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Thai power firm chose Pöyry for wind farm project

Pöyry, Finland’s international consulting and engineering firm, has revealed it was awared by B. Grimm Power Company, Thailand’s power producers, to work in B. Grimm Power’s latest renewable energy project, the 16MW Bo Thong Wind Farm, located in Mukdahan province, Thailand. As stated in Pöyry’s press release on April 10, 2019, the work included EPC…

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou, China year-round during winter 2019

Finnair, Finland’s largest airlines, announced it is extending seasonal Guangzhou route to year-round operations as stated in the press release on April 17, 2019. The new route will operate between Helsinki and Guangzhou with two weekly departures during the winter season 2019-2020. In 2016, Finnair launched its Guangzhou route as a summer route that currently…

Singaporean students secured top award at Hackathon in Sweden

The team of university students from Singapore won one of the top awards at Sweden’s largest Hackathon event taking place in Stockholm from 4 to 6 April, 2019. 5 members of Vattn, the team’s name, consisted two Singaporeans, Adelric Wong and Neo Ann Qi, one Singapore permanent resident, Yanisa Suratpipit and two Swedish members, Philip…

Vietnam joined Ericsson to embark the first IoT innovation Hub

The Vietnamese government held the inauguration ceremony of Vietnam’s first Internet of things (IoT) Innovation Hub at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi on April 10, 2019 in collaboration with Ericsson, a Swedish leading multinational networking and telecommunications providers. Based on the MoU signed between Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Sweden’s Ericsson company…

The first direct flights from Beijing to Oslo officially opened

The first direct flights from Beijing to Oslo recently had its launching ceremony and press conference on April 12, 2019 at the Norwegian Embassy in China. At the event, there was a formal anouncment of the first direct flight between China and Norway that will be operated by Hainan Airlines, the Skytrax five-star Chinese carrier…

Monitor ERP System Malaysia levels up to conquer Southeast Asia

10 April was an auspicious Swedish day in Penang, Malaysia as Monitor ERP System both inaugurated their new, expanded Asean headquarters and launched their enterprise resource planning (EPR) system’s fifth generation (G5). With owner Jörgen Persson and Group CEO Morgan Persson flown in for the occasion Monitor impressed Sweden’s Ambassador to Malaysia H.E. Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt,…

EU donated EUR 221 million to education in Myanmar

European Union supported education in Myanmar with EUR 221 million to provide equal acesses to better quality education for all Myanmar students. The donation ceremony was officially held on 21 March 2019 in the presence of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and…

FORSK visited Swedish Embassy in Bangkok

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok received a visit from FORSK, the section in charge of research at Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) on 12 March 2019. The reason of the visit from FORSK was to team up with the Embassy to attend the seminar supported by Sida on SHAPE-SEA: Strengthening Human Rights and…

Fight Against Corruption in Thailand by Nordic Chambers

4 Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Thailand co-hosted the seminar on anti-corruption titled “The next Big Thing in the Fight Against Corruption: CAC Certification and the Thai Anti-Corruption Initiative”, on Wednesday, 27th March 2019 at Spaces, Empire Tower Sathorn, Bangkok. The anti-corruption seminar was organized by the 4 Nordic chambers of commerce (TSCC, DTCC, TNCC,…

The first Nordic Innovation Forum in Philippines

Nordcham Philippines teamed up with the Philippines Norway Business Council (PNBC) and 4 Nordic Embassies: Denmark, Finland in Kuala Lumpur, Norway, and Sweden in Malila to launch the first Nordic Innovation Forum on 21 March 2019 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in Makati City. According to Bo Lundqvist, NordCham Philippines President, the forum…