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Zazithorn Ruengchinda

ScandAsia Journalist • Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok Thailand

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their Webminar on 13 August 2020

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their upcoming Webminar event on 13 August 2020. The invitation said: NBAS would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar on Super Apps – The Future of FinTech, sponsored by DNB Check out our incredible panel, and join us on the 13th of August,…

Denmark to promote U Thant House as education centre in Yangon

The Danish Ambassador, H.E. John Nielsen met on 23 July 2020 with the U Thant House Chairman, U Thant Myint-U to discussed on promoting the venue as a learning centre. U Thant House is Myanmar’s leading discussion centre and a museum dedicated to the life and work of the UN’s Third Secretary General. Chairman U…

Norwegian Ambassador leaving Myanmar

The Embassy of Norway has published a heart warming farewell message to Ambassador H.E. Tone Tinnes on the occasion of her term’s completion on 29 July 2020. The statement said: “After completing four years term in Myanmar, Ambassador Tone Tinnes is returning home to Norway.” “During her four year term, Ambassador Tinnes has cooperated closely…

Norway is the latest donor to LIFT to support vulnerable groups in Myanmar

Norway has joined the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund “LIFT” as its newest donor on 24 July 2020. Norway joins the existing donors to the pooled fund, which are the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland. LIFT’s funding to date totals USD 574 million.…

Norwegian Ambassador to ASEAN reflects his view in an exclusive interview with Voice of Vietnam

Norway’s Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Morten Hoglund gave on 27 July 2020 the Radio Voice of Vietnam an exclusive interview on the occasion of Vietnam’s 25th anniversary of the ASEAN membership (1995-2020). Acknowledging Vietnam’s constructive and strong contributions to the ASEAN since 1995, Ambassador Hoglund highly appreciated Vietnam’s proactive role in engaging the bloc’s partners…

Swedish Charge d’ Affaires participated in event connecting women entrepreneurs in Vietnam

The Swedish embassy in Vietnam sums up a successful event organized with the aim to empower women and connect women entrepreneurs in Vietnam on 27 July 2020. Marie Schram, the Swedish Chargé d’Affaires was pleased to join the event last week to show support for SheTrade event. Sweden fully believes this is an important initiative…

VFS visa application centres in the philippines for Nordic countries and the UK resumed operations from 22 July 2020

VFS Visa Application Centres in the Philippines for Nordic countries announced that operations have resumed from 22 July 2020. VFS Centres also noted that since your safety is their priority. Visa applicators visiting Visa Application Centers may be asked to observe physical distancing, undergo temperature checks or be required to wear facemasks, please follow local…

Denmark donates 50,000 reusable masks to Deputy Mayor of Yangon City

On 24th July, The Danish Ambassador, H.E. John Nielsen handed over 50,000 reusable masks worth of 30 million Kyats to the Deputy Mayor of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) for further distribution to street vendors and daily workers at wet markets and for its municipal workers who are working on the ground. Mr Nielsen said,…