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Vietnam: Swedish ambassador meets with Minister of Investment

The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. Besides the ambassador and the minister, Swedish business men…

Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs. The aid runs from 2018 – 2020. Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and…

New Minister Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Malaysia

The Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur welcomes Henrik Hagen Olesen to Malaysia. Olesen is the new Minister Counsellor for food, agriculture and fisheries. He will be covering the region of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Before coming to Malaysia, Olesen worked as Chief of staff in the Ministry of Environment and Food…

Norwegian minister of foreign affairs attends ASEAN meeting in Singapore

Minister of foreign affairs of Norway, Ine Eriksen Søreide, meets with her Asian colleges at the 51st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore. At the meeting, the foreign ministers of the ASEAN member states meet with foreign ministers from ASEAN’s external partners, including Norway. “The partnership with ASEAN is important…

Danish ambassador visits Malaysian university

  The Danish Ambassador in Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, recently visited Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, writes the Borneo Post.  Swinburne Sarawak is located in Kuching on the Malaysian part of Borneo. During the Ambassador’s visit, he highlighted that Swinburne Sarawak records the most consistent and highest number of Danish students yearly among Malaysian universities.…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…