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Swedish Embassy Manila saved The Economic Benefits of LGBT’ online Forum for anyone who missed the event

The Swedish Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries was one of a panel speakers in an online forum on 15 October 2020. If you missed the online forum on the Economic Benefits of LGBT+ Inclusion, a replay is available at https://youtu.be/7fzQlQPPdTE. This online forum is held in partnership with MB Market Makers and the Philippine Financial &…

Ambassador Fries participates in opening of shelter project

The Swedish Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries participated in the inauguration of the Oasis Project at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute on 9 October 2020. The Oasis Project provides temporary shelters for frontline medical workers. It is an initiative of the Office of the Vice President Leni Robredo, who delivered the keynote speech at the…

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites to one of the biggest Joint Chambers Event on 21 October

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites members to one of the biggest networking event in Bangkok on 21 October 2020. The event offers a great opportunity to mingle with all International Chambers in one evening, with serene Chao Praya riverside view, starting from 6.30-9.00PM. Venue: Four Rivers Room, 1st Floor, Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bangkok…

Special Tourist Visa to Thailand is now available

Since the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Thailand announced all borders closure to curb virus spreading. Recently after the country has been keeping a good record of infected numbers, the government has decided to reopen the country to tourism once again. According to the Royal Thai Embassy in Finland announcement you can now…

Yindii launches a mobile application to connect consumers with food joints to tackle climate change

Yindii, a Thai anti-food-waste startup, launches a mobile application designed to match hungry, deal-seeking Bangkok residents with environmentally-conscious restaurants, grocery stores and cafes offering delicious food that could otherwise go to waste. Through its discounted “flash sales,” Yindii helps battle an escalating societal problem while enabling restaurants to gain potentially lost revenue. Yindii’s mobile application…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

Singapore National Water Agency (PUB) launched Global Innovation Challenge

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, on 7 October 2020 called out to all Innovators to join the PUB Global Innovation Challenge. COVID-19 has drastically affected how businesses operate and collaborate. However, innovation never stops. Singapore’s National Water Agency(PUB)is looking for technological solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. Your solutions could be one of them. Funding &…

Ambassador Marina Berg shared her thoughts on the pandemic

Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Marina Berg shared her view on the pancdemeic with Jakarta Now. “This pandemic is far from over, and we continue to see new local outbreaks globally, it is premature to make any firm conclusions on successes or failures for Sweden, or any other country,” Jakarta Now quoted the Ambassador. “We…

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduces panel speakers for Rethink 2020 forum

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong announced their Panel Speakers for Rethink 2020. Nigel Mattravers and Alexander Mastrovito, contributors to our Energy and Environment Business Council (EEBC) as well as other experts in the field. 28 October Topic: Waste Management – The dating game vs the sharing game 29 October Topic: Catalysts and…