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Finland’s Education and Training sector event goes online on 29-30 Jan

For students who are interested in studying overseas are invited to join the biggest event for the education and training sector in Finland – Educa – This year the event will take place online on 29–30 January 2021. Read more and register for free here

99 percent of Norwegian Air shareholders are Nordic

The myth that Norwegian Air is Chinese-owned can finally be put to rest once and for all. Recent figures from Norwegian Air shows that nearly two out of three Norwegian Air shares are now owned by Norwegians and Swedes. The Nordic small investors own so much of Norwegian Air that they dominate both in numbers…

Hongkou District Education Bureau discussed future collaboration with Finland

On 11 January 2021, Finnish Deputy Consul General Elina Rimppi met with the Deputy District Mayor of Hongkou District and Director of Hongkou District Education Bureau to discuss opportunities for collaborations, particularly in the field of education. The district has shown great interest in Finnish education, teaching, and learning methods as well as Finnish innovation…

Danish parliament wants Taiwan to rejoin WHO – China opposes

A majority of the Danish parliament, not including the government, has proposed that Taiwan should be allowed to return to the WHO despite strong Chinese opposition. According to Jyllands-Posten, Danish newspaper, the proposal stipulates that Denmark should join other countries such as the UK and USA in supporting Taiwan’s re-entry as an observer in the…

Danish badminton player defeats world champion at YONEX Thailand Open Super Event

Danish badminton player Mia Blichfeldt got off to a dream start in the opening round of the YONEX Thailand Open Super tournament. Part of the Badminton world elite is gathered under strict corona restrictions in Bangkok to play three major tournaments. Two editions of the Thailand Open and the season finale. The first tournament got…

Lack of tourists from Thailand, Denmark and Sweden hit Oslo luxury shops hard

The Danish company Group 88 has been hit hard in 2020 by the lack of tourists from Thailand, China, Denmark, and Sweden. Group 88 owns eight of the luxury stores in central Oslo. According to the company they have had a turnover drop of around 14 percent since the pandemic paralyzed the world in March.…

DCCC Shanghai hosts webinar on AI in China’s E-commerce and Retail Industry

Danish Chamber of Commerce in China invites to their next webinar, co organized with the Danish-Chinese Business Forum, on a topic of AI in China’s E-commerce and Retail industry. 16:00 – 17:00 CST (China) on Tuesday 19th January 2021 Mr Mark West, Head of EMEA at 4Paradigm’s regional HQ in Amsterdam, and Ms Ruolin Zhao,…

Behaviour change in focus for Ulrika Brunner and Inspire Group Asia

Kuala Lumpur-based Ulrika Brunner, who has already had a long career in Asia, has just climbed up another step at her career ladder: appointed CEO at Inspire Group Asia (a New Zealand company). Inspire Group offers bespoke learning solutions that are engaging, impactful and that resonate, in order to help solve business challenges and shift…