Norway funded Cambodia’s project on biodiversity

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded the project launched by Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with the technical assistance from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Biodiversity Finance Initiative is the name of the project launced on June 20. This project is expected to be a solution for protecting and maintaining Cambodia’s…

Finland teamed up with China in Paralympic Winter Sports

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Finland and China Disabled Peoples’ Federation (CDPF) collaborated to support the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics which will begin on Friday, March 4, 2022 and end on Sunday, March 13, 2022. According to the a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed on May 29, 2019 by Secretary General from…

Danish Ambassador attended eco exhibition in Singapore

On June, 21 2019 Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard was present at the opening ceremony of Singapore’s new exhibition showcasing traces of green journey in Singapore. Titled “Singapore’s Greening Journey: 200 Years and Beyond”, the exhibition will be presented free of charge at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ CDL Green Gallery from 21…

Swedish man arrested in Thailand over bitcoin fraud

On June 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, a Swedish man aged 44 was arrested by Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau police for multi-million dollar fraud on the Island of Koh Chang, Thailand. Being in Interpol Red Warrant Issued by US Authorities, Karlsson was accused of colluding with 12 others to defraud thousands of victims via cryptocurrency websites…

Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia received a visit from UNFPA representative

On June 19, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia Maria Sargren welcomed United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative in Cambodia Rizvina de Alwis accompanied by Tum May, UNFPA Assistant Representative at the Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh. According to UNFPA’s website, UNFPA is the lead UN agency aimimg to expand the possibilities for women and…

Swedish firm to supply Geely with its self-driving car software

Geely, China’s automotive company has awarded Zenuity, the joint venture between Swedish technology group Veoneer and Geely’s subsidiary Volvo Car, as its supplier for assisted and self-driving software. According to Reuters, Geely’s deal consisting of car brands namely Geely Auto, Volvo performance brand Polestar, subscription-based electric carmaker Lynk & Co and British sports car maker…

Swedish Midsummer celebrated in Singapore

On June 19, the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore brought together a number of Swedish expats living in Singapore to celebrate Midsummer Day where there were several activities, food and games for the guests to experience the way to celebrate Misdummer in Swedish style. At the event, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström celebrated…