HK Fashion and lifestyle platform Azalvo and Jumpstart co-organize a free 12-week online accelerator course for Startups

Hong Kong’s fashion and lifestyle incubation platform Azalvo together with Jumpstart are co-organizing a free 12-week online accelerator course. This project is with a goal of helping teams to 20x their revenue, get commercial contracts and extend their network to Asia. In addition, their strong mentor and investor network is second to none. This is…

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien – Hue Province visited Norwegian Embassy to discussed Green Growth

On 19 January 2021 the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi released an update on a recent visit from Hue province’s authorities to discussed green growth’s possibility, as follow: Norwegian Chargé d’affaire a.i. Jan Wilhelm Grythe was very happy to receive the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien – Hue Province, Mr Phan Ngoc Tho;…

Covid-19 vaccine is not mandatory in Malaysia

According to Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of science, technology, and innovation, the Malaysian government has no plans of making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory. Malaysia has been placed under a nationwide emergency until 1 August to curb the pandemic and this has raised concern by some quarters, that the Malaysian government can make the vaccine compulsory under emergency…

ABB contributing to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.

On 14 January 2021, ABB, the Swiss-Swedish company released an update on Vaccine development collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at Thailand’s Mahidol University and the Institute of Molecular Biosciences. The AI-Immunizer system uses ABB’s IRB 1100 industrial robot and a dual arm YuMi® collaborative robot to assist with key tasks involved in vaccine testing…

Swedish Greencarrier explains why there are not enough containers

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down, writes the Swedish headquartered global logistics company Greencarrier. An unpredictable fallout has been a shortage of containers. During a pandemic like this, we are absolutely dependent on the shipping industry to transport food, medicine, and other necessities across borders. And the shipping industry is absolutely dependent…

Ambassador Måwe met with cultural counterparts in HCMC

On 20 January 2021 the Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe released a memo on a meeting with cultural counterparts in Ho Chi Minh City, as follow: Productive days in HCMC where I introduced the embassy’s new cultural officer Mr Christer Falk to counterparts in the cultural sphere. Meetings with Mr Vo Trong Nam,…

Marimekko Hong Kong release limited collection for Chinese New Year

Marimekko Hong Kong released on 18 January 2021 the fashion company’s new Chinese New Year Limited Series and giveaway games on their Instagram account, as follow: The next month is coming to the Lunar New Year, and I believe this year, everyone wants to send the old and welcome the new The Marimekko, which will…

Import of Norwegian seafood remains solid in Thailand

Thailand still imports Norwegian seafood despite the pandemic with Norwegian Salmon at the top of the list. A new report from the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) shows that the export of salmonids to Thailand has remained solid through the pandemic. The new figures show that it’s only seen a 1 percent decline in the volume…

Danish app offers a way to rescue delicious, unsold food from local shops and restaurants

The Danish company, Too Good To Go, is an app where consumers can purchase food that would otherwise be thrown away, and instead pick up the food at cut-down prices. Overall, one-third of food produced today is either lost or wasted, and the investors see big potential. This idea could potentially turn into a good…