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American, Danish, and Chinese researchers link prostate drug to prevention of Parkinson’s disease

The development of Parkinson’s disease can be prevented or delayed with a drug usually applied for prostate cancer according to findings by a team of researchers from Denmark, China and the USA Based on data from almost 300,000 older men from the national health registries in Denmark and the Truven Health Analytics MarketScan database in…

Ambassador Thorgaard and Grundfos team visited Koh Samui

This week the Danish Ambassador H.E. Jon Thorgaard, together with the Danish company Grundfos, visited Koh Samui to meet with some of the key stakeholders in this green and sustainable transition for sharing of ideas for mutual inspiration.The trip included a visit to the municipality, where the Smart City control room is located as well…

Denmark and The Philippines to vaccine athletes prior to the Tokyo Olympic Games

Athletes and coaches from Denmark and the Philippines will be vaccinated before the Tokyo Olympic Games. The two countries are together with India and Lithuania the latest countries to state their vaccination plans following the lead set by Israel, Serbia, and Hungary, before the Olympic Games are set to start in July 2021. In January…

Open Democracy: Asian migrant workers are exploited in Danish industries

The Nordic welfare states are often considered an exception to the phenomenon of exploitation of migrant workers in various industries across the world. According to Open Democracy, however, despite the benefits of the so-called ‘Danish model’, Asian migrant workers continue to be exploited in Danish Industries. Open Democracy is an independent global media platform covering…

Diplomatic missions in Myanmar released a statement by ambassadors

Statement by Ambassadors to Myanmar was released on 14 February 2021, as follow: We call on security forces to refrain from violence against demonstrators and civilians, who are protesting the overthrow of their legitimate government. We unequivocally condemn the detention and ongoing arrests of political leaders, civil society activists, and civil servants, as well as…

New study reveals the best cities to live a healthy and happy life

Living a long and healthy life is highly influenced by environmental factors, such as diet and lifestyle. A recent study confirmed the impact of five lifestyle habits, such as smoking, physical activity, alcohol intake, body weight, and diet, on both total life expectancy and chronic diseases. But how to maintain a healthy lifestyle? To determine the best…

Malaysia government granted Covid -19 vaccine to all non-citizen residents

On 11 February 2021 the Malaysian Cabinet has agreed that the Covid-19 vaccination programme to begin at the end of this month will be given freely to non-citizens residing in Malaysia, but Malaysians will remain top priority, says the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply. In a joint statement issued by the…

Danish Nowocoat invests in Southeast Asia

Danish Nowocoat, high-tech manufacturer of sustainable and environmentally friendly coating for professional and industrial use has embarked on an expansion plan with a big investment to strengthen the company’s position in Southeast Asia. With an initiative driven by a goal of raising sustainability and environmental awareness through proximity, knowledge sharing, and short response times and…