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Swedish Embassy hosted “Smart Mobility Workshop” in Jakarta

On July 7, Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta organized “Smart Mobility Workshop” at the Swedish Residence in Jakarta. The guests attending included Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia Marina Berg and Ambassador of Indonesia to Sweden Bagas Hapsoro. Both of them gave their opening speeches to inaugurate the event and welcome all participants from Indonesian government…

Swedish Ambassador congratulated Erasmus awardees from Thailand

Ambassador of Sweden to Thailand Staffan Herrström attended the “Erasmus Pre-departure Orientation and Networking event” hosted by European Union in Thailand. Taking place at Westin Hotel on July 6, the event was organized to congratulate 176 awardees from Thailand. Some of this year awardees will join their short term exchange courses between 2019 and 2020…

Singapore’s Firm invested S$3.0 Million in Norway’s TAG Sensors

Elite Partners Capital (EPC), Singapore-based asset management firm announced on July 8 that it has invested S$3 million (€1.95 million) in Norwegian cold chain management specialist TAG Sensors. The signing ceremony for the investment was held on July 8 at the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The agreement was inked by EPC’s Executive Chairman Micheal Tan…

Scania signed a deal with Macau’s motor service provider

Swedish trucks and buses manufacturer Scania AB picked Xin Kang Hua Auto Parts & Motor Services Limited as its maintenance and repair dealership in Macau. The signing ceremony was held on June 24 at Grand Hyatt Macau where Scania Hong Kong Managing Director Carl-Fredrik Zachrisson, and the Chief Executive Officer of Xin Kang Heng Holdings…

Vestas to distribute wind energy for China’s distributed wind segment

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, posted on June 28 that it has awarded an 11-MW turbine supply contract in China making its first 4 MW platform order in China’s distributed wind market. The company stated that China is aiming to decentralize the wind turbine demand from predominantly large and…

Swedish Ambassador attended EuroCham White book launching ceremony

On July 1, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia Maria Sargren visited the official launching ceremony of the White Book 2019 organized by EuroCham Cambodia. The ceremony was presented under the chairmanship of SOK Chenda Sophea, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The White…

Swedish Envoy to Thailand joined conference on gender equality

Ambassador of Sweden to Thailand Staffan Herrström attended the conference titled “Women, Development and Higher Education” taking place on July 2 at Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) in Bangkok, Thailand. Co-hosted by Professors Without Borders (PROWIBO) in partnership with LSE Ideas, Gulf Futures Center and Srinakharinwirot University, the conference brought together stakeholders from education, NGOs, businesses and…

Norwegian salmon brought to Wuhan for the first time by cargo plane

18 tonnes of Norwegian salmon transported by a cargo plane from Luxembourg, Boeing 747, arrived at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport on June 25, 2019. According to Xinhua, this was the first time that Norwegian salmon was sent to Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province through a cargo aircraft. Before that, there was only a…

Nokia’s new technology will be deployed first by China Mobile

  Nokia has announced on June 26 that its new AirScale mMIMO Adaptive Antenna (MAA), will be adopted by China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC), a Chinese government-owned telecommunication corporation to smooth and speed up the transition from 4G to 5G services. With the ability to efficiently deliver 4G and 5G services while control the costs…

Finland’s circular economy initiative presented to ASEAN

While the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) was taking place in Helsinki the Embassy of Finland Bangkok co-organised ‘Finland towards the circular economy’ seminar, held at the Asean Sustainable Energy Week 2019 in Bangkok. This gave Finland a perfect opportunity to showcase Finnish solutions and present the country’s ambition and roadmap towards being a global…