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Minister goes Viking biking, discuss equality and environment in Jakarta

Minister goes Viking biking, discuss equality and environment in Jakarta

Biking through the streets of Jakarta to promote a more climate friendly way of commuting, signing agreements on government cooperation on water and waste management, talking interreligious dialogue and women in Islam, promoting youth engagement and protecting rainforests. Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, had a busy schedule on her four day visit to Indonesia. From 30 April to …

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Preben Hjortlund - vor mand i Vietnam

Preben Hjortlund - vor mand i Vietnam

“Pak dit grej, bestil en billet, se at komme herud. Vi ses, Preben”. Det var det svar jeg fik på baggrund af en flere sider lang anmodning om praktik, jeg som ung studerende på Aalborg Universitet havde sendt til Preben Hjortlund, chef for UNIDO i Vietnam. Prebens svar definerer hans personlighed: ingen pjat, kom videre! Prebens kontante og direkte facon har …

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Swedish embassy Kuala Lumpur introduced Sweden to Malaysian students

Swedish embassy Kuala Lumpur introduced Sweden to Malaysian students

On April 24 the Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, the Swedish Institute and representatives from Lund University and the Royal Institute of Technology KTH organized a pre-departure event for 28 students from Malaysian universities accepted for post-graduate university studies in Sweden. Lund University. Photo: Kennet Ruona The Ambassador of Sweden Mr Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt started the event by giving the …

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Novo Nordisk focus on lifestyle diseases in Vietnam

Novo Nordisk focus on lifestyle diseases in Vietnam

  The improving living standards are affecting the health and disease patterns in Vietnam. There is a rapid increase in non-infectious diseases and lifestyle diseases such as cancer and diabetes. An estimate from 2011 said that 1.6 million people have diabetes in Vietnam, and by 2030 this number is estimated to reach 3.4 million. This was a topic as the Danish Minister …

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Indonesia clean-up day with Danish Ambassador

Indonesia clean-up day with Danish Ambassador

Casper Klynge, Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia, and Emil Salim, Senior Development Officer, joined Maritime Coordinator Minister, Luhut Pandjaitan, in cleaning up waste in Cilincing, North Jakarta on Saturday 6 May 2017. Marine plastic waste is a critical problem for Indonesia and the world. Plastic entering the ocean negatively affects the environment, tourism and the public health through micro plastic. …

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SKF Malaysia-hosted football tournament

SKF Malaysia-hosted football tournament

SKF in Malaysia hosted the 'Meet the World' football tournament on 10th -11th April in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan. Teams from 12 schools, all district champions, participated to win a trip to Sweden to play in the Gothia Cup, under the sponsorship of SKF. Za'ba Secondary School emerged as the winner of the tournament with their great skills and strength! …

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Tom Sorensen joins Boyden Thailand as Partner

Tom Sorensen joins Boyden Thailand as Partner

Tom Sorensen has left Grant Thornton to team up with Boyden Thailand as a Partner. “I was attracted by Boyden’s business model that combines retained search, interim management executives and human capital consulting," Tom Sorensen said. "Boyden’s global network brings a uniform approach to top executive and management recruitment, a common global technology platform and the world’s best CRM client and candidate …

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Got no money? Don't expect to leave Thai jail

Got no money? Don't expect to leave Thai jail

Denmark and other foreign countries have a bilateral agreement with Thailand allowing prisoners to be transferred to their home countries after serving a certain amount of years, depending on the length of penalty the prisoner has been given. But despite the bilateral agreement, prisoners should not expect to get out if they have a fine and cannot pay it. Light …

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