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Active Aging and Pressalit open Singapore showroom

Active Aging and Pressalit open Singapore showroom

Ambassador H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard inaugurates the showroom The official opening of the exclusive Pressalit Care showroom took place in Singapore on 9 January 2017, where the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore congratulated Pressalit and its appointed local partner Active Aging LLP. Active Aging is a 100% Singapore enterprise, dedicated to enabling seniors and the disabled, to ‘keep living’ well, …

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Ambassadors visit Maersk’s MS Margrethe in Singapore

Ambassadors visit Maersk’s MS Margrethe in Singapore

On 25 January 2017 the Embassy of Denmark, Singapore reported of a visit to the world's largest container vessel, Triple-E type Margrethe Maersk calling Singapore's port. Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard visited the vessel together with Singapore's Ambassador to Denmark, Karan Singh Thakral.

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Danish ambassador, Singapore PM Office meet

Danish ambassador, Singapore PM Office meet

Denmark’s Ambassador H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard met with Singapore Prime Minister's Office Minister Mr Chan Chun Sing in January 2017. “It was a good opportunity to discuss mutual challenges of the future economies of Denmark and Singapore,” writes the Danish embassy. "Singapore and Denmark established diplomatic relations back in 1965. For more than 50 years, we have steadfastly deepened our …

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NordCham Philippines AGM appoints new board

NordCham Philippines AGM appoints new board

NordCham Philippines held its Annual General Membership meeting (AGM) on January 31, 2017 at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati. The AGM elected the members of the 2017 NordCham Board of Directors: Martin Ejeklint, Nicky Gemperle, Bo Lundqvist, Erik Moller Nielsen, and Petteri Mäkitalo. Also, Mr. Peter Wallace, the Chairman of the Wallace Business Forum, gave an economic & political …

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Danish consultancy’s Vietnam delegation trip

Danish consultancy’s Vietnam delegation trip

In early January 2017 the Danish consultancy AndersenB2B and Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) arranged the Andersen Consult Business Delegation to Vietnam. The organisers created an exciting B2B matchmaking event with the aim to proliferate the mutual opportunities of business collaboration between the Danish delegates and local companies in Vietnam.  AndersenB2B also reported that the …

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Norwegian Ambassador on Malaysian strengths

Norwegian Ambassador on Malaysian strengths

H.E. Hans Ola Urstad encourages Norwegian companies to look outside Kuala Lumpur H.E. Hans Ola Urstad was appointed the Norwegian Ambassador in Malaysia in 2012. Before coming to Malaysia, Hans Ola Urstad was already an experienced diplomat. He has been working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1980, and besides assignments as Consul General in San Francisco and Ambassador …

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Danish ambassador meets Thai minister for public health

Danish ambassador meets Thai minister for public health

Exploring possiblities for bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare On the 25th of January 2017, Denmark's Thailand Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel met with Minister for Public Health, H.E. Clin. Prof. Emeritus Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn. The meeting focused on issues relating to diabetes and elderly care as the two countries have a common interest in these areas. It was agreed to initiate …

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Indonesian student ambassador for a day

Indonesian student ambassador for a day

On Tuesday 31 January an Indonesian student got to experience what it is like to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. He followed the ambassador, Casper Klynge, for a full day of meetings with ministers, civil society organisations and private business representatives. Student Datu Damarjiwo 19-year old Datu Damarjiwo from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta was chosen to follow Casper …

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32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications

32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications

It is sometimes interesting to get a slightly longer, historic perspective, in this ever-increasingly digital world, and Axis Communications, a Swedish IT company, represents this well. The example concerns ‘Internet of Things’ (or IoT), a buzzword and relatively recent concept. “IoT, to get things to function over a network, we’ve been doing for 32 years. Within Internet Security of Things, …

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Sino-Swedish innovation forum, Beijing

Sino-Swedish innovation forum, Beijing

The first ever Sino-Swedish Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum took place in 2016 at Hangxing Science Park in Beijing on 21 November, organized by alumni organization Sweden Alumni Network in China (SANC), Swedish Young Professionals and Zhongguancun Hangxing Science Park. Sweden’ Ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt delivered the opening speech at held forum attended by 300 guests listening to presentations and …

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Team Sweden in Hong Kong get together

Team Sweden in Hong Kong get together

  In the context of the Team Sweden in Hong Kong collaboration, the Consulate General of Sweden, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden had a joint team building day in January 2017. Altogether 14 participants from our three organizations attended a ceramic session. With three instructors’ assistances, all participants created individual ceramic art pieces as an introduction; the …

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Danish energy efficiency achievements in Melaka

Danish energy efficiency achievements in Melaka

Danish Energy Efficiency Partners Sdn Bhd. (DEEP) has received the prestigious Melaka Green Awards 2016 and a milestone has been reached in January 2016 as the retrofitting of three out of planned nine buildings in the state of Melaka has been completed. Deep was awarded the Melaka Green Awards for 2016 under the International Collaboration Category in recognition of thier …

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Finland's 99th Independence Beijing celebration

Finland's 99th Independence Beijing celebration

Gearing up for the Suomi100/Finland100 Centennial year Finnish Business Council Beijing and members celebrated Finland's 99th Independence at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing. The atmosphere was warm and pleasant. Finland's Ambassador Marja Rislakki hosted the event, which took place on 7 December 2016.

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23rd Carlsberg Golf Classic concluded

23rd Carlsberg Golf Classic concluded

After six months of great sportsmanship and golf moves amongst 3,000 amateur golfers at 31 golf clubs nationwide, the 23rd instalment of the largest and longest running amateur golf series in Malaysia - Carlsberg Golf Classic concluded in December 2016 with 51 finalists who battled it out on the greens in the National Final at the Tropicana Golf & Country …

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