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Danish Ambassor Kristensen visited Bali

From the renewable energy implementation in Denmark to Paris Agreement and climate change issues, more than one hundred and twenty students were very keen on learning more about those topics during Danish Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen’s visit to Udayana University in Denpasar, Bali, on 19 March. The Ambassador met with Vice Rector Prof Ida Bagus…

Nordic Indonesian embassies visited Papua

In March 2018 the embassies of Sweden, Finland and Denmark visited the easternmost province of Indonesia: Papua. The visit was a part of the embassies’ on-going efforts to visit various regions of Indonesia to deepen the understanding of and knowledge about Indonesia. A visit to Papua is of interest as the current administration has placed…

Denmark and UNDP’s support to restorative justice, Indonesia

On 17 April, the Danish Ambassador Rasmus Kristensen together with UNDP Country Director Christopher Bahuet visited the Juvenile Rehabilitation Center (LPKA) in Palembang. LPKA is applying cutting-edge approaches to restorative justice and has effectively won a national award for the best Rehabilitation Centre, writes the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia. The UNDP project ‘Improving Restorative…

Denmark’s Kota Kinabalu consul awarded Order of Dannebrog

The Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur congratulates to Honorary Consul at the Danish Consulate in Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Borneo) Mr. Anders Møller on receiving the Order of Dannebrog. Denmark has two Royal Orders of Chivalry: The Order of the Elephant, and The Order of Dannebrog. Both got their first written statutes on 1 December…

Feast on hot dogs and Carlsberg in Shanghai this Friday

Back in Denmark we often celebrate the weekends coming with a beer with the colleagues. Unfortunately this tradition isn’t necessarily fully adapted here in South East Asia (yet!). But this Friday the Carlsberg-thirsty and hot dog-hungry Danes in Shanghai have a chance to clear the worst signs of withdrawal. At the Grundfos Concept Store in…

Scandinavian films to screen at European Union Film Festival, Singapore

On May 10th to May 20th the 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will show contemporary cinema from 24 European countries. And among those 24 countries, every Scandinavian country is represented, with movies ranking from brutal war thrillers to romantic dramas about violin players with broken fingers (and broken hearts). From Denmark,…

Network event with NordCham Vietnam

Nearly 30 members showed up for the NordCham Vietnam networking event held on April 11th. Sponsor of the event, the Swedish software company Niteco, opened the night and afterwards Chairman Sore Roed Pedersen gave updates on Nordcham activities, EuroCham Whitebook launch, Greenbook update and EuroCham AGM, especially on the impressive presence of 3 Nordcham members…

What will happen to the next generation of Cambodian farmers?

The future of Cambodian farmers is unknown. The country’s political situation is extremely unpredictable and so is the weather. Illegal logging of the forests contributes to climate changes and the farmers’ crops are lost. A small network of forest activists fight to protect the forest against the loggers, but it is not an easy job…