Singapore tightening regulations to curb virus spreading

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong made a public announcement on a policy to curb the rise of Covid 19 situation on 3 March 2020. The government called this tightening rules “Circuit breakers”. Which means that they find necessity to close all schools and business that are not necessary to daily life. Exemption to business…

Vestas continues to make business despite the outbreak of coronavirus

Despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has halted most business’, the Danish wind energy giant Vestas continues to secure business partners. The Danish company Vestas announced on 31 March 2020 that the final agreements between the company and Chinese clients had been finalized. The company will deliver 301-Megawatt turbines for three projects in…

Malaysian business group to build a hotel and apartment complex in Greenland

The Malaysian business group Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) announced their plans to build a luxury hotel and apartment project in Nuuk, the capitol of Greenland, according to Edge Prop. According to a report made by the news site High North News, the advisor of BCorp’s executive chairman, Alex Tan Ghee Keong, stated during the announcement,…

Destination Da Nang – emerging Vietnamese resort and business destination

While tourism, like most other sectors, unexpectedly is down for the count in 2020, Asia will – hopefully relatively soon – once again be open for travelling. Da Nang is a trending and growing seaside city in central Vietnam, with sandy beaches, a wide selection of hotel choices – including many international five-star brands- and…

BaScII Students Create an Inspiring Video to Thank Medics

Medical and paramedical staff, including doctors, nurses, medics, and other health staff have been on the frontline confronting COVID-19. Students of the first year of Bachelor of Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScII) have created a touching video where they thank all frontline workers for their tireless work. Fifty of them, who are studying…

Indonesia granted travelers, visa holders an emergency stay permit

The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on 1 April 2020 that: “All foreigners who have entered Indonesia before and after 5 February, holding a Visitor/Temporary/Permanent Stay Permit  that has expired and/or can’t be extended will be granted an Emergency Stay Permit for Rp0 (zero rupiahs). The Indonesia immigration department will allow an automatic emergency…

Asian countries rank high in new corona-fear survey

Asian countries are more scared to contract the novel coronavirus than Scandinavian countries, according to a new survey from YouGov based on the percentage of 27,000 participants from 26 countries who have reported that they are ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ scared of contracting COVID-19. Amongst the countries are China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan,…

Vietnam minimizing domestic movements to curb Covid-19

Danish embassy in Vietnam clarified that the Government of Vietnam is calling for a latest regulations to limit unnecessary movement in the country on 1 April 2020. “The Vietnamese Prime Minister has just announced that from midnight of 1 April. These rules are introduced to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic. The prime minister calls…