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Latest global mental health statistic is a warning to workers abroad

According to a YouGov survey released in December 2020, suffering from mental health problems including depression and anxiety differentiates according to the country of residence. This is something businesses with overseas workers have to consider. Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection, comments that mental health issues have become a greater problem…

The new Danish Visa Application Center in Phnom Penh is officially opened

On 18 January 2021 the Danish Honorary Consul in Cambodia, Mr Kjeld Michael Olsen, attended the inauguration ceremony of the new Danish Visa Application Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With the opening of the new Visa Application Center, citizens and residents of Cambodia can now apply for visa or residence permit to Denmark directly from…

Experts: WHO and China could have reacted to Covid-19 faster

Both China and the World Health Organization (WHO) could have responded more quickly to prevent a disaster when the Covid-19 outbreak was in its initial stages. That is the conclusion from a group of independent experts led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who have been examining…

EU and Cambodia discuss development priorities

Cambodia and the EU met virtually recently to consult on development priorities between Cambodia and The EU. Present at the meeting was Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary-General of CRDB of the Council for Development of Cambodia and the EU Delegation to Cambodia led by Franck Viault, Minister Counsellor and Head…

Finland’s Education and Training sector event goes online on 29-30 Jan

For students who are interested in studying overseas are invited to join the biggest event for the education and training sector in Finland – Educa – This year the event will take place online on 29–30 January 2021. Read more and register for free here

Three Cambodians complete Swedish training in gender statistic

On 13 January 2021 the Swedish Head of Development Cooperation, Samuel Hurtig, welcomed three Cambodian participants who successfully completed the International Training Programme on Gender Statistic. The programme was organized by Statistics Sweden, in collaboration with Sida. The International Training Programme on Gender Statistic contributes to capacity building on gender equality and how statistics on…

Greenlanders in South East Asia can now vote through the Danish representations near you

People from Greenland will be able to vote via postal voting in the Greenlandic local election at the Danish embassy in Bangkok or the Danish Honorary Consulate in Phnom Penh. If you fulfil the conditions for voting for the upcoming elections for the Greenlandic municipal councils, town boards and congregation representatives, you must make an…

Sweden granted new scholarship to female students in Phnom Penh

The Swedish embassy in Phnom Penh congratulates eight Cambodian female students who have been granted scholarships. The eight students have been granted scholarships to study the English Language Based Bachelor of Law Program (ELBBL) at the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) in Phnom Penh. The scholarships are funded by Sweden through the Raoul…

Denmark introduces entry restrictions for all travelers until 17 January 2021

Royal Embassy of Denmark released on 9 January 2021 an update on the latest travel restrictions. A flight ban has been imposed on transportation of passengers from the entire world, who are unable to present a negative COVID-19 test taken no later than 24 hours prior to departure. The flight ban will enter into force…