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Green light for EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

On June 25, the Council of Ministers authorized the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements which are set to be signed by Swedish born EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ștefan-Radu Oprea on the EU’s behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June. The agreements with Vietnam, the EU’s…

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…

Finland first time joined fireworks festival in Danang

The Finnish team, known as Joho Pyro Professional Fireworks AB, spectacularly performed their fireworks presentation for the first time in Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF) on Saturday June 15. As a newcomer in DIFF 2019, Joho Pyro presented a spectacular fireworks presentation under the theme from Kalevala’s Lemminkäinen, a well-known hero from Finnish mythology.…

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…

SP Telecom collabed with Nokia to install Singapore’s First 5G fixed network

SP Telecom, Singapore’s network and fibre infrastructure provider, stated on June 17 that it is joining force with Finnish telecommunications company Nokia to enable the deployment of Singapore’s first 5G-ready software defined network. SP Telecom addressed that Nokia’s FP4-based Service Router, optical transport and cloud software solutions, service automation and network orchestration application suite will…

Laotian ladyboy stole Finnish tourist’s bag in Pattaya

On June 14, 2019, investigative team from Pattaya Police Station together with Chonburi province’s immigration police led by tourist police in Pattaya have arrested a Laotian ladyboy accused of stealing belongings from a Finnish tourist’s bag at Pattaya’s Walking Street on June 13. Identified later as Yaao Wongmanee, a Laotian man aged 31 was arrested…

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…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…