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Norway introduces mandatory Covid-19 testing and digital registration for all travelers

Effective from 2 January 2021, the Norwegian government has imposed mandatory Covid-19 testing for all travelers entering Norway. The test must be done as soon as possible and within 24 hours after arrival at the latest. Travelers must only enter Norway through border stations with testing facilities or through border stations with police control. Monica…

No entry to Philippines until 15 January 2021

On 30 December 2020 the Philippines Authorities introduced new travel restrictions as followed: Effective from 30 December 2010 until 15 January 2021, as a precaution to the possible entry of the new variant of the COVID-19 virus into the country, The Philippine Authorities has banned all incoming passengers with flights originating or transiting or have…

DTAC handed out essential kits to locked down shrimp industry communities in Samut Sakon

On 24 December 2020, Norwegian controlled DTAC helped migrant communities around the central shrimp market in Samut Sakon that were locked down when Covid-19 infections were found earlier this week. DTAC donated 3,000 facemasks, 10,000 bottles of water and 3,000 sets of dry food through the charity foundation Mirror Foundation. DTAC and the Mirror Foundation…

Broccoli reportedly tastes differently, all depending on whether you are Chinese or Danish

New studies from the University of Copenhagen (KU) suggests that Chinese people experience the bitter flavor more strongly than Danish people and bitter flavors such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and dark chocolate do not taste the same way to the two nations. Wender Bredie, Professor at the Department of Food Science at the University of…

Norway update travel restrictions effective from 13 Dec

From 13 December 2020, the rules for quarantine hotels upon entry into Norway have been changed, according to Norwegian Government’s announcement on the same day. The most important changes are as follows: • Those who can document permanent housing in Norway can stay there during the time of quarantine, regardless of whether the residence is…

The Future of Mobility – Info Series webinar completed

On 16 December 2020 The Trade Council and the Public Diplomacy section of the Royal Danish Embassy announce: “We would like to thank Marianne Weinreich from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark / Rambøll and Albay Vice Governor Edcel “GREX” Lagman Albay PIO and all the attendees of final Info-Series this year on the Future of…

How to Detoxify Your Liver and Kidneys – United Recovery Project

Cleansing your liver of alcohol is one of the essential steps in recovering from alcoholism, excessive alcohol consumptions or prolonged alcohol abuse. The liver is critically involved in all metabolic processes in the body. It breaks down old blood cells, promotes blood clotting, breaks down fats into energy, and removes toxins from the body. Alcohol is…

Swedish ambassador hosted breakfast meeting at the Bangkok Residence

Ms. Birgit Hansl, the World Bank Country Manager for Thailand, East Asia and Pacific, shared on 3 December 2020 her insight on ‘the aftermath of the pandemic on the Thai economy and the way forward” during a Business Breakfast Meeting hosted by the Ambassador at the Residence of the Swedish Embassy. Present at the Meeting…