Category: Community news

Niclas Kvarnström: Debuts as Ambassador in Singapore

There are changes at the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore. A new ambassador has arrived and the embassy relocated to a new address in November. On 27 September HE Mr Niclas Kvarnström presented his credentials as the new Head of the Swedish Mission in Singapore to President Halimah Yacob. Niclas Kvarnström arrived to Singapore along…

Senior Scandinavian’s dream living in Thailand

In the outskirts of small town Bangsaen, on Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, lies a truly special senior living project called Scandinavian Village. As in the name, it is dedicated to Scandinavian people only. And after 15 plus years in operation this residential living community is really thriving. A visit is really an eye-opener about how this…

Danish Business Association Singapore makes valuable member Business Lectures

During this fall and after new year, DABS makes a range of Business Lectures useful for their members in Singapore.  In a language understandable for most people and engaging lectures that makes people want to participate and not just listen, Danish Business Association in Singapore (DABS) have started a new concept that aims to help…

Danish delegation visited fisheries center in Malaysia

On 1 November a delegation from the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food and representatives from the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture visited Fisheries Research Center Glami Lemi. The delegation was accompanied by the Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. They also visited Ornamental Fish Centre Port Dickson. The purpose of the visits was to share best…

Danish Minister on second visit to Rohingya refugee camp

Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs, has on 29 – 30 October visited Cox’s Bazar’s refugee camp in Bangladesh together with Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley. The Minister saw WFP’s general food assistance programmes, disaster risk reduction work, nutrition centres and school feeding, as well as site…

Norway’s official State Visit to Beijing and Shanghai

HM King Harald and HM Queen Sonja of Norway’s State Visit to China has come to an end after the official part of the week-long programme took them to both Beijing and Shanghai. Norway-China Business Summit 2018 was held in Beijing on 16 October themed ‘Pioneering sustainable solutions. The visiting King of Norway Harald V…

NordCham Philippiness Crayfish Party 2018

The 2018 edition of the NordCham Philippines Crayfish Party was held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on 8 September. The party extravaganza was filled with amazing food, drinks and entertainment, with about 1000 guests dancing the night away. “Thank you to everyone who participated and purchased raffle tickets and items at the Auction of this…

Annual Norwegian Seafood Gala held in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday 12 October the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted its annual Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner 2018. This year was a special dinner since they also celebrated 50 years of Norwegian-Malaysian diplomatic relations. The Embassy was honoured to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah as the guest of honour. The…

Ambassador Kim Højlund Christensen welcomed to Vietnam

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam hosted a ‘Meet and Greet’ event on Friday 4 October. This was opportunity for the Danish business community in HCM City to welcome the new Ambassador to Vietnam H.E Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen. At the event the participants also enjoyed a discussion with an economic expert from Fulbright University…