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Promotion to study in the Nordic countries

Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway will along with other European nations present how Singaporean students can study in the Nordic countries at the annual Study In Europe education fair to be held in Singapore on Saturday, Sept 30, 2017. The Swedish Embassy will among others represent Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology,…

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…

Danish prosecutors take ISIS recruits to court

Danish prosecutors say two men, including a Finnish national, have been charged with violating Denmark’s terrorist laws by traveling to Syria and Somalia to receive weapons training and join extremist groups. Prosecutor Jan Reckendorff says one of the men joined the Islamic State group in Syria and the other joined the al-Shabab group in Somalia.…

A.P. Møller to acquire Maersk Tankers

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S [A.P. Moller – Maersk] has signed an agreement on 20 September to sell Maersk Tankers A/S [Maersk Tankers] to APMH Invest A/S, a subsidiary of A.P. Moller Holding A/S [A.P. Moller Holding] for USD 1,171 mill. in an all-cash transaction. The transaction entails a market upside provision regulating total payment…

Spouses and business partners no longer covered by DTCC “Red Carpet” agreement

The Danish fast track visa service called “Red Carpet” has in Thailand been changed. Relatives and corporate business partners, who were previously covered by the fast track visa agreement between the Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Embassy in Bangkok, will no longer be serviced under the Red Carpet rules. “These rules are…

What is the Danish Red Carpet Program?

 The Red Carpet Program offers simplified procedures for obtaining Danish Schengen visas for applicants who travel regularly to Denmark for business purposes. The aim is to assist non Danish companies, organisations, NGO’s etc. that have business relations with a Danish company or organisation.* The Red Carpet Program is open to private and public companies or…

Scandinavian Crayfish Party 2017 Good Fun!

The Scandinavian Crayfish Party in Bangkok was as impressive a feast as ever. Beside the many kilos of crayfish, lots of other delicacies made it possible to eat and drink away any sentimental longing for Scandinavia this Saturday the 16th of September. Scandinavian Society Siam’s Crayfish Party started once again in the heavy-carpeted and flowery…

Singapore to host Formula 1 for another four years

As the four Nordic drivers on the Formula 1 circuit in 2017 are battling it out in Singapore, namely Kevin Magnussen (Den), Kimi Räikkönen (Fin), Marcus Ericsson (Swe), and Valtteri Bottas (Fin), Singpapore announced just at the start race weekend that the city state will continue hosting the race for another four years. Singapore GP…