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Do you know this couple?

Do you know this couple?

Police in Southern Jutland is looking for the couple on this photo. The photo comes from a camera, that was found among a huge amount of other stolen items during a raid on a house in Esbjerg on the Danish Westcoast. The couple are likely to be living in the area and has been on vacation in Thailand where many of …

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Swedes set up new association in Udon Thani

Swedes set up new association in Udon Thani

An Association. Swedes in Phuket have one, in Pattaya and Hua Hin they got one as well. Now time has come for the Swedes living in the Udon Thani Province of the Northern Thailand to unite in their own Svenskförening. "Svenskar in Udon" will be formally established in the coming weeks, Sven Arne Hedell, …

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Swedish luxury cruises sails Indonesia for the first time

Swedish luxury cruises sails Indonesia for the first time

Monaco-based Star Clippers is the brainchild of Swedish entrepreneur, Mikael Krafft, whose sailing cruises may not be that known in Southeast Asia yet. This is about to change as this specialist will sail in Indonesian waters for the first time in 2017. The company, which is known for its three impressive sailing ships, offers passengers 19 departures between May 6 …

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New Swedish series takes place in Thailand

New Swedish series takes place in Thailand

C More Entertainment has begun the shooting for a new Swedish thriller-series in Thailand. The series is called ‘Farang’, meaning foreigner in Thai, and famous Swedish actor, Ola Rapace, plays the leading role. Ola Rapace’s character is “Rickard”, a Swede forced to flee Thailand where he …

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Denmark may solve Singapore's baby problem

Denmark may solve Singapore's baby problem

It was not for looking at the Little Mermaid or learning about Danish school system, when officials from the National Population and Talent Division went on a study trip to Denmark in March 2016. It was in the pursuit of solving a pressing problem in Singapore: not enough babies are being born to sustain the population. Singapore is desperate to …

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Denmark International Education Fair Vietnam

Denmark International Education Fair Vietnam

Collaboration between Danish educational institutions and Vietnamese schools has reached a promising stage. The Danish embassy attended the International Education Fair at Vinschool in mid March 2016 to discuss opportunities of studying in Denmark with students, parents and teachers. The exchange programs include numerous opportunities, and range from summer school to university, securing a promising future for the cultural exchange …

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Denmark at European Higher Education Fair Malaysia

Denmark at European Higher Education Fair Malaysia

In mid March several Danish Higher Education institutions were represented at European Higher Education Fair in Kuala Lumpur, and the Embassy of Denmark hosted a networking event for Danish and Malaysian universities in the Danish residence. On 15 March University of Southern Denmark were joined in the Danish residence by some of the major universities in Malaysia to discuss opportunities for …

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Hong Kong says yes to Swedish premium chicken and turkey

Hong Kong says yes to Swedish premium chicken and turkey

Svensk Fågel © Sven Persson / swelo.se Hong Kong has said yes to imports and sales of chicken and turkey from Swedish farmers and companies. Demand for the Swedish premium chicken is great in Asia and this industry therefore believes that the export could have a value of 100 million SEK, to begin with. “It’s great that Hong Kong now …

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Chinese firm bids on Finnish Okmetic

Chinese firm bids on Finnish Okmetic

Finland's Okmetic, a maker of silicon wafers used in semiconductors and analog circuits, announced on 1 April that it has received a takeover offer from China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG). The Board of Directors of Okmetic unanimously decided to recommend the shareholders and holders of option rights to accept the Tender Offer. NSIG will make a voluntary public tender …

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Team Sweden Vietnam holds export support meeting

Team Sweden Vietnam holds export support meeting

Exports are one of the Swedish Government’s focus areas and an important element in getting more people into jobs and safeguarding Swedish welfare, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Sweden has an ambitious employment objective: by 2020 the number of people in work and the number of hours worked in the economy must increase to such an extent that Sweden …

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PostNord Denmark enters new Alibaba collaboration

PostNord Denmark enters new Alibaba collaboration

Photo: June Witzoe A new collaboration, announced in January 2016, between PostNord Denmark and Alibaba Group will make it easier and cheaper for Danish and Nordic e-retailers to reach affluent Chinese consumers. In turn, parcel volumes from the Nordic region to China will increase. The agreement gives PostNord the right to establish a Nordic platform on the shopping portal Tmall …

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Volvo Cars launched in Vietnam

Volvo Cars launched in Vietnam

In the end of March Volvo Cars was officially launched on the Vietnamese market. Euro Auto JSC has been selected as Volvo’s authorised importer and distributor in Vietnam and the distribution will commence from the third quarter of 2016. The group will build two 4S showrooms, namely 4S Volvo Phu My Hung in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City and …

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BioKube holds Danish Kuala Lumpur presentation

BioKube holds Danish Kuala Lumpur presentation

On 7 March the CEO of BioKube Asia Pacific, Christian Vinson, was guest speaker at the Malaysian Danish Business Council (MDBC) breakfast dialogue. Held at the Danish residence Mr Vinson presented the advanced wastewater management systems manufactured by Biokube A/S back in Denmark. Biokube has over 15 years of experience in the treatment of wastewater, and last year opened production …

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Chinese takeover talks for Bang & Olufsen

Chinese takeover talks for Bang & Olufsen

The end of an era is perhaps near for one of Scandinavia’s most known designer brands: Bang & Olufsen (B&O). China-based Sparkle Roll Group Limited (“Sparkle Roll”) confirms dialogue about potential public offer for all shares in the company. Mr. Qi Jianhong, Chairman of Sparkle Roll says: “Sparkle Roll has followed Bang & Olufsen since 2012 and we are enthusiastic …

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