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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to China in June

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to China in June

On 26-28 June, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will travel to China. On the trip are several government councils and a business delegation. The Prime Minister will also have talks with China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang and speak at the World Economic Forum. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden. Photo: Kristian Pohl/Regeringskanslie The government-led delegation trip takes place within the …

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Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson leads higher education delegation to China

Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson leads higher education delegation to China

Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Sweden’s Minister of Higher Education and Research, is visiting Beijing and Shanghai in China during 11 – 16 June heading a delegation with the aim to highlight Sweden as an education and research nation and promote internationalization of higher education and research. The minister, together with the Swedish delegation with representatives from the higher education sector, will …

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Maritime consultation meeting between Denmark and China

Maritime consultation meeting between Denmark and China

The Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport held a maritime consultation meeting on Wednesday 14 June 2017.  The Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport under the Chinese Ministry of Transport exchanged views on the two countries' cooperation in the maritime field as well as on the general challenges faced by maritime transport. …

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Three new Denmark visa application centres open in China

Three new Denmark visa application centres open in China

On 1 June 2017 The Royal Danish Embassy to China opened three new Visa Application Centers to public in the cities of Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an. The three new centres are part of Denmark’s continuous efforts to facilitate travel by a growing number of Chinese outbound tourists in the China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017, and add to the nine existing ones …

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Sweden in China – Ambassador Anna Lindstedt

Sweden in China – Ambassador Anna Lindstedt

Her Excellency Anna Lindstedt is the Swedish Ambassador to China, in charge of Sweden’s largest bilateral foreign mission. The ambassador is in Beijing since September 2016 but Asia is nothing new to her. She has previously worked as the Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam and has been based at the Swedish embassies in Indonesia and Pakistan. She is also the former …

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Kuala Lumpur Ambassador Nicolai Ruge’s farewell, Jesper Vahr is next

Kuala Lumpur Ambassador Nicolai Ruge’s farewell, Jesper Vahr is next

On 14 June the Malaysia Danish Business Council hosted a farewell luncheon in the honour of Danish Ambassador to Malaysia Nicolai Ruge, who will be leaving Malaysia this summer after five years. The lunch took place at Roost, a Danish-run restaurant in Bangsar serving delicious Danish smørrebrød accompanied by sponsored Carlsberg beer. Ambassador Nicolai Ruge was thanked for his fruitful …

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Falck Global Assistance opens office in Bangkok

Falck Global Assistance opens office in Bangkok

This afternoon, 18 June 2017, Falck Global Assistance, will open a new 24/7 emergency response centre in Bangkok. With the opening, Falck Global Assistance has established a hub for its expanding activities in Southeast Asia. Since its establishment in 2009, Falck Global Assistance has been growing rapidly. The opening in Bangkok is the third location in Asia and shows the …

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Swedish Ambassador announces opening of H&M in Vietnam

Swedish Ambassador announces opening of H&M in Vietnam

Ambassador Pereric Högberg and Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi announces the opening of H&M in Vietnam. "And now it's official," writes Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi on their Facebook on Wednesday 7 June 2017. Swedish clothing giant H&M is finally coming to Vietnam, opening its first store in Ho Chi Minh City. "I'm sure you have heard it by now …

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Myanmar’s San Suu Kyi visits Sweden

Myanmar’s San Suu Kyi visits Sweden

State Counsellor of Myanmar, Da Aung San Suu Kyi, made a visit to Sweden last week, where she among others met with the Swedish Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and various representatives from Swedish companies such as H&M and Ericsson. San Suu Kyi arrived in Sweden on Sunday 11 June 2017. The State Counsellor and her delegation were …

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