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Can the Cement Industry Help Reduce Marine Plastic Waste?

Research at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) suggests that using plastic waste as a fuel additive in the cement industry can help with a substantial reduction in marine plastic pollution in Thailand. Instead of converting plastic into electricity, AIT researchers estimated the potential of converting plastic into heat. While the efficiency of converting plastic…

Finnish Konecranes bought remaining 50% stake in MHE-Demag South East Asia

Finnish industrial crane maker Konecranes has agreed to buy the outstanding 50% stake in its MHE-Demag joint venture in Southeast Asia from partner Jebsen & Jessen for 147 million euros on 5th December 2019. MHE-Demag, which has 1,800 employees, operates in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. According to Reuters, Konecranes…

Smart city symposium in Bangkok successful in bringing experts to share ideas

The Smart City symposium organised by Thai- Swedish Chamber of Commerce took place at the Landmark hotel on 27th November. The event was focusing on possibilities and solutions of the global movements regarding climate change and growing number of populations and how to improve living quality. With shared visions and motives from Scandinavian countries and…

Denmark, Sweden partners in film festival in Manila to support UNPD sustainability goals

Embassy of Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Austrian and German in Manila collaborated together with the support of the UNDP Philippines, Film Development Council of Philippines  for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Documentary Film Fest,In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December,  offering free screening to public from 6-8 December 2019. The first of…

Finnish electricity generator installed in Cambodia

Two generators worth some $400 million that the government bought from Finland and Germany earlier this year will generate an additional 400MW of electricity by June 2020, which will help reduce dry season power shortages., Cambodia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, H.E.Victor Jona said on 2nd December  2019. MR. Jona, the Director General of General…

Satu Vuorio – A Finnish designer in Hong Kong

Mid-Levels. That is the rather unimaginative name given to the residential area half-way up Hong Kong’s famously steep Victoria Peak. Residents enjoy the use of the world’s longest outdoor escalator system which takes them down to bustling Central in the mornings but changes direction after 10.00 am. Unfortunately the escalator was in some state of…

Swedish hub Findec partners up in Singapore, eyes Asean

During the recent Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Sweden’s Stockholm-based hub for Fintech companies, Findec, signed a partnership, MoU, with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA). “The purpose with this collaboration is to open up a bridge between Singapore and Sweden so that we can work better; share information, technology and companies; and ensure a better business flow…

EU Ambassador met with Cambodian priminister to further strengthen relationship

European Union Ambassador to Cambodia, Ms. Carmen Moreno told Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen that the EU will continue to be a development partner of the kingdom, assisting Cambodia’s sustainable economic development during a courtesy call on the premier at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on 2nd December 2019. Eang Sophalleth, Prime minister Hun…

Dtac paired up with 3BB for quality service in the future

Thailand’s DTAC Tri-Net Co,Ltd paired up with 3BB Broadband Co,Ltd to provide better connection country-wide and improving service in the future. 2nd December 2019, Alexandra Reich, DTAC’s CEO signed an MOU agreement regarding business cooperation framework with Saijai Kitsin, director of Triple T Broadband in Bangkok. The agreement framework focus on providing DTAC clients with…

New Finnair business class menu for greater China-Helsinki route

Finnair has collaborated with chef DeAille Tam to bring modern Chinese flavours to the plates of business class passengers flying on all Finnair routes from Greater China to Helsinki. The dishes, which will be served in the carrier’s business class cabin on all long-haul flights from Greater China to Helsinki from 5 December 2019, was…