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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…

Nordic Innovation House HK supports Asian Financial Forum 2021 Online

On 15 January 2021 the Nordic Innovation House-Hong Kong announced: The NIH-HK is supporting AFF2021 event as a community partner to kickstart this new year. Insurtech start-ups worldwide will bring their cutting-edge ideas to the inaugural AFF Accelerate, helping insurers build resilience by turning their ideas into reality. Join us at AFF 2021 online to…

NIH-SG invites to pitch your projects in MedTech Innovation Asia Pacific Program 2021

On 13 January 2021 the Nordic Innovation House Singapore invited to join a competition “MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific Accelerator 2021” MedTech Innovator is the largest accelerator of medical devices in the world and the industry’s premiere non-profit global competition and accelerator for medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. The mission is to improve the…

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…

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…

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…