Category: General news

‘Pettson and Findus’ now available in Vietnam

The popular Swedish children’s book “Pettson and Findus” is now translated into Vietnamese. Now Vietnamese children, and not to forget adults too, have the chance to laugh at the heart warming stories about the old farmer Pettson and his childlike cat Findus. The very popular series of Swedish children’s book by Sven Nordqvist are translated…

Nordic Food Day, Swedish pavilion: Nopa, Hong Kong

At the 2018 edition of NOPA (Natural & Organic Product Asia) expo in Hong Kong two important food promotion events will take place: Nordic Food Day on August 28 and a Try Swedish Pavilion during 29 – 31 August. The Asian edition of Nopa was launched in 2014 and now is the most established natural…

Sweden’s Thailand ambassador in Stockholm Fun Run

Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Staffan Herrström participated as the 150 years of friendship and trade was highlighted with a ‘Fun Run/Walk’ on Saturday 18 August in Stockholm. In celebration of the Swedish-Thai friendship and the trade agreement dating back to 1868 some 100 hundred Swedes and Thais showed up for the 5-kilometre run at…

Indonesia forestry report published

Indonesia recently published a report on ‘The State of Indonesia’s Forests 2018‘ with Minister of Environment and Forestry, Ibu Siti Nurbaya, in lead, reports the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia. “Deforestation remains a major concern, and public initiatives such as community managed forests are being prioritised to promote sustainable forest management. Denmark is working closely with…

EU-Indonesia Business Dialogue 2018 invitation

On 25 October 2018 the 8th EU – Indonesia Business Dialogue (EIBD) will take place – a forum of private business and government representatives. Business communities and business leaders are invited to take an active part in a constructive dialogue with Indonesian and the EU representatives. It was first launched back in 2009 in Brussels…

Norwegian embassy in Yangon meets with the Irrawaddy

The Royal Norwegian embassy in Yangon met with the media The Irrawaddy as part of the Norwegian government funded project “Mainstreaming of Ethnic Women’s Concerns on Peace and Security”. An annual meeting between the Norwegian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, and media The Irrawaddy took place Tuesday 14 August 2018, where the latest progress in strengthening…

Swedish bookseller detained in China allowed to see Swedish doctor

A Swedish doctor has been allowed to visit the Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, who has been detained in China since October 2017. “Swedish medical personnel have on Monday, August 13th, been able to carry out a visit with detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai. This is welcome,” Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said in a statement,…