Category: International relations

Norwegian ambassador praised for Phillippines reconciliation efforts

Norwegian Ambassador to The Philippines, Bjorn Staurset Jahnsen participated in the inauguration of the field office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Barangay Santa Maria, accompanied by Stian Arvid Hegland and Second Secretary and political advisor Nikki Al Ben Delfin from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila. On the sideline of the inauguration,…

Dane about life in Myanmar in 1991: “My phone was tapped”

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No shops, no good restaurants, no super markets and no private satellite dishes allowed, so no international news. That was the reality when Jørn Kristensen and his wife, Astri, arrived in Myanmar in 1991. “It was an isolated and broken country in many ways,” Jørn Kristensen says. Only few years before his arrival, a devaluation…

Swedish education and career day 2019

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is preparing warm welcome all at ‘Swedish Education and Career Days 2019’. The free entry programme includes: 1. Swedish Pavilion at the OCSC (Office of Civil Service Commission) International Education Expo. Date: 2-3 November from 12.00-6.00pm Location: Siam Paragon, Royal Paragon Hall, 5th floor. Top universities from Sweden including Halmstad…

Norway helps Vietnam improve marine warning service

A workshop on ways to improve Vietnam’s marine warning and forecast capacity taking place in Hanoi from October 22-25 as part of activities in the cooperation framework between the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. Addressing the event, Vice General Director of the VMHA Hoang Duc Cuong, said the administration…

Lombok and Sumbawa seek energy cooperation with Denmark

The West Nusa Tenggara provincial government is exploring cooperation opportunities with the Government of Denmark for adopting the application of renewable energy and waste management from the country, according to a news published on Nasionalxpos.co.id. Governor of West Nusa Tenggara H. Zulkieflimansyah had met with Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia Rasmus A. Kristensen along with…

Nordic Royals attended Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria on Tuesday 22 October 2019 attended the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito together with Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, as well as Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon – who came without Crown Princess Mette-Marit, as she is suffering from a chronic illness. The…

Danish Film Festival in Vietnam

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam is pleased to invite all to the Danish Film Week 2019.These films are among the best Danish contemporary films that were nominated and won international awards at prestigious film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, Academy Awards, Danish Film Academy, Danish Film Critics Association as well as European…

Danish Food Authority moves fast after export irregularities to China

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has quickly initiated a series of inspections at dairies in Denmark with exports to China, following a case where one dairy, Mille Food, could not document the origin of some ingredients. Mille Food had bought ingredients imported by the company Titan Trading without proper documentation of origin and used…

Chinese Food Night in Finland a delicious friendship celebration

Cultural bonding through delicacies was the motive of the event, “Chinese Food Night in Finland”, that took place at the Main Post Office Restaurant in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday 14 October 2019. Organized by the Chinese embassy in Finland on the initiative of China Cuisine Association and with the participation of Finnish Chef Association. The…

Future in Denmark looks promising for deported children

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The future for deported children from mainly Thailand and Indonesia might soon look brighter if Mattias Tesfaye, Danish Minister of Immigration and Integration is to be trusted. Since Denmark elected a new Prime Minister in June and the government has been formed, promises have been made left and right. Mattias Tesfaye has also made one…