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Three new Denmark visa application centres open in China






On 1 June 2017 The Royal Danish Embassy to China opened three new Visa Application Centers to public in the cities of Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an. The three new centres are part of Denmark’s continuous efforts to facilitate travel by a growing number of Chinese outbound tourists in the China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017, and add…

Sweden in China – Ambassador Anna Lindstedt






Her Excellency Anna Lindstedt is the Swedish Ambassador to China, in charge of Sweden’s largest bilateral foreign mission. The ambassador is in Beijing since September 2016 but Asia is nothing new to her. She has previously worked as the Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam and has been based at the Swedish embassies in Indonesia and Pakistan.…

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to China in June






On 26-28 June, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will travel to China. On the trip are several government councils and a business delegation. The Prime Minister will also have talks with China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang and speak at the World Economic Forum. The government-led delegation trip takes place within the government’s Team Sweden initiative…

Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson leads higher education delegation to China






Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Sweden’s Minister of Higher Education and Research, is visiting Beijing and Shanghai in China during 11 – 16 June heading a delegation with the aim to highlight Sweden as an education and research nation and promote internationalization of higher education and research. The minister, together with the Swedish delegation with representatives from…

COWI to build China’s new silk road in Bangladesh






Denmark-based international consulting group, COWI is the chosen consultant to approve the design and construction on the Karnaphuli Tunnel in Bangladesh, announces COWI on Monday 22 May 2017. The tunnel is part of the One Belt One Road initiative – the world’s largest and most extensive infrastructure investment connecting China with Europe and Africa. The…

Midsummer and chicken dance in Beijing






Finnish Midsummer spirit was brought to Beijing as Finns and Chinese gathered for at fun evening at the Finnish Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday 7 June 2017. The night included interesting speakers, company introduction, a tasty Finnish buffet and plenty of drinks. SuomiFinland 100 Group, Embassy of Finland in Beijing and Chinese People’s Association for…

We Love Finland Festival 11 June Shanghai






The Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai and Team Finland wishes everyone welcome to join and feel the Finnishness in the summer in Shanghai! ‘We Love Finland Festival’ takes place in the heart of Jing’an, at Shanghai Centre (1376 Nanjing West Road) on Sunday 11 June. The venue opens at noon and the official opening…

Denmark invest 25m in China, 22m in Vietnam to reduce CO2






Denmark is now investing DKK 115m in a series of new energy partnerships with Mexico, Vietnam, South Africa and China, which together are expected to account for the world’s largest share of increase in CO2 emissions in the coming years. Denmark’s 40 years of experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency will help facilitate the…

Denmark opens new visa centers in three Chinese cities






On Thursday 1 June 2017, Denmark opened new visa centers in three Chinese cities; Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an. The three new centers are part of Denmark’s continued efforts to ease the journey of an increasing number of Chinese tourists in connection with China Denmark Tourism Year in 2017, as well as ease the pressure on the nine…