Danish Ambassador marked world diabetes day in Myanmar

The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar delivered speech at the world diabetes day ceremony on 14 November and also opened a diabetes center funded by Danish Novo Nordisk. World Diabetes Day was commemorated at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar, where Danish Ambassador John Nielsen addressed the ceremony. The Ambassador congratulated the Government for its effort to…

Denmark and Indonesia cooperate to improve student skills

Indonesia is establishing a cooperation with Denmark to improve scientific and mathematical skills of Indonesian teachers and students. The cooperation was explored during the visit of the Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen, at the Office of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Jakarta on 14 November, according to Netral News. “The opportunity…

Radio Sweden: Uighurs in Sweden receive threats from China

People from the Muslim minority group Uighurs tell they have been pressed to gather information about other Uighurs living in Sweden and about Uighur organisations. The information comes from Radio Sweden, who has heard recorded phone calls and seen text conversations and e-mails which appear to back up allegations that people who claim to represent…

Danish Ambassador visited Burmese fishing communities

Denmark’s Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen visited local fishing communities in Dawei, Myanmar, during the first week of November. The Ambassador visited the fishing communities because they are pilot sites for Danish support to sustainable coastal fisheries in Myanmar, according to the Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar. Denmark supports the establishment of fisheries co-management committees…

Danish Minister visited Shanghai

Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark Ulla Tørnæs visited Shanghai in the first week of November to attend China International Import Expo (CIIE). The Minister visited the Danish National Pavilion, which was organized by State of Green and Dansk Industri – DI. She also visited the Danish Food Pavilion, that was organized by Food Nation…

Danish Ambassador meets Minister in Myanmar

Denmark’s Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen and the Union Minister for Home Affairs H.E. Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe met at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on 13 November. They discussed the general security situation in Myanmar, the situation concerning returnees in Rakhine and the development cooperation between Denmark and Myanmar, according…

Swedish authors participated in Singapore Writers Festival

Swedish authors Andreas Norman and Jonas Hassen Khemiri attended Singapore Writers Festival, that took place from 2-11 November. The Swedish authors took part in panel discussions, readings and writer’s workshops, according to the Swedish Embassy in Singapore. Andreas Norman made his debut as a writer in 1996 with a collection of poems, and in 2013…

LEGO has won intellectual property lawsuit in China

On 5 November Danish LEGO won a lawsuit against four Chinese companies who infringed multiple copyrights of LEGO and conducted acts of unfair competition by producing and distributing building sets similar to the LEGO products. The Guangzhou Yuexiu District Court ordered, among other things, that the four defendants shall immediately cease producing, selling, exhibiting or…