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Norwegian Yara International ASA joins industry-led project in Singapore

Norwegian chemical company Yara International ASA has in cooperation with The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) joined an industry-led project to advance the use of ammonia as a marine fuel to reduce carbon emissions, writes Reuters. The two companies will work on the project called ‘Castor Initiative’ together with existing members including Lloyd’s…

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

Danish embassy Singapore invited to Maritime Innovation online

On 22 February 2021 the Danish embassy in Singapore invited to an online event on zero carbon shipping, that read: How do we attract top tech-talents to break down barriers towards zero carbon shipping? How can policy makers create a smoother runway for adoption of tech whilst the industry defines new sustainable pathways? And are…

HRH Crown Prince Frederik International Business Awards open for nomination

The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore invited on 23 February 2021 companies to nominate candidate for the prestigious award “HRH Crown Prince Frederik International Business Awards” by 31 March. The award is given to a company, person, agent, distributor or a Danish subsidiary that has delivered an outstanding effort in promoting sustainable Danish products, services…

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…

Norwegian Mette Visted: My Singaporean adventures

Singapore is a wealthy Island city-state, once a British colonial trading post, today it is a thriving global financial hub, a multi-cultural food paradise, and a diverse society jammed with nature. Singapore is also home to Norwegian Mette Visted and stands as the foundation of some of her life’s most important milestones and revelations.  Besides…

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…

Singapore vending machines now dispense Norwegian salmon, crab, and Wagyu beef

Business reporter Tim McDonald from BBC News, Singapore has explored the various vending machines in Singapore that seem to be on the rise and it’s not only Norwegian Salmon and sliced Wagyu Beef that’s available. Although drinks and snacks still dominate the displays in vending machines, the variety is increasing to offer bread, curry puffs,…