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Scania South East Asia signed Ecolution Partnership Program with Politeknik Sandakan Sabah

Director of Politeknik Sandakan Sabah, Mr. Tajul Ariffin Mohamed Arif signed an agreement with Mr. Tom Kuiphuis, the Pre-Sales Director of Scania Southeast Asia on 14 March 2020, which makes Politeknik Sandakan Sabah (PSS) became the first Educational Institution of Higher Learning in Malaysia to sign the Scania Ecolution Partnership Agreement. PSS was established in…

Global Speakers Deliver Insights on Talent Development and Leadership Training

Recently, SEAC (Southeast Asia Center) hosted a Talent Development and Leadership Training session with the organization’s Lead of Design and Innovation, William Malek, and Past President of the National Speakers Association, Scott Friedman. This workshop acted as a preview for the upcoming Thailand Leadership Summit: Innovate Inspire Influence between 7 and 18 July in Singapore,…

Denmark and Sweden: Very different Covid reactions

Denmark and Sweden are neighbors but have taken very different measures to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus. While the Danish Government has implemented a lock-down of the country by turning away people at the borders that have no essential need to enter Denmark, closed schools and public offices and urged private companies to…

Thai government announced new travel policy regarding COVID19

Thai government announced the latest policies regarding the Coronavirus – Covid 19 situation in Thailand, at the government house, on 12 March 2020. An hour long press conference gave insight of domestic care and how to handle travelers to Thailand. Doctor Rungrueng Kitpati, consultant and representative of Ministry of Public Health said: “As the virus…

Travelling to and from Scandinavia during corona-chaos: what to expect and do

Check later news here: https://scandasia.com/all-travellers-to-thailand-must-have-visa-obtained-in-advance-health-certificate-and-additional-insurance/ Travelers who come to Scandinavia won’t be met with screenings and temperature-checks in the airport, according to the National Health Agencies of Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. It could however still come The Danish government is looking into the option to implement forced health-checks upon arrival in Denmark, forced isolation…

Coronavirus: Scandinavians in Asia urged to “be cautious”

The Danish, Swedish and Norwegian official travel advice to their citizens is to “be cautious” when travelling to countries in Asia in order not to get infected by the corona virus COVID-19. All three countries advises strongly against travelling to China. Only Norway suggests avoid travelling also to other areas where there is a prevalent…

Thai airways cancels certain flights to Scandinavia due to COVID19

In regards of global epidemic virus, the constantly evolving COVID19 outbreak, Thai Airways has cancelled some of its international flights as follows: Flights to Denmark Bangkok-Copenhagen: Cancellation of flights TG950/951 on 12, 19, 26 May 2020. Flights to Sweden Bangkok-Stockholm: Cancellation of flights TG960/961 on 14, 21, 28 May 2020. Flights to Malaysia Bangkok- Kuala…

ScandAsia Theme on Circular Economy:
Sustainability-driver and business model game changer

ScandAsia showcases in this theme examples of Circular Economy, how the Nordic countries view the business opportunities and how Nordic companies embrace the concept. By Joakim Persson Circular economy reduces waste and environmental degradation; it increases competitiveness; creates jobs; helps switch to a green economy; and leads to a truly sustainable economic development. We cannot…

Kari Herlevi – Finnish Circular Economy expert shares insights

Finland is aiming at becoming a global circular economy (CE) leader by 2025. As a country it came up with its first CE roadmap in 2016, with the leadership of Sitra, and has organised the annual World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) since 2017.In this regard, Business Finland has also launched a program that supports the…

New Danish ambassadors to China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

All vacant ambassador posts in Asia have now been filled, announced the Danish Foreign Ministry in a mail to ScandAsia 28 February 2020. Five Danish Embassies have now new head of mission, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The new Danish ambassador in China is Thomas Østrup Møller, replacing Carsten Damsgaard. The new ambassador is…