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Ericsson signed MoUs with two Chinese firms

Ericsson and China Telecom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at China Unicom’s 5G Innovation and Cooperation Conference in Shenzhen, China, on April 26, to speed up “the development of commercial 5G and promote 5G technological innovation,” Ericsson stated in its press release on April 30. Inked by Luca Orsini, Head of Networks, Market…

Philippines’ first Scandinavian Film Festival officially launched

Danish Ambassador Jan Top Christensen, Norwegian Ambassador Bjørn Jahnsen and Swedish Ambassador Harald Fries jointly opened the first Scandinavian Film Festival 2019 at SM Lanang Premier, Davao City, Philippines. Held on April 28, 2019, the opening night of the festival was supported by the Film Development Council of the Philippines together with the @Cinematheque Centre…

Nordic team joined the Schuman Cup

The Embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland in Singapore team up with Business Sweden and SwedCham, joined forces under the name “Team Nordic Lights” in the annual Schuman Cup taking place on Saturday the 4th of May. Hosted by the EU Delegation to Singapore, Schuman Cup this year is the fifth edition of the…

Yangon’s World Press Freedom Day and the release of Reuters’ imprisoned journalists

Due to the Press Freedom Day approching on Friday, May 3 2019, the Embassies of Denmark and Sweden participated in two different events on media freedom taking place in Yangon, Myanmar. On May 3, the Embassy of Denmark attended an event hosted by Myanmar Press Council at Yangon City Hall to mark the World Press…

Swedish ambassador Singaporean youth’s competition judge

On April 27, 2019, Niclas Kvarnström, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore took a part as one of the judges for CDL E-Generation Challenge 2019, an anual environmental competitions for Singaporean youths. During the judging ceremony, top ten finalists were given the opportunity to present thier projects to the judges. Then, the judges selected two winners…

Nordic Club Jakarta visited ‘Then trash became Ffrash’ project

On April 30, 2019, Nordic Club Jakarta paid a visit to Kampus Diakoneia Modern (KDM), a non-profit organization assisting street and marginalized children, to learn more about Ffrash, the project aiming to turn trash into treasure. Established in 1972, KDM intends to support and fullfil rights and protection for underprivilledged children especially those who live…

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s health project

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s project, “SRHR STRONG+” together with the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland by donating thier budget through the Access to Health Fund, an organization pooling fund from multi-donors to support the health sector in Myanmar. “SRHR: STRONG+” stands for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Strengthening the Realization of National Guidelines, Policies,…

Cool Kuala Lumpur’s new lifestyle attractions

The Kuala Lumpur hotel and bar scene has turned really hot recently. Any doubts you may have about that will be gone after reading this! Many of the global five-star brands have arrived to significantly shake things up and, in the process, step up the sophistication and increase the luxury selection. The impressive line-up includes…

Sida selected 6 Cambodians as representatives for attending ITP

On April 25, Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh opened their door to congratulate six Cambodians who were selected by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) as representatives for attending the International Training Programme (ITP) on Gender Statistic taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, in May 2019. ITP is organized by Statistics Sweden, in collaboration with…

4 Nordic films will be screened at Singapore’s EU Film Festival

The European Union in Singapore organizes the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) 2019 which will run from May 10 to 19 at the National Gallery Singapore’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium (Basement 1) located in the Downtown Core of Singapore.  The ten-days European film festival aims to present the diversity of cultures, histories, landscapes and ways of lives of…