Henrik Vinther

Chinese kindergarten teachers to run with Crown Prince of Denmark

Today the annual Royal Run takes off in Denmark celebrating the 50th birthday of Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark. And coinciding with the run – which will take place in five of Denmark’s largest cities – is a small group of Chinese pedagogues learning about the Danish way of taking care of children –…

Happy Norwegian Constitutional Day!

Today marks the annual Norwegian Consitutional Day – the day marking Norway’s independence from Denmark after the Napoleon Wars in 1814. So all around the world, Norwegian expats, tourists or simply people fleeing the cold winters and high prices on alcohol are gathering in blue and red to celebrate their independence. Every Norwegian embassy and…

Norwegian salmon firm to build plant in China

The Norwegian salmon producer Marine Harvest has announced plans to open a new plant in China this year. The company already has six plants spread across Asia, but as the relationship between Norway and China bettered, the market has once again opened for Norwegian export of salmons. According to the media Just-Food, the plant will…

Chinese Chamber of Commerce launches in Copenhagen

On the 8th of May, a Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CCCD) finally opened in Denmark, with 16 founding members to cut the ribbon and promote trade between the two countries. And the Chinese enterprises behind the chamber, 16 companies, has made investments in Denmark totalling to about 2 billion kroner and created over a 1.000…

Novo Nordisk to offer diabetis treatment to Myanmar children

The Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk will provide free treatment to Myanmar children suffering from type 1 diabetis. The treatment will include medicating the children with Novo Nordisk’s products but also educate doctors and nurses in treating the disease, which, according to a spokesman from Novo Nordisk, kills 60.000 Myanmar citizens – or at least…