Profile photo of Nadja Dam Jensen

Nadja Dam Jensen

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…

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…

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…

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…

Finland and Canada celebrate independence with Ice Hockey Match






Two ice hockey loving countries are celebrating big birthdays this year. Finland is celebrating their 100 year of independence while Canada is celebrating 150. On Saturday 6 May 2017, the two countries got together celebrate in their anniversaries with an expat ice hockey match in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Embassy of Finland in…

Norway and Denmark stand out with Maritime solutions in Singapore






Thousands of people from all over the world generously handed out their business cards as they were walking around Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore, meeting fellow people from the maritime industry who were gathered to make new contacts and promote their maritime business. In the last week of April all things maritime was…

Innovative Finnish solutions for Ageing Asia in Singapore






Better life for the growing elderly population was the big focus as 700 international and local industry representatives, government and community leaders were gathered in Singapore for the 8th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) on 25-26 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. There, the goals were to access the best global ageing models…

Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore






88 representatives from the Maritime industry, government and research were present as Innovation Norway held the Norway-Singapore LNG bunkering forum at the Tanglin Club in Singapore on Monday 24 April 2017. Norway has 53 years of experience with LNG and were in Singapore to share their experiences, and in hope of building more optimism regarding…

Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore






As the first day of Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, AAIF, in Singapore was coming to an end, people gathered in what looks like a Finnish forest at Huone Events Hotel in central Singapore. On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore hosted a SF100 Networking Cocktail event at Huone Events Hotel as…