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Finland teamed up with China in Paralympic Winter Sports

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Finland and China Disabled Peoples’ Federation (CDPF) collaborated to support the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics which will begin on Friday, March 4, 2022 and end on Sunday, March 13, 2022. According to the a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed on May 29, 2019 by Secretary General from…

Swedish firm to supply Geely with its self-driving car software

Geely, China’s automotive company has awarded Zenuity, the joint venture between Swedish technology group Veoneer and Geely’s subsidiary Volvo Car, as its supplier for assisted and self-driving software. According to Reuters, Geely’s deal consisting of car brands namely Geely Auto, Volvo performance brand Polestar, subscription-based electric carmaker Lynk & Co and British sports car maker…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…

Wartsila will power Cambodia’s power plant built by China

Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC), Cambodia’s state-run electricity supplier has inked an agreement with two Chinese companies to build two power plants in Cambodia . One will be powered by a 200 MW generator from Finnish firm Wartsila and built by Chinese firm CGGC-Un Power together with China National Heavy Machinery Corporation (CHMC) installing machinery, under…

Wärtsilä to work in building China’s first LNG bunker vessel

Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation manufacturing power sources for the marine and energy markets, announced that it has agreed with Chinese energy firm to provide its integrated solutions in building China’s first LNG bunker vessel. Being built by the Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) for an affiliate of the ENN Energy holdings, one of the largest…

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…

Norway’s Mowi to launch salmon products with JD.com

Mowi China, world’s largest Atlantic salmon producer headquartered in Norway, is partnering with JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce company headquartered in Beijing to launch new fresh salmon products. As JD.com announced on its corporate blog on May 31, the release of salmon products will be the first products that were launched from Mowi China’s First Factory…

Singapore jumped at the top of world’s competitive economy

For the first time since 2010, Singapore has ranked first in the world’s most competitive economy in 2019, according to an announcement by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on May 29. Singapore rose from 3rd to 1st spot of the ranking this year followed by Hong Kong and USA coming in the 3rd.…