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News Sweden » Government: Sweden steps up hunt for cobalt as electric cars boost demand

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/sweden-cobalt-electric-cars-demand-rise-battery-lithium-government-investment-a8213491.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Sweden will step up efforts to find precious minerals such as cobalt and lithium, key battery components that are increasingly in demand among makers of electric vehicles. The government will invest 10m kronor (£892,483) over the next two years to map the ...

News Sweden » Government: Sweden Considers Six Years in Jail For Online Pirates

News channel or source: https://torrentfreak.com/sweden-considers-six-years-in-jail-for-online-pirates-180218/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

After reaching the conclusion that penalties in Sweden “appear to be low” when compared to those on the international stage, the government sought advice on how such crimes can be punished, not only more severely, but also in proportion to the alleged ...

News Sweden » Government: DIARY-Government Debt Auctions to March 30

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/18/reuters-america-diary-government-debt-auctions-to-march-30.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Politica l and General News 1/8POL/DIA RY 3/8 DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 19-Feb Netherlands DTC auction 20-Feb Germany Auction of 2-year Treasury notes 20-Feb Spain Auction of 3- and 9-month Treasury bills 20-Feb United States Sale of 2-year notes 21-Feb ...

News Sweden » Government: What Sweden Should Say about China’s Detention of its National

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/18/what-sweden-should-say-about-chinas-detention-its-national
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom delivered her annual ... but as a country that values its citizens and human rights, and in the face of Chinese government recalcitrance, we can do no less.

News Sweden » Government: China rebukes Sweden over case of detained bookseller

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-rebukes-sweden-case-detained-bookseller-53013779
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

No details about the charges were given. Gui told pro-Beijing media outlets Saturday that he never wished to leave China and that Sweden was using his case to "create trouble" for China's government. "Looking back, I might have become Sweden's chess piece.

News Sweden » Government: Transcript of Gui Minhai’s government-arranged interview: ‘Swedish government used me’

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2132813/transcript-gui-minhais-interview-swedish-government-used-me
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

In a 20-minute media conference arranged by the Chinese government, Gui Minhai, the detained former Hong Kong publisher, warned the Swedish government that if it continued to use him to cause problems for Beijing, he would consider renouncing his Swedish ...

News Sweden » Government: Sweden's migration and asylum policy (February 2018)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/sweden/swedens-migration-and-asylum-policy-february-2018
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

This fact sheet outlines the Government's current work in this area. The Government's objective is to ensure a sustainable migration policy that safeguards the right of asylum and, within the framework of managed immigration, facilitates mobility across ...

News Sweden » Government: Sweden just banned corporal punishment. Should America be next?

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/parents-slap-kids-face-corporal-punishment-not-worst-idea-212457698.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“In practice, the law demands that children be able to describe pain in the same way as adults.” The authors urge the Swedish government to write new laws that would eliminate the pain reporting aspect. Specifically, they’re calling for a rule in ...

News Sweden » Government: Sweden beats Finland 3-1 to win Olympic Group C

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/sports-news/2018/02/sweden-beats-finland-3-1-to-win-olympic-group-c/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Sweden beat Finland 3-1 in the Olympic hockey tournament ... Insight by Booz Allen Hamilton: Technology experts explore cyber engineering in government in this free webinar. “I tried to jump at it, tried to reach it ...

News Sweden » Government: Britain warned Sweden not to drop Assange extradition proceedings

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/13/assa-f13.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Ever since, the British government has continued its vendetta against the WikiLeaks founder even though Swedish prosecutors finally abandoned their investigation in May 2017 and sought to revoke the European Arrest Warrant against him. The UK is determined ...