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The story of Carsten Dencker Nielsen

Carsten Dencker Nielsen was the last managing director of East Asiatic Company, the Danish trading company that up into the 1980’s was the largest Danish corporation. Before he died in February 2019, he had managed to complete a book about his adventurous life written with the assistance of two authors, Martin Jes Iversen and Camilla…

Finnish government offers online course in Artificial Intelligence: Free worldwide!

In 2018, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of educating its own citizens about this new technology. Finland now offers the six week program for anyone worldwide interested in learning more about AI. It is in English and German today, – and of course in Finnish and…

Sweden’s State Secretary praised Indonesian Foreign Minister for promoting womens role in global peace and security

State Secretary to Prime Minister of Sweden, Karin Wallensteen commended Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi for aggressively promoting women’s role in maintaining global peace and security. Wallensteen made the remarks at a meeting with Marsudi on the sidelines of the 14th Asia-Europe Ministerial(ASEM) Meeting held in Madrid, Spain, on 16th December 2019. Both nations were…

Norway contributes US$ 3mil to reduce ASEAN region plastic waste

The Government of Norway launched the ASEAN-Norway Cooperation Project on Local Capacity Building for Reducing Plastic Pollution in the ASEAN Region (ASEANO) in Jakarta on 9th December 2019. “Norway is proud to launch this project with ASEAN in combating marine litter and micro plastics,” said Ambassador of Norway to ASEAN, Morten Høglund. “Healthy oceans are…

International Pet Shipping

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Copenhagen FinTech aims at more continuous presence in Singapore

The largest ever Fintech delegation from Denmark visited Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) in November, comprising a total of 30 companies and 60+ people, exhibiting in the dedicated Danish booth area. At SFF, the world’s largest Fintech event, Denmark’s Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard cut the ribbon, assisted by Copenhagen Fintech Association’s CEO Thomas Krogh Jensen. Copenhagen…

Danish government cooperates with Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas emission

The government of Denmark has established a cooperation with Indonesian’s  Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in developing renewable energy resources in the provinces of South Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo and Riau. The collaboration was marked by the provision of Danish recommendations to Indonesia through the Regional Energy Outlook. On 5th December 2019, the partnership…

Finnish Konecranes bought remaining 50% stake in MHE-Demag South East Asia

Finnish industrial crane maker Konecranes has agreed to buy the outstanding 50% stake in its MHE-Demag joint venture in Southeast Asia from partner Jebsen & Jessen for 147 million euros on 5th December 2019. MHE-Demag, which has 1,800 employees, operates in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. According to Reuters, Konecranes…

Swedish hub Findec partners up in Singapore, eyes Asean

During the recent Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Sweden’s Stockholm-based hub for Fintech companies, Findec, signed a partnership, MoU, with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA). “The purpose with this collaboration is to open up a bridge between Singapore and Sweden so that we can work better; share information, technology and companies; and ensure a better business flow…