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Karri Kivela new Executive Director of EABC

Karri Kivela, former Executive Director of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC), has been appointed new Executive Director of EABC. Mr. Kivela assumed his new position at EABC on April 18th, 2019. In a news release, EABC President Stefan Molnar highlights Karri Kivela’s experience not only in the private sector but also in the chamber…

Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s DPM

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam had a meeting with Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam on April 9, 2019. As a part of promoting the bilateral relationship and cooperation between Norway and Vietnam, the Ambassador and the Minister discussed many issues regarding the collaboration between the two…

A celebration of Nordic Day in Malaysia

The Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Honorary Consulate of Iceland in Malaysia co-hosted a celebration of Nordic Day for the second time on April 11, 2019 at JW Marriott Hotel in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Malaysia. The celebration started with a seminar on Green Growth – Sustainability through Innovation by a keynote speaker…

The first direct flights from Beijing to Oslo officially opened

The first direct flights from Beijing to Oslo recently had its launching ceremony and press conference on April 12, 2019 at the Norwegian Embassy in China. At the event, there was a formal anouncment of the first direct flight between China and Norway that will be operated by Hainan Airlines, the Skytrax five-star Chinese carrier…

First Scandinavian Film Festival in Philippines

Embassies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden in Manila, in collaboration with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and SM Lanang Premiere, organized the first Scandinavian Film Festival in the Philippines. Offering Filipinos a vibe of Scandinavian culture, atmosphere and way of life, the Festival will run separately in two venues: SM Lanang Premier,…

Fight Against Corruption in Thailand by Nordic Chambers

4 Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Thailand co-hosted the seminar on anti-corruption titled “The next Big Thing in the Fight Against Corruption: CAC Certification and the Thai Anti-Corruption Initiative”, on Wednesday, 27th March 2019 at Spaces, Empire Tower Sathorn, Bangkok. The anti-corruption seminar was organized by the 4 Nordic chambers of commerce (TSCC, DTCC, TNCC,…

Norway joined UNICEF to bring Filipino students “Back to School”

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila, in cooperation with UNICEF, supported “Back to School” programme to provide essential supplies for learning to schoolchildren in Marawi affected by the Marawi conflict. Marawi conflict also known as the Marawi siege was a five-month-long armed conflict between Philippines government and militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq…

Norway’s Ambassador and Minister visited Laos

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam together with Dag-Inge Ulstein, Norway’s Minister of International Development and delegations paid a courtesy visit to Vientiane, Laos on Friday, 29 March 2019 to meet with representatives from Laos’ government as well as Norway’s organizations working in Laos. Løchen and Ulstein started their day in the capital of Laos…

Nordic Ambassadors on the trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam

Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, Denmark’s Ambassador, Mr. Kari Kahiluoto, Finland’s Ambassador and Ms. Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador were on a two-day field trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam around 26-27 March 2019 to catch on recent collaborations as well as to seek for future opportunities between Vietnam and Nordic countries. Located in the Central Highlands region…

The first Nordic Innovation Forum in Philippines

Nordcham Philippines teamed up with the Philippines Norway Business Council (PNBC) and 4 Nordic Embassies: Denmark, Finland in Kuala Lumpur, Norway, and Sweden in Malila to launch the first Nordic Innovation Forum on 21 March 2019 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in Makati City. According to Bo Lundqvist, NordCham Philippines President, the forum…