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Special Tourist Visa to Thailand is now available

Since the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Thailand announced all borders closure to curb virus spreading. Recently after the country has been keeping a good record of infected numbers, the government has decided to reopen the country to tourism once again. According to the Royal Thai Embassy in Finland announcement you can now…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

Singapore National Water Agency (PUB) launched Global Innovation Challenge

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, on 7 October 2020 called out to all Innovators to join the PUB Global Innovation Challenge. COVID-19 has drastically affected how businesses operate and collaborate. However, innovation never stops. Singapore’s National Water Agency(PUB)is looking for technological solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. Your solutions could be one of them. Funding &…

Norway and Finland celebrated the 75th Anniversary of Vietnam Meteorology and Hydrology

The Norwegian Chargé d’affaires Mr Jan Wilhelm Grythe and the Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kari Kahiluoto attended the 75th Anniversary Ceremony of Vietnam Meteorology and Hydrology on 3 October 2020. It was a great opportunity for the Norwegian CDA to know more about the history of the Vietnam Meteorology and Hydrology as well as…

NBAS invites to their next webminar with Ingvard Wilhelmsen

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites to their next webminar “Life is an unpredictable project. What can I do about it?” with Ingvard Wilhelmsen. The webinar starts on 26 October, 8pm to 9pm SGT, in collaboration with Sjømannskirken i Singapore and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. NBAS said “Bring a friend or colleague, and we…

Join the virtual Nordic Green Conference 2020 and learn more of Nordic sustainable solutions

The Norwegian Embassy in Singapore invited on 14 October 2020 to the Nordic Green virtual Conference taking place 29 October 13.00-18.00. The event aim to share on how Nordic experiences in regional energy collaboration can support addressing challenges in Southeast Asia, through an exchange of ideas and concepts, technologies and policies by companies, research communities…

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) event was a success

On 6 October 2020, the Dialogue between the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department and the Business Community Partners with theme: “Collaboratively Implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) Joining this event, EuroCham Vietnam welcomed Mr. Le Thanh Liem – Vice President at the HCMC’s People Committee, Mr. Dinh Ngoc Thang – Director of HCMC…

EuroCham in meeting with Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance to discussed strengthen corporation

On 1 October 2020, EuroCham Cambodia had the opportunity to meet with His Excellency Dr. PHAN Phalla, Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance and Secretary-General of the Committee on Economic and Financial Policy. During the meeting, Mr. Tassilo BRINZER, Chairman of EuroCham, reiterated the organisation’s commitment to strengthen the mutual partnership and to…

Palm Oil Monitor questions Norwegian intentions in Indonesia

Palm Oil Monitor, a pro-palm oil organisation, has published an article questioning: Why Is Norway Secretly Funding Attacks Against President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law? The biggest international story around Indonesia over the past week has been the passing of President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law. The Bill was in train for more than a year; it amends 79 laws and…