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Singaporean company to fabricate marine equipment for the Nordics

Singaporean Sembcorp Marine has won two contracts to deliver equipment to Norwegian and Danish companies. Sembcorp Marine will design and construct three identical plug-in battery-powered ferries for Norwegian Norled AS. The three ferries will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2020. “Sembcorp Marine’s project with Norled marks our entry into the ropax ferry design…

Danish funding supports food safety at Burmese company

Thanks to Danish funding, Hornbill Coffee in southern Chin State, Myanmar, has vastly improved its food safety standards. The funding has made it possible to get a new solar dryer, that will eliminate the coffee cherries’ exposure to microbes, contamination from animal discharge and exposure to harmful toxins commonly found in traditional drying methods. A…

Nordic China Smart City Conference

On 13-15 November the Nordic China Smart City Conference takes place at Stockholmsmässan in Sweden. The theme is: ’Combining China’s new model for growth and the Nordic’s Eco Governance’. This is the third in the series of highly successful conferences focusing on the Nordic opportunities within the fast-growing Chinese urban development market. Its aim is…

Danish Farm Concept exhibited in Vietnam

The Vice Minister of Agriculture in Vietnam visited Danish Farm Concept at their booth at the Vietstock trade show in October. “He was very impressed by our farm model, which is a great way to showcase a +35 PSY full line project with complete supply from Danish Farm Concept,” reported Danish Farm Concept. Danish Farm…

Nordic Night in Jakarta: embassies celebrated joint National Day 2018

The Embassies of the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden jointly celebrated their National days for the fourth consecutive year on Thursday 18 October in Jakarta – this time in an evening atmosphere. The Nordic countries are on the forefront of renewable energy, sustainable waste management, Co2-neutral transportation and green cities. With this in…

Vestas has signed MoU with Vietnamese company

Danish Vestas has on 20 October signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnamese N&G Group to implement wind power projects in Vietnam. The signing took place during the Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) Summit in Denmark. Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc both…

Danish embassy supported civic engagement in Vietnam

With support from the Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi, a workshop about civic engagement in Vietnam was held in the second last week of October. The workshop brought together more than 70 participants from the government, research institutes, NGOs and community organizations for discussions on how to promote the concept of civic engagement and how…

Denmark helps to improve work safety in Myanmar

Inspectors from the Danish Working Environment Authority have trained Burmese inspectors to enhance safety at workplaces in Myanmar. Danish inspectors have visited Myanmar in October and have trained inspectors from the Factories and General Labour Laws Inspection Department. The training focused on indoor climate, accident prevention and chemical, fire and electricity safety. The new knowledge…

Vietnamese delegation attended Danish anti-corruption conference

A delegation from Vietnam participated in the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen on 22-24 October. The Vietnamese delegation was led by Deputy Inspector General, H.E. Mr. Tran Ngoc Liem and consisted of representatives from all the key anti-corruption agencies in Vietnam including the Government Inspectorate, the Central Committee for Internal Affairs, the Office of…

Finnish ambassador met with Burmese politicians

On 18 October Finnish Ambassador to Myanmar, Ms. Riikka Laatu, met with speakers from the Lower and Upper Houses of the Parliament of Myanmar. During Ms. Riikka Laatu’s meeting with Lower House speaker U T Khun Myat, they discussed bilateral cooperation between Finnish and Myanmar parliaments, education, health, forestry sector, development in democracy and peace,…