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Norwegian Business Delegation to China

On the occasion of the State Visit to China by Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja a Norwegian Business Delegation is arranged for 15 – 19 October 2018. This delegation starts in Beijing with ‘Pioneering Sustainable Solutions’ during 15 – 16 October, beginning with a get-together at EQUIS Four Seasons, Beijing. On 16 October…

Norwegian State Visit to China under way

The first stage of the Norwegian State Visit to China by Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja is well under way, stretching over the period 11-October! Upon arriving to Dunhuang in Gansu Province, West China Their Majesties on 11 October started with renewable energy on the agenda, getting a closer look at Dunhuang’s remarkable…

Finnish visit to Nokia Shanghai Bell

Team Finland led by Consul General Jan Wahlberg on 10 October visited the R&D Center at Nokia Shanghai Bell to discuss future cooperation. This Shanghai lab plays a unique role in building Nokia’s research eco-system in China by establishing extensive cooperation between Chinese customers and top universities in China for national key projects and consortium.…

Asia House: A gateway from Denmark to Asia

Asia House is a Danish organisation that connects Denmark and Asia. With executive director Susanne Rumohr Hækkerup in front, Asia House aims to be a platform of knowledge about business in the Asian market – a market too important to overlook according to the executive director. 120 years ago, a red brick house was built…

Norwegian artist showcases sculpture in Myanmar

Norwegian artist Merete Sejersted Bødtker and Myanmar sculptor Sonny Nyein showcase their sculptures and works on paper in Yangon from 4-7 October 2018. Merete Sejersted Bødtker will showcase her Daw Aung San Suu Kyi portrait sculpture, six mixed-media works on paper and 12 prints of her sculpture works from Norway in the “DUO Art Exhibition”.…

Norwegian King Harald and Queen Sonja will visit China

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have accepted an invitation from the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, to visit China from 11-19 October 2018. The royal couple will launche the state visit to Dunhuang in Gansu Province, West China. Here the program will include China’s commitment to renewable energy, visits to kindergartens and the opening…

Jacob Jensen Design signed Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese company

The Danish company Jacob Jensen Design has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Zhonghua Geotechnical Engineering Group. In the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) both companies concluded their shared intentions to reach a cooperation within the fields of urban space design and planning, industrial design, art and education, according to Asia One. Both companies also…

Beijing Design Week: Danish Crown prince opened Danish exhibition

Crown prince Frederik, the Danish Minister of Culture Mette Bock and Lord Mayor Frank Jensen together cut the tap for the exhibition “Living is giving” on 27 September at Beijing Design Week 2018. Watch them in the video below: Copenhagen is guest city of this year’s Beijing Design Week, which means visitors can find a…

Chinese Embassy demands apology: Swedish satire show makes fun of tourist incident

The Chinese Embassy in Sweden demands an apology from Swedish television after a satire shown featured an incident with Chinese tourists being denied staying in the lobby of a Swedish hostel. On 21 September the satire show ‘Swedish News’ on the Swedish television channel SVT featured an incident with Chinese tourists earlier this September. The Chinese…