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Comic competition on Gender Equality by EU in Hong Kong and Macao now open for applications

The European Union in Hong Kong and Macao are inviting for participants in a Comic and Cartoon Competition on a topic of Gender Equality. : Participants must be between 18 and 28 years old and believe in gender equality. Unleash your creative power and picture your vision of Generation Equality. For more information and to…

EV cars in Norway account for more than half of the entire auto market

Clean transport transition is well underway and sales of plug-in electric cars have increased significantly in 2020 in the world’s two biggest markets, Europe and China.  Europe is led by Norway where plug-in electric cars now account for 54 percent of the entire auto market. China and Europe have, with both the market’s combative attitude…

Swedish Greencarrier explains why there are not enough containers

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down, writes the Swedish headquartered global logistics company Greencarrier. An unpredictable fallout has been a shortage of containers. During a pandemic like this, we are absolutely dependent on the shipping industry to transport food, medicine, and other necessities across borders. And the shipping industry is absolutely dependent…

Latest global mental health statistic is a warning to workers abroad

According to a YouGov survey released in December 2020, suffering from mental health problems including depression and anxiety differentiates according to the country of residence. This is something businesses with overseas workers have to consider. Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection, comments that mental health issues have become a greater problem…

First Danish pension fund blacklists China

The Danish pension fund AkademikerPension, formerly known as MP Pension, announced in the third quarter of 2020 that the fund would no longer invest in the Chinese state after the country’s human rights abuses in Hong Kong and Xinjiang. AkademikerPension is the first Danish pension fund to blacklist China. AkademikerPension has 140,000 members.  Jens Munch…

Experts: WHO and China could have reacted to Covid-19 faster

Both China and the World Health Organization (WHO) could have responded more quickly to prevent a disaster when the Covid-19 outbreak was in its initial stages. That is the conclusion from a group of independent experts led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who have been examining…

Danfoss to build $7.7m refrigeration R&D center in China

According to Danfoss China, the Danish manufacturer is to build a new global refrigeration R&D and testing center in China. The new 7,000m2 center will be dedicated to research and development and will be located in the Wuqing District, Tianjin. The new R&D and testing center is expected to be completed within the next year.…

Danish princes Nicolai and Felix and their mother Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg in Chinese documentary

Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg and the first Asian-born princess in the history of the European Royal family gives viewers a whole new and honest insight into her life as a divorcee and a single mother on Chinese television. Until recently, the documentary was only available to viewers in China. But then it was shared on…

Ambassador Møller shares his view on China’s way forward in 2021 with Jyllands Posten

Thomas Østrup Møller, Denmark’s Ambassador to China has published an article in Jyllands Posten about China’s way out of the shadow of Covid-19.  The year 2020 was all about Covid-19 in China. China was the first country to shut down society, but China was also the first country to get the economy back on track. …