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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…

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…

Embassy of Sweden in Manila invites women and LGBTQ community to join online discussion on 26 June 2020

The Swedish embassy in Manila hosts and invites women and members of the LGBTQ community to join an online discussion regarding moments during home quarantine time in the pandemic on 26 June 2020. The invitation said: “What are the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of home quarantine on women and members of…

Conviction of Maria Ressa shows importance of Iceland’s resolution

The conviction of one of the best known and respected journalists in the Philippines, Maria Ressa, plainly shows that there was every reason for the United Nations’ Human Rights Council to spotlight the status of human rights in the Philippines. says Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson (Independence Party). “We have expressed grave concern over the…

Volvo Philippines offer free electric charging station for T8 Hybrid car owners

Volvo cars Philippines announced of an offer of home Wallbox installation for all Volvo T8 Plug-in Hybrid cars at no cost on 17 June 2020. However the wallbox is a home own version of a charging station with additional cost. This complimentary service was created for convenience of Volvo car owners to charge their Plug-in…

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.

NordCham Philippines announced new health protocal for Midsummer 2020 celebration

The Nordic Chamber of Commerce (NordCham) in the Philippines announced a new health protocal to celebrate the upcoming annual Midsummer tradition to all their members on 18 June 2020. The physical event will be at Makati Garden Club with limited numbers of guests and via Zoom call / Facebook live as online gathering. The statement…

Danish Universal robots join forces with Asia Integrated Machine Inc for growing Philippines demand

Universal Robots, a Danish manufacturer of smaller flexible industrial collaborative robot arms, based in Odense announced in an official statement regarding their latest cooperation in the Philippines with Asia Integrated Machine, Inc. (“AIM”). AIM, a leading machinery and automation solutions supplier, provides a one-stop solution for manufacturing firms, including processing, weighing, packaging, inspection, conveying, palletising…