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Novo Holdings announce new Head of Business Development in Asia

Novo Holdings announced on 2 July 2020 that Amit Kakar will be new Head of Business Development for Singapore branch. Amit Kakar will start in his new role on 1 August 2020 and will be based in Singapore following a period working out of the Novo Holdings headquarters in Denmark. His job will be to…

Asia dominates top 100 list of best universities worldwide

Universities in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan take several top spots in the newly published list of the best universities in the world. Only two Scandinavian universities made it into the top 100. The list is made and published by the site Top Universities. The top two universities are both in the same…

Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei chosen to build 5G network for Singapore

Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) announced on 24 June 2020, it is in talks with Sweden’s Ericsson regarding the equipment providing for its 5G and localized networks. Meanwhile, the Starhub and M1 joint venture confirmed its selection of Finland’s Nokia as the favored tech partner to build its 5G network. Even though Chinese tech giant Huawei wasn’t…

Denmark reopens several visa application centers in Asia

After three months of suspension, several Danish Consular authorities have resumed their acceptance of visa applications, reports Schengen Visa Info News. You can file an application for a Danish student visa, work visa and residence permit in the Visa Applications Centers (VACS) in Bangkok (Thailand), Taipei (Taiwan) and Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon (Vietnam). The VAC…

Disease experts: Salmon are not transmitters of Coronavirus

Since the latest Coronavirus breakout in Beijing in the past week, everyone was quick to blame imported Salmon. Although scientific evidence came out a couple of days after admitting that food products are not an intermediate transmitter of this disease. H.E. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood published the Norwegian’s government press…

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.