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Nordic green and innovative solutions in Thailand

Nordic green and innovative solutions in Thailand

On Tuesday 27 June 2017, the Department of European Affairs organized a seminar on ‘Nordic 4.0: Green and Innovative’ at the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the seminar, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland shared national experiences with green innovation from each country. The background for the seminar was Thailand’s 4.0 vision – a change of the Thai economy towards …

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Successful Norway-Thailand LNG Partnership Seminar

Successful Norway-Thailand LNG Partnership Seminar

On Monday 26 June 2017, the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok together with the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand hosted a seminar to present opportunities for further collaboration between Norway and Thailand in the liquefied natural gas, LNG, sector. The seminar was supported by Innovation Norway and the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce. Access to energy …

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Bumrungrad International Hospital certified by Norway’s DNV GL

Bumrungrad International Hospital certified by Norway’s DNV GL

On Friday 23 June, H.E. Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen attended a certificate presentation ceremony at Bumgrungrad hospital in Bangkok. The hospital is the first hospital in Asia and the first hospital outside North America to be certified to DNV GL’s Managing Infection Risk standard. The area of risk prevention and control is becoming more important than ever before. The Norwegian company …

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Vana Nava Water Jungle Hua Hin: Excitement on all levels!

Vana Nava Water Jungle Hua Hin: Excitement on all levels!

Adrenaline-charging thrills in Hua Hin! For those new to water parks, or used to a very limited number of choices for amusement parks in these Thailand waters, we’ve got news for you! And what could be better than to find this in the Scandinavians’ favourite seaside resort of Hua Hin! Additions in recent years have certainly raised the bar a …

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Record number of agreements signed on Finnish PM visit to China

Record number of agreements signed on Finnish PM visit to China

A greater number of trade and investment agreements and letters of intent were signed during Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s visit to China than ever before in connection with a Team Finland visit led by a Finnish minister on 25-. The number of agreements signed this week is as high as 54. “The visit is a culmination of high-level political discussions …

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Denmark-Malaysia fisheries minister meeting held

Denmark-Malaysia fisheries minister meeting held

On 2 June Minister Counsellor Nina Hvid Talvela together with Trade Counsellor Joanne Looi and Commercial Assistant Catherine Clausen met with Department of Fisheries to follow up on the previous with the Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industries. They discussed the potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020 technology as well as future cooperation …

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Denmark’s Constitution Day celebrated in Singapore

Denmark’s Constitution Day celebrated in Singapore

On 5 June the Danish National (Constitution Day) and World Environment Day, Singapore, were celebrated at Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Among the Danish Ambassador Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard’s distinguished guests were Ambassador to Denmark Mr and Mrs Karan Singh Thakral; Mr Gan Thiam Poh and Mr Darryl David, Members of Parliament of Singapore (Ang Mo Kio GRC); and Mr Sam Tan, …

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Swedish PM meets Chinese e-commerce giant

Swedish PM meets Chinese e-commerce giant

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Alibaba Founder, Jack Ma, during Lövfen's state visit to China. On Wednesday 28 June 2017, Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden, met with Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group to explore collaborations between e-commerce giant Alibaba and Swedish businesses. During his state visit to China, the Swedish Prime Minister was joined by …

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Juha Sipilä meets President of China in Beijing

Juha Sipilä meets President of China in Beijing

Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä, met with President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing on Monday 26 June 2017. Sipilä and President Xi discussed the bilateral relations between Finland and China and topical international questions. During their meeting, Prime Minister Sipilä and President Xi focused on President Xi’s visit to Finland in April and the …

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Singapore and Denmark signs FinTech agreement

Singapore and Denmark signs FinTech agreement

MAS and Danish FSA signs FinTech agreement at Money 20/20 in Copenhagen. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, and the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, Danish FSA, signed a FinTech Co-operation Agreement which aims to help FinTech companies in Singapore and Denmark to expand into each other’s markets on Wednesday 28 June 2017. The agreement will enable both regulators to refer …

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