Category: General news

Cambodian participants in Stockholm Gender Equality forum

Mr. The Chhun Hak, Deputy Director General, Gender Equality and Economic Development at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), was one of the two Cambodian participants attending the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality, held in mid-April. He shares his impression about the forum and his side-line meetings with Swedish counterpart as follows: “I have learnt…

Norway-Vietnam student exchange

Vietnamese students and alumni represent a vital link in the relations between Vietnam and Norway, states the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi. In April the embassy hosted the BI Norwegian Business School’s student scholarship award ceremony 2018. “Our congratulations go to the scholarship recipients and to the two institutional partners – BI Norwegian Business School and…

Sustainable urban planning Nordic Java, Indonesia road show

During a few days in April the four Nordic embassies was on the road on Java Island to promote Nordic solutions on mobility, visiting Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. With rapid development follows challenges, not least when it comes to mobility. Being able to transport people in an efficient and environmental friendly way is crucial…

Danish Ambassador Myanmar: Freedom of Press crucial to Myanmar’s development

Today the two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, once again appear before the court in a case that has been internationally criticized as an attack on the freedom of press. And on the Facebook page for the Danish Embassy in Myanmar, the day began with this picture: For Ambassador Peter…

Swedish Embassy warns against fake recruitment agencies

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The Embassy of Sweden in the Philippines has issued a warning against fake recruitment agencies in the hopes that fewer Filipinos will fall for their schemes. The embassy writes as follows: For certain reasons, the Embassy warns the public about job offers from fake recruitment firms in Sweden that often uses the Embassy/Sweden-logo to deceive…

Danish Embassy of Myanmar: Reuters journalists were set up, release them now!

“WA LONE AND KYAW SOE OO WERE SET UP, RELEASE THEM NOW” This unusual statement comes from the Danish Embassy of Myanmar, who urges the Myanmar judicial system to release two jailed Reuters journalist when they appear before the court today. The journalists were jailed after publishing a thorough article on the killing of ten…

Malaysia’s Sultan of Johor received Danish ambassador

Ambassador Jesper Vahr was in late March very honoured to be received by Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, the Sultan of Johor. “It demonstrates the longstanding ties between Denmark and Johor’s royal family. A very good discussion (among many other things) on opportunities for economic cooperation between both countries and Johor,” wrote…

Danish health minister visited Vietnam

Denmark’s Minister of Health, Ellen Trane Nørby was on an official two-day visit to Vietnam during 10-11 April. Her visit aimed at enhancing the bilateral comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Denmark with special focus on health-related areas and the Strategic Sector Cooperation between the two national Health Ministries. The official visit started in Hanoi where…