Category: Human resources

EU gives 6.4 Billion MMK to support affected garment workers in Myanmar

COVID-19 has had devastating effect for tens of thousands of garment workers in Myanmar, mostly women. Sudden reductions in orders for garments and abrupt closure of many factories has left many out of work. Without money to pay rent or buy food, some are pushed into sex work. They risk physical and mental abuse, sexually…

Norwegian embassy announced the latest travel restrictions for Norway

Royal Norwegian embassy in Bangkok released on 6 November 2020, new rules of entry to Norway, effective from 9 November 2020. Travelers from red countries must show a certificate on negative COVID-19 test when they come to Norway. The test must have been taken less than 72 hours before the entry. If the person does…

Danish chemist invents new and cheaper way to turn seawater into drinking water

More than 800 million people around the world lack access to clean drinking water, according to the @United Nations Now a Danish chemist Jiwoong Lee, of the Københavns Universitet – University of Copenhagen’s Department of Chemistry, has invented a new and climate friendly way of turning seawater into drinking water Read the story here

Innovative fans are invite to Taiwan Expo 2020 Thailand on 4-6 Nov at Rosewood Bangkok

On 4 November 2020 at the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce‘s corporate member Rosewood Bangkok, a three-day B2B event is hosted to build valuable relationships between Taiwan and ASEAN. The event is the second edition for Thailand with the pandemic challenge so the organizer decided for a semi-virtual expo, where guests are invite to visit, meet…

China tightens travel restrictions from 7 Nov

The Royal Danish Embassy in China announced the latest requirements for travelers on 4 November 2020 that said: Attention! China is now tightening the entry rules to China. All foreign and Chinese citizens wishing to enter China must be able to show a negative antibody test from 7 November 2020 In addition, travelers must continue…

Mercer reveals result of its annual total remuneration survey 2020

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies is presenting the result of its Annual Total Remuneration Survey 2020 on November 12, 2020 from 14:00 – 15:00 at 6th Floor West Wing, The PARQ, 88 Ratchadapisek Road, Klongtoey Subdistrict, Klongtoey District, Bangkok, 10110,…

SwedCham Hong Kong offers scholarships to final year students in Sweden

On 21 October 2020 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Stipendiefonden för svensk Utlandsungdom are proud to announce a scholarship for a final year student in Sweden. This includes a 10 month (starting at the end of January 2021) financed internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong where you will work on…

Grundfos appoints Poul Due Jensen as new CEO

Grundfos Holding’s Board of Directors has appointed Group Executive Vice President Poul Due Jensen as the new CEO of Grundfos. Poul Due Jensen has said yes and will take up the post immediately. Jens Moberg, chairman of the board of Grundfos says “The job as CEO of Grundfos is one of the most exciting jobs…

Sweden grants Covid-19 relief funds to Cambodia

On 20 October 2020 the Embassy of Sweden announced a COVID-19 response package to financially support rural communities in Cambodia through tree planting activities. The initiative aims to engage over 1,600 rural households in Pursat and Siem Reap provinces to plant local trees, establish nurseries, and participate in other conservation activities across the country. This…