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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…

Thailand opens its air borders to certain groups of foreigners

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand(CAAT) published another air border restriction announcement due to Covid-19 pandemic on 29 June 2020. The majority details remain the same as the first temporary ban on international flights announced on 3 April 2020, but some foreigners are now excempted from the ban: Foreigners with a Thai spouse or Thai…

MAERSK expands land journey from Thailand to Laos and Vietnam

The Danish integrated shipping company Maersk announced their route expansion on 30 June 2020. The announcement invites all business to reach out to Laos and Vietnam via East-West Economy Corridor from Thailand. The statement said: “Grow your business in Laos by joining us via a cross-border journey to Vietnam or Thailand through the East-West economic…

Sweden chosen as 2020 innovation leader for the European Union

The European Commission announced in 2020 edition of the innovation scoreboard reports highlighted that this year Sweden has taken the lead as the EU Innovation leader, followed Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands. The EU’s innovation performance continues to increase at a steady pace, with growing convergence between EU countries. On average, the innovation performance of…

Denmark support SME business grow in Myanmar

The Royal Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar published a statement to celebrate Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day and appreciated growth in the industry, on 26 June 2020. The statement said: Denmark is proud to support MSME growth in Myanmar through the Myanmar Enterprises Monitoring System (MEMS) and the Responsible Business Fund (RBF). Micro, Small,…