Category: Community news

DanCham Thailand appointed New President and Vice-President






The New President and Vice-President has been appointed for the Danish – Thai Chamber of Commerce, At the first Board Meeting convened on 20 April 2017, after the recent Annual General Meeting, Mr. Joachim Schalck, Head of Service Thailand & Vietnam from Vestas Wind Technology Thailand Ltd. was elected as the President with Mr. Jesper…

DCC Hong Kong AGM 2017 report






The Annual General Meeting 2017 of Danish Chamber of Commerce (DCC) Hong Kong was successfully held at Pandora Jewelry Asia-Pacific on 9 March with 23 members and guest speakers in attendance. Frank Jensen was the facilitator of the meeting, reports DCC Hong Kong. The meeting started out with the Chairman, Thomas Andersen’s report, followed by…

Danish Chamber of Commerce China invites to Spring Ball 2017






The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) is inviting you to the annual Danish Spring Ball on 13 May 2017. Restaurant The Georg has created a delicious menu, the wine has been ordered and the bands are booked. For the last 20 years, the DCCC has hosted an annual Danish Spring Ball. This chamber…

Finland 100 years’ independence Hong Kong celebrations






You are invited to come and experience Finnish business and culture in Hong Kong at the Finland 100 Expo on Wednesday 10 May! This is FinnCham’s (Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) flagship event of the year to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. It will bring the Finnish business community in Hong Kong…

Anker Nielsen passed away






Mr. Poul Anker Nielsen, owner and CEO of Howard Alatpertanian Sdn Bhd passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11 April at 11.30 at University Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) due to heart attack following a stent surgery. Funeral details for Anker Nielsen are as follows: Wake on Friday 14th 8.30pm at Gui Yuan Crematorium, Kampung Tunku, Petaling…

Malou wants to bring joy of football to kids in Philippines






Footies for Smiles has a goal of bringing joy and smiles to children in the Philippines by collecting used football equipment and donating it to the Philippines. Malou Søndergaard from Denmark was inspired to start the project, Footies for Smiles, after having travelled and experienced what impact football can have on people and children’s everyday…

Sweden celebrated the Semla bun in Hanoi






On 27 February the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi hosted a gathering together with Vietnamese journalists, celebrating a very special Swedish occasion. Swedish Ambassador Mr Pereric Högberg and former Ambassador Mrs Camilla Mellander (now the Head of Trade Promotion at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) held presentations over a ‘fika’ (Swedish for coffee break),…

Finwa and SF100 networking event at Finnish Pavillion






The Embassy of Finland in Thailand and Finnish Women Abroad, FINWA, co-hosted a networking event at the Finland Pavilion of the Bangkok International Book Fair in Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on Tuesday 4 April 2017. FINWA is a newly established organisation in Bangkok with a goal to promote gender equality, help and encourage women…