Category: Community news

The feeling of being an actress/actor in a science fiction movie!

Life is getting harder and harder every day for all of us. It’s difficult to “take in” this surreal situation. You have a feeling of being part of a science fiction movie. You hear news and specialists analyzing the Covid19 every day, from morning until evening and it’s so difficult to know who is right…

“Danes in Thailand, come home now!”

“It is now, you must come home,” says Head of Department for citizen service Erik Broegger Rasmussen. In an unusually strong appeal, he tells Danish tourists as well as residents to get out now or within the next few days.   https://t.co/2CQ4KFuhtU Direktøren for @UMBorgerservice har et klart budskab til alle danske rejsende i Thailand:…

Norwegian embassy Manila provide contact information to assist stranded travelers

The Norwegian Embassy in Manila has sent out an important message to Norwegian  travelers possibly stranded in the Phillipines due to flights cancellations and border restrictions in various destinations, on 23 March 2020. “Filipino authorities urge foreign embassies to provide information of their stranded travelers to the department of tourism’s regional offices. These information coordinates…

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs created facebook group to assist stranded Danes overseas

The Danish Ministry of Foreign created a facebook group to assist stranded Danes overseas due to Coronavirus crisis. The statement was published on 21 March 2020 that said: “Are you stranded outside Denmark’s borders – or are you abroad who wants to help other danes in a difficult situation? We are in contact with many…

The Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore closes temporarily – but offers social solution

Due to the novel coronavirus the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore is closing its doors temporarily, announced the Church in its newsletter 26 March 2020. The closure will last until 13 April 2020 to prevent the spreading and reduce the risk of infection by the novel coronavirus by not gathering many people together. “We still…

Qatar special offer to fly NordCham members home

Qatar Airways is offering members of NordCham in Indonesia and their family members 10% discount on economy and business class flights to return home. The offer is valid for bookings and flights from today until end of 15th April 2020. Memebrs may either use this link: https://www.qatarairways.com/en/offers/we-will-get-you-home.html?cid=REID159450 Or the code “TRAVELHOME” The special offer is…

Iceland restricts arrivals until 17 April

Iceland does only allow foreign nationals from EU (+EFTA) and UK nationals to enter Iceland. All other travellers will not be allowed to board transportation to Iceland until 17 April 2020. EU and UK tourists traveling to Iceland are, however, not restricted and do not need to go into quarantine. A few important things to…

The Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Pattaya is closing and cancelling all events

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The Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Pattaya has decided to cancel all physical events due to the coronavirus. The Church will be shut down until Thursday 26 March 2020 and all assigned foreign staff will return to Norway. The decision of cancellation is done in solidarity of those who are especially vulnerable and to prevent and…