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Casper Klynge; From Jakarta to Silicon Valley

Casper Klynge has been known as the Danish Ambassador to Indonesia for the past three years, but now he is moving on to new adventures in Silicon Valley as the world’s very first Tech Ambassador. Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia, Casper Klynge, is a busy man these days. Tying up his work in Indonesia while…

Henrik wants to create safe haven for elephants in Krabi

In Thailand, elephants suffer from the tourism industry more than any place else in the world. Henrik Enevoldsen from Denmark is trying to create a safe haven for Thailand’s mistreated elephants, and hopes to get support from fellow Scandinavians to rescue the burdened creatures. Henrik Enevoldsen was only around three or fours years old when…

University of Helsinki to build an air quality station in Beijing

The University of Helsinki and the Beijing University of Chemical Technology, BUCT, have concluded a cooperation agreement to build a SMEAR station in Beijing, a station for monitoring ecosystem-atmosphere relations, writes University of Helsinki on 29 June 2017. The contract entails a large amount of funding from China. The agreement was concluded in conjunction with…

Nokia signs deal with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi

Nokia and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration agreement and a multi-year patent agreement on Wednesday 5 July 2017.  The deal includes a cross license to each company’s cellular standard essential patents. Xiaomi also acquired patent assets from Nokia as part of the transaction. “Xiaomi is one of the world’s leading smartphone…

Norway discuss small state challenges with Singapore

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, visited Singapore on 4-5 June 2017. During his visit he met with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Norwegian Business Association Singapore, NBAS. Meeting with Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs, the two foregign ministers discussed the existential challenges that both countries face as small states in…

Swedish NHL star inspires young hockey players in Bangkok

In the front row sat five young aspiring hockey players and watched in awe as the Chicago Blackhawks defenceman, Johnny Oduya, talked about playing the game they all love, and playing it professionally in the National Hockey League, NHL.  The Sweden-born, two times Stanley Cup winner and Olympic silver medallist visited The Rink at Central…

Vestas discuss wind energy development in Yangon

On Monday 3 July 2017, representatives from the Danish global wind energy company giant Vestas met with U Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region. Accompanied by Dorte Chorsten, Deputy Head of Mission at the Danish Embassy in Myanmar, Vestas and the Chief Minister discussed wind energy development in Yangon Region. Vestas entered the…

Swedish Press Ombudsman on media self-regulation in Thailand

Ola Sigvardsson, Swedish Press Ombudsman, visited Bangkok yesterday, on Tuesday 4 July 2017, to attend a seminar on international experiences in media self-regulation. The National Press Council of Thailand, NPC, organised the international seminar on their 20th anniversary, and invited Sweden to share their experiences implementing the world’s oldest Freedom of the Press Act, which…

Norway shares experience on Sovereign Wealth Fund with Myanmar

Tone Tinnes, Ambassador of Norway to Myanmar, shared the experience from Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund on Thursday 29 June 2017 at an event organised by Yangon School of Political Science. Yangon School of Political Science hosted “Political Science and Public Policy: the creation of a Myanmar Sovereign Wealth Fund” at Park Royal Hotel. The ceremony was opened by…