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Sweden and Denmark join Team EU to support Indonesia in response of Corona crisis

The Sweden embassy in Jakarta published a statement on 12 June 2020 regarding a cooperation with Denmark and fellow European Union’s countries in an initiative to assist Indonesia’s response to Corona crisis. For more information, please read here

Ericsson is taking SEK 1 billion loss in 2nd quarter of 2020 in doing 5G business in China

According to an official statement published on 8 June 2020.Ericsson will face a SEK 1 billion loss due to pre-commercial written contract in 2nd quater of 2020, the corporate statement said: “As mentioned previously, Ericsson has previously announced on increased its footprint in China through 5G contract awards from all three major operators in China.…

Swedish innovations flourishing in the Philippines

The Swedish embassy in Manila celebrated the National day on 6 June 2020 along with #TeamSweden around the globe and published stories on how Swedish innovations flourish in the Philippines. Manila Times had an exclusive interview with #TeamSweden 2.0, please read the full story here. As well as find out on how happy Swedes are…

Deputies in the national’s assembly of Vietnam approved free trade agreement with the EU

On 8 June 2020, the Danish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen together with the EU Ambassador H.E. Mr. Giorgio Aliberti and other EU countries’ representatives attended the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly plenary meeting to witness the Vietnam National Assembly’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment…

Justice for George Floyd: the world is uniting against racial injustice

The murder of the black American George Floyd, who died by the hands of four local police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota in America, has led to global protests – including in the Nordic countries as well as in Asia. In Asia there has been protest in Japan and the Philippines – and a virtual protest…

Swedish embassy Singapore invites all to celebrate national day together online

The embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 3 June 2020 to get  comfortable and ready to celebrate national day together online. The statement said: 3 days to go! Swedish National Day’s online celebration will be streamed via Facebook live on the Embassy’s page or can also be viewed here. The stream will begin from…

Children in the Philippines receive help from a Swedish school

The children of Futuraskolan International, which is a Network of several international in the county of Stockholm, are determined to help the poor and vulnerable impacted by the novel coronavirus. One of their efforts is to help provide meals for school children in the Philippines, while also providing social comfort. “We want our children to…

Volvo Philippines launched concierge service to assist their clients during pandemic

Volvo Philippines continues to strengthen its commitment to its valued clients through the Volvo Concierge service. Launched in March 2020, right after the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was announced, Volvo Concierge is the first client-focused service platform launched in the country to respond to the car care needs of local Volvo car owners. Atty. Alberto…