Category: News

Norway opens borders for most European countries on 15 July 2020

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 10 July 2020 their borders are going to reopening to certain countries from 15 July 2020. As well as additional advice that traveling should be well thought out as Covid-19 situation is still unpredictable globally. The statement said: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is introducing new exceptions…

Finland reopening borders for certain countries on 13 July 2020

The Finnish government agreed in a meeting on 8 July 2020 that they have finally moved on to open border to several other EU Member States as well as to the residents of 11 third-countries.The Cabinet agreed to lift entry restrictions for the residents of number of countries after monitoring that the incidence of the…

Expats love life in Denmark

Denmark breeds happy foreign citizens. In fact, 9 out of 10 expats in Denmark are happy or very happy with their life in Denmark, a new study shows. Work-life balance is the most important factor for accepting a job in Denmark, closely followed by opportunities to improve professional and personal development. Do you want to…

Finland supports project to assist urgent water resolution for Mekong delta

The Ambassador of Finland to Vietnam H.E. Mr. Kari Kahiluoto participated in a signing ceremony of a project named “Strengthening Communication Capacity for Better Climate Resilience in the Mekong River Delta project (CCBCR)” in Tien Giang province on 2 July 2020. The CCBCR project was granted by the embassy of Finland in Hanoi to supports the…

Greta Thunberg support Filipino campaign against the new Anti-Terror law

The prominent Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has joined the Filipino opposition against the new Anti-Terror Bill (ATB) in the Philippines. The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duerte, signed on 3 July 2020 the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The new law had already met much criticism from law- and civic groups and activists due to…

Sweden and EU ambassadors showed support to the Philippines Red Cross

The Embassy of Sweden updated on the latest contribution of support to the Philippines’s Red Cross’s blood bank on 8 July 2020. EU ambassadors and diplomats, including Ambassador of Sweden Harald Fries, joined forces to show support and donated blood at the Philippines Red Cross, in an effort to address the scarcity created by the…

Denmark continues to support Myanmar’s Sustainable Fisheries Programme

The Danish Embassy announced that Denmark continues to support on sustainable fishing in Myanmar in their official update on 2 July 2020. The statement said: “The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. John Nielsen, reaffirmed Danish support to the Sustainable Coastal Fisheries Programme during his VDO conference meeting with the officials from the Ministry of Agriculture,…

Denmark discussed future development in sustainable agricultural field with Vietnam

The embassy of Denmark in Vietnam published a work on bilateral relationship, Danish contribution and future development in agriculture field in Gia Lai province, on 2 July 2020. The statement said: “Last week the Embassy of Denmark attended an event in Gia Lai province to discuss the development of a hi-tech agricultural complex with the…

Singapore, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland amongst most powerful passports

A new ranking by the Henley Passport Index shows that Singapore and the Scandinavian countries have some of the most powerful passports in the world. The Henley Passport Index releases an annual ranking of the most powerful passports in the world, based on how many destinations the holder can enter without a visa. Citizens with…