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Scandinavian Women’s Association welcoming to Singapore

Scandinavian Women’s Association (SWA) loves welcoming newcomers to Singapore! SWA attended welcoming events in early September both at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church and later at the Danish Seamen’s Church. Individuals who want to sign up to our database can do so by contacting SWA to make sure to be kept up to date on their…

Denmark supports Sumatra rainforests conservation

The Harapan rainforest is managed as an ecosystem restoration concession. It’s rich biodiversity includes the Sumatran Tiger, Asian Elephant, Malayan Tapir, Sunbear and numerous birds and reptiles. Harapan is also home to the indigenous Bathin Sembilan people. Conservation has many challenges in Indonesia’s fast growing economy. Forest encroachment is one of them. Dialogue with adjacent…

Danish ambassador visited Istiqlal Mosque

On 26 September Denmark’s Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen was kindly welcomed by the Grand Imam Prof. Nasaruddin Umar at his first visit to the largest mosque in South East Asia, Istiqlal Mosque. He was shown around the beautiful complex and got a glimpse of the Cathedral of Jakarta, which is placed just next to the…

Nordics in Hanoi Pride Parade

On 24 September the Nordic Embassies: Embassy of Finland in Hanoi, Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi, Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi joined forces and thousands of other people in the Hanoi Pride Parade to advocate the universal values of equality, diversity, and tolerance. Ambassadors, diplomats, local staff, family members –…

Therese Hermann new Danish Head of Trade, Indonesia

Therese Hermann arrived in late August as the new Head of Trade at the Danish Embassy in Jakarta. “We’d like you to meet our new dynamic and enthusiastic colleague Therese. Therese and our trade team will work to strengthen business and investment relations between Indonesia and Denmark,” wrote the Danish Embassy in Indonesia. Therese has…

Study in Europe – why Singaporean students should do it

13 European countries enlighted Singaporean students on opportunities to study in the region at the annual Study in Europe fair held at Suntec City on Saturday 30 September 2017. Each country had a booth equipped with a ton of informative materials, funny gadgets, and patient representatives to answer questions on everything, from costs and housing…

3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand

The 3 Group with mobile network services in Denmark and Sweden as well as Austria, Italy, Ireland, and the UK is now offering its cheap “3LikeHome” roaming service when visiting Thailand. It means 3 customers can use their phones in Thailand just like at home in Europe. They can also enjoy the same convenience in…

Nordic Corporate Responsibility workshop Bangkok invitation

The Nordic workshop ‘Responsible Business Conduct for Nordic companies in Thailand – What, Why and How’ will take place on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Outcome for participants The participants will learn about the requirements and expectations of the International Framework UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD…

Danish start-up finalist in Singapore’s Global FinTech competition

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 15 September announced a Danish start-up, ERNIT, among the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. These are among the highlights of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, which will take place in Singapore from 13 to 17 November 2017. In May 2017, MAS published a…