Category: International relations

EU latest statement on violence in Rakhine State

The Heads of Mission of the European Union Delegation, EU Member States accredited to Myanmar, Canada and Norway released the statement on “the further escalation of violence in Rakhine State” on 14 March 2019. According to the statement, EU mentioned that the armed conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military Rakhine in southern…

Finland’s Ambassador attended the opening of Thailand Digital Startup Institute

H.E. Mrs. Satu Suikkari-Kleven, the Ambassador of Finland to Thailand together with her delegation attended the launching ceremony of Thailand Digital Startup Institute hosted by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) on March 20, 2019. Located at Ladprao Hills building, Bangkok, Thailand Digital Startup Institute purposed to promote both Thai and foreign startup entrepreneurs operating in…

Meeting on Fishery : Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s Minister

Grete Løchen, the Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, had a meeting with Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam on Tuesday, 19 March 2019. The Ambassador underlined effective bilateral relations between Vietnam and Norway over the past 30 years since it began in the early 1970s. She also affirmed that Norway’s…

Norway’s Embassy hosted breakfast meeting in Malaysia

The Embassy of Norway to Malaysia hosted a breakfast meeting on 13 March 2019 for Ong Kian Ming, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, and leading Norwegian companies in Malaysia. The meeting provided representatives from the Norwegian companies the opportunity to share their experiences about working in Malaysia. “We would like to thank…

Singapore’s politician visited Finland on educational summit

Indranee Rajah, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Education, attended the 9th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Helsinki, Finland. Held from 14-15 March 2019, the ISTP intended to assemble ministers and authorities from countries and regions that have “high-performing or rapidly improving school systems” as…

Sweden funds Cambodia’s sustainable development project

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia signed an agreement on sustainable development with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Cambodia’s government on 11 March 2019. This agreement approving a two-year project intended to provide solutions to environmental problems regarding to environmental degradation, growing waste and access to affordable clean energy in Cambodia.…

Maersk’s new office launched in Yangon, Myanmar

Maersk officially hosted the opening ceremony of its new central city office in Yangon on Thursday, 7 March 2019. The ribbon was cut as a mark of the commencement by John Nielson, Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar, Mr. Bo Wegener, Managing Director of Sealand Asia, Mr. Marco Civardi, Area Managing Director of Maersk Vietnam, Cambodia…

Sida supports UNDP Myanmar Region Situation Analysis report

Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) assisted United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar to launch its report on Situation Analysis of Region and State Hluttaw. The report was also supported by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). A Hluttaw is an administrative assembly in Myanmar. Apart from…

Denmark’s Embassy, DTCC co-hosted Ministry of Labor seminar

The Embassy of Denmark in Bangkok hosted a Ministry of Labor Seminar organized by the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce (DTCC) on Thursday, 7 March 2019. The seminar took place at the Royal Danish Embassy’s meeting room and was launched with welcoming remarks from H.E. Uffe Wolffhechel, the Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand. The ambassador addressed…