Slush Shanghai gathered 5 000 attendees

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On 31 October 2016 Slush, one of the world’s most prestigious start-up events from Finland, was held in Shanghai, gathering 5,000 attendees including 270 startups, 360 investors, 120 journalists and 500 volunteers from 48 countries. Last year Slush was organized in Beijing, China for the first time. This year it was time to move south…

Nordic tourism promotion in Beijing with Chinese Baidu Map

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On 27 November the Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Ambassadors to Beijing had the opportunity to promote tourism to the Nordic countries. The event, hosted by the tourism organization Scandinavian Tourism Board, Internet corporation Baidu and other tourism promotion agencies, was part of Baidu’s launch of a strategic cooperation agreement with the national tourism organizations…

Swedish Lucia celebration in Hong Kong 2016

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On Saturday (December 10), a traditional Swedish Lucia celebration will take place in St. John Cathedral in Central, Hong Kong. The Lucia celebrations represent one of the most important cultural traditions in Sweden. You will experience a Lucia procession, choir music, followed by a traditional “Lucia-fika” with saffron buns and Swedish glögg (mulled wine). The…

Asean business CSR and human rights Singapore seminar

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The Government of Singapore, ASEAN CSR Network, ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights and the United Nations arranged a seminar 3-4 November in Singapore gathering over 100 participants from governments, private sector, trade unions, civil society and academia. The purpose was to discuss a regional strategy on Corporate Social Responsibility, business and human rights. The…

New DTCC Secretary General

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On 30 November 2016, the board of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce announced that a new Secretary General had been appointed. This was written in an announcement by the President of DTCC, Thomas Nyborg. So from 18 December 2016, Michael Andersen will be the new daily leader of the chamber’s executive office. “Michael Andersen is already…

DTAC might lose spot as Thailand’s second largest mobile company

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If the trend continues for Norwegian Telenor owned DTAC and their competitor True Move, by the end of February, DTAC will no longer be the second largest mobile company in Thailand. True Move have increased their customer base by more than 2.2 million customers over the past two quarters, while DTAC during the same period…

Queen of Denmark congratulates the new King of Thailand

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“Your Majesty, On the occasion of your proclamation as His Majesty the King of Thailand, please accept my sincere congratulations as well as my best wishes for yourself and for the people of Thailand. Margrethe R.” This is how H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark has congratulated the new King of Thailand, H.M. Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, in a…