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Criminal charges against Danish Singapore manager

Denmark’s state prosecutor for serious economic and international crime, Niels Vejlby Hansen announced on Thursday 13 July 2017 that the former head of Dynamic Oil Trading in Singapore, Lars Moller, has been charged with fraud of over 800 mill DKK – equivalent to 169 mill. SGD – which led to the unexpected bankruptcy of the…

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…

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…

Finland’s Minister Mika Lintilä promotes clean energy in Beijing

Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä is attending the Eight Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing, China, on 7–9 June 2017. The topics of the meeting include energy-efficient technologies, widely affordable clean energy and clean technology promotion. A Team Finland business delegation is also attending. The Second Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-2) takes place 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…

Sweden attends forum on Pak Beng Hydropower Project

Using the Mekong River as a source of sustainable energy was discussed as the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok participated in a regional stakeholder forum on Lao PDR’s Pak Beng Hydropower Project, held on Friday 5 May 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The forum was arranged by the Mekong River Commission, MRC, who is responsible for facilitating the prior…

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…

Strategic energy partnership Denmark-Indonesia

On 27 April, Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Casper Klynge, The Head of Energy Cooperation Søren, Commercial Advisor Cinta and Political Advisor Mads met with Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Pak Ignasius Jonas to discuss the progress of the strategic partnership on energy and the joint preparations for the upcoming visit of the Danish…

Finland 100 lecture series started in Shanghai

The first event in our Finland 100 lecture series was held on 19 April at the Vπ Space (Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park). Mika Toikka, Vice President at VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) discussed the concepts of Smart Energy and Clean Cities. The Consulate General of Finland together with the Finnish Business Council Shanghai organized the…