The subject is regarding the success in organizing crew for Synergy group with new safety measurement protocol. The statement said: The first seafarers to benefit from the use of chartered flight to comply with the new crew change protocol, developed by the…

Denmark participating in sustainable urban planning in Yangon

The Royal Danish Embassy in Yangon has announced a green initiative plan in Myanmar. The statement said: “Earlier in May, Denmark signed an agreement for support to @DohEainYGN, a social enterprise working to protect and develop Yangon’s architectural and cultural heritage. The new project will focus on developing the historic Bank Street in down town…

Denmark supports Covid-App in Myanmar

The Myanmar’s Ministry of Education has developed a new Covid-19 National Response and Recovery Plan for the Education Sector. Denmark is supporting the plan with a special focus on developing the new Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Communication Network and an online App through which the Ministry can send text messages to all basic education parents…

Next online maritime discussion for young professionals starts on 5 June

The Norwegian embassy Singapore announced on upcoming maritime online event on 3 June 2020. The statement said: The Norwegian young professional community in Singapore is closely linked to the maritime industry. The next online gathering will be on 5 June 2020 with the topic of “GLOBAL YOUNG SHIPPING FORUM: WHAT NOW?” The forum involves youth…

Swedish embassy Singapore invites all to celebrate national day together online

The embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 3 June 2020 to get  comfortable and ready to celebrate national day together online. The statement said: 3 days to go! Swedish National Day’s online celebration will be streamed via Facebook live on the Embassy’s page or can also be viewed here. The stream will begin from…