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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. …

Asia in container crisis as world’s demand for medical equipment increase

There is an unpredictable shortage of shipping containers in Asia and it has never been more expensive to transport a container of goods from Asia to other parts of the world than it is now. As factories in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and South Korea have experienced an increasingly high demand for medical equipment during the…

Singapore Airline, SAS and Finnair among safest airlines in the world

According to AirlinesRatings.com, an airline safety and review website, Singaporean Airlines, SAS, and Finnair are amongst the safest airlines to fly with in 2021. Singapore Airlines ranked 4th on the list amongst 19 other airlines. SAS and Finnair found themselves in the top 20, ranked 16th and 17th ahead of the likes of Lufthansa, KLM,…

Nordic Innovation House HK supports Asian Financial Forum 2021 Online

On 15 January 2021 the Nordic Innovation House-Hong Kong announced: The NIH-HK is supporting AFF2021 event as a community partner to kickstart this new year. Insurtech start-ups worldwide will bring their cutting-edge ideas to the inaugural AFF Accelerate, helping insurers build resilience by turning their ideas into reality. Join us at AFF 2021 online to…

Denmark shared moments from the Royal visit to Thailand in 1962

On 12 January 2021 the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok released memories from the Royal visit in 1962, as follow: On this day, King Frederik IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid arrived in Thailand on a State Visit where they reviewed Danish activities in Thailand. The last days of the royal visit were devoted to…

Denmark supports school and industry partnership in Yangon

The University of Yangon is planning to establish a Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) under the Myanmar Ministry of Education’s Schools and Industry Partnership (SIP). According to the Danish embassy in Myanmar, Denmark provides financial assistance to the Schools and Industry Partnership and believes that establishing CRIs at universities is a great asset for…

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 players suffer under strict Covid-19 restrictions in Thailand

A total of 22 Danish badminton players who are playing at the YONEX Thailand Open Super tournament these days are struggling with Thailand’s strict Covid-19 restrictions. In an interview with TV2, the Danish group describes the Thai authorities’ measures as extreme and not something that would ever be allowed in the west. The players are…