Sweden to become major destination for skilled Filipino workers

Harald Fries, Swedish Ambassador to Manila, revealed that Sweden is ready to become one of the most attractive destinations for professional and skilled Filipino workers who wish to work abroad and bring their families with them. As reported by the Manila Bulletin on April 21, 2019, the Ambassador told that the welfare provided by Swedish…

Karri Kivela new Executive Director of EABC

Karri Kivela, former Executive Director of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC), has been appointed new Executive Director of EABC. Mr. Kivela assumed his new position at EABC on April 18th, 2019. In a news release, EABC President Stefan Molnar highlights Karri Kivela’s experience not only in the private sector but also in the chamber…

Finns rank Valio as the most sustainable brand for the 6th time

Valio is the most sustainable brand in Finland for the sixth consecutive year, if you ask consumers. The 2019 Sustainable Brand Index survey measured the sustainability of European and Finnish brands. According to the consumers participating in the survey, the best things about Valio are its Finnish milk, its attention to animal welfare, and its…

Angry Bird’s developer to teach in Indonesia’s Business Program

Peter Vesterbacka, a Finnish Angry Bird game’s developer will take a part as a mentor of Bali Business Foundation Program, co-organized by Asia Exchange (AE), Finnish study exchange provider in Indonesia and Indonesia’s Warmadewa University (WU). Scheduled to start in September, the program aimed to provide both exchange and domestic students the opportunities to learn…

Thai power firm chose Pöyry for wind farm project

Pöyry, Finland’s international consulting and engineering firm, has revealed it was awared by B. Grimm Power Company, Thailand’s power producers, to work in B. Grimm Power’s latest renewable energy project, the 16MW Bo Thong Wind Farm, located in Mukdahan province, Thailand. As stated in Pöyry’s press release on April 10, 2019, the work included EPC…

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou, China year-round during winter 2019

Finnair, Finland’s largest airlines, announced it is extending seasonal Guangzhou route to year-round operations as stated in the press release on April 17, 2019. The new route will operate between Helsinki and Guangzhou with two weekly departures during the winter season 2019-2020. In 2016, Finnair launched its Guangzhou route as a summer route that currently…

Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s DPM

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam had a meeting with Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam on April 9, 2019. As a part of promoting the bilateral relationship and cooperation between Norway and Vietnam, the Ambassador and the Minister discussed many issues regarding the collaboration between the two…

Singaporean students secured top award at Hackathon in Sweden

The team of university students from Singapore won one of the top awards at Sweden’s largest Hackathon event taking place in Stockholm from 4 to 6 April, 2019. 5 members of Vattn, the team’s name, consisted two Singaporeans, Adelric Wong and Neo Ann Qi, one Singapore permanent resident, Yanisa Suratpipit and two Swedish members, Philip…