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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…

Volvo Cars Chengdu car plant powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity

Volvo Cars Chengdu is now operating with 100 percent renewable energy. According to an official statement announced on 5 June 2020. Volvo’s largest manufacturing plant in China is gearing towards climate neural plan for the future. The statement said: The Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Chengdu, the company’s largest in China, is now powered by…

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…

Vietnam discussed potential cooperation in renewable energy sector with Sweden

The Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe says that the latest discussion with Vietnam regarding  potential collaboration enhancing climate smart solutions in energy sector is going forward, on 17 June 2020. The statement said: “Excellent workshop yesterday together with Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong in Hanoi to discuss Sweden-Vietnam potential…

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…

Health ministers from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Singapore shared ideas on digital Covid-19-response

Health Ministers and senior government officials from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Singapore attended a ministerial virtual discussion in the CogX 2020 Global Leadership Summit and Festival of AI and Emerging Technologies, held from 8 to 10 June 2020. The summit was a gathering of leaders from industry, government and academia to address the topic “How…

Embassy of Denmark Vietnam invites all to explore ideas for Nordic Project grant

The Royal Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam published an announcement on 12 June 2020, inviting all to participate in a Nordic Talk Grant. The statement said: “If you have an idea for a Nordic project, which could help place the Nordics in the minds of the worlds, you could consider applying for a Nordic Talks…