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ECCP’s Luncheon Meeting with Philippines’ Secretary of Trade

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) held a Membership Luncheon Meeting on creating an enabling business environment for trade and investments with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Taking place at Dusit Thani, Manila on Thursday, 21 March 2019, the meeting was opened by the key speaker, Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry…

EU latest statement on violence in Rakhine State

The Heads of Mission of the European Union Delegation, EU Member States accredited to Myanmar, Canada and Norway released the statement on “the further escalation of violence in Rakhine State” on 14 March 2019. According to the statement, EU mentioned that the armed conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military Rakhine in southern…

Meeting on Fishery : Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s Minister

Grete Løchen, the Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, had a meeting with Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam on Tuesday, 19 March 2019. The Ambassador underlined effective bilateral relations between Vietnam and Norway over the past 30 years since it began in the early 1970s. She also affirmed that Norway’s…

Norway’s Embassy hosted breakfast meeting in Malaysia

The Embassy of Norway to Malaysia hosted a breakfast meeting on 13 March 2019 for Ong Kian Ming, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, and leading Norwegian companies in Malaysia. The meeting provided representatives from the Norwegian companies the opportunity to share their experiences about working in Malaysia. “We would like to thank…

Norway’s Ambassador, Vietnam’s PM at “The safe journey” exhibition

Grete Løchen, the Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, was present at a mobile exhibition, “The safe journey”, on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The exhibition was marking International Women’s Day 2019. The objectives are to build the awareness of providing the safety for women and children and to encourage all participants “to join…

Norwegian Ambassador to Malaysia at the 14th Parliament opening

Gunn Jorid Roset, the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia attended the opening ceremony of the second term of the 14th Parliament of Malaysia on Monday, 11 March 2019. “The Embassy wishes all the honorable members of parliament a good and fruitful session.” Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur wrote on its Facebook page. The ceremony…

Norway’s Minister and Ambassador meets Teresa Kok in Malaysia

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Trade and Industry of Norway, paid a two-days visit to Malaysia on 25-26 February 2019. The purpose of the visit was to meet Teresa Kok, Malaysian Minister of Primary Industries and the representative from the Malaysian Government and the Norwegian Business Community to learn about palm oil in Malaysia. H.E.…

Nordic Innovation House celebrates its official opening in Singapore

After its unofficial launch in September 2018, Nordic Innovation House (NIH-SG) celebrated its official opening in Singapore on 22 February 2019. NIH-SG is a joint effort between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and four Nordic organizations consisting of the Embassies of Swedish and Finish, Innovation Norway and Business Sweden. Last year, NIH-SG chose Singapore to…

Thai Airways cancels flights to Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo due to the Kashmir conflict

Thai Airways cancelled all its flights for Europe on 27-28 February 2019 to avoid Pakistan and northern India. Thai Airways has 13 routes to Europe and it was forced to cancel its flights from Bangkok to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and other 10 flights to Europe including Moscow, Rome, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Vienna…