Tag: Finnish

Finnish and Danish travellers decreased in Laos in 2019

Laos welcomed 4.58 million international visitors in 2019, representing growth of nine percent over 2018 when tourist numbers failed to reach the target. Local daily Vientiane Times quoted Director General of the Tourism Marketing Department under Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Sounh Manivong on 8th January 2020, as saying that much of the…

Finnish man arrested for a hoax bomb threat call in Bangkok

A 63-year-old Finnish man was arrested after a hoax phone call warned there would be an “untoward incident” at Suvarnabhumi airport. The arrest came after a security officer at Suvarnabhumi airport alerted police that a man had phoned a call centre and said there would be an incident at the airport. Suvarnabhumi police checked phone…

Finnish PM set 2020 goal for sustainabilty while the King of Malaysia asked for unity and harmony

World leaders used their New Year messages to stress the importance of preserving the environment, while some discussed internal political issues and foreign policy. Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest head of government at 34, said her goal was to make Finland “a financially responsible, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable society”. “We are entering…

Consular officer position for Finland embassy in Bangkok is open for applications until 29th December 2019

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok published a recruitment statement seeking Consular Officer (entry permit section) position available to Finnish citizen. The last day to send your application is 29th December 2019. The official statement said: The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok will apply for a consular officer on its dynamic entry team 01.03.2020 –…

Consulate general of Finland Hong Kong warn Finns to avoid demonstration areas

Consulate general of Finland in Hongkong warn Finnish to avoid demonstration areas. An announcement from Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macau said: “There have been violent contacts during the demonstrations. Avoid areas where demonstrations occur and follow the local media for updates. The demonstrations are potentially disruptive to traffic and the operation…