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Nordic report warns of threats from China, Russia

A new report warns the Nordic countries of threats and challenges to the multilateral, rules-based world order coming from climate change, cyber attacks and geopolitical developments. The report is written by Mr. Björn Bjarnason of Iceland and deals with how to further develop Nordic cooperation on foreign and security policy, On 6 July 2020 it…

The adventurous life of Pensak Howitz

Danish-Thai Pensak Howitz (born 1939) has lived a most unusual life. The book PENSAK tells her fascinating and sometimes dramatic life story. At the same time, the book draws a portrait of Thailand and its close ties to Denmark. This is a captivating and loving portrait of a woman who has gone her own ways and on a variety of levels has strengthened the close ties between Denmark and Thailand. Among others as the companion of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn during her official visit to Denmark.

Pandora supports Unicef’s programmes to help vulnerable children

The Danish jewelry company Pandora announced in an official statement that through the sale of jewellery and other initiatives, Pandora will raise funds to empower children and young people around the world by supporting UNICEF programmes on education, gender equality, rights awareness, personal empowerment and civic engagement. This three-year collaboration aims to support the most…

Novo Holdings announce new Head of Business Development in Asia

Novo Holdings announced on 2 July 2020 that Amit Kakar will be new Head of Business Development for Singapore branch. Amit Kakar will start in his new role on 1 August 2020 and will be based in Singapore following a period working out of the Novo Holdings headquarters in Denmark. His job will be to…

Ho Chi Minh City ready to collaborate with Denmark in education, energy, environment

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc announced that Ho Chi Minh City is willing to partner with Denmark in potential areas, at a meeting session with Troels Jakobsen, Counselor of the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, on 1 July 2020. Mr.Duc also hopes to push the progress of Denmark projects underway…

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on 1 August 2020

Vietnam’s Council of Ministers has approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements. The agreement is set to bring unprecedented benefits for European and Vietnamese companies, consumers and workers, while promoting respect for labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against climate change under the Paris Agreement. The trade agreement will eliminate nearly all customs duties…

Danish tanker company chose Norwegian maintenance system

The  Danish tanker company TORM announced in an official statement on 30 June 2020, that they have chosen the Norwegian company DNV GL maintenance system to digitalise surveys and improve performance. DNV GL’s Machinery Maintenance Connect (MMC) enables maintenance data from SERTICA to be presented in a digital dashboard, rather than requiring surveyors to travel…

Denmark, World Bank and Ministry of Education support Myanmar townships’s basic education

Denmark gives suppport to The World Bank and Myanmar Ministry of Education’s decentralizes funding to support fundamental education to children in need from 57 townships in Myanmar, announced on an official statement on 29 June 2020.The statement said: “Access to education is a fundamental right for all children and they should enjoy their education rights…