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Copenhagen to co-host Beijing Design Week

Copenhagen to co-host Beijing Design Week

Beijing’s City Council has selected Copenhagen to co-host Beijing Design Week 2018, ahead of New York City. "This is a unique chance to show off Danish design in front of a large international audience. I am certain that this will benefit Copenhagen’s creative businesses, help boost Danish exports and attract more Chinese visitors to Denmark,” says Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor …

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Hong Kong Nordic chambers’ Innovation and Digitalization forum insights

Hong Kong Nordic chambers’ Innovation and Digitalization forum insights

"When assessing China’s innovation landscape and capability, outsiders, particularly the Western media, often view the country as an innovation desert made up of copycat firms providing shan zhai (imitative and pirated) products. China is said to be lacking in innovativeness due to weak or non-existent intellectual property rights, a rote learning-based education system that does not encourage creativity and entrepreneurship, …

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China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum, Beijing

China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum, Beijing

The first ever China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum (CDRCF) was held from 5 to 6 of December in Beijing, where local governments and businesses from both countries were provided with a whole new framework for more active dialogue and potential cooperation, reports the Embassy of Denmark, China. In the opening ceremony, six cooperation agreements were signed between Chinese and …

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Danish Food and Fashion return to Chongqing

Danish Food and Fashion return to Chongqing

The 3rd Danish Food and Fashion Show 2016 was held in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The event that took place on 5 November, hosted by the Royal Danish Consulate General in Chongqing, aimed to promote communication in the fashion and design industries between the countries. It also gave guests the opportunity to enjoy the latest Danish and Greenlandic fashion designs …

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Swedcham Hong Kong celebrated 30 in Macau

Swedcham Hong Kong celebrated 30 in Macau

When the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong was planning its 30th anniversary it said that turning 30 requires the party of the century! So, on 19 November more than 200 members of the chamber and distinguished guests travelled to Studio City in Macau, to celebrate SwedCham Hong Kong. Inspired by James Bond’s secret missions in Macau, the theme …

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Marja Kurki China new Beijing office

Marja Kurki China new Beijing office

In November the Managing Director of Marja Kurki China, Ms. Caroline Xue invited the Embassy of finland in Beijing, along with several bloggers and other fashion influencers to the Marja Kurki's new Beijing office opening event in Liangmaqiao area. Also Marja Kurki`s CEO Mr. Tapani Kurki had flown from Finland to attend the event. As Finland celebrateed the 65th anniversary …

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Sweden to support Cambodian schooling

Sweden to support Cambodian schooling

On Wednesday 14 December, Sweden and the Royal Government of Cambodia signed a one year extension of the ongoing agreement on SIG, School Improvement Grants, of SEK 61.5 million. The objective of the School Improvement Grants is to assist Cambodia in providing quality education services to all children. With this agreement, it is …

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Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh 

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Singapore’s Nobel Prize dinner

Singapore’s Nobel Prize dinner

Once again, Embassy of Sweden, Singapore hosted the annual Nobel Prize dinner, held at the residence in early December 2016. People from the academics including researchers and professors were invited at this special event to highlight and celebrate the Nobel laureates and the important discoveries and achievements that have been awarded. Each laureate was introduced by someone from the academia …

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Energy management workshop in Myanmar

Energy management workshop in Myanmar

On Friday 9 December 2016, the Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar and the Ministry of Electricity and Energy co-hosted an energy management workshop in co-operation with World Wildlife Fund and the Danish wind turbines producer Vestas. At the workshop, experts presented international experiences for integration of renewable power and management in power systems providing …

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Photo: Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar.