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Denmark Wants to Show Modern Fairy Tale at Expo

Denmark hopes to show visitors to the World Expo in Shanghai new solutions to some of the environmental challenges the world faces today, a government official says. Denmark also seeks to strengthen its cooperation with China in many areas, including environment, trade and culture, Brian Mikkelsen, the minister for economic and business affairs, told Xinhua…

To Burn or Not to Burn, a Hot Topic

Where some people see a pile of rubbish, Mads Moller envisions a promising energy source for the future. It is an unavoidable fact that Beijing must use incinerators to handle garbage as its landfills swell, said Moller, managing director of COWI China. “The current smoke depollution technology has no difficulty to process the hazardous emissions…

Giant Anchor Lands in Hong Kong

The anchor from the world’s largest ship, the ex Seawise Giant/Jahre Viking, ended its final journey in Hong Kong today. The legendary Seawise Giant/Jahre Viking measured more than 450 meters long from bow to stern and is considered the largest manmade moving object ever made.  The ship was first owned by Hong Kong and then…

Finnish Expo Pavilion Kirnu Hosted a Successful Alumni Meeting

Finnish higher education institutions and CIMO (Centre for International Mobility) organised recently a very successful meeting in Kirnu for Chinese students who once have studied in Finnish higher education institution. The meeting gathered over 200 alumni.The programme offered was quite versatile ranging from music performed with bass and accordion all the way to the memory…

Bye, Bye Skitters!

Happy travels: With a new Swedish probiotic product and general caution, you will never find yourself stuck in the bathroom when you should be out on the sandy white beach working up a tan.Studies show that every day, more than 50,000 people worldwide catch diarrhea while on vacation in exotic countries. Although the mind and body…

China Interested in Danish Knowledge on Water Resources

Today, the Danish Minister for the Environment, Karen Ellemann, and Chinese Minister for Water Resources, Chen Lei, signed a cooperation agreement on the protection of water resources in China. China has approximately 20 percent of the world’s population but only 7 percent of the world’s water resources. With an average economic growth of approximately 10…

Nordic-Chinese Energy & Climate Day at World Expo in Shanghai

The Nordic-Chinese Energy and Climate Day will take place on the 25th of June 2010 at the Shanghai World Expo, bringing together ministers, business leaders, researchers and other key stakeholders from China and the Nordic region. The event will focus on how greater Chinese-Nordic cooperation and interaction can contribute to the development and deployment of…

Denmark’s Minister for the Environment Pays a Visit to China

Denmark’s Minister for the Environment, Ms. Karen Ellemann, will pay a 5-day visit to China this week. The Minister meets with Chinese Minister for Water Resources to finalize Cooperation Agreement.A Sino-Danish agreement on protection of water resources will be signed during this week’s visit to China by Danish Minister for the Environment, Ms. Karen Ellemann.…