Latest Scandinavian Myanmar News

Denmark supported training on planting mangrove

The second-round field trip of Integrated Coastal Management Training, supported by Denmark together with the Forest Department in Myanmar, was launched on May 13, 2019 at the Forest Department located in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. As a part of the Denmark-Myanmar Coastal Climate Adaptation Programme, the training aimed to fight against deforestation and avoid the negative effects…

Norwegian National Day across SEA

More than 200 years Norway got their own constitution that was signed on the 17th of May in 1814. In order to commemorate the significance of thier independence as a free nation, the Norwegians will assemble altogether to celebrate the most meaningful and biggest social gatherings of the Norwegians with flags, parades, food, games and…

Danish envoy attended occupational safety forum in Myanmar

Organized by the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population and ILO, the two days forum on Safety and Health Forum was held from May 6 to 7 at Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar. Speaking at the forum, Danish Ambassador John Nielsen gave a speech that highlighted the significant role of enforcement and implementation of Myanmar’s new…

The celebrations of Europe Day in Myanmar and Malaysia

On May 9 of each year, the EU representatives across the world will celebrate the Europe Day to mark the presentation of the Schuman Declaration in 1950, a pioneer to the European Union who initially proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community. European Union operating in Myanmar and Malaysia are ones among…

Yangon’s World Press Freedom Day and the release of Reuters’ imprisoned journalists

Due to the Press Freedom Day approching on Friday, May 3 2019, the Embassies of Denmark and Sweden participated in two different events on media freedom taking place in Yangon, Myanmar. On May 3, the Embassy of Denmark attended an event hosted by Myanmar Press Council at Yangon City Hall to mark the World Press…

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s health project

Sweden co-funded Myanmar’s project, “SRHR STRONG+” together with the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland by donating thier budget through the Access to Health Fund, an organization pooling fund from multi-donors to support the health sector in Myanmar. “SRHR: STRONG+” stands for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Strengthening the Realization of National Guidelines, Policies,…

EU donated EUR 221 million to education in Myanmar

European Union supported education in Myanmar with EUR 221 million to provide equal acesses to better quality education for all Myanmar students. The donation ceremony was officially held on 21 March 2019 in the presence of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and…

Telenor Myanmar expanded its service in Malaysia and Singapore

Telenor Myanmar, a subsidiary of the Norwegian Telenor Group, expanded its non-stop international data roaming service to Malaysia and Singapore, the countries that Telenor Myanmar’s customers travel commonly, according to Telenor Myanmar’s press release on 13 March 2019. After launched the new data roaming service in Thailand last month, Telenor got a positive feedback from…

EU latest statement on violence in Rakhine State

The Heads of Mission of the European Union Delegation, EU Member States accredited to Myanmar, Canada and Norway released the statement on “the further escalation of violence in Rakhine State” on 14 March 2019. According to the statement, EU mentioned that the armed conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military Rakhine in southern…

Maersk’s new office launched in Yangon, Myanmar

Maersk officially hosted the opening ceremony of its new central city office in Yangon on Thursday, 7 March 2019. The ribbon was cut as a mark of the commencement by John Nielson, Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar, Mr. Bo Wegener, Managing Director of Sealand Asia, Mr. Marco Civardi, Area Managing Director of Maersk Vietnam, Cambodia…