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Swedish School in Singapore moves curriculum to online platform

Due to the national restrictions to curb spreading of Coronavirus, Swedish School in Singapore has moved the course online in accordance to the government’s regulations. The Embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 28 July 2020: Unfortunately, the Swedish School in Singapore is not allowed to have lessons at Stamford due to restrictions regarding COVID-19.…

Embassy of Sweden, Business Sweden and European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines co-host a webminar on automotive industry

The Embassy of Sweden invites together with Business Sweden and in partnership with the ECCP – European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, to the “Accelerating Change in the Automotive Industry” webinar on 17 August 2020. Find out how European industry players are dealing with the economic disruption and global consumer shifts that have affected…

Tetrapak Thailand supports Friends in need of ‘Pa’ volunteer foundation

Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company announced on 6 August 2020, that the company is supporting the secondary packaging production of “Peungpa Products” from Peungpa shop operated by Friends in Need (of “Pa”) Volunteers Foundation by Thai Red Cross. The packages will be made out of recycled beverage cartons in accordance with…

Sweden Alumni Network Hanoi hosts a send off gathering on 8 August 2020

The Sweden Alumni Network Vietnam – Hanoi Chapter invites Sweden Alumni / students to Sweden institutes and researchers to join Fika session on 8 August 2020. The gathering brings alumni and students/researchers who are going to attend at Sweden’s universities/schools this year a precious opportunity to meet, mingle and share experience before students’ departure. Please…

Sweden supports Cambodia’s Arbitration Council

Sweden has been supporting Cambodia’s Arbitration Council Foundation (AFC) since 2014 in its work to resolve labour disputes as well as promoting social dialogues to contribute to a sound industrial relation environment in Cambodia. The Arbitration Council is an independent, national institution with quasi-judicial authority derived from the Labour Law of Cambodia, established in 2003…

Indonesian XL Axiata chose Ericsson to provide 5G Cloud core technology

Ericsson announced on 30 July 2020, that the Indonesian mobile telecommunications services operator  XL Axiata has selected Ericsson to deploy 5G-ready cloud core technology solutions in East Indonesia. This includes Ericsson Cloud Packet Core and Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) solution. Yessie D. Yosetya, Chief Technology Officer, XL Axiata, says: “Data consumption in Indonesia is growing rapidly and…

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,…

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…

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…