Tag: Finland

How Indonesians in Scandinavia manage fasting during Ramadhan

Usually summer solstice in Scandinavia equals an easy breezy long event, but the sunny day might be a challenge for some. Muslims living in the nordic regions will experience the longest Ramadhan in the last 33 years for Muslims, as the holy month coincides with summer solstice on June 20.   During Ramadhan, Muslims fast from dawn…

Finnish FM talks about Finland-Myanmar relations

Finland’s Foreign Minister, Timo Soini, gave his view on the state of Myanmar, the bilateral relationship with Finland, government aid and much more in an interview with independent Myanmar media, Mizzima. In the interview Timo Soini very soon made it clear that Finland supports the newly elected government with President, Htin Kyaw, and NLFD as the powerholders. “Finland is…