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Health ministers from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Singapore shared ideas on digital Covid-19-response

Health Ministers and senior government officials from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Singapore attended a ministerial virtual discussion in the CogX 2020 Global Leadership Summit and Festival of AI and Emerging Technologies, held from 8 to 10 June 2020. The summit was a gathering of leaders from industry, government and academia to address the topic “How…

Kongsberg Digital delivers first K-Sim Fast Craft simulators to Singapore Police Coast Guard’s Training Centre

Singapore Police Coast Guard’s Training Centre has now started regular training on four new Kongsberg simulators which was delivered end of last year. The four high-speed craft simulators are capable of replicating different boat types, all of which will be integrated with weapon capabilities for full-scale tactical training. The four installed simulators are supplied under…

Wilhelmsen coordinates Singapore’s first full crew change for Synergy Group using new protocol

The Norwegian ships agency Wilhelmsen published an official statement on 6 June 2020. The subject is regarding the success in organizing crew for Synergy group with new safety measurement protocol. The statement said: The first seafarers to benefit from the use of chartered flight to comply with the new crew change protocol, developed by the…

Next online maritime discussion for young professionals starts on 5 June

The Norwegian embassy Singapore announced on upcoming maritime online event on 3 June 2020. The statement said: The Norwegian young professional community in Singapore is closely linked to the maritime industry. The next online gathering will be on 5 June 2020 with the topic of “GLOBAL YOUNG SHIPPING FORUM: WHAT NOW?” The forum involves youth…

Swedish embassy Singapore invites all to celebrate national day together online

The embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 3 June 2020 to get  comfortable and ready to celebrate national day together online. The statement said: 3 days to go! Swedish National Day’s online celebration will be streamed via Facebook live on the Embassy’s page or can also be viewed here. The stream will begin from…

Cecilie Bahnsen designs shoes collection for Charles & Keith

Danish designer Cecilie Bahnsen has entered into a partnership with the Singaporean fashion footwear and accessories retailer Charles & Keith. Bahnsen’s exclusive collection for Charles & Keith features four classic styles of shoes that takes inspiration from traditional school wear, a recurring theme in her work, and are beautifully finished with her signature couture-like touch.…

Scandinavia and Thailand top children’s rights survey

The KidsRights Foundation has released their survey of children’s rights, covering 182 countries. Scandinavian countries are well-known for ranking high in surveys researching human rights – and this survey is no exception. Several Southeast Asian countries also rank high in this survey. The report places Iceland as the country in the world where children have…