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Malaysia declares Covid-19 state of emergency until 1 August

Malaysia has declared a national State of Emergency to battle the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed as many people in the past two months, as in the first 10 months of 2020 in Malaysia. The Palace said on Tuesday 12 January that King Abdullah Ahmad Shah has assented to the government’s request for an Emergency…

Malaysia to file WTO lawsuit against EU

Malaysia plans to file a lawsuit on 15 January against the European Union (EU) on the trade bloc’s policy to phase out palm oil-based biofuels imports to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) by 2030. Datuk Dr. Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister said at a press conference at the Palm Oil Economic…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore hosted SGInnovate webinar

Nordic Innovation House Singapore held on 13 January an SGInnovate webinar with DeepTech ecosystem players to better understand the state of Deep Tech in Asia and what we can expect in the future. Key speaker Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google, shared the areas of Deep Tech research that Google believes can be commercialized.…

Paid traineeship positions open for applications for the EU in Malaysia

On 6 January 2021 the European Union announced paid traineeship positions open for applications as follow: Are you a young graduate? Looking to work in international relations? We have openings for FUNDED TRAINEESHIPS for +Political Section +Trade Section +Press & Information Section Application via our website only Deadline: 31 January 2021 These positions are for…

Concept Papers for the Finnish Public Sector Investment Facility has deadline by 5 March 2021

Finland embassy in Hanoi announced on 8 January 2021 that Concept Papers for the Public Sector Investment Facility should be submitted for appraisal no later than by 5 March 2021. The Public Sector Investment Facility (PIF) for developing countries is one of the finance instruments in Finland’s development cooperation policy. Its objective is to support…

China, Vietnam and Denmark most positive about Covid-19 vaccine

According to a 32-nation study in December, China, Vietnam, and Denmark had the highest levels of Covid-19 vaccine acceptance. The survey was done across 32 countries with almost 27,000 respondents and coordinated by the Milan-based Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN). Polling firm Taloustutkimus carried out the Finnish part of the survey. Vietnam, China,…

Stora Enso’s Eco-friendly pellet packaging wins global Worldstar Award

Finnish packaging company Stora Enso’s design for eco-friendly pellet packaging has been awarded with a prestigious global WorldStar award. The renewable and recyclable packaging is designed for heavy use in transporting and warehousing of wood pellets for heating. The awarded packaging is a sustainable alternative to the standard plastic bag used in the pellet industry.…

EuroCham member Hyatt Regency opens in Phnom Penh

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, member of the European Chamber of Commerce has finally stepped into the Cambodian market with the opening of its state-of-the-art modern and luxurious five-star hotel. At a press conference, Herman Kemp, general manager of Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, said that he is delighted with the opening of the first Hyatt Regency…

Finnish New Year Cup 2021 postponed to 6 March

The Board of Thai Nordic Golf Society have announced a new date set for the first game of The Finnish New Year Cup 2021 at Laem Chabang International Country Club. The even is postponed due to the recently enforced domestic travel restrictions. The statement said: Due to the current restrictions in travel across provincial boarders…