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H&M halts angora products after rabbit torture video

Swedish fashion giant H&M said on Wednesday it would stop making clothing containing angora hair after an animal rights group released video showing fur being plucked from live rabbits on Chinese farms. STOCKHOLM: Swedish fashion giant H&M said Wednesday it would stop making clothing containing angora hair after an animal rights group released video showing…

Pandora marks 2nd anniversary in Thailand

The Danish Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar Mr Mikael H. Winther attended a celebration of the 2nd anniversary in Thailand of the Danish accessories and jewellery brand, Pandora. Pandora, a premium accessories and jewellery brand from Denmark, celebrated its second anniversary in Thailand by organizing ”Pandora 2nd Anniversary : Portray to Enchanted Forest” at…

Swedish envoy assesses Myanmar’s healthcare

A team led by the Swedish Global Health Ambassador Dr. Anders Nordström together with Ann Måwe and Ulrika Ferenius from the Swedish Foreign Ministry accompanied Tomas Lundström from the Swedish Embassy to Yangon on November 18 and 19. The team visited both a public and private clinic, and it was astonishing to see the vast…

2014 Volvo S60L unveiled in China

Volvo has officially pulled the wraps off the 2014 S60L during the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show, in China. The Swedish based automaker’s Volvo latest creation is named the S60L and the model has been officially presented to the public, in a premiere, during the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show, in China. According to the car manufacturer,…

IKEA “Pops-Up” in Central Bangkok

World’s first IKEA Pop-Up store opens in Siam Square IKEA’s world-first pop-up store opened in Bangkok’s Siam Square fashion district over the weekend. “Bangkok is an amazing international city, well known for its innovation and creativity, so what better location to launch our first IKEA pop-up store in the world?” said Lacia Sherlock, Store Manager,…

Denmark’s ISS cleans up China

The Danish company, ISS A/S, is not very well known around the world, but the facility services provider has two very impressive qualities. The first is that the company is the world’s fourth-largest employer. The second is that it has an employee turnover rate of only 42%, lower than the average 65% seen in the…

Novo Nordisk donates $100,000 for typhoon victims

Danish Pharmaceutical Novo Nordisk’s headquarters in Denmark, together with Southeast Asian countries Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines and Australia, donated a collective amount of 650,000 Danish kroner or an equivalent of more than $100,000 to the Danish Red Cross and the Philippines Red Cross for the relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by Supertyphoon…