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Danish-Thai water resource management seminar

The Danish Embassy is holding a four-day Water Resource Management Seminar in Bangkok with Thai key influencers. The event is organised by the Thai Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute with support from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Danish Embassy. Danish companies, DHI (a global leader in solving the world’s toughest challenges…

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,…

HCM City wants Swedish and Danish tourists to stay longer

HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government to extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from Sweden and Denmark and seven other countries to 30 days instead of 15 days. The reason is to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of 10-11 million international tourists in 2020. The nine countries are Sweden, Denmark,…

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Hong Kong

Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil in eggs, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. On Friday, The European Commission called for a special meeting as new discoveries on contaminating eggs were made. Denmark announced…

Scandinavian brands and Denmark pavilion at Propak Asia

As ProPak Asia 2017 celebrated 25 years Scandinavia had relatively strong presence there, with Tetra Pak and a Denmark Pavilion of companies in the Processing Tech Asia exhibition, as well as Swedish brand Ecolean participating in a ‘Let’s Drive Your Innovation’ seminar within Food Innovation Asia Conference 2017. Denmark (pavilion organised by Confederation of Danish…

Modern slavery risks increase in the Nordic countries but it looks better for Thailand

Modern slavery increases more rapidly in Europe – including in Denmark, Sweden and Finland – than in any other part of the world. This is happening do to the intensifying number of migrants coming to Europe these years, new research shows. The report also points to many Asian countries, where people being forced to work…