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Jotun Cambodia Ltd is the new member of the EuroCham Cambodia

European Chamber of Commerce Cambodia welcomes the new member on 28 October 2020, that said: EuroCham Cambodia is pleased to welcome Jotun (Cambodia) Ltd under NordCham Cambodia as a new member this year. Jotun (Cambodia) Ltd is the exclusive importer and distributor of paints, varnishes, lacquers, anti-fouling paints for boats, ships, oilrigs, antirust products and…

Finnair and Lego nominated for EuroCham Singapore’s Sustainability Award 2020

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore presented on 8 October 2020 the companies nomitaed for the EuroCham Sustainability Awards 2020: Evonik / DEMEGroup / SwissRe / Finnair / wbcsd / Lego / EQUINIX / Keppel Corporation Award Announcement is planned to be on 17 November 2020 at 4-6pm Singapore Time.

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

Swedish embassy and Business Sweden held a meeting with Swedish Business in Ho Chi Minh City

On 10 September 2020 the Swedish embassy together with Business Sweden travelled to Ho Chi Minh city. Due to the Covid-19 situation it was their first visit in almost seven months. Usually the team normally visit HCMC every 4-6 week. The team expressed the positive result of the visit in a statement that said: We…

Tetra Pak reveals 2020 sustainability report “Enabling Transformation”

On 16 September 2020 – Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company, released the 2020 sustainability report “Enabling transformation”, signifying a new stage of the company’s ongoing journey and highlighting the company’s approach to sustainability which encompasses the entire value chain. The report emphasises the importance of addressing the interconnected nature of the…

Norwegian Charge D’ Affaires attend online conference with UNDP Laos on emergency prepareness

The Norwegian Chargé d’affaires to Vietnam a.i. Ms Nina G. Enger attended online meeting with  the Inter-Agency Standing Committee in Lao PDR hosted by UNDP Laos. The meeting was chaired by UN Resident Coordinator in Laos, Ms Sara Sekkenes and Laos Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. This Inter-Agency Standing Committee consists of representatives from…

Transparency International Cambodia signed agreement with Action Aid Cambodia

Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) recently signed partnership agreements to continue its support for the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers Democratic Union (CCAWDU) and the Federation of Associations for Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (FASMEC). TI Cambodia continues to work with CCAWDU to empower female union leaders. TI Cambodia receives it core funding from…

Elkem has selected Herøya Industrial Park to for a large scale battery graphite plant in 2021

Norwegian polysilicon manufacturer Elkem has selected Herøya Industrial Park as the site for a potential large-scale plant for battery graphite production in Norway. Elkem,which is part of the China National Bluestar Group, chemicals business held by the state-owned China National Chemical Corporation. Elkem is currently constructing a pilot plant for battery graphite in Kristiansand, Norway.…

Sweden supports Cambodia’s Arbitration Council

Sweden has been supporting Cambodia’s Arbitration Council Foundation (AFC) since 2014 in its work to resolve labour disputes as well as promoting social dialogues to contribute to a sound industrial relation environment in Cambodia. The Arbitration Council is an independent, national institution with quasi-judicial authority derived from the Labour Law of Cambodia, established in 2003…