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Chinese students visit Finland

66 Chinese students have visited education institutions in Tampere in Finland on a week camp. Finland wishes to attract foreign students to their higher educations and one of the ways to do so is by inviting young Chinese students to visit Finland. From 6 August – 12 August 66 Chinese students and seven teachers from…

Norwegian embassy in Yangon meets with the Irrawaddy

The Royal Norwegian embassy in Yangon met with the media The Irrawaddy as part of the Norwegian government funded project “Mainstreaming of Ethnic Women’s Concerns on Peace and Security”. An annual meeting between the Norwegian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, and media The Irrawaddy took place Tuesday 14 August 2018, where the latest progress in strengthening…

Sweden and Myanmar collaborate to improve bus system in Yangon

Yangon Region Government and Sweden are working together on a project that will improve the bus system in the capitol of Myanmar. Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein and his senior officials met with a team of experts from the Swedish-Danish company Ramböll, which is the consulting company identified for the project. The project will define…

Swedish bookseller detained in China allowed to see Swedish doctor

A Swedish doctor has been allowed to visit the Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, who has been detained in China since October 2017. “Swedish medical personnel have on Monday, August 13th, been able to carry out a visit with detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai. This is welcome,” Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said in a statement,…

Danfoss experiences significant growth in China

Danfoss has announced their first half-year financial statement of 2018 and the growth in China is especially high.   Judging from the Danish company Danfoss’ financial statement is China looking for climate-friendly solutions. In the first half of 2018 Danfoss has experienced progress, particularly in China where they have had a significant growth. The growth…

Minister Counselor for Agriculture meets with “spear head” company

The Danish Minister Counselor for Food and Agriculture in Malaysia has met with the Danish company Aqua Partners that is a spear head company in introducing new land-based aquaculture technologies called Recirculated Aquaculture System (RAS). Henrik Hagen Olesen, Minister Counselor for Food and Agricultre at the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, met with Mr. Fuz…

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore invites all new Norwegians in Singapore to the event “New in Singapore”.   Have you just moved from Norway to Singapore and not sure about how everything works here? No worries, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church will help you. The Seamen’s Church has…

Dancham elects new President and Vice-President

Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce (DTCC) has elected Dr. Supareak Chomchan as new President and Mr. Stiig Weaver as new Vice-President of the Chamber. Both were elected 3 August 2018 at the DTCC Board meeting after former President Mr. Joachim Hviid Schalck resigned from the position due to personal reasons. Dr. Supareak Chomchan was Vice-President before…

Pandora cuts 200 jobs in Thailand

Danish jeweler brand PANDORA will cut 218 jobs in Thailand due to organizational adjustments. Pandora has announced changes in the company which means 397 employees will lose their job of which 218 in Thailand. The organizational adjustments will among others happen by centralize operations and supply chain structure to streamline manufacturing and move more resources…