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Sweden to deport Filipina despite five years of marriage and two small children

Filipina Christalline has recently lost her appeal on the Swedish Migration Court’s decision to deport her despite being married to her Swedish husband for five years and sharing two young children with him, writes Swedish daily Aftonbladet. The court is deporting Christalline because she came to Sweden without a residence permit, something she claims the…

FinnCham next webinar will discuss Carbon Neutral Hong Kong

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce invite all members to their next webinar ”In Pursuit of Carbon Neutrality – Nordic companies shrinking their carbon footprint in Hong Kong and Asia” on 5 March, 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm HKT. The invitation read: Join us and hear from the awesome keynote speaker and panelists about different actions…

Sweden supports Women in Action in the Philippines

On 19 February 2021 the embassy of Sweden in Manila invited to save the dates for Women2021: Women in Action, weekly series of roundtable conversations. This Women’s Month, the Embassy of Sweden partners with SPARK Philippines. The dialogue aim to discuss the status of women during the pandemic, women and diversity, women’s political participation, and…

Global and creative 18-22 years old are invited to join Asia Challenge 2030

Global Essay Competition “Asia’s Challenge 2030” is now open for applications of any nationality. Win the chance to join a virtual fireside chat with a prominent business leader by entering the “Asia’s Challenge 2030” Global Essay Competition. Your essay should nake an impact on business and public policy by articulating the key challenges and potential…

Swede buys Bugatti Chiron replica made from scrap metal in Thailand

A Swedish national has just purchased a Bugatti Chiron built entirely by hand using only scrap metals from Scrap Metal Art Thailand. Scrap Metal Art Thailand is located about two hours east of Bangkok and CB Media recently had the opportunity to check out the facility and was blown away by what they found. The…

Embassy of Sweden visited Batambang

On 22 February 2021 Embassy of Sweden staff together with colleagues from EU Delegation, Germany and France visited to Battambang. The Swedish embassy says ” We talked to district and provincial authorities, Buddhist University of Battambang, Cambodia Peace Gallery, UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights & human rights organisations on COVID-19, governance, gender,…

Volvo Bus Thailand continues to expand into Thai market

Volvo Bus Thailand continues to expand into the Thai market together with local distributors CherdChai Motorsales and Volvo Bus Thailand Mr Dech-chai Kulgrineetham, Managing Director of Volvo Bus Thailand revealed at the press conference: “The reason behind establishing the new company is we can expand our assistance to our existing clients and the new comings.…

Danish WHO researcher: Coronavirus may have originated from bats in Thailand

For a year, we have been told that coronavirus came from Wuhan in China. But now the WHO is questioning the narrative and has instead turned their eyes to Thailand. According to Danish WHO researcher Thea Fischer who has just returned from Wuhan in China, the virus may have originated from bats in Thailand, writes…

Now Danes and Norwegians can play quarantine golf in Thailand

Tourism Authority of Thailand, TAT states that Denmark and Norway have just been added to the country list of citizens who can travel into Thailand. They still have to be quarantined for 14 days, but it can now be done at golf resorts, writes the media Standby. TAT’s list is updated twice a month and…

IKEA Philippines sets to hire 500 residents in Pasay City

The Swedish furniture-maker Ikea will be hiring at least 500 residents of Pasay City once it starts operations later this year. This was announced by Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto Rubiano after officials of Ikea paid a courtesy call to her office on Monday. Rubiano said “I am pleased to announced to our countrymen the…