Finland supports project to assist urgent water resolution for Mekong delta

The Ambassador of Finland to Vietnam H.E. Mr. Kari Kahiluoto participated in a signing ceremony of a project named “Strengthening Communication Capacity for Better Climate Resilience in the Mekong River Delta project (CCBCR)” in Tien Giang province on 2 July 2020. The CCBCR project was granted by the embassy of Finland in Hanoi to supports the…

Greta Thunberg support Filipino campaign against the new Anti-Terror law

The prominent Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has joined the Filipino opposition against the new Anti-Terror Bill (ATB) in the Philippines. The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duerte, signed on 3 July 2020 the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The new law had already met much criticism from law- and civic groups and activists due to…

Sweden and EU ambassadors showed support to the Philippines Red Cross

The Embassy of Sweden updated on the latest contribution of support to the Philippines’s Red Cross’s blood bank on 8 July 2020. EU ambassadors and diplomats, including Ambassador of Sweden Harald Fries, joined forces to show support and donated blood at the Philippines Red Cross, in an effort to address the scarcity created by the…

Denmark continues to support Myanmar’s Sustainable Fisheries Programme

The Danish Embassy announced that Denmark continues to support on sustainable fishing in Myanmar in their official update on 2 July 2020. The statement said: “The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. John Nielsen, reaffirmed Danish support to the Sustainable Coastal Fisheries Programme during his VDO conference meeting with the officials from the Ministry of Agriculture,…

Denmark discussed future development in sustainable agricultural field with Vietnam

The embassy of Denmark in Vietnam published a work on bilateral relationship, Danish contribution and future development in agriculture field in Gia Lai province, on 2 July 2020. The statement said: “Last week the Embassy of Denmark attended an event in Gia Lai province to discuss the development of a hi-tech agricultural complex with the…

Singapore, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland amongst most powerful passports

A new ranking by the Henley Passport Index shows that Singapore and the Scandinavian countries have some of the most powerful passports in the world. The Henley Passport Index releases an annual ranking of the most powerful passports in the world, based on how many destinations the holder can enter without a visa. Citizens with…

Norway funds 530 million NOK for Indonesia in result base carbon reduction and deforestation project

The Norwegian government published an official announcement regarding the latest achievement on emission reduction and deforestation with Indonesia on 3 July 2020. It is the first time Norway supporting funds on this 10 years project – result base payment worth of 530 million NOK or Rp812.86 billion. So far the result on emission reduction were…

Vietnames daily news showing appreciations on Swedish’s photography work

Kienthuc, a Vietnamese daily news published a work of Swedish photographer Karl W. Gullers showing life in Sweden back in the 40’s. For anyone wondering what Sweden looked like in the 40s to 50s? some black and white pictures taken by Karl W. Gullers will bring you back into moments of living in that era.…