Category: General news

Denmark, Sweden partners in film festival in Manila to support UNPD sustainability goals

Embassy of Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Austrian and German in Manila collaborated together with the support of the UNDP Philippines, Film Development Council of Philippines  for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Documentary Film Fest,In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December,  offering free screening to public from 6-8 December 2019. The first of…

Finnish electricity generator installed in Cambodia

Two generators worth some $400 million that the government bought from Finland and Germany earlier this year will generate an additional 400MW of electricity by June 2020, which will help reduce dry season power shortages., Cambodia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, H.E.Victor Jona said on 2nd December  2019. MR. Jona, the Director General of General…

The Danish Royal Lifeguard will perform “Siamese Marsch”: Thai Embassy invites all Thais in Denmark to join

On Thursday 5 December 2019 at around 12pm, the Danish Royal Lifeguard band will perform a special song “Marsch Siamese” during the ceremony of the changing of the guard at Amalienborg Palace to pay tribute and celebrate the auspicious occasion of the birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej The Great. Since 1946, Thailand has…

Swedish ambassador discussed further cooperation with Cambodia

H.E.Bjorn Haggmark, recently appointed Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia, met on 29th November 2019 with Mr Prak Sokhonn, Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the ministry where both parties discussed further cooperation. After the meeting, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Koy Koung spoke to reporters regarding the private discussions between the officials from Sweden and Cambodia. “During…

Norwegian comedy will be in Beijing from 5-22 December 2019

“Garage,” a Norwegian comedy theatre performance for children aged six and older are on its way to entertain the crowd at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (BTPAC) from 5th-22nd December 2019. The performance is a story of two men, a hen and many machines in a mechanical workshop, where the two men solve the…

Malaysia retained its seat in IMO council

Malaysia not only managed to retain its seat for the eighth consecutive term at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council under Category C during a recent re-election.  It also won a record number of votes with 142 out of 165 member countries,in London, 29th November 2019. Malaysia has now held its seat on the IMO…

Chinese Juneyao Airline opens a new route to Iceland in March 2020

With increasing number of Chinese travellers towards Iceland, Chinese Airline Juneyao Air will embark upon its maiden voyage to Iceland in March of next year, Juneyao Airlines (“auspicious airlines”) was founded in 2006 and operates a fleet of 72 planes. The airline took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner in October 2018. It had…

Cambodian government reserved $3billion in case EU withdraws EBA agreement

The Cambodian government has reserved around $3 billion to cope with a possible suspension of the Kingdom’s access to the EU’s preferential “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement. “The government did not spend all of the revenue collected from taxes. The state has enough savings to deal with any possible crisis in the future.” Mr. Hav…

Indonesia’s transport minister met with Sweden’s infrastructure minister

On 26th November 2019, Indonesian transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi met with Sweden’s Infrastructure Minister, Thomas Eneroth, for a spot of lobbying following a bilateral talk. “Support from Sweden would also strengthen cooperation between the two countries,” Mr. Budi said in a statement on 27th November. Indonesia and Sweden signed a letter of intent for…

Royal Danish Consulate in Phnom Penh officially opened

H.E.Uffe Wolffhechel, Danish ambassador to Thailand join an official opening ceremony at the Royal Danish Consulate in Phnom Penh on 27th November 2019. The ambassador also announced the appointment of Mr. Kjeld Olsen as Honorary Consul of Denmark in Cambodia. “Congratulations to Kjeld Olsen and a warm welcome to the Consular Service,” said Ambassador Uffe.…