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China – Nordic Countries International Healthcare Summit

The China – Nordic Countries International Healthcare Summit was organized in Shanghai in mid September 2017. Healthcare professionals gathered to speak for example about the Nordic Countries healthcare system, doctor training and health education. There were also people from Finland visiting as Lasse Lehtonen from University of Helsinki and Suvi Sillanpää from SuomiHealth were among…

Swedish Hong Kong CSR Centre reception

On 22 September Acting Consul General Joakim Ladeborn attended a reception on sustainable development which was organized by the Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong, the CSR Centre of the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. The reception provided an opportunity for Swedish companies and the…

3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand

The 3 Group with mobile network services in Denmark and Sweden as well as Austria, Italy, Ireland, and the UK is now offering its cheap “3LikeHome” roaming service when visiting Thailand. It means 3 customers can use their phones in Thailand just like at home in Europe. They can also enjoy the same convenience in…

Crown Prince of Denmark visiting China

Denmark is in focus as a knowledge nation as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Frederik is visiting the Chinese capital Beijing and the southern Chinese city Guangzhou during 23-26 September. When Denmark entered into a partnership agreement with China in 2008 on research, innovation and education, it was the largest Danish undertaking in education and…

China, Indonesia, Vietnam joins Denmark in new climate alliance

The Denmark-inspired ‘Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030’ (P4G), a new global climate alliance aiming to become a new engine to drive green growth, was launched on 20 September in the UN Headquarters. Leaders from government, business and civil society launched P4G to drive inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic growth. P4G will…

Crown Prince Frederik at Sino-Nordic Cup

Danish Crown Prince Frederik kicked off the final of the third Sino-Nordic Cup Football Tournament in Beijing on Sept. 23, the first day of his visit to China. Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi accompanied the Crown Prince to attend the event held in Beijing Foreign Studies University, one of China’s oldest and most prestigious language…

DHL doubles airfreight capacities to support fast growing Norwegian seafood exports to Asia

New solution cuts lead-time between Norway and South Korea/China by over 50 percent As Norwegian seafood exports to Asia keeps growing, DHL Global Forwarding has doubled its flight frequency by deploying a dedicated Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that ships seafood from Oslo to Seoul and Shanghai twice a week. “Demand for high-quality imported seafood continues…

Finnish Business Council Beijing kicked off autumn

The autumn got a fun kick-off with Finnish Business Council Beijing on Friday 15 September. Almost 30 people joined the night of good food and good company at Moi restaurant and had the opportunity to meet with the new Finnish Ambassador to China, Jarno Syrjälä. A relaxed evening set the mood for the upcoming busy…

Denmark plays central role in new global climate initiative

A new global climate initiative – P4G – was launched Wednesday by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the General Assembly of the UN in New York. “P4G” is an abbreviation of “Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030”. China, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea is backing the P4G initiative. The initiative…