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New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway

New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway

After two years of negotiation, Indonesia and Norway signed visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and service passport on Monday 12 June 2017 in Oslo. The cooperation is a new step to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries. It was conveyed by Indonesian Foreign Minister …

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Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende signs the visa waiver agreement. 

Norway and Vietnam signs agreement for better safety at sea

Norway and Vietnam signs agreement for better safety at sea

Vietnam Hydrographic Office, VHO, and the Norwegian Mapping Authority Hydrographic Service, NHS, signed a cooperation agreement on Monday 19 June 2017. The agreement marks an important step in international cooperation on navigational charts and for safety at sea, as well as a new milestone in the expanding links between Norway and Vietnam. Siren Gjerme Eriksen , Ambassador of Norway to …

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Recognizing women’s work in Vietnamese agriculture

Recognizing women’s work in Vietnamese agriculture

Rice farmers and partners of the newly formed Thanh Cong Rice Cooperative in Ke Sach district. Sweden is working together with partners in Vietnam to strengthen gender equality, among other places in the Vietnamese farming of rice and shrimps. To see results of GRAISEA, the regional program Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investment in South East Asia, Anette Andersson from …

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Flower crowns and frog dance in Hanoi

Flower crowns and frog dance in Hanoi

The Botanical Garden was decorated in in Sweden’s national colors as Swedish midsummer was celebrated in Hanoi on Sunday 11 June 2017. People dancing around doing the classic frog dance under blue and yellow balloons, wearing colourful flower crowns, marked the beginning of summer. Pereric Högberg, Ambassador of Sweden to Vietnam attended the celebrations. Furthermore, it was attended by Swedes …

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How Finnair CEO plans to crack the Chinese market

How Finnair CEO plans to crack the Chinese market

The shortest route from most of Europe to Asia goes right above Helsinki in Finland. Finnair has taken advantage of their location in Helsinki, where they collect people from 70 cities in Europe and fly them to 18 destinations in Asia. Unlike many other European flight companies, Finnair does not just fly to major global cities. In 1988 they had …

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After 10 years Danida still makes difference for Thai wildlife

After 10 years Danida still makes difference for Thai wildlife

Visiting the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uffe Wolffhechel, Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand, got to see first-hand how Denmark's development cooperation, Danida, projects make a long lasting difference. The project has consisted of know-how transfer, better sustainability and involvement of many groups living in the area. The concept of the project has since been copied in other regions and areas. During …

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The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin

The Cabinet’s 20 years and business expansion celebrated in Hua Hin

Friday 9 June 2017 was an auspicious day for Thai-Swedish business relations, consisting in celebrations of ‘20 years in Business’ combined with dealership expansion and the launch of an additional showroom. Janeric Hogane, Mrs.Apinya Hogane, Honorary Consul Victor Sukseree, Jan Eriksson (Husqvarna) and Eric Hallin (President of TSCC) toast with the guests The business concerned was the well-known The Cabinet …

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On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth

On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth

Raising money for charity, Scandinavian women spent a day enjoying Singapore from a yacht on Saturday 17 June 2017. Scandinavian Women’s Association Singapore hosted the event SWAatSea: Charity Sunset Cruise, which invited women to join them on a luxurious day at sea in the name of charity. For the women who participated the day included sailing off from Sentosa Cove …

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Annual Nordic Golf Tournament in Singapore in September

Annual Nordic Golf Tournament in Singapore in September

 Golf enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that the annual Nordic Golf Tournament will take place on Wednesday 13 September 2017 and as usual kick off with a shotgun start. The location is at the beautiful Island Course @ Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), 180 Island Club Road Singapore 578774. We will kick off with lunch followed by golf and …

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