Category: Denmark

Danish Embassy brings African music to Malaysia






Moussa Diallo, a half Danish, half Malian musician, shard his music and experience Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. On Thursday 30 March 2017, he visited the Danish Embassy where he did a story telling. The story telling was under the theme “The Man and the Music” where he shared his life story while playing Malian music with…

Singapore Minister visits little Denmark at Mount Faber






On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore welcomed Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, to a visit at the beautiful Danish Church located on Mount Faber in Singapore. Dorte Bech Vizard, the Danish Ambassador to Singapore and the Port Chaplain at Sømandskirken Singapore accompanied the…

DABS Business Man of the Year 2017: Lars K Nielsen






The Danish Business Association Singapore (DABS) awarded Lars K. Nielsen of Denjet Marine ‘Business Man of the Year’ 2017 coinciding with the annual Gala Dinner. ”This is the first year DABS has this award and of course I am happy/proud to have won it. There are many other Danes in Singapore that have done well…

Dane compensated after ill Finnair pilot causes delay in Bangkok






A flight company must be prepared for crew getting sick before flights. That is what one of Denmark’s two High Courts, Østre Landsret, decided yesterday, on Thursday 30 March 2017. As a consequence, the Finnish airline, Finnair, must pay a compensation of 4465 Danish Kroner to a Danish woman who was delayed due to a…

Danish Adventurer stranded in Indonesia after trouble with sponsor






“A humble appeal to the generous Sandaun Government who promised us funding so that we could continue ‘The Worlds First Circumnavigation of the Island of New Guinea in a Traditional Sailing canoe’,” writes Danish Adventurer Thor Jensen on his Facebook, Wednesday 29 March 2017. EMTV reports, after being contacted by Thor Jensen, that the Danish…

Denmark and Save the Children discuss education in China






Embassy of Denmark in Beijing and Save the Children held a panel discussion on education and innovation in China with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International and former Prime Minister of Denmark. On Thursday 23 March 2017 the Danish Embassy and Save the Children hosted a lively discussion on how education and innovation…

Pandora opens new green crafting facility in Thailand






Wednesday 22 March 2017 was a big day for the Danish jewellery company Pandora, as they opened their new, highly modernised and green crafting facility in Lamphun near Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. The new state of the art crafting facility opens as part of Pandora long term growth plan. The facility is the first…