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Gallery: Christmas Bazar at the Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore

Gallery: Christmas Bazar at the Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore

The Danish Seamen's Church in Singapore held their annual Christmas Bazar on Saturday 19 November and Sunday 20 November. During the weekend thousands of people stopped by to shop for traditional Danish food, decorations, christmas trees and much more. The children got to enjoy delicious Danish christmas treats and make their own decorations using paper, glue and imagination. Here are …

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Elderly Friendly Societies by Design

Elderly Friendly Societies by Design

On 15 November an event arranged by the Royal Danish Embassy took place at ParkRoyal hotel in Singapore.The focus of the meeting was elderly care and welfare initiatives for Singapore and Denmark's senior citizens. The event started with an introduction by Singapore's Senior Minister of State, Heng Chee How, and Denmark's ambassador to Singapore, Dorte Bech Vizard. CEO & Founder of …

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Swedish Minister with fintech delegation to Singapore

Swedish Minister with fintech delegation to Singapore

Per Bolund, Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, will lead a Swedish fintech delegation to Singapore in conjunction to the Fintech Festival during 14 Nov - 18 Nov 2016. Minister Per Bolund’s delegation includes representatives from 12 Swedish fintech companies and Stockholm School of Economics. On the agenda are meetings with industry representatives and government representatives. On 18 November …

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Nordic Ambassador's luncheon Philippines

Nordic Ambassador's luncheon Philippines

NordCham Philippines, in partnership with BDO Unibank and Comptel hosted its annual Nordic Ambassadors' Luncheon last November 17 at the Fairmont Makati, which gathered Filipino and Nordic C-level executives and entrepreneurs, leaders of local and foreign business organizations and chambers of commerce, members of the diplomatic corps, and representatives of the government.     Source: NordCham Philippines

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Swedish packaging firm invests huge sum in Vietnam plant

Swedish packaging firm invests huge sum in Vietnam plant

The food processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak has invested USD 110 million in the construction of a manufacturing facility to keep up with the growing needs of the Asia Pacific region. The new facility in Ho Chi Minh City will be the first ever paper-board carton factory in Vietnam. “The new factory reflects Tetra Pak’s confidence in the local economy, and …

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Swedish “innovative” guarantee loan funding to Asia

Swedish “innovative” guarantee loan funding to Asia

Despite increased economic growth in Asia, two-thirds of the world's poorest people live here. In order to stimulate innovative projects to reduce poverty, Sida has issued a guarantee of 1.3 billion SEK (approx. 155 million USD) to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The guarantee will enable the ADB to increase its lending to new projects that will focus on inclusive …

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Danish Crown to open own meat plant in China

Danish Crown to open own meat plant in China

European meat processor Danish Crown has announced it will establish a processing plant in China, invest app. DKK 300 million, as part of its strategy towards 2021. It is to be situated in Shanghai and the production will be based on Danish raw material. Today Danish Crown is already a big and successful exporter of fresh pork and the so-called …

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