Denmark supports curricular development to meet job market demand in Myanmar

With the support of Denmark, the University of Yangon is developing a range of new curricula for their undergraduate programmes, including in subjects such as Computer Science, Industrial Chemistry and Water and Environmental Studies. The new curricula will prepare the students for the demand in the current job market by giving them the required skills…

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…

Maersk container ship spills 750 containers into the Pacific Ocean

Severe weather conditions in the pacific ocean resulted in up to 750 containers going overboard on a containership operated by Danish integrated shipping company Maersk, WK Webster said in a report posted on its website. Maersk Essen, a Danish-flagged 13,100 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) lost the 750 containers en route from China to Los Angeles…

Volvo Cars Thailand opens 3 new retailers

Volvo Cars Thailand opens three new retailers in and around Bangkok to remain on a steady path to stable business growth. Volvo Cars remain popular amongst the Thai population and the opening of its three new retailers is to meet the expected demand. Chris Wailes, Managing Director of Volvo Cars (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said to…

Danish triumph: Victor Axelsen wins Thailand Open

Danish badminton player Viktor Axelsen is the first Danish player to win the Thailand Open in men’s singles. The title also comes with a prize check of $ 70,000.  Victor Axelsen won after a dominant Danish final performance against Ng Ka Long Angus from Hong Kong, which was defeated 21-14, 21-14 on Sunday in Bangkok,…