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‘Ambassador for a day’ with Norwegian Ambassador in Bangkok open for applications

On 18 January 2021 the Norwegian ambassador H.E. Kjersti Rødsmoen invited Thai teens to celebrate international women’s day and a chance to be in the Ambassador shoes for the day. The invitation read as follow: If you are a Thai citizen aged between 18-25 years old, we encourage you to make a three-minutes video sharing…

Norway suspects 23 old people died from Covid vaccine

On 15 January 2021, Norway reported 23 deaths which were suspected to be associated with covid-19 vaccination of which 13 have been assessed. Common adverse reactions may have contributed to a severe course in elderly people who are frail. All reports of suspected adverse reactions with fatal outcome following vaccination are carefully assessed.Sigurd Hortemo, chief…

Norwegian Air drops flying to Thailand

Norwegian Air has announced that the airline will halt its long-haul business in an aim to survive the pandemic. The low-cost airline continues to struggle to survive the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the new initiative is another measure for the airline to stay afloat. Norwegian Air has in recent years operated long-haul…

Jotun Thailand release Color Trends 2021

JotunThailand introduces a set of 29 colors from Jotun Colour Trends 2021. The colors are specially selected to allow one’s creativity to run wild. With colors ranging from warm rustics to soft neutrals, nature-inspired hues and alluring pastels, it inspires to build an individual color story.   Explore the possibilities with colors and browse Jotun’s alluring…

Asia in container crisis as world’s demand for medical equipment increase

There is an unpredictable shortage of shipping containers in Asia and it has never been more expensive to transport a container of goods from Asia to other parts of the world than it is now. As factories in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and South Korea have experienced an increasingly high demand for medical equipment during the…

Sjømannskirken i Pattaya is open again

Sjømannskirken in Pattaya has announced its reopened with strict infection control rules in place at the church. The announcement read as follows: Sjømannskirken is open again! Sjømannskirken will be open during the day. Registration and temperature measurement must be applied at the entrance, everyone must wear a face mask, keep at least a 1-meter social…

Singapore Airline, SAS and Finnair among safest airlines in the world

According to AirlinesRatings.com, an airline safety and review website, Singaporean Airlines, SAS, and Finnair are amongst the safest airlines to fly with in 2021. Singapore Airlines ranked 4th on the list amongst 19 other airlines. SAS and Finnair found themselves in the top 20, ranked 16th and 17th ahead of the likes of Lufthansa, KLM,…

99 percent of Norwegian Air shareholders are Nordic

The myth that Norwegian Air is Chinese-owned can finally be put to rest once and for all. Recent figures from Norwegian Air shows that nearly two out of three Norwegian Air shares are now owned by Norwegians and Swedes. The Nordic small investors own so much of Norwegian Air that they dominate both in numbers…

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…