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Danish researcher wins award for forest-saving app

Danish researcher Ida Theilade has been granted the University of Copenhagen’s Innovation Award 2018 for a Smartphone app that helps preventing illegal logging in the Prey Lang Forest in Cambodia. Senior Researcher at the Section for Global Development at the University of Copenhagen, Ida Theilade, is granted the award for the project ‘It’s Our Forest…

Asia House: A gateway from Denmark to Asia

Asia House is a Danish organisation that connects Denmark and Asia. With executive director Susanne Rumohr Hækkerup in front, Asia House aims to be a platform of knowledge about business in the Asian market – a market too important to overlook according to the executive director. 120 years ago, a red brick house was built…

Smartphones help to save forest in Cambodia

University of Copenhagen, Danmission, the IT company Web Essentials and local peacebuilding organizations in Cambodia have developed an app for smartphones that helps protecting the forest. The app “Prey Lang App” makes it easy for local forest patrols in Cambodia to geo-reference, document, and upload data about forest resources and illegal logging. The app is…

ScandAsia September magazine is out

The September issue of the ScandAsia magazine is out and distributed by email to all subscribers and in its paper edition to paper subscribers and selected distribution points. The cover story is an interview with Mr Claus Rasmussen, the Danish diver who to part in Thailand’s cave rescue operation. Other interviews are with CEO Lars Siggaard Andersen,…

AndersenB2B: business internationalisation game-changer for SMEs

‘AndersenB2B.com’ is a relatively new platform to which SMEs from the Nordics and other regions are invited to partake in new business generation. This opportunity also represents a new take on internationalisation, aiming at being a real game changer disrupting the status quo for international SME business opportunities. SMEs interested in more export on more…

New survey will investigate how Danes abroad can promote Denmark

A new Danish survey will investigate how the 250,000 Danes living abroad can contribute to promoting Denmark and attract foreign investment, tourists and specialized labor. Copenhagen Capacity, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Danes Worldwide on 24 August launched a special task force to look at how Denmark can strengthen the ties to Danes…

Martin Glaumann: Business Sweden’s new resource for Southeast Asia

Business Sweden has appointed Martin Glaumann as Market Area Director to boost their capabilities in terms of serving Swedish companies.Business Sweden is the public-private export-promoting organisation, with a very positive outlook and growth for Swedish companies in the region. Martin Glaumann is operating out of the Singapore office. Here he presents himself and his take…

Clean Energy Investor Workshop took place in Bangkok

EEP Mekong project developers, funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, met interested investors at the Clean Energy Investor Workshop on 21 August. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland funds The Energy and Environment Partnership with the Mekong Region (EEP Mekong) and on 21 August developers from the partnership could find interested…

Carlsberg increases ownership in Cambodian company

The Danish brewer Carlsberg has increased its ownership in the Cambodian brewer Cambrew Limited by 25%. Next time you drink an Combodia beer it might have a touch of something Danish. Cambrew Limited (Cambrew), one of the largest brewers in Cambodian, is now mainly on Danish hands. After Carlsberg has increased their ownership in Cambrew…

Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs. The aid runs from 2018 – 2020. Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and…