Category: General news

Philippine household worker awarded Norwegian service medal

A Philippine household staff at the Norwegian Ambassador’s residence in Bern, Switzerland was given royal recognition for rendering thirty years of loyal service, the Philippine Embassy in Switzerland said on Friday. Alice Javier was given The Norwegian King’s Commemorative Medal, a decoration given to personnel who work at Norwegian missions and residences in recognition for…

Embassy of Denmark to handle visa application to Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

The Embassy of Denmark is handling all visa applications to Sweden. From 2 September 2013 the visa application process for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will be outsourced to VFS Global. In order to provide better service and shorter processing time, from 2 September 2013, the Royal Danish Embassy take the opportunity to inform…

Embassy of Denmark showcases Vietnamese paintings

The Danish Embassy in Hanoi opened a Vietnamese art exhibition featuring 26 works by both established and emerging painters on August 29. Pham Luc has contributed five pieces, famous artist Ngo Chinh three, and the remaining 18 will highlight the talents of young Vietnamese painters. According to what An Embassy representative said the exhibition will…

Legoland Malaysia offers pass renewal

As LEGOLAND® Malaysia prepares to celebrate its first anniversary next month, its Annual Pass holders already have something to celebrate. They will be able to enjoy another year of exceptional value following the announcement of a special renewal promotion. For a limited time, Asia’s first LEGOLAND is offering current Annual Pass holders the opportunity to renew…

Architechture seminar in Bangkok on “Service design”

On September 5 there will be a seminar on the topic ‘service design’ in Bangkok, with speakers from the Oslo School of Architecture. The focus of design has increasingly shifted from “product” to “service”. “Service Design” not only helps businesses meeting the complex needs of modern consumers and creating better impact, it also improves the…

Act of Killing to be distributed free in Indonesia

Danish film production company Final Cut For Real ApS is supporting free distribution of the genocide documentary The Act of Killing in Indonesia.  In a partnership between Drafthouse Films, global media company VICE, integrated digital platform VHX and the anonumous crew behind the film the Danish film production company Final Cut Pro For Real Aps…