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Sweden and Denmark join Team EU to support Indonesia in response of Corona crisis

The Sweden embassy in Jakarta published a statement on 12 June 2020 regarding a cooperation with Denmark and fellow European Union’s countries in an initiative to assist Indonesia’s response to Corona crisis. For more information, please read here

Norway and UN Women signed agreement in supporting women, peace and development

On 4 June 2020, the Norwegian ambassador to Myanmar, Tone Tinnes and UN Women’s Regional Director Mr. Mohammad Naciri agreed to continue successful cooperation on women, peace and development in Mon, Kayin and Kayah States and signed a new two-year agreement. The new agreement also includes strengthening women’s leadership and participation in the COVID-19 response…

Ambassador Marina Berg in virtual discussion on Sweden’s bilateral relationship with Indonesia

Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Marina Berg was on 28 May 2020 holding a virtual conference with Kompass senior editor and Indonesian Ambassador in Stokholm  H.E. Bagas Hapsoro marking the 70 yers anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Sweden was established in 1950, followed by the establishment…

Swedish embassy Bangkok reminds all on road safety initiative day

Swedish Embassy Bangkok published a statement on 27 May 2020 to celebrate a positive initiative since 1995, the statement said: “Today is “Trafiknykterhetens dag” in Sweden, it’s a day to pay attention to the consequences of “drink and drive” In Sweden, there’s a very effective concept for road safety. The concept Vision Zero was introduced…

Malaysian Danish Business Council Chairman published concern letter over Corona Crisis

Allan Jensen, Chairman of the Malaysian Danish Business Council published a letter to members on 21 May 2020 with concern on Corona Crisis in Malaysia. In the letter, Allan Jensen explains that MDBC together with other chambers via EUMCCI has appealed to the government to consider the impact of the current Covid-19 restrictions on expatriate…

Scandinavian governments donate relief fund to Taal volcano eruption victims in the Philippines

Denmatk, Norway and Sweden are part of a multi national donor group of countries that will resume dispersing relief to people affected by the current eruption of the Taal Vocano in the Philippines. The distribution of cash grant was disrupted by the Covid-19 outbreak. The other donors and partners of the relief effort include the Red…

Denmark donates 50,000 masks to Hlaing Tharyar community in Myanmar

Denmark has donated 50,000 medical grade masks for the vulnerable community in Hlaing Tharyar Township, which is one of the most populated townships in Yangon Region with a large number of internal migrant workers. The masks will be distributed through the township’s Covid-19 Prevention and Control Committee to the street vendors and daily wage earners…

Wilhelmsen started crowd funding to support seafarers during Covid-19 crisis

Wilhelmsen, the Norwegian ship management company announced that they have started supporting a crowdfunding campaign by Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund to support affected seafarers during Covid-19 crisis, on 20 May 2020. The Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund helps provide support where it is most needed by seafarers and their families, often in life-changing situations. The Wilhelmsen statement said…

Denmark supports Myanmar garment manufacturers on health and work safety

Danish embassy in Myanmar published a statement on their latest project on 8 May 2020, that Denmark has confirmed its support to two local garment manufacturers to continue with their work flow. Danish Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr John Nielsen said “We believe it is important to encourage local production of PPE to fight COVID-19,…