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Ambassador Kahilouto ‘meet the parents’ at Vietnam-Finland International School

The Finnish H.E.Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto visited the Vietnam-Finland International School VFIS at TDT University in HCMC on 9 October 2020. Ambassador Kahiluoto had a Q&A meeting with parents of VFIS pupils about the Finnish Education and future plans and development of the school.

Finnish ‘Pemecah Es Snow’ children book series now available in Bahasa Indonesia

On 7 October 2020, the Embassy of Finland in Jakarta introduced Teemu Leppälä, a professional sea captain and icebreaker operator. After a tough night shift on an icebreaker in icy arctic waters he decided to convey his experiences into children’s books. The first three adventures of “Pemecah Es Snow” are now available in Bahasa Indonesia.…

Study in Sweden organizing the largest virtual education fair for global students

Study in Sweden team has announced that the Swedish Institute is organising a series of virtual fairs over the coming weeks for students interested in studying in Sweden. The virtual fairs will feature representatives from 24 Swedish universities, which makes the events the largest ever education promotion activity for Sweden. China: Friday 16 October from…

Join the virtual Nordic Green Conference 2020 and learn more of Nordic sustainable solutions

The Norwegian Embassy in Singapore invited on 14 October 2020 to the Nordic Green virtual Conference taking place 29 October 13.00-18.00. The event aim to share on how Nordic experiences in regional energy collaboration can support addressing challenges in Southeast Asia, through an exchange of ideas and concepts, technologies and policies by companies, research communities…

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

EuroCham Cambodia invites to creative thinking workshop on 20-21 Oct

The European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia invites to Training Course on Enhanced Creative & Critical Thinking Skills. The course takes place 20-21 October 2020. The announceent said: “The ability to think critically, creatively, and act with initiative in the workplace are now key skills that can set you apart from those merely “going through…

Norway declares its priorities at the UN General Assembly

During the recent UN General Assembly in early October 2020, Norway highlighted the following priority areas: •Lay the groundwork for Norway’s membership of the UN Security Council, Be at the forefront of efforts to promote disarmament. •Promote binding international cooperation and safeguard the multilateral system. •Strengthen the UN’s capacity to prevent and resolve conflicts. •Promote…

Study in Sweden offers scholarships opportunities to international students

Studying abroad could be pricey, are you looking for some financial support to study in Sweden? This website may help you to find a suitable scholarship for your study. Now that you are – hopefully – on your way to Sweden, here are more things to take into your consideration – What is a visa,…

Singapore-Finland hosts the first EdTech webinar series

The embassy of Finland in Singapore invites to an EdTech (Education Technology) webinar from 8 October -10 November 2020. EduSpaze is the first Singapore Government supported Edtech Accelerator in South East Asia. They are organizing a three part webinar series for the Edtech community in South East Asia with the topic: “Building An Edtech Product…

The annual ‘Back to Shanghai’ event marked Autumn 2020 start

The annual “Back to Shanghai” event for the Finnish community, normally signalling the start of the autumn season after the summer holidays, was held again on Friday 25 September in the evening at JZ Latino, with one the best views over the city. An important part of the event was a round of introductions from…