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Swede Nick Jonsson and partners purchase EGN Singapore franchise

“The way we network is changing now and it will probably be with us for the rest of our lives; it will be a different networking landscape when we come out of this,” believes Nick Jonsson from the knowledge-sharing network Executives’ Global Network (EGN) in Singapore. The Swede, whose career in Southeast Asia is already…

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…

Overview: Nordic food in Bangkok and Pattaya

Danes, Swedes, Finns and Norwegians have rich opportunities in finding a little slice of their homeland while in Thailand through familiar and comforting cuisines. Several Nordic-focused restaurants and web-shops has recently opened in Bangkok and Pattaya to supplement the ones that were here for many years. This is an overview of Scandinavian restaurants, web-shops- and…

Ambassador Kahiluoto visited Vietnam-Finland International School

The Finnish ambassador visited Vietnam-Finland International school in Ho Chi Minh City on 15 May 2020. Currently in-class teaching has resumed in Vietnam on 11 May 2020. Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto, Principal Seija Nyholm, Special Adviser Mac Le Thu Hong and staff members of the school welcomed the news together at the Back to School poster.

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…

Vacancies at the Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok

The Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok published a statement on 14 May 2020. The announcement is regarding available vacancies at the embassy for interested applicants. The highly attractive positions are: – Head of Administration at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok – Administrative Officer at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok – Consular Officer at the Royal Danish Embassy…

Covid-19 business impact on Southeast Asia: Danish business webinar report

On 5 May some 150 representatives of the various stakeholders and Danish businesses representatives attended a webinar hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Representatives from the Danish missions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam outlined the situation in the respective countries on the topic: ‘Markets in the shadow of Covid-19’.