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Vestas continues to make business despite the outbreak of coronavirus

Despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has halted most business’, the Danish wind energy giant Vestas continues to secure business partners. The Danish company Vestas announced on 31 March 2020 that the final agreements between the company and Chinese clients had been finalized. The company will deliver 301-Megawatt turbines for three projects in…

Malaysian business group to build a hotel and apartment complex in Greenland

The Malaysian business group Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) announced their plans to build a luxury hotel and apartment project in Nuuk, the capitol of Greenland, according to Edge Prop. According to a report made by the news site High North News, the advisor of BCorp’s executive chairman, Alex Tan Ghee Keong, stated during the announcement,…

Asian countries rank high in new corona-fear survey

Asian countries are more scared to contract the novel coronavirus than Scandinavian countries, according to a new survey from YouGov based on the percentage of 27,000 participants from 26 countries who have reported that they are ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ scared of contracting COVID-19. Amongst the countries are China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan,…

Vietnam minimizing domestic movements to curb Covid-19

Danish embassy in Vietnam clarified that the Government of Vietnam is calling for a latest regulations to limit unnecessary movement in the country on 1 April 2020. “The Vietnamese Prime Minister has just announced that from midnight of 1 April. These rules are introduced to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic. The prime minister calls…

Danish Vestas to deliver wind energy solutions to Vietnam

The Danish wind developer has signed and secured its fourth intertidal project contract in Vietnam, reports Kallanish Energy. The order is a 29-megawatt wind project. The project, dubbed THE Ben Tre VI-3 project, will be located in the famous region of the Mekong Delta. Danish Vestas chose the area to take advantage of the ‘favorable…

New Dean of the Danish Seamen’s Church and Churches Abroad

The Danish Seamen’s Church and Churches Abroad (DSUK) announced in a press release on 27 March 2020 that Selma Ravn’s first day as the new Dean of the Danish Seaman’s and overseas Churches. She replaces Pia Sundbøll who will retire by the end of April. Selma Ravn is currently the vicar at Frederikskirken in Paris,…

TUI: All 30.000 Nordic travelers now back home

TUI Nordic announced on 31 March that they had completed repatriating over 30,000 Nordic travelers from different parts of the world to Scandinavia. The evacuation was part of TUI’s worldwide evacuation in which a total of 200,000 European guests have now been flown home. TUI is the largest corporation within tourism and travel in Denmark,…

“Danes in Thailand, come home now!”

“It is now, you must come home,” says Head of Department for citizen service Erik Broegger Rasmussen. In an unusually strong appeal, he tells Danish tourists as well as residents to get out now or within the next few days.   https://t.co/2CQ4KFuhtU Direktøren for @UMBorgerservice har et klart budskab til alle danske rejsende i Thailand:…

Stranded travelers in Laos can apply for stay-permits

Laos Immigration Department announced that foreigners and stateless people who can not leave Laos due to temporary closure of all borders, are able to request visa extensions,on 25 March 2020. According to  daily Vientiane Times report on 27 March 2020, stay-permits has to be extended for another month directly with the Department of Immigration in…