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Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Denmark explores Cebu as alternative to Manila

Jan Top Christensen, Danish Ambassador to the Philippines, said during a recent visit to Cebu in the Philippines that he sees a potential for Danish companies to come down here with Cebu becoming as competitive in business as the nation’s capital. According to a report of his visit in Cebu Daily News, the ambassador said: “Manila is getting clogged because …

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Swedish Energy Minister visits Indonesia

Swedish Energy Minister visits Indonesia

Accompanied by 15 Swedish companies working with clean energy solutions, Ibrahim Baylan, Swedish Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, visited Jakarta from 15 to 17 February 2017 to work towards an enhanced cooperation in the energy sector. Indonesia is as the world’s fourth most populated country and important partner for Sweden, both for increased trade and for the implementation of the …

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Vietnam and Denmark embark on Maritime partnership

Vietnam and Denmark embark on Maritime partnership

Andreas Nordseth, Head of Danish Maritime Authority, visited Hanoi and met with counterparts in Ministry of Transport and Vinamarine to foster a new bilateral maritime partnership, writes Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam on Thursday 16 February 2017. As maritime nations and trade nations, Denmark and Vietnam share many interests, including in developing maritime business activities, human resources and green shipping. …

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Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Finland Minister discuss peace process with Myanmar

Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development in Finland, met with Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday 9 February 2017. During their meeting Mykkänen expressed Finland’s support for Myanmar’s peace process and the civilian government’s democratic reforms. Following an UN report claiming serious human rights violations to have occurred in the region Rakhine, Mykkänen also urged …

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Malaysian trade minister meets Swedish companies

Malaysian trade minister meets Swedish companies

On 12 January Malaysia’s Minister of International Trade and Industry, met with 17 Swedish companies active in Malaysia for discussions on various topics. Y.B. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamad was accompanied by Datuk J. Jayasiri, Secretary General of MITI, Dato’ Azman Mahmud, CEO of MIDA, Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud, CEO of MATRADE, and Dato’ Zainal Amanshah, CEO of InvestKL. The Swedish side …

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Swe embassy, Volvo Trucks Malaysia visit students

Swe embassy, Volvo Trucks Malaysia visit students

On 20 January, the Embassy of Sweden, Kuala Lumpur and Volvo Trucks Malaysia visited Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) for an interactive session with about 120 students. The students were introduced to Swedish society and culture, with special emphasis on innovation and education, before they had the opportunity to interact with two Malaysian alumni from Swedish universities sharing their experiences …

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Norwegian support to Mine Action in Laos

Norwegian support to Mine Action in Laos

  Siren Gjerme Eriksen, Abassador of Norway to Hanoi, met with Laos National Regulatory Authority, NRA, as he attended a ceremony in Laos last week, where Norwegian People’s Aid handed over excess equipment from their operations to NRA. The NRA in Laos are responsible for the regulation and coordination of all operators in the country working on the impact of …

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Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate attracts foreigners

Danish real estate - houses, apartments and even land - is in high demand and the volume of transactions is on the highest level for many year, according to Denmark’s Radio. Almost every third of the Danish condominium developing companies is today foreign owned. And in 2014, almost 40 percent of all real estate purchases were by foreigners or foreign …

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Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

Nordic solutions at Inter Airport Singapore

At least nine companies and solution are exhibiting as over 100 of the world’s leading airport equipment suppliers from over 27 different countries get together for the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show at Singapore EXPO from 15 - 17 February 2017. They are AirPo Products, Axa Power, Efla Oy, Hobart, ITW GSE, J&B Aviation, Plus Eight System, Saab …

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