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EuroCham Vietnam’s annual Gala Dinner 2020 set for 30 October 2020

Norcham Vietnam, on behalf of EuroCham Vietnam, has announced the date for the annual Gala Dinner to be 30 October 2020. The EuroCham Gala Dinner 2020 is one of EuroCham’s biggest events of the year. The event will take place at the Reverie Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, and will bring hundreds of EuroCham…

The EU Ambassador to ASEAN broadcasting live talk show via Youtube channel on 10 August at 2pm Jakarta time

The European Union in Indonesia announced a live session talkshow by the ASEAN ambassador, broadcasting via Youtube live on 10 August 2020. The EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans will hold talks on multilateralism and regionalism with FPCI & students from UNPAD, UNPAR and UNJANI, via Youtube Live Channel. For anyone interested, please tune in…

The Finnish Huhtamaki is looking for the most innovative start ups to promote circular economy

The Sanfrancisco base company, Food System 6 has a program sponsored by the Finnish companyHuhtamaki Suomi, aimed at surfacing and supporting the most innovative circular economy startups worldwide. ​ As part of this program, FS6 will offer mentorship, advising, and networking opportunities to help amplify the impact and reach solutions. For more details and to…

Eu-Asia coastal and port authorities join forces to develop alignment and standards for autonomous ships

Representatives from flag, coastal and port authorities from China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Korea and Singapore met at a virtual event, joined by representatives from IMO, International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), and International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) have met virtually on 4 August 2020,…

Hefei-Narvik train shipment has potential to be alternative route to shipping industry

The shipping container was loaded on a train in the Chinese city of Hefei in in mid-July 2020. Less than two weeks later, it had made it through Kazakhstan and Russia, and all the way to Finland. In Helsinki, the container was sent north and then westwards across the border to Norway. On 4 August…

President Duterte ordered a stricter lock down of Metro Manila as Coronavirus infected numbers rise

Philippines prepares for another round of lock down measures to curb Covid-19 spreading. In an announcement on 3 August 2020 by President Rodrigo Duterte, the new ‘Lock Down Manila’ or MECQ measure starts from 4 to 18 August 2020. The lock down also means that some business and public transport will close down during this…

Update on airlines resuming operations to Nordic capitals

Air carriers Finnair, Qatar Airways, Latvia’s airBaltic, Juneyao Airlines and Icelandair have unveiled plans to increase the number of flights operations from Finnish airports in August. Finnair announced on Twitter on 1 August 2020: “We will add new routes to our traffic plan in August. We will start flights to Alanya, Bergen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Crete,…

Nokia successfully completed its first 5G Standalone call with China Unicom

Nokia announced on 30 July 2020, that it has successfully completed its first 5G standalone (SA) call on a live network with China Unicom. Their next goal is to achieve full deployment of numerous software solutions with the operator several weeks ahead of schedule. Markus Bochert, President of Nokia Greater China, said:“Nokia has skillfully managed…

Finnish Early Childhood education courses online available to Asian teachers

Finland embassy in Bangkok announced online course for early childhood education available to teachers starting from 22 August to 12 September 2020. Finland is well known for early education methods based on an integrated approach to care, education and teaching, the so-called “educare” model, with particular emphasis on pedagogy. Early childhood is a phase of…

Early birds tickets for SSS’s Crayfish party available until 21 August 2020

The annual Scandinavian Society Siam’s Crayfish party is back and the host invites all friends and members to mark the date and join the jolly moment together. This year the Joint Chambers’s Crayfish party is set for 26 September 2020. Currently, early bird tickets are still available until 21 August 2020. For full information please…