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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…

Behaviour change in focus for Ulrika Brunner and Inspire Group Asia

Kuala Lumpur-based Ulrika Brunner, who has already had a long career in Asia, has just climbed up another step at her career ladder: appointed CEO at Inspire Group Asia (a New Zealand company). Inspire Group offers bespoke learning solutions that are engaging, impactful and that resonate, in order to help solve business challenges and shift…

Malaysian Danish Business Council continues to keep in touch with members online

The Malaysian Danish Business Council updated on recent activities to keep in touch with members via online connection during the pandemic, as follow. On 5 January 2021 our Executive Director Trine Tveen Nielsen met with our corporate member Carl Ronnow Sdn Bhd and had a good talk with Anders Møller, Managing Director about ups and…

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…

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…

Premium Swedish motorcycle brand, Husqvarna Motorcycles is now officially back in Malaysia

Husqvarna Motorcycles’ new importer Eurotech Wheel Distribution Sdn. Bhd just launched a fleet of bikes for the Malaysian market on 6 January 2021. The models that get the most attention are the Husqvarna Svartpilen 250, Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401. The scrambler Svartpilen range and cafe racer Vitpilen range fall in line with the Swedish…

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…

ScandAsia had 461,118 visitors in 2020

ScandAsia was quite popular last year! We had 461,118 visitors! Our best month was June with 57,328 visitors! In terms of demographics, ScandAsia’s 461,118 visitors came from 228 different countries. Our Top 5 Countries were 1. Thailand 57,530 – 2. United States 56,001 – 3. Singapore 31,568 – 4. Sweden 26,097 – 5. Denmark 26,006. In terms of gender, 56% were…