Tag: Sweden

Swedish Alfa Laval secures SEK 75 million wastewater treatment order in Singapore

The Swedish company Alfa Laval, global provider of specialized products and solutions for heavy industry, heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has secured an order with a value of approximately SEK 75 million to supply decanters to a wastewater treatment plant in Singapore. The order was booked in the Decanters unit of the Food…

Swedish part time resident of Cambodia accused of illegal international gun trade

A 34 year old Swedish man is accused of arranging to buy 83 firearms through a marketplace on the so-called ‘Dark web’. The dark web is a part of the internet that isn’t visible to search engines and used for illegal activity such as illegal trade.  In this case American Homeland Security Investigation officers acted…

Sweden provides USD 1,500,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

On10 November 2020  Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of Development Cooperation of the Swedish Embassy Section Office in Yangon and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar signed an agreement for a grant of SEK 13 million (US$1.5 million). This funding is to support UNFPA’ Women and Girls First Programme – Phase II (2020 – 2022)…

Finland signed 4mil Euro to support women in conflicted areas in Myanmar

On 25 August, H.E. Riikka Laatu, Finland Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar signed the agreement for a grant of 4 million Euro to provide supports for women, girls, young people in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar, including people with special needs e.g. elderly women, women and girls with disability, LGBTQIA+…

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…

European Union in Malaysia announced education opportunity webminar

European Union in Malaysia published an announcement on study in Europe opportunity on 7 May 2020. An official statement said: Join our special talk with EU Delegation, EU Member States, Education Agencies, and Alumni to learn about: – Program courses at various universities and colleges – Scholarship award and research fellowship – Application and admission…

Thai True Corporation selected Ericsson their 5G radio access network vendor

Thai communications service provider True Corporation has selected Ericsson as a 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) vendor as part of its national 5G network, according to Ericsson’s official statement on 27 April 2020. Products and services from Ericsson Radio System will enable True to operate 5G on 700MHz (low-band), 2.6GHz (mid-band) and 26GHz (high-band) frequencies…