Category: Human resources

Sweden and EU ambassadors showed support to the Philippines Red Cross

The Embassy of Sweden updated on the latest contribution of support to the Philippines’s Red Cross’s blood bank on 8 July 2020. EU ambassadors and diplomats, including Ambassador of Sweden Harald Fries, joined forces to show support and donated blood at the Philippines Red Cross, in an effort to address the scarcity created by the…

EuroCham Myanmar vacancies open for applications until 17 July 2020

EuroCham Myanmar (The European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar) announced on 3 July 2020, that they are looking for the right candidate to a ‘National Communication Officer’ position. This position is for full time / base in Yangon / Bilingual fluency (Myanmar + English). For more information, please read here Another position open is ‘National…

Ambassador Kahiluoto attended EuroCham Vietnam’s Annual Whitebook launch

The Finnish ambassador H.E. Kari Kahiluoto, along with important key members joined EuroCham Vietnam’s event at Meliá Hanoi on 30 June 2020 The event,entitled “Administrative Reform: A Key Role in EVFTA Implementation”, was co-organised between EuroCham and the ACAPR, is a launch of its annual Whitebook report at a special dialogue with the Prime Minister’s…

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on 1 August 2020

Vietnam’s Council of Ministers has approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements. The agreement is set to bring unprecedented benefits for European and Vietnamese companies, consumers and workers, while promoting respect for labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against climate change under the Paris Agreement. The trade agreement will eliminate nearly all customs duties…

Scania cutting down workforce globally

Scania is working on minimizing the company’s global workforce due to global pandemic crisis along with other issues. “The Coronavirus crisis had led to a sharp decline in revenues,” Scania announced on 1 June 2020. “Although it is currently not possible to forecast the length and severity of how the crisis will affect Scania’s business…

Thailand opens its air borders to certain groups of foreigners

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand(CAAT) published another air border restriction announcement due to Covid-19 pandemic on 29 June 2020. The majority details remain the same as the first temporary ban on international flights announced on 3 April 2020, but some foreigners are now excempted from the ban: Foreigners with a Thai spouse or Thai…

Denmark support SME business grow in Myanmar

The Royal Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar published a statement to celebrate Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day and appreciated growth in the industry, on 26 June 2020. The statement said: Denmark is proud to support MSME growth in Myanmar through the Myanmar Enterprises Monitoring System (MEMS) and the Responsible Business Fund (RBF). Micro, Small,…

Sweden-Thailand preparing to recover economy together in the future

The Swedish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Staffan Herrström visited Thai Prime ministry Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha on 24 June 2020. In discussion, the representatives expressed that this positive bilateral relationships will continue on. The Thai Prime minister thanked the ambassador for having been supportive in maintaining in an ongoing good relationship between Sweden and Thailand.The bilateral…

Cambodian immigration request all foreigners to register their residency before 1 July 2020

The Norwegian embassy in Bangkok published an important notice from The Cambodian Immigration’s latest policy on 16 June 2020. The statement said: “Cambodian authorities require foreign citizens to register their information and residencies in Foreigners Present in Cambodia System (FPCS) application by 1 July 2020. Foreign citizens who have not registered by this date can…

Embassy of Sweden in Manila invites women and LGBTQ community to join online discussion on 26 June 2020

The Swedish embassy in Manila hosts and invites women and members of the LGBTQ community to join an online discussion regarding moments during home quarantine time in the pandemic on 26 June 2020. The invitation said: “What are the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of home quarantine on women and members of…