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Cambodia granted automatic extension to stranded foreign travelers

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that Cambodia decided to grant automatic extension of tourist visa (Visa T) to foreign citizens and to exempt their visa overstay fines until they are able to depart Cambodia, on 3 March 2020. According to AKP, The diplomat note had been sent to all Diplomatic…

Swedish embassy in Cambodia encourages Swedish abroad to stay connected

Various countries in South East Asia started tightening regulations from late March 2020. The Swedish embassy in Phnom Penh encourages Swedish abroad / travelers to stay connected online in hope to assist anyone in need. “Since the ongoing crisis caused by the new Coronavirus covid-19  has led to the airlines canceling departures from and to…

The feeling of being an actress/actor in a science fiction movie!

Life is getting harder and harder every day for all of us. It’s difficult to “take in” this surreal situation. You have a feeling of being part of a science fiction movie. You hear news and specialists analyzing the Covid19 every day, from morning until evening and it’s so difficult to know who is right…

Singapore tightening regulations to curb virus spreading

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong made a public announcement on a policy to curb the rise of Covid 19 situation on 3 March 2020. The government called this tightening rules “Circuit breakers”. Which means that they find necessity to close all schools and business that are not necessary to daily life. Exemption to business…

Vestas continues to make business despite the outbreak of coronavirus

Despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has halted most business’, the Danish wind energy giant Vestas continues to secure business partners. The Danish company Vestas announced on 31 March 2020 that the final agreements between the company and Chinese clients had been finalized. The company will deliver 301-Megawatt turbines for three projects in…

BaScII Students Create an Inspiring Video to Thank Medics

Medical and paramedical staff, including doctors, nurses, medics, and other health staff have been on the frontline confronting COVID-19. Students of the first year of Bachelor of Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScII) have created a touching video where they thank all frontline workers for their tireless work. Fifty of them, who are studying…

Indonesia granted travelers, visa holders an emergency stay permit

The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 1 April 2020 that: “All foreigners who have entered Indonesia before and after 5 February, holding a Visitor/Temporary/Permanent Stay Permit  that has expired and/or can’t be extended will be granted an Emergency Stay Permit for Rp0 (zero rupiahs). The Indonesia immigration department will allow an automatic emergency…

Vietnam minimizing domestic movements to curb Covid-19

Danish embassy in Vietnam clarified that the Government of Vietnam is calling for a latest regulations to limit unnecessary movement in the country on 1 April 2020. “The Vietnamese Prime Minister has just announced that from midnight of 1 April. These rules are introduced to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic. The prime minister calls…

Danish Vestas to deliver wind energy solutions to Vietnam

The Danish wind developer has signed and secured its fourth intertidal project contract in Vietnam, reports Kallanish Energy. The order is a 29-megawatt wind project. The project, dubbed THE Ben Tre VI-3 project, will be located in the famous region of the Mekong Delta. Danish Vestas chose the area to take advantage of the ‘favorable…

The UN support Myanmar government in sourcing medical aids for Covid-19

The United Nations in Myanmar is taking energetic steps to support the Government of Myanmar in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which is now rapidly across the globe unfolding in over 170 countries, and has reached Myanmar. The Swedish UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar Mr. Ola Almgren said. “The UN remains…