Denmark co-funding training at Myanmar Attorney General Office

Denmark supports an education section at the Attorney Generals Office of Myanmar through co-funding project with UKAID and IDLO. The Danish embassy in Myanmar announced in a statement: It is crucial to enable governments and empower people to reform laws and strengthen institutions to promote peace and justice. Denmark has been co-funding the Union Attorney…

Eu-Asia coastal and port authorities join forces to develop alignment and standards for autonomous ships

Representatives from flag, coastal and port authorities from China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Korea and Singapore met at a virtual event, joined by representatives from IMO, International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), and International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) have met virtually on 4 August 2020,…

Embassy of Sweden, Business Sweden and European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines co-host a webminar on automotive industry

The Embassy of Sweden invites together with Business Sweden and in partnership with the ECCP – European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, to the “Accelerating Change in the Automotive Industry” webinar on 17 August 2020. Find out how European industry players are dealing with the economic disruption and global consumer shifts that have affected…

Hefei-Narvik train shipment has potential to be alternative route to shipping industry

The shipping container was loaded on a train in the Chinese city of Hefei in in mid-July 2020. Less than two weeks later, it had made it through Kazakhstan and Russia, and all the way to Finland. In Helsinki, the container was sent north and then westwards across the border to Norway. On 4 August…

Tetrapak Thailand supports Friends in need of ‘Pa’ volunteer foundation

Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company announced on 6 August 2020, that the company is supporting the secondary packaging production of “Peungpa Products” from Peungpa shop operated by Friends in Need (of “Pa”) Volunteers Foundation by Thai Red Cross. The packages will be made out of recycled beverage cartons in accordance with…

Sweden Alumni Network Hanoi hosts a send off gathering on 8 August 2020

The Sweden Alumni Network Vietnam – Hanoi Chapter invites Sweden Alumni / students to Sweden institutes and researchers to join Fika session on 8 August 2020. The gathering brings alumni and students/researchers who are going to attend at Sweden’s universities/schools this year a precious opportunity to meet, mingle and share experience before students’ departure. Please…

Vestas chosen to service Siemens wind turbines in Philippines

Vestas reached on 4 August 2020 an agreement with Vena Energy to service its 54 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines at Pililla Wind Project in Philippines. In the announcement of the agreement, Vestas explains that it is the company’s first full scope multi-brand service deal in the Philippines, leveraging Vestas extensive experience from servicing 3.6 GW…

Sweden supports Cambodia’s Arbitration Council

Sweden has been supporting Cambodia’s Arbitration Council Foundation (AFC) since 2014 in its work to resolve labour disputes as well as promoting social dialogues to contribute to a sound industrial relation environment in Cambodia. The Arbitration Council is an independent, national institution with quasi-judicial authority derived from the Labour Law of Cambodia, established in 2003…

Indonesian XL Axiata chose Ericsson to provide 5G Cloud core technology

Ericsson announced on 30 July 2020, that the Indonesian mobile telecommunications services operator  XL Axiata has selected Ericsson to deploy 5G-ready cloud core technology solutions in East Indonesia. This includes Ericsson Cloud Packet Core and Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) solution. Yessie D. Yosetya, Chief Technology Officer, XL Axiata, says: “Data consumption in Indonesia is growing rapidly and…