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Swedish food swapping app launched in Singapore

Swedish Electrolux has launched a campaign called Social Food Swap. It includes an app which encourages the community in Singapore to swap food items. The campaign encourages households in Singapore to swap 200 grams of food each week. In that way, Electrolux claims that 10.000 tonnes of wasted food can be saved in a year.…

Study: Burmese find state-owned medias trustworthy

A study carried out by Danish, Swedish and Burmese organizations find that Burmese find state-owned medias to be one of the most reliable news sources. The study “Myanmar’s media from an audience perspective” was published in September 2018 and looks at the media habits of the population of Myanmar. The study found that Burmese struggle…

Danish-Swedish AAK has opened customer center in Singapore

The Danish-Swedish company AAK has opened a new Customer Innovation Center in Singapore to strengthen its capabilities in the Southeast Asian market. With the new Customer Innovation Center, AKK wishes to expand the company’s customer’s product development in the Southeast Asian, according to Banking Business. “With this investment, we are dedicated to support our existing…

Opening of Nordic Film Festival in Bangkok

The Nordic Film Festival 2018 in Bangkok started on 27 September 2018. On the evening of 27 September, this year’s Nordic Film Festival was opened with a blast. The four Nordic Embassies, sponsor partners, media and friends gathered at the Quartier CineArt to celebrate the screenings of eight Nordic films. The film screenings take place…

Jönköping University: Cross-functional learning, international campuses, work placement

Promoting education in connection to the ‘Swedish Education & Career Days’ held in Bangkok, Jönköping University (JU) is not only one of Sweden’s most international universities but also one the most forward-looking globally. The quite remarkable fact is that JU is almost alone in offering the studies and work placement combo. “The uniqueness is that…

Plan International and Telenor Group has entered new partnership

Plan International and Telenor Groups has announced a new partnership that includes Scandinavia, Myanmar and Thailand. On 25 September 2018 Plan International and Telenor Group announced a three years partnership, where they will collaborate on enhancing children and young people’s skills for a digital future. Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that…

King of Sweden sends condolences to Vietnam’s Deputy President

King Carl XVI Gustaf has sent his condolences after the death of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. King Carl XVI Gustaf has sent his condolences to Vietnam’s Deputy President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh after the death of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang on 21 September 2018.…

University in Singapore receives millions to attract Swedish scientists

Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has received S$9m to attract top young scientists from Swedish universities. The donation comes from The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, a private financier of research in Sweden, and the money will be used to establish a new postdoctoral fellowship programme at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). The new programme…

Banyan Tree arrives with Swedish GM to Kuala Lumpur: Anders Dimblad

Even seasoned business travellers and other visitors to Kuala Lumpur who have not visited in the past few years are in for a surprise, not least when it comes to the abundance of new top-notch accommodation choices. With only 55 rooms and a minimum size of 51 Sq m Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur stands out…