JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…

Swedish Foreign Minister commented on Tiananmen Square protest

June 4, 2019 is the day the world marked the 30th anniversary of the world’s most brutal crackdown on Tiananmen protest taking place 30 years ago in Tiananmen Square, mainland China. People, organizations and news agencies from across the world have spoken out against this unnecessarily violent repression and commemorated the losses happening during the…

Norway’s Mowi to launch salmon products with JD.com

Mowi China, world’s largest Atlantic salmon producer headquartered in Norway, is partnering with JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce company headquartered in Beijing to launch new fresh salmon products. As JD.com announced on its corporate blog on May 31, the release of salmon products will be the first products that were launched from Mowi China’s First Factory…

“Plogging Event” at Bangsaen Beach by TSCC

On May 25, 2019, Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) successfully organized “Plogging Event” where almost 400 kilograms of trash were collected at Bangsaen Beach, one of the popular destinations located in Chonburi province of Thailand. Plogging is a newish fitness craze initiated in Sweden. It is a combination of jogging and plocka upp or “to pick…

IKEA Thailand online store is now open

IKEA Thailand has announced on May 23 that its online store is now launched to facilitate customers across Thailand. According to IKEA Thailand, the customers using online shopping service will meet with the same journey and impression customers get when they visit a physical IKEA store. “We see the potential – it is a potential…

Norwegian Embassy took a trip to Inle Lake

Embassy of Norway in Myanmar together with its implementing partner United Nations Development Programme (UNPD) and the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) took a field trip to Inle Lake, Myanmar’s second largest fresh water lake located in Shan State. Taking place around May 20-24, 2019, the trip provided the participants with updates about programs…

Danish artist Marianne Klerk’s first exhibition in Penang

Danish artist Marianne Klerk will have her solo show for the first time in Penang, Malaysia. Entitled “House Dialogues in our space”, Klerk’s exhibition will be showcased for FREE at Ome by Spacebar Coffee, a coffeehouse and art exhibition host which is located in Georgetown, Penang. Klerk’s several works will be exhibited for three weeks…