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Palm Oil Monitor questions Norwegian intentions in Indonesia

Palm Oil Monitor, a pro-palm oil organisation, has published an article questioning: Why Is Norway Secretly Funding Attacks Against President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law? The biggest international story around Indonesia over the past week has been the passing of President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law. The Bill was in train for more than a year; it amends 79 laws and…

Ambassador Järviaho visited Fiskars porcelain factory in Saraburi

On 9 October 2020 the Finnish Ambassador-Designate Jyri Järviaho and Commercial Adviser Kimmo Pekari visit Fiskars factory in Saraburi, Thailand. The visiting team expressed that the production of Royal Copenhagen porcelain is impressive, with high quality, eye for detail production line, including hand painting. Fiskars implements sustainable environmental goals in waste management, energy efficiency and…

Danish embassy Bangkok opens for applications for internship all through October.

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok has currently no trainees due to the entry restrictions to Thailand. But the Embassy looks forward to welcoming four trainees again as soon as the entry situation allows. “If you are interested in an internship in Thailand in the spring of 2021, you are welcome to submit an application and…

Ambassador Måwe initiates the ‘Safety Online For Girls’ campaign

To celebrate the International Day of the Girl (IDG2020), at the Swedish embassy, H.E. Ann Måwe, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam became the first person to sign the open letter to social media companies, initiated by Plan International, to call for building a safe online environment for children and youth, especially girls. During the meeting, the…

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…

Successful virtual meeting for New Norwegians In Singapore

The Norwegian ambassador had a successful virtual meeting ‘New in Singapore’ first digital zoom meeting with the Norwegian Seamen Church Singapore on 6 October 2020. The Church expressed “Takk til Ambassaden, NBAS, Norsskolen og Ansa for fine innspill til nye i Singapore! Veldig kjekt å se at det kommer nye nordmenn til Singapore! Håper vi…

Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong invites to a webinar series

The Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao invites to a Webinar series: Future is Made in Finland taking place 14 October 2020. The invitation said: Join us in exploring the future in seven amazing episodes illuminating the ways how the globe is changing and challenged, and how science in one of the…

Nobel Prize winners for 2020

This year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP). The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims…

Norwegian Prime Minister reminds of seafarers conditions during Covid-19

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg has warned of a humanitarian and trade crisis if the roughly 800,000 seafarers stranded around the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic are not offered similar protections and rights as other essential workers. Please read the full story here