Tag: China

Danish and Chinese artists co-produce “The Little Mermaid” play in Beijing from 28-30 January 2020

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic literature  “The Little Mermaid” has been recreated and co-produced by Chinese and Danish artists and the the show is scheduled to be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from 28-30 January, 2020. The play is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, telling the story of a…

Volvo refinance SEK5 billion to Swedish investors

Swedish origin Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely Holding announced in a statement on 16th December 2019, that they had issued SEK5 billion worth of convertible preference shares to a group of Swedish institutional investors, comprising Swedish pension fund AMF and Swedish insurance and pension savings group Folksam. “Today’s announcement represents a significant, continued endorsement…

Norway cooperated with Chinese company on building arctic suspension bridge

Norway has express thanks to China and officially opened the longest suspension bridge above the Arctic Circle on 15th December 2019. The 1.5 kilometer span was built in cooperation with a Chinese company. Chinese workers, locals and officials took part in the opening ceremony of the new Norwegian super bridge, dubbed Hålogaland, near the northern…

Finnish wooden house company to build cultural exchange centre China

A Finnish company Honkarakenne has signed the strategic cooperation agreement together with the Vice Mayor of the Dujiangyan Municipal People’s Government, Mr. Yuan, in China on 11th December 2019. The aim of the strategic cooperation agreement is to proceed with the building of the Cultural Exchange Centre together with Dujiangyan’s sister city Ähtäri. Honkarakenne is…

Award-winning Danish pianist performing in China 12-15 December

Classical musical fans in China should experience a musical pleasure with the Danish Award-winning concert pianist, Elisabeth Holmegaard Nielsen who is touring around China from 12-15 December 2019. Elisabeth debuted from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2017, and is appointed by the state art fund to be among the ‘Young Artistic Elite’ –…

The Swedish consulate general in Hong Kong advice to register if going to Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong published official statement for Swedish travellers and residents to be more cautious in certain areas of demonstration, recommend to register travellers’ information to Ministry of Foreign Affair’s website for further assistance and update themselves on official links for transportation. The statement published on 9th December 2019 said:…

New Finnair business class menu for greater China-Helsinki route

Finnair has collaborated with chef DeAille Tam to bring modern Chinese flavours to the plates of business class passengers flying on all Finnair routes from Greater China to Helsinki. The dishes, which will be served in the carrier’s business class cabin on all long-haul flights from Greater China to Helsinki from 5 December 2019, was…

China-Norway Free Trade Agreement negotiations in good progress

“Good progress” is being made on a long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between China and Norway, a senior Norwegian official said in Beijing on 29th November 2019, urging further dialogue and an open attitude toward trade to fend off lingering concerns over protectionism. China and Norway reached an agreement on the launch of an FTA…

Norwegian comedy will be in Beijing from 5-22 December 2019

“Garage,” a Norwegian comedy theatre performance for children aged six and older are on its way to entertain the crowd at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (BTPAC) from 5th-22nd December 2019. The performance is a story of two men, a hen and many machines in a mechanical workshop, where the two men solve the…

Cambodian government reserved $3billion in case EU withdraws EBA agreement

The Cambodian government has reserved around $3 billion to cope with a possible suspension of the Kingdom’s access to the EU’s preferential “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement. “The government did not spend all of the revenue collected from taxes. The state has enough savings to deal with any possible crisis in the future.” Mr. Hav…