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China appealed to further cooperation on water resources management

China and the European Union held their 8th High Level Dialogue Conference on water resources via video link in Beijing on Friday 22 January 2021, marking an important part of China-EU relations amid a heap of fruitful results in natural resources and ecological protection. Themed “Strengthening Water Ecological Protection and Promoting Water System Management,” the…

Young Global Danes gives returning young professionals a network

On 25 January 2021 the Danish embassy in Vietnam mentioned a new career building network, Young Global Danes, is being launched by Danes Worldwide on 2 December 2020. It is supported by a grant from the Tuborg Foundation of DKK 250,000. Backed by the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and trade organization Danish Shipping, the…

Danish-Thai historic magazines 1995 – 1997 shared

ScandMedia, the Danish graphic printing company in Thailand, began its publishing activity in Thailand in 1993 when it printed and distributed the first issue of the ScandAsia magazine. That was one year before the company was formally incorporated. Shortly after, Mr. Christian W. Warming, Commercial Counsellor at the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok called ScandMedia’s…

The expensive and long process of settling down in Denmark with a non-EU national spouse

Falling in love with a non-EU citizen comes with a very high price tag for Danes wanting to settle down with their spouses or partners in Denmark. Family reunification in Denmark cost well over DKK 100.000 and critics say that it can put the relationship under strain and be a very long and unsmooth affair.…

China welcomes expansion of two-way trade and investment with Denmark

Wang Yi, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister said during a phone conversation with Jeppe Kofod, Danish Foreign Minister, that China welcomes the expansion of two-way trade and investment with Denmark. According to Wang Yi, Denmark and China’s bilateral ties have maintained good momentum for development since the establishment of the countries’ diplomatic relationship 70…

Danish Pension funds criticised for investing in Chinese gold producer after miners were trapped

Two Danish Pension companies, PKA Pension, and PFA Pension are being criticized for each having invested approx. DKK 25 million into the co-owners of a Chinese gold mine where 22 miners have been trapped underground since 10 January. According to Danwatch, the explosion causes speculation of safety standards and whether these are overlooked in the…

Danish embassy in Singapore looking for Political & Public Diplomacy Advisor

On 19 January 2021 the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore announce a a vacancy opens for applications, as follow: Do you want to promote collaboration between Singapore and Denmark? We are looking for a new Political & Public Diplomacy Advisor to support Denmark’s green diplomacy through sharp analyses, strategic communications and relationship-building with public authorities…

Denmark supports curricular development to meet job market demand in Myanmar

With the support of Denmark, the University of Yangon is developing a range of new curricula for their undergraduate programmes, including in subjects such as Computer Science, Industrial Chemistry and Water and Environmental Studies. The new curricula will prepare the students for the demand in the current job market by giving them the required skills…

EuroCham discussed safety matter during a meeting with Cambodia Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.

On 21 January 2021 the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia participated in the 7th Project Advisory Board meeting on “Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards in Construction Sector”. This consultative meeting was presided over by H.E. Dr Huy Hansong, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and Chairman of…

Maersk container ship spills 750 containers into the Pacific Ocean

Severe weather conditions in the pacific ocean resulted in up to 750 containers going overboard on a containership operated by Danish integrated shipping company Maersk, WK Webster said in a report posted on its website. Maersk Essen, a Danish-flagged 13,100 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) lost the 750 containers en route from China to Los Angeles…