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Swedish innovation revolutionizes the global hotel industry

Together with Business Sweden and the Swedish Trade and Invest Council, YouBed is now making a global introduction, taking its one-bed-fits-all innovation to hotel chains worldwide. The Swedish company YouBed has invented a way to adjust the firmness in a high-level pocket spring mattress without compromising on the highest levels of sleeping comfort, simply by…

EU-Indonesia Cooperation 2020 publication launched

On 17 September 2020, The European Deligations in Indonesia held a virtual launch of “EU-Indonesia Cooperation Publication 2020” by Indonesian’s Minister for National Development Planning (Bappenas) Suharso Monoarfa & EU Ambassador H.E.Vincent Piket. Access the publication: 🔗Online format 🔗PDF format As well as EU-Indonesia reaffirm commitment to Green Growth. @DubesUniEropa is joined by insightful panellists…

Thailand’s Immigration bureau: All visas need to be renew by 27 September

The Thai Immigration Bureau has urged foreigners to renew their visas before the 26 September 2020 which is where the current exemption expires. Thailand earlier announced an exemption for foreigners whose visas expired so that they could legally stay in the country until 26 September, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Short-term and long-term visa holders…

The Norwegian Retailer’s Environmental Fund opens for applications to improve plastic management projects

The Norwegian Retailers’ Environment Fund have announced that they are funding NOK 25 million (USD 2.8 million) for projects to improve the management of plastics globally. This includes both reducing plastic pollution and increasing the resource efficiency of plastics. For futher information about the thematic areas it is possible to apply for and application requirements,…

Lund University offers scholarships to Malaysian, Indonesian civil workers

On 4 September 2020, the Sweden embassy in Jakarta published a notice regarding Lund University’s programme: Innovation for Change in Public Transport focuses on strengthening the capacity for innovation and development of actors operating in public transport systems at local, regional or national level. The statement included notification of a scholarship program for civil servant and…

EU in Vietnam published reports on agricultural projects in Asia

The European Union in Vietnam published their achievement on agricultural projects across Asia on 3 September 2020. Their statement said: With the new National Action Plan on SCP (2021-2030) and EU SWITCH-Asia Programme country assistance, Vietnam has strengthened its commitment to sustain economic growth while ensuring environmental and ecological protection, and effective management and utilization…

To file a declaration to reacquire Danish nationality ends on 31 August 2020

The Royal embassy of Denmark in Bangkok announces on 25 August 2020, a reminder that the 5-year period for filing a declaration to reacquire Danish nationality expires on Monday 31 August 2020. Read more in the following links: https://uim.dk/arbejdsomrader/statsborgerskab/in-english https://thailand.um.dk/en/news/newsdisplaypage/… Please direct any questions to the Ministry of Immigration and Integration.

The European Union launched new initiative to accelerate sustainable development in Indonesia

The European Union Indonesia has launched a new initiative in Indonesia to accelerate the shift to Green/ Sustainable Public Procurement and enhance SCP. The focus of the action will be on wooden furniture and paper industries. Check out our latest update at European Union in Indonesia – European Commission – Development & Cooperation – EuropeAid…

Wärtsilä published experts advice on how Covid-19 may improve shipping industry

Wärtsilä published an opinion article on how technology may improve efficiency in shipping industry during Covid-19 pandemic recovery Find out more about how the industry is adapting here.

The EU in Indonesia published how to avoid Covid-19 related scam online

The European Union in Indonesia published an article to help internet consumers recognize and avoid online scam during the pandemic on 14 August 2020. Have you experienced misleading ads or illegal advertising related to #COVID-19 online? During the #coronavirus pandemic, some rogue traders promote false claims or scam products. To protect consumers, the EU has…