Latest Scandinavian Cambodia News

Cambodia granted automatic extension to stranded foreign travelers

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that Cambodia decided to grant automatic extension of tourist visa (Visa T) to foreign citizens and to exempt their visa overstay fines until they are able to depart Cambodia, on 3 March 2020. According to AKP, The diplomat note had been sent to all Diplomatic…

Swedish embassy in Cambodia encourages Swedish abroad to stay connected

Various countries in South East Asia started tightening regulations from late March 2020. The Swedish embassy in Phnom Penh encourages Swedish abroad / travelers to stay connected online in hope to assist anyone in need. “Since the ongoing crisis caused by the new Coronavirus covid-19  has led to the airlines canceling departures from and to…

Cambodia suspends tourist visa from 30 March 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia published an official regulations statement regarding Covid-19 situation on 27 March 2020. The Royal Government of Cambodia is monitoring Covid-19 situation on daily basis and agreed to suspend tourist visa, visa on arrival, e-visa to all Foreign citizens from 30 March until 30 April 2020.…

UNICEF Cambodia encourage online study during school closure

Unicef Cambodia encourages online study during pandemic state of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cambodia Ministry of education, youth and Sports, has processed a lesson on electronic system for students of grade 9 and 12 on six subjects after the nation announced temperary school closure. For more information, please follow the official website of MoEYS Cambodia For All…

Ups and downs: Scandinavian and Asian countries fall and rise in World Happiness Ranking

The annual World Happiness Report was released 20 March 2020. The report revealed an interesting shift in the rankings of the happiness of the countries of the world. The Scandinavian countries are notoriously known for ranking high in reports of happiness and welfare with Finland ranking first place for the third year in a row…

Global Speakers Deliver Insights on Talent Development and Leadership Training

Recently, SEAC (Southeast Asia Center) hosted a Talent Development and Leadership Training session with the organization’s Lead of Design and Innovation, William Malek, and Past President of the National Speakers Association, Scott Friedman. This workshop acted as a preview for the upcoming Thailand Leadership Summit: Innovate Inspire Influence between 7 and 18 July in Singapore,…

Sweden and Cambodia to cooperate in education of human rights

The Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia signed an agreement with Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 12 March 2020. The agreement aims to strengthen human rights education at the kingdom of Cambodia’s educational institutions, reports the Cambodian newspaper Khmer Times. The agreement will last from 2020 to 2022 with Sweden pledging…

Thai government announced new travel policy regarding COVID19

Thai government announced the latest policies regarding the Coronavirus – Covid 19 situation in Thailand, at the government house, on 12 March 2020. An hour long press conference gave insight of domestic care and how to handle travelers to Thailand. Doctor Rungrueng Kitpati, consultant and representative of Ministry of Public Health said: “As the virus…

Coronavirus: Scandinavians in Asia urged to “be cautious”

The Danish, Swedish and Norwegian official travel advice to their citizens is to “be cautious” when travelling to countries in Asia in order not to get infected by the corona virus COVID-19. All three countries advises strongly against travelling to China. Only Norway suggests avoid travelling also to other areas where there is a prevalent…

Kari Herlevi – Finnish Circular Economy expert shares insights

Finland is aiming at becoming a global circular economy (CE) leader by 2025. As a country it came up with its first CE roadmap in 2016, with the leadership of Sitra, and has organised the annual World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) since 2017.In this regard, Business Finland has also launched a program that supports the…