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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…

‘Denmark In Your Eyes’ art contest’s theme this year is “Green Livings”

On 18 January 2021 the embassy of Denmark announced that “Denmark in Your Eyes”, an annual art contest to celebrate Denmark and Vietnam’s strong and vibrant diplomatic relations, starts accepting entries from Vietnamese school (primary and secondary) children nation-wide. This year’s theme “Green Livings” aims to offer a creative playground that encourages children to explore…

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.…

Victor Axelsen won Men’s Single in Yonex Thailand Open Badminton Tournament 2021

On 18 January 2021 The Danish Badminton player Victor Axelsen won the men’s single event at the Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament. The Thailand Open is amongst the most prestigious badminton tournaments worldwide and was first held in 1984. The Royal Danish embassy in Bangkok also expressed a congratulations to Axelsen and other players at…

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…

EU and Cambodia discuss development priorities

Cambodia and the EU met virtually recently to consult on development priorities between Cambodia and The EU. Present at the meeting was Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary-General of CRDB of the Council for Development of Cambodia and the EU Delegation to Cambodia led by Franck Viault, Minister Counsellor and Head…

Norwegian Air drops flying to Thailand

Norwegian Air has announced that the airline will halt its long-haul business in an aim to survive the pandemic. The low-cost airline continues to struggle to survive the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the new initiative is another measure for the airline to stay afloat. Norwegian Air has in recent years operated long-haul…

The MDBC invites to an online Malaysian Business Briefing event on 22 January

Malaysian Danish Business Council invites to a business briefing on January 22, 2021 that will help you to get a better insight into Malaysia’s current state of parliament, understand the impact of lockdown on foreign industry and what to expect from the impending vaccination program. The Parliament Series is organised by Malaysian Danish Business Council…

FX veteran Danish Lars Hornsleth joins Jump Trading in Singapore

Singapore-based Danish Lars Hornsleth who already has a long career in Asia has taken on a new role as Director for institutional business development for Jump Trading in the Asia-Pacific region. Lars Hornsleth is well-known in the industry with over 30 years of foreign exchange industry experience and a long list of impressive job roles…