Category: General news

Danish embassy hosted Malaysian students

On 4 April the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur hosted a class of Public Administration students from Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia (UiTM) for a presentation on Denmark and bilateral relations with Malaysia. Ambassador Jesper Vahr joined to answer interesting questions posed by the students. Source: Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur

Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce AGM: four new board members

Anders Frummerin representing Diakrit; Jiraya Chanchon, previous TSCC Executive Director; Nicklas Moberg, General Manager Oakwood Sukhumvit Suites; and Robert Björklund from Saab Group, were the four new nominated Board members that were unanimously elected by a very well attended the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018. Remaining in the Board are also…

Tibetan exile charged with spying denies charges

The Tibetan man recently charged with spying on his fellow exiles for the Chinese government denies charges. Read also: Sweden charges Tibetan resident for spying on fellow exiles for China The suspect, the 49-year old Dorjee Gyantsan, is in exile in Sweden but has allegedly met with Chinese officials on several occasions and was caught travelling…

Danish Ambassor Kristensen visited Bali

From the renewable energy implementation in Denmark to Paris Agreement and climate change issues, more than one hundred and twenty students were very keen on learning more about those topics during Danish Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen’s visit to Udayana University in Denpasar, Bali, on 19 March. The Ambassador met with Vice Rector Prof Ida Bagus…

Nordic Indonesian embassies visited Papua

In March 2018 the embassies of Sweden, Finland and Denmark visited the easternmost province of Indonesia: Papua. The visit was a part of the embassies’ on-going efforts to visit various regions of Indonesia to deepen the understanding of and knowledge about Indonesia. A visit to Papua is of interest as the current administration has placed…

Denmark and UNDP’s support to restorative justice, Indonesia

On 17 April, the Danish Ambassador Rasmus Kristensen together with UNDP Country Director Christopher Bahuet visited the Juvenile Rehabilitation Center (LPKA) in Palembang. LPKA is applying cutting-edge approaches to restorative justice and has effectively won a national award for the best Rehabilitation Centre, writes the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia. The UNDP project ‘Improving Restorative…

Denmark’s Kota Kinabalu consul awarded Order of Dannebrog

The Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur congratulates to Honorary Consul at the Danish Consulate in Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Borneo) Mr. Anders Møller on receiving the Order of Dannebrog. Denmark has two Royal Orders of Chivalry: The Order of the Elephant, and The Order of Dannebrog. Both got their first written statutes on 1 December…