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Opening of Nordic Film Festival in Bangkok

The Nordic Film Festival 2018 in Bangkok started on 27 September 2018. On the evening of 27 September, this year’s Nordic Film Festival was opened with a blast. The four Nordic Embassies, sponsor partners, media and friends gathered at the Quartier CineArt to celebrate the screenings of eight Nordic films. The film screenings take place…

Danish fund gives grants to Myanmar businesses

The Responsible Business Fund has approved 185 grants to enterprises in Myanmar. The Responsible Business Fund (RBF) Board, chaired by Danish Ambassador John Nielsen, has reviewed 202 Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) wishes for grants. 185 grants were approved covering a broad geographic range including projects in Chin State, Kayah State and Tanintharyi. RBF is is…

Beijing Design Week: Danish Crown prince opened Danish exhibition

Crown prince Frederik, the Danish Minister of Culture Mette Bock and Lord Mayor Frank Jensen together cut the tap for the exhibition “Living is giving” on 27 September at Beijing Design Week 2018. Watch them in the video below: Copenhagen is guest city of this year’s Beijing Design Week, which means visitors can find a…

Plan International and Telenor Group has entered new partnership

Plan International and Telenor Groups has announced a new partnership that includes Scandinavia, Myanmar and Thailand. On 25 September 2018 Plan International and Telenor Group announced a three years partnership, where they will collaborate on enhancing children and young people’s skills for a digital future. Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that…

Global Entrepreneurship Network focusing on Asia held in Thailand

Thailand hosted the first ever Global Entrepreneurship Network conference focused on Asia on 20-23 September 2018. As part of the large-scale Global Entrepreneurship Asia Conference (GEN Asia), the Danish Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel and his wife, Susie A. Ruff, together with GEN Thailand invited start-ups, entrepreneurs and young people from the creative businesses for a Friday…

Crayfish, snaps at Bangkok Scandinavian Crayfish party

“Let there be crayfish!” With those word, lots of crayfish arrived at the annual Scandinavian Society Siam’s Crayfish party in Bangkok. 120 Danes, Swedes, Norwegians, Finns and Icelanders had gathered together to spend their Saturday evening with friends, crayfish and snaps at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Riverside Ballroom on 22 September 2018. Before the delicious…

Danish Minister: China’s development is remarkable

The Danish Minister for Environment and Food praises China in an interview with a Chinese news media. The Danish Minister for Environment and Food, Jacob Elleman-Jensen, has given an interview to the state-owned news media Xinhuanet. According to Xinhuanet, the Minister praised China for lifting people out of poverty: “Lifting millions of people out of…

EU-funded support programme for SMEs: EU Business Avenues Southeast Asia

The EU-funded EU Business Avenues in South East Asia is tasked to help SMEs from EU countries with business internationalisation. ScandAsia takes an in-depth look and talks to some Nordic companies who participated in one of their missions to Southeast Asia within Information & Communication Technologies. How does it work? Who is it for? And…

Singaporean, Danish universities entered partnerships helped by Danish Ministry of Business

With the visit of the Danish Minister of Business, last week, new partnerships entered between Danish and Singaporean universities focusing on Clean Technology and Board Leadership. ”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Looking at the encouragingly green collared signs plastered around the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, it’s obvious that sustainability is a major thing around here. When…

Danish kitchen company opens first store in the Philippines

On 18 September Kvik opened their first store in the Philippines The Philippines can now enjoy Danish kitchen design after Kvik opened their first store in Manila. The new store is located on fourth floor of SM Megamall. Kvik was established in 1983 in Denmark and already started to open stores outside the Danish borders…