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Mika Lintilä deepens Finland-Indonesia bond at networking night






As Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mika Lintilä visited Indonesia, Finnish and Indonesian companies gathered for a night of networking in the company of the minister. “I look forward to new business opportunities between Indonesia and Finland. Finnish companies can offer sustainable solutions to the Indonesian market,” said Mika Lintilä as he gave his…

Danish-Thai cooperation on livestock






On Wednesday 7 June 2017, Nina Hvid Talvela, Minister Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, joined the Danish Embassy in Bangkok in a meeting with Dr. Wacharapon Chotiyaputta, Director of International Livestock Cooperation in the Thailand Ministry of Agriculture. Accompanied by Peter Sand, Head of Trade Section at Embassy of Denmark in Bangkok,…

Sushi causes growing popularity for Norwegian Salmon in Thailand






Norwegian salmon is growing in popularity in South-East Asia, and Norway is the leading supplier of fresh salmon into the region. According the Jon Erik Steenlid, Director of Norwegian Seafood Council in South-East Asia, the increasing consumption in the Japanese dish sushi is to thank for the growing popularity for Norwegian salmon. “Particularly in Thailand,…

More than 600 people at Moomin day in Singapore






The Moomin philosophy of love, tolerance and friendship was spread around at Central Public Library in Singapore, as Moomin day was celebrated on Saturday 3 June 2017, as part of SF100SG, Finland’s 100-year independence celebrations. Over 600 people came to the library during the day to listen to storytelling from Moomin books and participate in…

Denmark invest 25m in China, 22m in Vietnam to reduce CO2






Denmark is now investing DKK 115m in a series of new energy partnerships with Mexico, Vietnam, South Africa and China, which together are expected to account for the world’s largest share of increase in CO2 emissions in the coming years. Denmark’s 40 years of experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency will help facilitate the…

Improved livelihoods among Myeik fishing communities






On Thursday 1 June 2017, the Danish Real Time Evaluation, RTE, team landed in Myeik, Myanmar to evaluate and monitor progress of the Sustainable Coastal Fisheries programme supported by Denmark. They observed a workshop on implementation of the programme facilitated by the Department of Fisheries in Myeik. RTE is an approach to enhance the evaluative…

Empowering People for Change in Myanmar with Sweden






Ei Hnin Phyu Htun, Program Officer from Swedish Embassy in Yangon, visited Meiktila for a field visit last week, starting Monday 29 May 2017. In Meiktila, she visited partner organization of the embassy, ActionAid. To follow up on Sweden’s contribution to ActionAid’s implementation of the ‘Empowering People for Change in Myanmar’ program. Observations showed how…

Denmark opens new visa centers in three Chinese cities






On Thursday 1 June 2017, Denmark opened new visa centers in three Chinese cities; Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an. The three new centers are part of Denmark’s continued efforts to ease the journey of an increasing number of Chinese tourists in connection with China Denmark Tourism Year in 2017, as well as ease the pressure on the nine…