Category: Denmark

Danish naval defence solutions introduced to Indonesia






On 18 – 19 May 2017 Denmark’s Rear Admiral Frank Trojahn, visited Indonesia together with a delegation of Danish companies within the naval sector. On the agenda was a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi, who visited Denmark in October last year. This was followed by a small…

Danish Development Cooperation minister visited Vietnam






Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs visited Hanoi 4-5 May to further strengthen the Denmark-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership. The Main focus of the visit, hosted MPI-Minister Mr. Dung, was sustainable growth and new strategic sector-cooperation projects within food safety, environment, health and vocational education between Danish and Vietnamese authorities. On 4 May the Danish minister…

Danish support to Amnesty’s fight for Human Rights in Brave campaign






Brave is risking your freedom for your community. Brave is defending women’s rights no matter what. Brave is never giving up on what you know is right. Those were some of the messages on the pictures hanging on the walls as Amnesty International Malaysia launched their new BRAVE campaign. Nicolau Ruge, Ambassador of Denmark to…

Danish help for climate adaption in Rakhine






Peter Hansen, Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar, joined an identification mission to Maungdaw district in Rakhine State for three days last week. He met with the Chief Minister of Rakhine State to discuss the elements for a Danish supported mangrove rehabilitation and climate adaptation programme, as well as the ongoing coastal fisheries co-management programme in…

Europe Day with Laplandia Vodka, Carlsberg and Swedish Gingerbread






Food and beverages brought in from various European countries was the focus point as all 17 EU member states represented in Malaysia gathered to celebrate the annual Europe Day on 9 May 2017. This Europe Day was special since this year is the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties. The Treaties of Rome established a…

Novo Nordisk focus on lifestyle diseases in Vietnam






  The improving living standards are affecting the health and disease patterns in Vietnam. There is a rapid increase in non-infectious diseases and lifestyle diseases such as cancer and diabetes. An estimate from 2011 said that 1.6 million people have diabetes in Vietnam, and by 2030 this number is estimated to reach 3.4 million. This was a…

Tom Sorensen joins Boyden Thailand as Partner






Tom Sorensen has left Grant Thornton to team up with Boyden Thailand as a Partner. “I was attracted by Boyden’s business model that combines retained search, interim management executives and human capital consulting,” Tom Sorensen said. “Boyden’s global network brings a uniform approach to top executive and management recruitment, a common global technology platform and the world’s…

Danish ambassador visited B&O Play Singapore






Danish Ambassador H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard in early May paid a visit to B&O PLAY‘s regional office in Singapore. Bang & Olufsen is regarded as leader of Danish creativity. It works with independent designers and tries to change the traditional concept of how audio and video products look like. Its products aim to include technology,…

Minister goes Viking biking, discuss equality and environment in Jakarta






Biking through the streets of Jakarta to promote a more climate friendly way of commuting, signing agreements on government cooperation on water and waste management, talking interreligious dialogue and women in Islam, promoting youth engagement and protecting rainforests. Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, had a busy schedule on her four day visit to…