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Asia dominates top 100 list of best universities worldwide

Universities in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan take several top spots in the newly published list of the best universities in the world. Only two Scandinavian universities made it into the top 100. The list is made and published by the site Top Universities. The top two universities are both in the same…

Denmark reopens several visa application centers in Asia

After three months of suspension, several Danish Consular authorities have resumed their acceptance of visa applications, reports Schengen Visa Info News. You can file an application for a Danish student visa, work visa and residence permit in the Visa Applications Centers (VACS) in Bangkok (Thailand), Taipei (Taiwan) and Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon (Vietnam). The VAC…

Team Europe provides support to Myanmar’s education sector

The Danish embassy in Myanmar published a statement and a clip of a project on 24 June 2020, in which the European Union together with Denmark, Finland, Germany, France and Luxembourg invested EU500 billion to support Myanmar’s education sector. “Leaving no child behind” is the joint goal of the government and all development partners in…

Danish Weilbach to provide IMDG courses in Singapore

The Danish nautical charts supplier Weilbach has been approved by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to deliver and supply International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. As the name implies, the code is about handling dangerous goods for shipment by sea properly and safely to prevent incidents that puts lives, property and the…

S. S. REDANG – Sunk by Japanese destroyers, on 13 February 1942

The Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore during the World War II, from the time of the first landings in Northern Malaya on 8 December 1941, was swift and brutal. Within eight weeks the Japanese had taken Malaya and landed on the island of Singapore which had become intensely overcrowded by tens of thousands of…

Cambodian immigration request all foreigners to register their residency before 1 July 2020

The Norwegian embassy in Bangkok published an important notice from The Cambodian Immigration’s latest policy on 16 June 2020. The statement said: “Cambodian authorities require foreign citizens to register their information and residencies in Foreigners Present in Cambodia System (FPCS) application by 1 July 2020. Foreign citizens who have not registered by this date can…

Cambodia reopens to tourism – if you pay 3000 USD in deposit for Covid-19 treatment

Travel industry has been on hold during the pandemic breakout, although a few countries have reopened for tourism. For South East Asia, Cambodia has opened up to tourism again on 11 June 2020 with additional US$ 3000 deposit policy upon arrival for travelers. According to Timeout, along with a statement from the Finnish embassy in…

Denmark supports mangrove restoration in Myanmar

The Danish embassy in Myanmar providing support to Mangrove restoration and rehabilitation in Rakhine State and Thanintharyi region on 17 June 2020. The official statement says: “Today, marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. In support to Myanmar’s efforts to mitigate the negative consequences of climate change, through the Climate Adaptation Programme, Denmark…