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TAT survey: Finns not likely to travel to Thailand if quarantine continues

A new survey conducted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) showed that the vast majority of Finns request a removal of the 14-day quarantine or they simply will not travel to Thailand. The results in TAT’s survey, which was conducted with several groups of foreigners, plays a key role in TAT’s efforts of implementing…

Finnish Nokia secures 5G order from Philippines’ Globe Telecom

According to a statement from Finnish Nokia, telecom network equipment maker, the company has secured an order from Filipino company Globe Telecom to build a 5G network to the Philippines’ second and third largest islands Mindanao and Visayas. Nokia which brands itself as “an innovative global leader in 5G, networks and phones” will also upgrade…

Denmark extends all COVID related travel and entry restrictions until 5 April

The Danish government has announced that the current COVID-related travel- and entry restrictions, set to expire on 28 February, will be extended to 5 April (included). This includes the test- and isolation requirements announced on 6 February. See more information from The Danish Ministry of Foreign affairs here

FinnCham next webinar will discuss Carbon Neutral Hong Kong

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce invite all members to their next webinar ”In Pursuit of Carbon Neutrality – Nordic companies shrinking their carbon footprint in Hong Kong and Asia” on 5 March, 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm HKT. The invitation read: Join us and hear from the awesome keynote speaker and panelists about different actions…

Global and creative 18-22 years old are invited to join Asia Challenge 2030

Global Essay Competition “Asia’s Challenge 2030” is now open for applications of any nationality. Win the chance to join a virtual fireside chat with a prominent business leader by entering the “Asia’s Challenge 2030” Global Essay Competition. Your essay should nake an impact on business and public policy by articulating the key challenges and potential…

Danish WHO researcher: Coronavirus may have originated from bats in Thailand

For a year, we have been told that coronavirus came from Wuhan in China. But now the WHO is questioning the narrative and has instead turned their eyes to Thailand. According to Danish WHO researcher Thea Fischer who has just returned from Wuhan in China, the virus may have originated from bats in Thailand, writes…

FinnCham invited to a webinar about HK Tax Declaration

On 18 February 2021 the Finnish Chamber of Commerce together with The Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (BLCC HK), released an invitation to an exciting webinar ”HK Tax Declarations 2020” presented by Fidinam. During this webinar, there will be discussions about several relevant topics, such as: did Covid-19 impact your corporate or personal…

Covid-centre confirms vaccines will be for everyone in Thailand also expats

Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has repeated its commitment to give everyone in the country – including expats and migrant workers – vaccinations against COVID-19. Those that are likely to come in contact with foreign tourists would be vaccinated in phase 2 from May. Expats and foreign workers are likely to be vaccinated…

EU is divided as Sweden adopts the hardest stance against China and sides with the USA 

As Sweden and China’s fight continues, the EU is not showing signs of unity in regards to China and Sweden has once again emerged as the EU member state adopting the hardest stance against Beijing even though links between the EU and China are warming up this year.  In January the EU and China concluded…