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Ho Chi Minh City ready to collaborate with Denmark in education, energy, environment

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc announced that Ho Chi Minh City is willing to partner with Denmark in potential areas, at a meeting session with Troels Jakobsen, Counselor of the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, on 1 July 2020. Mr.Duc also hopes to push the progress of Denmark projects underway…

Denmark, World Bank and Ministry of Education support Myanmar townships’s basic education

Denmark gives suppport to The World Bank and Myanmar Ministry of Education’s decentralizes funding to support fundamental education to children in need from 57 townships in Myanmar, announced on an official statement on 29 June 2020.The statement said: “Access to education is a fundamental right for all children and they should enjoy their education rights…

Asia dominates top 100 list of best universities worldwide

Universities in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan take several top spots in the newly published list of the best universities in the world. Only two Scandinavian universities made it into the top 100. The list is made and published by the site Top Universities. The top two universities are both in the same…

Sweden-Thailand preparing to recover economy together in the future

The Swedish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Staffan Herrström visited Thai Prime ministry Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha on 24 June 2020. In discussion, the representatives expressed that this positive bilateral relationships will continue on. The Thai Prime minister thanked the ambassador for having been supportive in maintaining in an ongoing good relationship between Sweden and Thailand.The bilateral…

Team Europe provides support to Myanmar’s education sector

The Danish embassy in Myanmar published a statement and a clip of a project on 24 June 2020, in which the European Union together with Denmark, Finland, Germany, France and Luxembourg invested EU500 billion to support Myanmar’s education sector. “Leaving no child behind” is the joint goal of the government and all development partners in…

Finnish ambassador discussed further corperation with Thai Prime Minister

The Finnish ambassador to Thailand H.E. Satu Suikkari-Kleven visited Thai Prime minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha to discuss further strengthening bilateral relationship on 23 June 2020. The ambassador expressed her appreciations in Thailand’s progress in political and socio economy stability, along with promoting women and human rights. Her excellency praised on the accuracy of how Thai…

Finnish ambassador to Vietnam visited education center to show support

The Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kari Kahiluoto paid a visit to The COPLUS center in Hue on 6 June 2020 to show his support. The Finnish embassy’s statement said: “On 6 June Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto, Counselor Matti Tervo and Special Advisor Mac Hong visited Hue and the COPLUS co-working and start up support center…

Denmark supports Covid-App in Myanmar

The Myanmar’s Ministry of Education has developed a new Covid-19 National Response and Recovery Plan for the Education Sector. Denmark is supporting the plan with a special focus on developing the new Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Communication Network and an online App through which the Ministry can send text messages to all basic education parents…

Kipinä to open 10 new pre-schools in Indonesia before 2024

Kipinä, the fastest growing international preschool brand featuring an “Enhanced Finland” curriculum will join forces with Yayasan Akademi Anak Indonesia (YAAI), to launch more than ten new Kipinä preschools throughout Indonesia in the the next 4 years. YAAI is a special purpose vehicle formed by a leading Indonesian educator Mr Sudino Lim. YAAI will work with…

Finland signed agreement with UNESCO to strengthen teachers and students in Myanmar

The Finnish Ambassador H.E. Riikka Laatu signed an agreement of 5 Million Euros with UNESCO to continue their support in Strengthening Pre-Service Teacher Education in Myanmar on 21 May 2020. This agreement is to achieve Finland’s aim to invest in strengthening teachers and other need for learners in Myanmar.