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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals sets to open for applications on 8 Feb 21

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) announced on 3 November 2020 the date for applications for the coming year. SISGP aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home countries and region. Interested…

EU gives 6.4 Billion MMK to support affected garment workers in Myanmar

COVID-19 has had devastating effect for tens of thousands of garment workers in Myanmar, mostly women. Sudden reductions in orders for garments and abrupt closure of many factories has left many out of work. Without money to pay rent or buy food, some are pushed into sex work. They risk physical and mental abuse, sexually…

EuroCham Singapore invites to the next webinar on 18 Nov

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore invites to join their webinar on Impact Investment – The Role of Asset Managers in Green Finance which will be held virtually on 18th November 2020 (Wednesday) from 4.00 – 5.30pm. The session is dedicated to Asset Management and Green finance with speakers from BNP Paribas, Swiss Re…

EuroCham Vietnam’s Gala Dinner & Business Award was yet another success

On Friday 30 October 2020 the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) held its third-annual Gala Dinner & Business Awards in HCMC. Gathering over 450 business leaders, ambassadors and representatives of HCMC authorities, the event took place at the Reverie Hotel and featured speeches from H.E. Giorgio Aliberti, EU Ambassador to Vietnam, and Mr. Duong Anh…

NordCham Vietnam invited participants to tag friends in photobook “Nordic Alumni Day”

On 2 November 2020 the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam released a photobook from “Nordic Alumni Day – Work the Nordic Way” event. The semi-virtual event on 31 October 2020 was a success. NordCham Vietnam also invited to tag your friends on their social media.

Danish chemist invents new and cheaper way to turn seawater into drinking water

More than 800 million people around the world lack access to clean drinking water, according to the @United Nations Now a Danish chemist Jiwoong Lee, of the Københavns Universitet – University of Copenhagen’s Department of Chemistry, has invented a new and climate friendly way of turning seawater into drinking water Read the story here

Danish Crown Princess unveiled 2020 Christmas seal

Last week, HRH Crown Princess Mary unveiled the Julemærke (Christmas seal) of 2020. The Christmas seal concept originates from Denmark, and since its debut in 1904, the concept has been duplicated in many countries around the world. The Christmas seal is used on letters and postcards and look like decorative stamps. They have no postage…

China tightens travel restrictions from 7 Nov

The Royal Danish Embassy in China announced the latest requirements for travelers on 4 November 2020 that said: Attention! China is now tightening the entry rules to China. All foreign and Chinese citizens wishing to enter China must be able to show a negative antibody test from 7 November 2020 In addition, travelers must continue…

Hong Kong’s Joint Business Community Luncheon webinar postponed

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong announced on 2 November that Joint Business Community Luncheon webinar with Mrs Carrie Lam is postponed. New date will be informed later. According to the original invitation, the Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, delivered her Policy Address…

Danish Embassy and the Vietnamese MARD co hosted policy development workshop

Last week, the Royal Danish Embassy and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) jointly hosted a workshop to discuss barriers and opportunities for improving conduction of research-based policy development. The workshop took place both offline in Hanoi with participation of alumni, who studied in Denmark and online with participation of Danish researchers…