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Conviction of Maria Ressa shows importance of Iceland’s resolution

The conviction of one of the best known and respected journalists in the Philippines, Maria Ressa, plainly shows that there was every reason for the United Nations’ Human Rights Council to spotlight the status of human rights in the Philippines. says Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson (Independence Party). “We have expressed grave concern over the…

Volvo Cars Chengdu car plant powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity

Volvo Cars Chengdu is now operating with 100 percent renewable energy. According to an official statement announced on 5 June 2020. Volvo’s largest manufacturing plant in China is gearing towards climate neural plan for the future. The statement said: The Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Chengdu, the company’s largest in China, is now powered by…

Norway to join UN Security Council in 2021-22

The Royal Embassy of Norway in Kuala lumpur, along with other Norwegian embassies in ASEAN countries published various thank you notes to all UN members for elected Norway as a member of the UN Security Council for the 2021-2022 period. The statement from the Norwegian embassy in Kuala Lumpur said: “Today, Norway was elected as…

Business Sweden Singapore announced Volvo bus eyeing South East Asia market

Business Sweden published an exclusive article that Volvo bus is eyeing to compete in South East Asian market due to urbanization booming on this side of the globe. Volvo buses are equipped with cost-efficient transport system that satisfies demands for sustainable solutions. For more information, please read the full story  here.

Global seafood industry affected after Coronavirus found in China

Norway along with the global seafood industry will sustain a temporary impact after the latest coronavirus detected in Beijing’s Fengtai district on 13 June 2020, causing salmon sales to be suspended nationwide, analysts said. The virus was detected on a chopping board used by a seller of imported salmon at Fengtai’s Xinfadi market, which led…

Ericsson is taking SEK 1 billion loss in 2nd quarter of 2020 in doing 5G business in China

According to an official statement published on 8 June 2020.Ericsson will face a SEK 1 billion loss due to pre-commercial written contract in 2nd quater of 2020, the corporate statement said: “As mentioned previously, Ericsson has previously announced on increased its footprint in China through 5G contract awards from all three major operators in China.…

Danish Crown to end deal in China

The Danish meat giant Danish Crown has discontinued a ‘manufacturing and distribution’ agreement in China, according to the site Just Food. The partner was Win-Chain. The decision to end the partnership is based on drastic decrease in production volume of pork. The $338.8 million deal between Danish Crown and Win-Chain was supposed to run for…