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Nordic ambassadors graced the Poinsettia Wishes Flower Dome opening Singapore ceremony

Flower Dome’s signature floral displays make a return with the well-loved Poinsettia Wishes on 27 November 2020. Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore, Ms Grace Fu, together with Ambassadors from the four Nordic Embassies in Singapore – Royal Danish Embassy, Embassy of Finland, Royal Norwegian Embassy, and Embassy of Sweden, – and the…

Malaysia signed bilateral investor agreement with Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Oslo

On 30 November 2020 the Royal Norwegian embassy in Kuala Lumpur announced: Congratulations to Malaysia for signing the bilateral investor agreement with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations CEPI. As one of its founding members, Norway believes that international collaboration is key to fighting COVID-19. It is therefore our pleasure to stand shoulder to shoulder…

A world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila established

On 27 November 2020 Norwegian shipowners ensured safe crew changes during the pandemic by establishing a world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila. The center is set-up and is managed by the Norwegian Training Center led by the Managing Director of the NTC Erlend Grimstad and Jo Even Tomren. Roughly 500,000 seafarers are currently unable…

Norway offers Sustainable Management MBA scholarship to ASEAN students

The Norwegian Government offers scholarships for an MBA in Sustainability Management to students from the Philippines and other countries in the ASEAN region. The application deadline is 21 January 2021, please follow this link to apply. The MBA course is a collaboration between the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and…

ASEAN Women in Sustainable Peace and Security workshop success

On 24 November 2020 Norwegian Mission to ASEAN and the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi, in coordination with the ASEAN Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, successfully organised a workshop on Enhancing the Roles of ASEAN Women in Sustainable Peace and Security. The hybrid event was attended by many high-ranking leaders from Vietnam,…

Nordic ambassadors invite to Happiness Conference on 3 Dec

On 24 November 2020, the Norway embassy in Singapore invites to join the Happiness Conference 2020 on 3 December 2020. Learn more about why the Nordic countries are the happiest countries in the world. Our own Ambassador Anita Nergaard is teaming up with a stellar team of Nordic Ambassadors. Sign up here (FREE EVENT)

Norwegian Chargé d’affaires met with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong to discuss cooperation

In the morning of 17 November 2020 the Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Mr Jan Wilhelm Grythe had a successful meeting with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong, Deputy Director, and staff of the Institute for Defence International Relations under the Ministry of Defence of Vietnam to discuss possible future cooperation. Both parties agreed that Norway and Vietnam…

SSS 100 Years Cup winners announced

Thai Nordic Golf Society (TNGS) held its 100 Years Cup 2020 on the 14 November hosted by Scandinavian Society. The Cup was the 3rd Tee off for the 2020/2021 season of TNGS. 48 Golfers was ready for Tee Off at Muang Kaew Golf Club and the tournament was opened by Senior Captain Henrik Friis who…