Category: International relations

Danish envoy helped Myanmar youth to fight against corruption

Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar John Nielsen attended the discussion, a part of Youth Integrity camp, at the invitation of the Myanmar Anti-Corruption Comission to share his Danish experiences in anti-corruption. With more than 130 university students from across Myanmar, the discussion was held on June 6 at the 5-day Youth Integrity Camp in Nay…

Vietnam partnered with Ericsson to forge strategic Industry 4.0

Ericsson announced on its website that it has signed a series of strategic agreements with Government of Vietnam to expand Industry 4.0 in Vietnam. Inked by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm and Head of Ericsson Vietnam and Myanmar Denis Brunetti, the agreements had its signing ceremony held at…

JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…

Swedish Foreign Minister commented on Tiananmen Square protest

June 4, 2019 is the day the world marked the 30th anniversary of the world’s most brutal crackdown on Tiananmen protest taking place 30 years ago in Tiananmen Square, mainland China. People, organizations and news agencies from across the world have spoken out against this unnecessarily violent repression and commemorated the losses happening during the…

“Plogging Event” at Bangsaen Beach by TSCC

On May 25, 2019, Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) successfully organized “Plogging Event” where almost 400 kilograms of trash were collected at Bangsaen Beach, one of the popular destinations located in Chonburi province of Thailand. Plogging is a newish fitness craze initiated in Sweden. It is a combination of jogging and plocka upp or “to pick…

Norwegian Embassy took a trip to Inle Lake

Embassy of Norway in Myanmar together with its implementing partner United Nations Development Programme (UNPD) and the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) took a field trip to Inle Lake, Myanmar’s second largest fresh water lake located in Shan State. Taking place around May 20-24, 2019, the trip provided the participants with updates about programs…

“Human Rights Networking Event” in Malaysia

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted “Human Rights Networking Event” and “Buka Puasa” taking place at Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence on Thursday, May 23. The guests attending were representatives from UN, some Malaysian NGO’s, as well as the diplomatic community. The event was opened by the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia Gunn Jorid Roset who…

Prince Daniel of Sweden visited Singapore

Prince Daniel of Sweden took a trip to Singapore together with a delegation from Prince Daniel’s Fellowship. Taking place around May 21-23, the visit purposed to provide Prince Daniel and his delegation with an insight of the Singapore’s business operation along with a focus of start-up companies and innovation. The visiting programe started with a…

Aritco’s new showroom in the heart of Bangkok

Aritco, Sweden’s platform and home lifts manufacturer and supplier, hosted its kick off event of the first local Flagship Showroom and Head Office in the centre of Bangkok on Rama III. Held on May 18, the kick off ceremony was surrounded by honor guests and representatives from Thailand and Sweden including Ambassador of Sweden Staffan…