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Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore had a fun day with children from Touch community services

H.E. Mrs Dorte Bech Vizard, Danish Ambassador to Singapore invited 17 kids from Touch Community Services for a tour around Garden by the bay’s Flower Dome to see the Nordic Poinsettia Wishes and tell the stories behind Danish Christmas traditions and togetherness on 19th December 2019. The day ended at the Ambassador’s residence where everybody…

Nordic church service brings out Christmas spirit in the heart of Bangkok

The Nordic Churches in Bangkok brought attendees together with a joined service on the day of Christmas Eve. All four languages were represented during the service with hymns, readings and sermon changing between Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and English. True to tradition, the Danish and Swedish churches in Thailand opened the doors to the Christ…

Pepper, vanilla and melted chocolate: Full house at Conrad’s cookie workshop

Knowing how much the Danes like to complain about the weather, many of them are probably envious of their fellow countrymen living in the Southeast Asian heat in Thailand. However, come Christmas and it can be a little challenging to get in the right mood when wearing flip-flops and sunglasses in 30+ degrees Celcius. John…

Danish Vestas chosen to enhance wind farm in northern Norway

Vestas has received a 38MW turbine order from the utility Finnmark Kraft for the repowering of Havoygavlen wind farm on the island of Havoy in northern Norway. Egon Leonhardsen Finnmark Kraft chief executive said: “After many years of operation at Havoygavlen, we look forward to developing a new wind farm, where we use an area…

Novo Nordisk at world diabetes day in Cuezon city Philippines

During the recent celebration of World Diabetes Day, global healthcare company Novo Nordisk Philippines together with the Lions Clubs of the Philippines, Quezon City local government, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Institute for the Study of Diabetes Foundation Inc., Diabetes Philippines, Institute of Reproductive Health, and communities in Metro Manila gathered to show support for…

Danish environmental minister visited China from 25-29 November to discussed green solutions and strengthen bilateral relationships

The Danish Environment Minister’s five-day trip in China aimed to create opportunities and exchange knowledge and ideas, includes meeting with public sectors from local ecology and environment bureaus and a visit to a technology company that provides environmental services in Shenzhen. The Minister started off her visit by meeting with her counterpart from Chinese Ministry…

Greenland telecom network chose Swedish Ericsson to supply 5G equipments

Greenland has picked Sweden’s Ericsson over China’s Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland announced on 19th December 2019. “5G is coming to Greenland, but no date has been set for this yet. We do not see Huawei as a possible supplier of (Tele Greenland’s) 5G network,”…

Danish Saxo bank partner up with Geely Sweden Holding AB to strengthen financial establisments in China

China’s Geely Sweden Holdings AB, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd, and Denmark’s Copenhagen Saxo Bank A/S signed an agreement on 17th December to established a new joint venture aimed to provide financial and regulatory technology solutions to financial institutions in China. The new company will reportedly utilize all of the cutting-edge…

The Danish Vestas customised wind project in tidal zone Vietnam

The Danish wind Systems manufacturer Vestas has developed a customised solution for the 50MW Dong Hai 1 wind project in Bac Lieu province in Vietnam. The area is at high tide submerged and dry in low tide. The Danish manufacturer will deliver the solution to local EPC construction contractor Bac Phuong JSC at the project…

Danish Embassy puts food waste on the menu with delicious leftovers

On Tuesday 17 December, the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok organised an event featuring how to successfully utilise leftover food. The event was held at The Bangkok Screening Room in corporation with Scholars of Sustenance and The Sukhothai Bangkok hotel. The event formed a green circle with a minimum of waste and a maximum of…