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Meeting for Nordic students in Hong Kong on Friday

Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong invited Swedish and Danish students in Hong Kong to attend an information meeting held at the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong on Friday 15 November 2019. The address of the Church is: Wing On Plaza Shoppingmall, Office Tower våning…

Danish cellist performing the first time at Hanoi Opera House

Jonathan Swensen, a Danish cellist, will take a lead part of the concert ‘the Dramatic Pathetique’ with the Sun Symphony Orchestra’s concert, at the Hanoi Opera House on 15th November 2019. Mr. Swensen was born in 1996 and raised in Gentofte. Music has always been a part of Jonathan’s life. His mother, who is a…

ScandAsia puts the spotlight on the Nordics’ circular economy Asian outreach

During SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) and Singapore Fintech Festival, Denmark’s ‘Sustainability Thought Leader Forum’ showcases Denmark and the Nordics as frontrunners in sustainable development, while the Nordic Innovation House Singapore showcases its Circular Economy & Energy programme. These are very prominent activities among many similar ones by the Nordics recently. In connection…

Vietnamese shrimp quality approved for Scandinavia market

A Vietnamese shrimp farming cooperative, part-funded by Danish firm Northcoast Seafoods, has been certified to Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standards, according to the WWF. Nong Ngu 14/10 Hoa Nho A, in Soc Trang province, has been formed by 17 smallholder farms. They benefited from new technology including an improvement to shrimp traceability. The certification followed…

The Nordics shared green economy experience at the EBTKE2019 expo in Indonesia

The Swedish, Norwegian and Danish embassies together created a Nordic Pavilion at the EBTKE2019 expo in Jakarta on 6 – 8 November 2019. The pavillion provided information about green economy as practiced in the Scandinavian countries. The EBTKE2019 Conex expo hosted by the Indonesian Renewable Energy Society Indonesia (METI) is the 8th edition. The 2019…

Danish-Vietnamese renewable energy seminar

A seminar regarding energy consumption in Vietnam was organized by the Embassy of Denmark, in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Energy and with Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), providing an overview of Vietnam’s opportunities and challenges in developing sustainable energy.  One of the speakers at the seminar was Jakob Stenby Lundsager, Long…

Danish Permanent Secretary for Climate, Energy and Utilities visits Vietnam

Danish Permanent Secretary for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Mr. Morten Bæk visited 4 – 6 November 2019 Vietnam to enhance the government-to-government partnership between Vietnam and Denmark within the energy sector. During the two-day visit beginning on November 4, Mr. Morten Bæk worked with different Vietnamese senior officials exchanging views on strategic issues concerning decarbonization…

Danish ambassador adds Nordic touch to Christmas Wonderland event

H.E Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore, has been giving creative direction to the Poinsettia Wishes floral display that adds iconic Nordic landmarks to the annual Christmas Wonderland at Garden by the Bay from 29th November- 26th December 2019. If you visit the Poinsettia Wishes floral display, see if you can spot the…

Danish artist rocked the crowd at Monsoon Music Festival in Hanoi

Mariyah LeBerg, award winning Danish/Lebanese singer with roots in punk, world and rap, performed at Monsoon Music Festival on Friday 1st November 2019 in Hanoi in the rain for her Asian fans. Festival-goers were not dissuaded by the rain that fell in Hanoi on Friday evening, as they lingered to the last minute to enjoy…

Danish Honorary Consulate opens in Cambodia

Denmark opened its first Honorary Consulate in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 1 November 2019. The Honorary Consul is Mr. Kjeld M. Olsen, a long time Danish businessman and resident of Cambodia. The post is unpaid and the consul is not employed or posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but appointed in his own capacity…