Radio Sweden: Uighurs in Sweden receive threats from China

People from the Muslim minority group Uighurs tell they have been pressed to gather information about other Uighurs living in Sweden and about Uighur organisations. The information comes from Radio Sweden, who has heard recorded phone calls and seen text conversations and e-mails which appear to back up allegations that people who claim to represent…

Danish Ambassador visited Burmese fishing communities

Denmark’s Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen visited local fishing communities in Dawei, Myanmar, during the first week of November. The Ambassador visited the fishing communities because they are pilot sites for Danish support to sustainable coastal fisheries in Myanmar, according to the Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar. Denmark supports the establishment of fisheries co-management committees…

Danish Minister visited Shanghai

Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark Ulla Tørnæs visited Shanghai in the first week of November to attend China International Import Expo (CIIE). The Minister visited the Danish National Pavilion, which was organized by State of Green and Dansk Industri – DI. She also visited the Danish Food Pavilion, that was organized by Food Nation…

Danish Ambassador meets Minister in Myanmar

Denmark’s Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen and the Union Minister for Home Affairs H.E. Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe met at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on 13 November. They discussed the general security situation in Myanmar, the situation concerning returnees in Rakhine and the development cooperation between Denmark and Myanmar, according…

Swedish authors participated in Singapore Writers Festival

Swedish authors Andreas Norman and Jonas Hassen Khemiri attended Singapore Writers Festival, that took place from 2-11 November. The Swedish authors took part in panel discussions, readings and writer’s workshops, according to the Swedish Embassy in Singapore. Andreas Norman made his debut as a writer in 1996 with a collection of poems, and in 2013…

LEGO has won intellectual property lawsuit in China

On 5 November Danish LEGO won a lawsuit against four Chinese companies who infringed multiple copyrights of LEGO and conducted acts of unfair competition by producing and distributing building sets similar to the LEGO products. The Guangzhou Yuexiu District Court ordered, among other things, that the four defendants shall immediately cease producing, selling, exhibiting or…

Sino-Finnish ski tunnel project in Northeast China

Finland’s Ambassador to China Mr Jarno Syrjälä visited (in September 2018) the Beishan ski tunnel project in Jilin City, Northeast China. The ski tunnel is being built as a Sino-Finnish cooperation project and the China national cross-country skiing team will start training there in the autumn. Hits: 243