Norwegian Embassy participated in Circular Economy Conference in Malaysia

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur attended the Circular Economy Conference & Mission 2019 held on 11th June 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Organized by European Union Delegation to Malaysia, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), and EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce…

Denmark and Singapore exchanged ideas on eldercare

Embassy of Denmark in Singapore hosted a Lifelong Living Conference on May 30 to bring together experienced researchers, policy makers and pioneer practitioners in healthcare and innovation from Singapore and Denmark to discuss and share ideas toward solutions and designs for eldercare in the future. Held at the Parkroyal on Pickering hotel, the conference was…

Wartsila will power Cambodia’s power plant built by China

Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC), Cambodia’s state-run electricity supplier has inked an agreement with two Chinese companies to build two power plants in Cambodia . One will be powered by a 200 MW generator from Finnish firm Wartsila and built by Chinese firm CGGC-Un Power together with China National Heavy Machinery Corporation (CHMC) installing machinery, under…

New app helping Myanmar’s Farmers won Telenor Youth Forum

Telenor group declared on May 28, 2019 that the new mobile application offering the solution to reduce inequalities in Myanmar’s rice industry was awarded at Telenor Youth Forum where a delegation of 16 young leaders were split into four teams to create their four services to Telenor Group and dtac leadership and experts from Plan…

Wärtsilä to work in building China’s first LNG bunker vessel

Wärtsilä, a Finnish corporation manufacturing power sources for the marine and energy markets, announced that it has agreed with Chinese energy firm to provide its integrated solutions in building China’s first LNG bunker vessel. Being built by the Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) for an affiliate of the ENN Energy holdings, one of the largest…

Norwegian General gave a talk in Manila on peacekeeping

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila teamed up with the United Nations (UN) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to host “Women in Peacekeeping Forum” taking place on June 6, 2019 at the DFA Home Office. The forum was arranged in order to provide participants with peacekeeping experiences from the keynote speaker and to…

4 Norway’s organizations in Singapore joined training on first aid skills

On June 11, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore), Norwegian Seamen’s Church and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore together spent their day in training session with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the agency providing emergency services in Singapore The training by SCDF was arranged to help the participants to restore their first aid knowledge and…

Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…