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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…

Yindii launches a mobile application to connect consumers with food joints to tackle climate change

Yindii, a Thai anti-food-waste startup, launches a mobile application designed to match hungry, deal-seeking Bangkok residents with environmentally-conscious restaurants, grocery stores and cafes offering delicious food that could otherwise go to waste. Through its discounted “flash sales,” Yindii helps battle an escalating societal problem while enabling restaurants to gain potentially lost revenue. Yindii’s mobile application…

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 &…

Study in Sweden organizing the largest virtual education fair for global students

Study in Sweden team has announced that the Swedish Institute is organising a series of virtual fairs over the coming weeks for students interested in studying in Sweden. The virtual fairs will feature representatives from 24 Swedish universities, which makes the events the largest ever education promotion activity for Sweden. China: Friday 16 October from…

Thai Nordic Golf Society releases the result of the Danish Bakery & Dali Cup 2020

The Thai Nordic Golf Society announced the result of the “Danish Bakery & Deli Cup 2020” played on 3 October. The match was the 2ndTee off for the 2020/2021 season at the Thai Nordic Golf Society (TNGS) Danish Bakery & Deli Cup 2020, kindly sponsored by Danish Bakery & Deli Bangkok. 35 Golfers were ready…

Ambassador Järviaho visited Fiskars porcelain factory in Saraburi

On 9 October 2020 the Finnish Ambassador-Designate Jyri Järviaho and Commercial Adviser Kimmo Pekari visit Fiskars factory in Saraburi, Thailand. The visiting team expressed that the production of Royal Copenhagen porcelain is impressive, with high quality, eye for detail production line, including hand painting. Fiskars implements sustainable environmental goals in waste management, energy efficiency and…

Danish embassy Bangkok opens for applications for internship all through October.

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok has currently no trainees due to the entry restrictions to Thailand. But the Embassy looks forward to welcoming four trainees again as soon as the entry situation allows. “If you are interested in an internship in Thailand in the spring of 2021, you are welcome to submit an application and…

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

Nobel Prize winners for 2020

This year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP). The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims…