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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…

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minster in phone discussion with Norway

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E. Pham Binh Minh talked on the phone with Norwegian Foreign Minister H.E. Ine Eriksen Soreide on 26 May 2020. They talked was among other things about how to enhance bilateral cooperation and coordination at multilateral forums. The two leaders noted with satisfaction the sound development of bilateral ties,…

Anna Hallberg and Jacob Wallenberg on Swedish Trade and Covid-19

Members of Nordic and Swedish Chambers of Commerce in APAC can meet Anna Hallberg​, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Jacob Wallenberg​, Chairman of Investor AB in a webinar on Jun 10, 2020 (2 PM – 3 PM) moderated by Peter Ling-Vannerus​, Chief Representative of SEB Beijing. The two key patrons in the field of…

Denmark cuts prices to get advice at Embassies

The Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod launched a new large export and investment package on 26 May 2020. The packages aim to assist export businesses effected by the Corona crisis.which, among other things, makes it much cheaper for Danish companies to get export advice from Danish embassies and representations. The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Ambassador Kahiluoto visited Vietnam-Finland International School

The Finnish ambassador visited Vietnam-Finland International school in Ho Chi Minh City on 15 May 2020. Currently in-class teaching has resumed in Vietnam on 11 May 2020. Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto, Principal Seija Nyholm, Special Adviser Mac Le Thu Hong and staff members of the school welcomed the news together at the Back to School poster.

Covid-19 business impact on Southeast Asia: Danish business webinar report

On 5 May some 150 representatives of the various stakeholders and Danish businesses representatives attended a webinar hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Representatives from the Danish missions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam outlined the situation in the respective countries on the topic: ‘Markets in the shadow of Covid-19’.

Vietnam to bring back Vietnamese citizens from Scandinavia and SEA-countries

The government of Vietnam has announced 17 May their plans to bring back Vietnamese citizens stuck all over the globe, according to the Saigon-based Vietnamese daily Saigon Online. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has arranged 21 flights to bring back Vietnamese citizens from 18 May to 15 June. Vietnam Airlines will collaborate with…