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Norwegian SalMar received ‘Ocean Farm 1’ from China

The Norwegian fish farm company SalMar just received ‘Ocean farm 1’ from China and now sees big potential for offshore expansion. Salmon farmers are venturing offshore to overcome production constraints caused by limits on coastal fishing licenses. Bard Skjelstad, head of biology for Norway’s SalMar, said. The company is deploying Ocean Farm 1, an offshore…

Beijing tourism presentation held in Copenhagen

Charming Beijing Tourism Presentation, was held on August 14 2017  in Copenhagen. It is one of the important events within the framework of China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017, hosted by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development. Nearly 100 people from the Embassy of China in Denmark, Wonderful Copenhagen and representatives from local tour operators and media attended the event.…

1/20 full-time employment foreigners in Denmark are Thai, Philippines, and Chinese

In Denmark, a new record shows, as the number of full-time employment foreigners in the country reached 200.000 in June 2017. Now almost one out of ten full-time employers are foreigners. Out of the 200.000 foreigners, 5,5 percent are Chinese, Thai, and Philippines. Thai make up for 2,2 percent of the total, Chinese 1,8 percent,…

Finnish Your Dinner SF100 event in Bangkok

On 25-27 August 2017 Finland’s centenary celebrations will expand across the world as Finnish Your Dinner events invite everybody to enjoy dinner with Finns. In Bangkok it takes place on Saturday 26 August 2017, hosted by Friends of Finland. Their dinner to celebrate Finland 100 years together will be overlooking the Bangkok skyline and includes…

Fintech in the real world – it’s happening in Asia

Angel investor Mr Dusan Stojanovic of True Global Ventures (TGV) continues to be our guide in painting the fast-tracked fintech (financial technology) development in Asia, and in relation to the Nordics, part two. In part one (June 2017) Dusan explained the strategy for his worldwide fintech investment vehicle (focusing solely on B2B fintech investment) and…

Joakim Ladeborn new Deputy Consul General Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and Macau bid farewell to the Deputy Consul General, Ms Wictoria Amandustin Weinstock and welcomed her successor the Deputy Consul General, Mr Joakim Ladeborn. The Swede was previously also the Deputy Head Of Misson at Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur. Source: Consulate General of Sweden in…

Ambassador Gunn Jorid Roset accredited to Malaysia

On 16 August Gunn Jorid Roset was accredited as Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia. Her Excellency presented her credentials to Malaysia’s king, the Yang Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, in a grand ceremony at the National Palace of Istana Negara, along with 12 other foreign envoys. Ambassador Roset also exhibited Norway’s rich cultural heritage in…

Finnish Dinner Under the Sky Kuala Lumpur

The event Finnish your Dinner Under the Sky (Grand Dinner Party) takes place in Kuala Lumpur on 26 August 2017. Around a dozen Finnish embassies, missions and friendship societies abroad are setting long dinner tables all at the same time somewhere in a public space in their own citied, inviting local residents to join in.…

Sweden as IT, start-up hub highlighted in Thailand

Charlotta Schlyter, Deputy Head of Mission, and Vivianne Gillman, Trade Commissioner at Business Sweden, shared with Thailand the Swedish experience of what can stimulate IT start-ups, the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok reported. This took place at a seminar hosted by the Nation Building Institute-NBI‘s senior executive programme (on 26 July). The seminar was held…