Ambassador Fries participates in opening of shelter project

The Swedish Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries participated in the inauguration of the Oasis Project at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute on 9 October 2020. The Oasis Project provides temporary shelters for frontline medical workers. It is an initiative of the Office of the Vice President Leni Robredo, who delivered the keynote speech at the…

Danish embassy Manila invites to the 2nd discussion on the Future of Mobility

After the first successful webminar on the same topic, the Danish embassy in Manila invites interested participants to the 2nd discussion on the Future of Mobility on 13 October 2020. Their statement said: How can we improve? What else needs to be done? Get your gears ready for another round of discussion on cycling For…

Denmark and NordCham participated a new architecture programme opening in HCMC

NordCham Vietnam participated in the opening ceremony of the Architectural Technology & Construction Management (ATCM) program on 16 October 2020. The event hosted by the Nordic Chamber of Commerce’s member UCN (University College of Northern Denmark) together with the University of Architecture HCMC. Henrik Hjorth, Counsellor of Education and Statistics from the Danish Embassy in…

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites to one of the biggest Joint Chambers Event on 21 October

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites members to one of the biggest networking event in Bangkok on 21 October 2020. The event offers a great opportunity to mingle with all International Chambers in one evening, with serene Chao Praya riverside view, starting from 6.30-9.00PM. Venue: Four Rivers Room, 1st Floor, Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bangkok…

Finnair cuts 700 jobs, temporary layoffs continue for thousands

Finnair cuts approximately 700 jobs, long-term temporary layoffs continue for thousands of Finnair employees Finnair has completed the co-operation process started in September on its plans to reduce up to 1,000 jobs, to make other structural changes and to implement additional temporary layoffs due to the impacts of the corona pandemic. Due to the dramatic…

Special Tourist Visa to Thailand is now available

Since the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Thailand announced all borders closure to curb virus spreading. Recently after the country has been keeping a good record of infected numbers, the government has decided to reopen the country to tourism once again. According to the Royal Thai Embassy in Finland announcement you can now…

Yindii launches a mobile application to connect consumers with food joints to tackle climate change

Yindii, a Thai anti-food-waste startup, launches a mobile application designed to match hungry, deal-seeking Bangkok residents with environmentally-conscious restaurants, grocery stores and cafes offering delicious food that could otherwise go to waste. Through its discounted “flash sales,” Yindii helps battle an escalating societal problem while enabling restaurants to gain potentially lost revenue. Yindii’s mobile application…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

Ambassador Kahilouto ‘meet the parents’ at Vietnam-Finland International School

The Finnish H.E.Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto visited the Vietnam-Finland International School VFIS at TDT University in HCMC on 9 October 2020. Ambassador Kahiluoto had a Q&A meeting with parents of VFIS pupils about the Finnish Education and future plans and development of the school.