Category: General news

Danish Ambassador celebrated accreditation with staff






Denmark’s Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel handed over his letter of credentials from Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun in the evening of 10 April 2017. Afterwards this was celebrated in the company of all the staff and family members at the Danish Embassy Sources: Susie A. Ruff, Embassy of Denmark,…

Finnish Ambassador presented her credentials to the Thai King






Finland’s Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven had the honor to present her letter of credentials from the President of the Republic of Finland Mr. Sauli Niinistö to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on 10 April 2917. The solemn ceremony was held in the beautiful Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace in Bangkok. The Ambassador discussed with His Majesty…

Dance exchange programme between Finland and Hong Kong established






A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was held in early April 2017 for ‘Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland’ – a three-year residency exchange programme for dance artists from Hong Kong and Finland, organised by West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) and three Finnish dance institutions: Dance Info Finland, Zodiak – Centre for New…

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…

Danish Embassy Indonesia seeks ways for further environmental efforts with Asean






On 17 April Denmark’s Ambassador Casper Klynge to Indonesia, along with Development Officer Emil visited the Asean Secretariat to meet with its Deputy Secretary General Mr Vongthep. The key focus of the discussions was to enhance cooperation on environmental activities to reduce the threat from marine plastic debris. Plastic debris, especially marine plastic debris, is…

Study in Sweden joined Jiangsu international education exhibition






On 4 April 2017, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai together with Study in Sweden participated in Chinese International Education Exhibition Tour (CIEET) in Jiangsu province. It was the first time that Sweden had a national booth to strengthen its presence in this market and to support Swedish universities. Linnaeus University was exhibiting too.…

New Honorary Consul of Finland appointed in Bali






As per 1 April 2017 Mr Ida Bagus Vedanta Wijaya has been appointed a new Honorary Consul of Finland in Bali. The Balinese businessman who studied in the US looks forward to his new duties in the capacity of representing Finland in Bali. The Finnish Embassy interviewed the new Honorary Consul. “This will be a…

Indonesian-Finnish igloos for emergencies introduced






The School of Business and Economics of Universitas Prasetiya Mulya (UPM-SBE), in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland, Jakarta has launched iGLOOS, a multi-function temporary shelter as a solution for disaster-borne refugees in the times of emergency. The innovation was launched at UPM-SBE campus, South Jakarta. UPM-SBE, supported by the Embassy of Finland through the…

Denmark’s Foreign Minister’s visit strengthens China partnership






Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen visited China from 11 – 13 March, during which he had several meetings with high-level officials in China, including with his Chinese counterparts on foreign affairs and commerce. The Minister met with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and showed great interest in the “Belt and Road Initiative”, and China’s reform…

Sweden celebrated the Semla bun in Hanoi






On 27 February the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi hosted a gathering together with Vietnamese journalists, celebrating a very special Swedish occasion. Swedish Ambassador Mr Pereric Högberg and former Ambassador Mrs Camilla Mellander (now the Head of Trade Promotion at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) held presentations over a ‘fika’ (Swedish for coffee break),…