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Asia’s & Scandinavia’s best and worst visa-free passports revealed

Henley & Partners has released the latest results of the 2021 Henley Passport Index which shows how powerful the Asian and Nordic passports are in terms of travel freedom. The Henley Passport Index periodically ranks passports on the level of travel access they offer their holders without a prior visa. The rankings are based on…

EuroCham Cambodia invites to breakfast talk with European brands on 14 Jan

On 5 January 2021 the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia invited to a Breakfast Talk on “How can European Brands Meet RE100 and Other Global Goals in Cambodia?” EuroCham Cambodia has decided to reschedule the Breakfast Talk on “How can European Brands Meet RE100 and Other Global Climate Goals in Cambodia?” to 14 January…

Study in Finland Autumn programmes 2021 open for applications on 7 January

Study in Finland announced on 2 January 2020 that the joint application period to studies starting in autumn (September) 2021 will be open 7-20 January 2021 at Studyinfo.fi. See instructions on how to apply in the link provided. Some degree programmes may however have a different application schedule, so always check with the university of…

Norway introduces mandatory Covid-19 testing and digital registration for all travelers

Effective from 2 January 2021, the Norwegian government has imposed mandatory Covid-19 testing for all travelers entering Norway. The test must be done as soon as possible and within 24 hours after arrival at the latest. Travelers must only enter Norway through border stations with testing facilities or through border stations with police control. Monica…

New Cambodia-MKI Norway partnership for edutainment content development

MK International Investment and Development Co., Ltd. of Norway (MKI Norway) is investing $1.8 million for 3-year educational-entertainment programmes exclusively developed for Cambodia. Educational entertainment or edutainment is media designed to educate through entertainment and the programmes will help to improve the general knowledge among the Cambodian population aged 12 years old and over with…

Swedish government funds solar energy project in Cambodia

The Swedish government has provided funding for a pilot project for a solar energy micro grid launched by The Ministry of Mines and Energy and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia. The solar energy micro grid have been set up in three villages within two communes on a remote island of Kampong Chhnang province’s…

Finnwatch wants to ensure human rights for women textile workers in Asia

Women workers at clothing factories in Asia are particularly hard hit during the corona pandemic. Finnish Finnwatch is now looking for a corporate team both at home and at EU level to ensure that human rights are observed in the production chains of the clothing industry in Asia. The pandemic has had a negative effect…

FIFA men’s U20 World Cup in Indonesia postponed to 2023

The young football talents will not be allowed to play in the championship planned to be held in Indonesia next year, as the International Football Association (Fifa) have postponed the men’s U20 due to challenges of the corona pandemic. The FIFA U-20 World Cup is the biennial football world championship for male players under the…

EuroCham Cambodia introduces Platinum Package for 2021

The European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia – of which the Nordic Chambers in Cambodia are also a member – released an announcement introducing their Annual partnership Package for 2021. The announcement read: EuroCham Cambodia is excited to introduce our Annual Partnership Package for 2021. Designed to provide maximum visibility all year-round, these packages are…

Civil Society Groups Ask Sweden not to abandon Cambodia Amid Democratic Decline

A total of 116 civil society organizations in Cambodia have urged the Swedish government to reverse the decision made in November to move its embassy to Thailand. The groups of local and international NGOs, associations, worker unions, and some international groups and donors have composed a letter to Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde asking her…