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Ericsson appoints the new executive to Malaysia, Sri lanka and Bangladesh markets

Ericsson announced on 3 August 2020 on the appointment of David Hägerbro as Head of Ericsson Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh and Global Customer Unit Axiata. Prior to taking on his new role, David was Head of Strategy, Technology, Government and Industry Relations, for South East Area, Oceania and India. Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson…

The South China Sea as U.S.-China Geopolitical Friction Point

Taiwan, North Korea, the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, and the South China Sea are all potential flash-points of conflict in the security affairs of Asia. For China, the Taiwan issue is undoubtedly the most crucial among all regional issues. However, as China and the United States have some degree of consensus on the potential impact…

VFS visa application centres in the philippines for Nordic countries and the UK resumed operations from 22 July 2020

VFS Visa Application Centres in the Philippines for Nordic countries announced that operations have resumed from 22 July 2020. VFS Centres also noted that since your safety is their priority. Visa applicators visiting Visa Application Centers may be asked to observe physical distancing, undergo temperature checks or be required to wear facemasks, please follow local…

Could networking be the post COVID-19 career lifesaver?

Even before the coronavirus crisis, uncertain conditions threatened numerous mid- to late-career executives. Transformative technology is rendering many formerly respected and highly paid jobs obsolete. Globalization and the rationalization of roles have taken a heavy toll. Now, with an impending recession, companies are looking to reduce expenses wherever possible, simply in order to survive. The…

Academies in Sweden still open for late applications

The number of available spots at Swedish universities has been increased due to the coronavirus pandemic – and despite a record intake of students, thousands of places remain open to latecomers. Thousands of students received their admission letters last week. Almost 452,000 people had applied to start a university course this autumn, 50,000 applicants more…

The Immigration Division1 (Bangkok) opens extra office to relieved congestions

The Immigration Bureau in Bangkok has opened a temporary visa extension center at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi province. From Monday, 13 July 2020, the new Immigration office started operating with aim to relieve congestion at its government complex office on Chaeng Wattana Road. For more information, please visit the Immigration Bureau official website here.…

Singapore, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland amongst most powerful passports

A new ranking by the Henley Passport Index shows that Singapore and the Scandinavian countries have some of the most powerful passports in the world. The Henley Passport Index releases an annual ranking of the most powerful passports in the world, based on how many destinations the holder can enter without a visa. Citizens with…

Scania cutting down workforce globally

Scania is working on minimizing the company’s global workforce due to global pandemic crisis along with other issues. “The Coronavirus crisis had led to a sharp decline in revenues,” Scania announced on 1 June 2020. “Although it is currently not possible to forecast the length and severity of how the crisis will affect Scania’s business…

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…