Business in Asia: Professional Services news

Sweden continues to be the largest contributor of flexible funds to World Food Programme

Sweden is one of the biggest contributors globally to WFP’s work, and the largest contributor of flexible funds for WFP in 2020. Fully flexible contributions allow WFP to use funds in areas of greatest needs. WFP is the largest humanitarian organization in the world which in 2019 managed to provide assistance to nearly 100 million…

Danish-Thai historic magazines 1995 – 1997 shared

ScandMedia, the Danish graphic printing company in Thailand, began its publishing activity in Thailand in 1993 when it printed and distributed the first issue of the ScandAsia magazine. That was one year before the company was formally incorporated. Shortly after, Mr. Christian W. Warming, Commercial Counsellor at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok called ScandMedia’s…

Comic competition on Gender Equality by EU in Hong Kong and Macao now open for applications

The European Union in Hong Kong and Macao are inviting for participants in a Comic and Cartoon Competition on a topic of Gender Equality. : Participants must be between 18 and 28 years old and believe in gender equality. Unleash your creative power and picture your vision of Generation Equality. For more information and to…

Behaviour change in focus for Ulrika Brunner and Inspire Group Asia

Kuala Lumpur-based Ulrika Brunner, who has already had a long career in Asia, has just climbed up another step at her career ladder: appointed CEO at Inspire Group Asia (a New Zealand company). Inspire Group offers bespoke learning solutions that are engaging, impactful and that resonate, in order to help solve business challenges and shift…

Malaysian Danish Business Council continues to keep in touch with members online

The Malaysian Danish Business Council updated on recent activities to keep in touch with members via online connection during the pandemic, as follow. On 5 January 2021 our Executive Director Trine Tveen Nielsen met with our corporate member Carl Ronnow Sdn Bhd and had a good talk with Anders Møller, Managing Director about ups and…

EuroCham Cambodia joins consultative meeting on new draft Law on Land Management and Urban Planning (MK)

On 18 December 2020 EuroCham Cambodia’s advocacy team and members of its Real Estate and Construction Committee joined an online consultative meeting on the new draft Law on Land Management and Urban Planning. The meeting was led by His Excellency Dr PEN Sophal, Secretary of State and other senior officials of the Ministry of Land…

China’s Xpeng delivers first batch of smart electric cars to Norway

The Guangzhou-based company Xpeng Motors will directly deliver 100 G3 SUVs to individual buyers in Norway. It’s the first time the company delivers the Chinese-made smart EVs directly to individual customers in Europe.  The deliveries may open the door for Chinese electric vehicle start-ups such as Xpeng, NOI and Li Auto, to target EV-mature markets…

The Danish BoConcept wins The Luxury Lifestyle Award – Best Furniture and Homeware in the Philippines

The deep philosophy behind the name of the lifestyle brand BoConcept has made the Danish company a recognizable global brand. The Danish word “bo” translates to “living”, alluding the brand’s desire to guide clients to live an extraordinary life through self-expression. The brand achieves this through its concept of highly-customizable furniture for every room; and…

Cities for People’ by Danish architect Jan Gehl translated to Myanmar language

The sustainable urban planning book ‘Cities for People’ by Danish architect Jan Gehl has been translated into the Myanmar language and will be available soon for students, professionals, architects, engineers, and all of Myanmar urban enthusiasts. The book has now been translated into 37 languages. It is a quintessential guidebook for ‘human scale’ urban design…

Ambassador Thorgaard attended the ’10th Celebration of Silk, Thai Silk Road to the World’ event

The Danish ambassador Jon Thorgaard attended the “10th Celebration of Silk, Thai Silk Road to the World” held at the Thai Royal Navy Convention Hall on Sunday 6 December 2020. Together with other Ambassadors, Deputies and representatives of over 100 Embassies showcasing the beautiful and unique designs of Thai Silk outfits. Thank you to the…