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Danish triumph: Victor Axelsen wins Thailand Open

Danish badminton player Viktor Axelsen is the first Danish player to win the Thailand Open in men’s singles. The title also comes with a prize check of $ 70,000.  Victor Axelsen won after a dominant Danish final performance against Ng Ka Long Angus from Hong Kong, which was defeated 21-14, 21-14 on Sunday in Bangkok,…

Danish and Chinese Foreign Ministers talk human rights in China

Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (S) recently had a conversation with China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. It is the first time in over two years that Foreign ministers from each country have had a conversation and among other things, one topic was human rights and the cooperation between the EU and China. Jeppe Kofod said…

Comic competition on Gender Equality by EU in Hong Kong and Macao now open for applications

The European Union in Hong Kong and Macao are inviting for participants in a Comic and Cartoon Competition on a topic of Gender Equality. : Participants must be between 18 and 28 years old and believe in gender equality. Unleash your creative power and picture your vision of Generation Equality. For more information and to…

HK Fashion and lifestyle platform Azalvo and Jumpstart co-organize a free 12-week online accelerator course for Startups

Hong Kong’s fashion and lifestyle incubation platform Azalvo together with Jumpstart are co-organizing a free 12-week online accelerator course. This project is with a goal of helping teams to 20x their revenue, get commercial contracts and extend their network to Asia. In addition, their strong mentor and investor network is second to none. This is…

Swedish Greencarrier explains why there are not enough containers

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down, writes the Swedish headquartered global logistics company Greencarrier. An unpredictable fallout has been a shortage of containers. During a pandemic like this, we are absolutely dependent on the shipping industry to transport food, medicine, and other necessities across borders. And the shipping industry is absolutely dependent…

Marimekko Hong Kong release limited collection for Chinese New Year

Marimekko Hong Kong released on 18 January 2021 the fashion company’s new Chinese New Year Limited Series and giveaway games on their Instagram account, as follow: The next month is coming to the Lunar New Year, and I believe this year, everyone wants to send the old and welcome the new The Marimekko, which will…

Danish app offers a way to rescue delicious, unsold food from local shops and restaurants

The Danish company, Too Good To Go, is an app where consumers can purchase food that would otherwise be thrown away, and instead pick up the food at cut-down prices. Overall, one-third of food produced today is either lost or wasted, and the investors see big potential. This idea could potentially turn into a good…

Latest global mental health statistic is a warning to workers abroad

According to a YouGov survey released in December 2020, suffering from mental health problems including depression and anxiety differentiates according to the country of residence. This is something businesses with overseas workers have to consider. Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection, comments that mental health issues have become a greater problem…

Cathay Pacific offers Special ASQ packages for passengers travelling to Thailand during COVID-19

Cathay Pacific, together with Thailand’s Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ), is offering Special ASQ packages for passengers upon arrival in Bangkok. The airline is collaborating with six government-certified ASQ operators in partnership with leading hospitals to provide benefits for their passengers during COVID-19 as commuters are required to serve a 14-day quarantine.  The passengers can enjoy…

Swedish photographer Andrea Björsell launches exhibition in HK

Starting this Friday, 22 January, Hong Kong will be able to experience an exhibition by the Swedish photographer Andrea Björsell at Sin Sin Fine Art. Andrea is a Hong Kong-based Swedish photographer. She creates an illusionary experience through connections with the subjects and keeps searching the meaning in life. Do not miss this exhibition! 《…