Category: International relations

Danish crane company joins force with Vietnamese Dang Gia Corperation

Danish crane and access and heavy lift group BMS has formed a strategic alliance with Vietnam’s Dang Gia corporation. Based in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, Dang Gia provides crane services to the heavy marine construction, oil, gas, mining and wind farm industries. It currently runs a fleet of around 50 cranes topped by a 750 tonne…

Swedish innovations flourishing in the Philippines

The Swedish embassy in Manila celebrated the National day on 6 June 2020 along with #TeamSweden around the globe and published stories on how Swedish innovations flourish in the Philippines. Manila Times had an exclusive interview with #TeamSweden 2.0, please read the full story here. As well as find out on how happy Swedes are…

Ambassador Marina Berg in virtual discussion on Sweden’s bilateral relationship with Indonesia

Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Marina Berg was on 28 May 2020 holding a virtual conference with Kompass senior editor and Indonesian Ambassador in Stokholm  H.E. Bagas Hapsoro marking the 70 yers anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Sweden was established in 1950, followed by the establishment…

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minster in phone discussion with Norway

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E. Pham Binh Minh talked on the phone with Norwegian Foreign Minister H.E. Ine Eriksen Soreide on 26 May 2020. They talked was among other things about how to enhance bilateral cooperation and coordination at multilateral forums. The two leaders noted with satisfaction the sound development of bilateral ties,…

The EU delegation Philippines announced the first ever online Euro Film Festival

The European Union (EU) will host the first ever “Viva Europa 2020,” a series of online cultural shows. The well known European Film Festival is going online this year, starting from 25 May to 6 June 2020. Thomas Wiersing, chargé d’affaires of the EU Delegation Philippines, announced in a statement published on 23 May 2020…

Scandinavians join ‘Cupboard of Sharing’ movements in Thailand

Swedes are participating and sharing to the ones in need, in the “Cupboard of Sharing” – ตู้ปันสุข’s movement in various parts of Thailand. The initiative of “Cupboard of sharing” started from a simple idea: “Give what you can, take what you need.” This movement started within a few days days ago when people started sharing…

Vacancies at the Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok

The Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok published a statement on 14 May 2020. The announcement is regarding available vacancies at the embassy for interested applicants. The highly attractive positions are: – Head of Administration at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok – Administrative Officer at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok – Consular Officer at the Royal Danish Embassy…

The Philippines re-open Embassy in Stockholm

The Philippines’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) published an official announcement on 15 May 2020. The subject regarding reopening of the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm, after the office was closed for eight years and will start offering consular services to Filipinos in Sweden and Finland. In the past, Philippine consular services were conducted through the…

Five-year transition scheme for re-acquisition Danish citizenship expires August 31st 2020

The Danish Embassy in Vietnam would like to urge all parents of children with double Danish/Vietnamese citizenship, who are born before 1 September 2015 to contact the embassy for the purpose of clarifying whether the child’s Danish citizenship has been lost. If the child is considered to have lost the Danish citizenship it is still…

Sweden Consul General Hong Kong on her way to be Colombia ambassador

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce In Hong Kong published a heartfelt congratulation to Helena Storm, Sweden’s Consul-General, who will leave Hong Kong to become ambassador to Colombia this coming autumn after five eventful years in Hong Kong. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to express our greatest gratitude to her. To get to know…