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Chinese-backed Finnish venture of world’s longest undersea rail tunnel back on agenda

The Chinese-backed Finnish venture of building the world’s longest undersea rail tunnel from Helsinki to Tallinn was rejected by the Estonian government last year, but now talks are back on the agenda. According to BNN Bloomberg, the Estonian incoming government now plans to restart positive talks with Finland. The plan promoted by Finnish entrepreneur Peter…

China appealed to further cooperation on water resources management

China and the European Union held their 8th High Level Dialogue Conference on water resources via video link in Beijing on Friday 22 January 2021, marking an important part of China-EU relations amid a heap of fruitful results in natural resources and ecological protection. Themed “Strengthening Water Ecological Protection and Promoting Water System Management,” the…

Uighur rights campaigners in China plan to expose Airbnb in Norway and globally

Uighur human rights fighters in China are in the process of launching a campaign in countries like Norway and Finland to expose and encourage Airbnb to withdraw its support for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The campaigners have with their ‘The End the Uighur Genocide Movement’ publicly supported Uighur Muslims in China, who…

Slush enterpreneur’s global community find ways to stay connected during Covid-19 era

We are in 2021 and the world is still facing a global pandemic of Covid-19. Slush, a Helsinki-based global entrepreneurship organisation, young companies and community, braving the new world by continue to find innovative ways to work together during the Covid-19 era. Continue with the full story here

Finnish Huhtamaki invests in new manufacturing unit in Malaysia

Finnish Huhtamaki, a global food packaging specialist is investing EUR 10 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Malaysia, the company sates in a press release. The new site is expected to be fully operational in June 2021 and with the investment the company is transferring its Malaysian manufacturing base from Penang to Port…

Finnish-Malaysian Nooa Laine moves up the football tier in Finland

Half Malaysian on his father’s side, half Finnish on his mother’s side, 18-year-old Nooa Laine is expected to make his Finnish football top-tier debut this year with his move to the top-flight side Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho (SJK). SJK is regarded as the club with the best football facilities in Finland and the Malaysian-Finnish attacking midfielder Nooa…

EuroCham discussed safety matter during a meeting with Cambodia Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.

On 21 January 2021 the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia participated in the 7th Project Advisory Board meeting on “Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards in Construction Sector”. This consultative meeting was presided over by H.E. Dr Huy Hansong, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and Chairman of…

Finland provides Vietnam with $ 100 million for public sector investment

After several rounds of negotiation, it’s been agreed that Finland will provide $ 100 million for public sector investment in Vietnam. Signed by Tran Xuan Ha, Deputy Minister of Finance, and Kari Kahiluoto, Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam on 21 January, Finland will under a bilateral Framework Agreement on the use of Public Sector Investment Facility…

Sweden faces potential Chinese retaliation over Huawei 5G ban

Gao Feng, a spokesman for the Chinese ministry of commerce said at a regular press conference that China will take all necessary measures in response to Sweden’s decision to ban Huawei Technologies from its 5G networks. In addition, the spokesman accused Sweden of violating the World Trade Organization rules and using national security justifications as…