Henrik Vinther

Swedish tourist in Malaysia killed by jellyfish

A Swedish tourist has lost his life after being stung by a poisonous jellyfish in Tanjung Rhu beach, Malaysia. What lurks beneath the waters of popular beaches can be extremely dangerous. Unfortunately a Swedish tourist experienced that first hand after he was stung to death by a jellyfish in Langkawi, Malaysia. No specification upon the particular species…

Hong Kong, Singapore among most expensive expat countries

Hong Kong and Singapore ranks as the most expensive countries for expats. Scandinavia ranking low. It has always been the common narrative that Scandinavia is the most expensive place for foreigners to live. High costs of day-to-day living and even higher costs on the housing market has long placed especially Denmark and Norway on the very…

Denmark, China celebrate 10 years anniversary

Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen met with a Chinese delegation in Beijing to celebrate the 10 years anniversary of partnership between the two countries. In 2008 Denmark and China established a comprehensive partnership with the goal to further enhance the already good relations and close cooperation between the two countries. And this partnership…

Thai tourist police crackdown on foreigners

A Swedish man national has been detained by Thailand’s tourist police in a large crackdown on alleged visa offenders. Thailand’s Tourist Police Bureau has carried out a crackdown on foreigners suspected of breaking visa rules, according to Chiang Rai Times. The nationwide crackdown was dubbed X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner and the intention is to capture foreigners…

China, Denmark to further maritime digitalization

Denmark and China has agreed to join forces in an effort to move forward in maritime digitalization. The two countries will host a three-day seminar on the topic of e-navigation and share experiences earned in the digitalization of various aspects of the maritime life: “China is an important partner with regard to the digital agenda,…

DTCC updating directory

It is time for the yearly update of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce printet directory with information about the Danish business community in Thailand including DTCCs members. The directory is printet once every year with the purpose of supplying the members with an overview of the Danish businesses in Thailand. DTCC urges their members to…

Singapore in flames – Swedish metal pioneers to visit SE Asia

Since 1990 Swedish death metal pioneers In Flames has been synonymous with the Swedish metal scene. And now, 28 years later, they’re finally performing in Singapore.  One of the world’s most widely known melodic death metal-bands, the award-winning In Flames, is finally making their way to Singapore to perform at Zepp@Big Box on Friday the…

Finland, Indonesia strengthens cooperation

Finland and Indonesia has agreed to strengthen cooperation on several areas including education and renewable energy. Indonesia also criticized the EUs ban on palm oil.  On Monday the 18th of June the Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini met with the Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi to discuss the two country’s trade and bilateral relations. “Indonesia…