Tag: Sweden

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…

Princess Sofia of Sweden assists medical care staff caring for Covid-19 patients

Princess Sofia of Sweden has begun working at Sophiahemmet Hospital in Stockholm, after undergoing an intensive three-day training course at Sophiahemmet University College. Sofia will be relieving staff treating patients for coronavirus. The sign on the door says: “Visitors are currently not allowed.” Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Indonesia granted travelers, visa holders an emergency stay permit

The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 1 April 2020 that: “All foreigners who have entered Indonesia before and after 5 February, holding a Visitor/Temporary/Permanent Stay Permit  that has expired and/or can’t be extended will be granted an Emergency Stay Permit for Rp0 (zero rupiahs). The Indonesia immigration department will allow an automatic emergency…

Swedish IoT innovation withstands Taal vocano eruption in the Phillippines

In January 2020, volcano Taal in the Philippines spewed out ashes on the surrounding areas. In the meantime, in the city of Manilla, some 50 kilometers further, the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution was running at full speed since then until now. Packetworx is one of the companies leading in IoT innovations and was at…

Swedish ambassador discussed challenges of Pasig city

Swedish ambassador H.E. Harald Fries recently paid a courtesy call to Mayor Vico Sotto of Pasig city in Philippines on 22nd January 2020. They discussed challenges in Pasig regarding health care, waste management, peace and order, poverty and road congestion as well as potential areas for partnership in areas such as sustainability, business development and…

Swedish embassy in Manila hosted breakfast meeting to share experience of working in Philippines

The Embassy of Sweden, led by Ambassador Harald Fries, hosted a Swedish Business Breakfast Meeting on 27th December 2019. The successful meeting aimed to be a gathering of leaders of Swedish Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and promoters of Swedish business in the Philippines, exchanged experiences of doing business in the Philippines and to discuss current…

Vietnamese economist praised Sweden for transparency

A Vietnamese economist praised Sweden for governance transparency. His vision in keeping records of  government officials’ spending will help improve in many areas. Dr. Le Dang Doahn, a former member of the United Nations Development Policy Committee and a respected Vietnamese economist opined in Vnexpress on 2nd January 2019 that said: In many international organizations,…