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Denmark discuss modernization of Indonesia’s fisheries






Indonesia’s Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has highlighted the country’s ambition to develop into an international maritime hub and modernize its fisheries in 2017. Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia were happy to join Minister Ibu Susi Pudjiastuti and General Secretary Pak Rifky Hardijanto to discuss how Denmark can support Indonesia’s plan to mature infrastructure and facilities in…

Malou wants to bring joy of football to kids in Philippines






Footies for Smiles has a goal of bringing joy and smiles to children in the Philippines by collecting used football equipment and donating it to the Philippines. Malou Søndergaard from Denmark was inspired to start the project, Footies for Smiles, after having travelled and experienced what impact football can have on people and children’s everyday…

Sweden, Wocan launch regional gender equality support






The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok together with WOCAN, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, launched a regional gender equality support function for development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia. The purpose of the gender support function is to make it possible for the Development cooperation…

Norwegian sex offender arrested in pre-Songkran security crackdown






The head of Thai immigration announced the arrest of five foreign nationals this week in what he called a nationwide pre-Songkran crackdown to help boost the security of Thais and foreign tourists. Among the five arrested was a Norwegian man wanted for sex offences believed committed in Norway. His right to stay in Thailand has been terminated…

Finwa and SF100 networking event at Finnish Pavillion






The Embassy of Finland in Thailand and Finnish Women Abroad, FINWA, co-hosted a networking event at the Finland Pavilion of the Bangkok International Book Fair in Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on Tuesday 4 April 2017. FINWA is a newly established organisation in Bangkok with a goal to promote gender equality, help and encourage women…

Danish Embassy brings African music to Malaysia






Moussa Diallo, a half Danish, half Malian musician, shard his music and experience Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. On Thursday 30 March 2017, he visited the Danish Embassy where he did a story telling. The story telling was under the theme “The Man and the Music” where he shared his life story while playing Malian music with…

President of China to visit Finland






Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China will pay a state visit to Finland, accompanied by his spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan. On Wednesday 5 April 2017, President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö and his spouse, Jenni Haukio, will welcome the Chinese president and spouse to an official ceremony at the Presidental Palace in Helsinki.…

Singapore Minister visits little Denmark at Mount Faber






On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore welcomed Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, to a visit at the beautiful Danish Church located on Mount Faber in Singapore. Dorte Bech Vizard, the Danish Ambassador to Singapore and the Port Chaplain at Sømandskirken Singapore accompanied the…