Radio Sweden Wednesday
As international condemnation of North Korea’s nuclear test continues unabated, we hear from a Swede stationed in the demilitirized zone between the north and the south.
Sweden is tops when it comes to environmentally friendly household paper products.
The hotly anticipated Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced tomorrow and we’ll get one book lovers opinion on who might be the winner.
And then it’s time for BUSINESS BRIEF. Today, Mark Cummins sits down with the head of Sweden’s biggest business lobby to talk about the future with the new government. Also on the agenda, the new Nordic Stockholm Exchange.
Closing music: Atomic Swing – ”Stone Me into the Groove”
Sweden, along with Switzerland, has had a presence in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea since 1953. As international concern grows over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, Dave Russell talked to Commander Mats Fågelmark, the Deputy Head of the Swedish Delegation of the Neutral Nations Supervising Commission in Panmunjom, Korea:
Thursday the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. Judi Milar asked Niklas Björkholm, the proprieter of Hedengren’s Bookshop, one of Stockholm’s oldest and largest bookstores, for his thoughts on the subject and how Swedes respond to the annual prize:
A Swedish company has scored highest in an international ranking of environment-friendly tissues and toilet paper. Bill Schiller has more:
Time now for our monthly look at business and economy, Business Brief with Mark Cummins: