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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…

Finland’s Education and Training sector event goes online on 29-30 Jan

For students who are interested in studying overseas are invited to join the biggest event for the education and training sector in Finland – Educa – This year the event will take place online on 29–30 January 2021. Read more and register for free here

Top Asian places for remote working in 2021

The global travel website Big 7 Travel has recently published a list of the best cities to work remotely from in 2021. The fast-growing communities of Digital nomads who are location-independent and use technology to perform their job are seen globally but these communities are stronger represented in places which fits their needs best. Important…

Norway launched a new Climate Action Plan for 2021 – 2030

Norway welcomed 2021 with a launched of a new Climate Action Plan for 2021 – 2030. The new white paper to the Norwegian Parliament presents a path on how to reach Norway’s 2030 climate targets. The national Climate Action Plan is aimed to ensure Green Growth, fulfil Norway’s part of the Paris Agreement and contribute…

Winner of logo contest ’50th anniversary of Norway-Vietnam diplomatic ties’ found

Mr. Arild Haugan, Norwegian Honorary Consul in Ho Chi Minh City awarded on behalf of the Norwegian Embassy 1st prize winner Ms. Do Vuong Nguyet Linh on 7 January. Ms. Linh is a third-year graphic design student of the Architecture University in Ho Chi Minh City and the winner of the Embassy’s Logo Contest 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…

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…