Tag: denmark

Southeast Asia’s ageing population: new markets for Scandinavian companies

Today, Southeast Asia is experiencing a boom in number of retirees, raising the demand for retirement homes and additional smart solutions in eldercare and related sectors. The UN estimates that by 2015, Southeast Asia will have 57 million people from 65 years-old and above, which is an increase of 430% from year 2000.This development can…

Vietnam: Creative Festival kicks off

On 21 July, the Vietnam Creative Festival 2016 commenced in Ho Chi Minh City. The festival promotes creative startup businesses and will look for a team of entrepreneuers that will represent Vietnam at the Creative Business Cup 2016 that takes place during the Global Entrepreneurship Week from 17 to 21 November 2016 in Copenhagen. It is the first time…

Kamstrup: Delivering smart Danish metering solutions to Thailand

Kamstrup is a world-leading Danish supplier of intelligent or “smart” energy and water metering solutions. The company produces intelligent metering systems that manage electrical and water consumption. It operates globally with own offices in 24 countries around the world. ScandAsia talked to Mr. Jesper Daugaard, Senior Vice President and head of Global Marketing, about Kamstrup and its engagement in Thailand. “In Thailand we mostly…

Kamstrup: Delivering smart Danish metering solutions to Thailand

Kamstrup is a world-leading Danish supplier of intelligent or “smart” energy and water metering solutions. The company produces intelligent metering systems that manage electrical and water consumption. It operates globally with own offices in 24 countries around the world. ScandAsia talked to Mr. Jesper Daugaard, Senior Vice President and head of Global Marketing, about Kamstrup and its engagement in Thailand. “In Thailand we mostly…

Singapore is number one in digital readiness, followed by Scandinavia

Singapore is the best prepared country in the world for the new digital economy. On Wednesday 6 July 2016 the World Economic Forum published its Networked Readiness Index and for second year in a row, Singapore ranks highest as the most digital-savvy country in the world. Finland, Sweden, and Norway hold the second, third and…

For 24 hours Indonesian student is Danish ambassador

How is a typical day for an ambassador? Syarifah Reihana Fakhry is the right to ask, when it comes to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. The Danish Embassy crowned the Indonesian university student as acting ambassador for one full day, after she won a contest hosted by the embassy dubbed the “Ambassador1Day.” “The idea…

Scandinavian women’s way to kickstart Monday: football!

Monday is typically associated with a lot of coffee, but women from Scandinavian Women’s Association in Singapore have found a healthier way to kickstart a new week: the answer is football. Each Monday evening, they will gather on the green football field and release endorphines, maintain a fit lifestyle and most important: make Monday more…

Singapore to boost public health with help from Denmark

S’pore being the second country in the world with most incidents of diabetes, the Health Promotion Board of Singapore aims to boost the public health in Singapore. After studying Denmark’s health cooperation, they have found a “whole” new way to do it. The answer is the Fuldkornspartnerskabet. It’s directly translated to The Whole Grain Partnership,…

Danish Agriculture and Food Council enhances cooperation with Indonesia

On April 2016, Denmark and Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in the agribusiness sector. Now, in June 2016, it’s time to follow up on the contract according to Indonesian Ambassador to Denmark, Muhammad Ibnu Said in a news statement on behalf of the Indonesian Embassy in Copenhagen. He stated the importance…

Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival in Copenhagen to promote friendship

Copenhageners were invited to become more familiar with one of Asia’s most populous countries on 27-28 May 2015 at the Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival held at the Indonesian Embassy in Hellerup, Denmark. On a day of non-stop fun and excitement, one event led to another, including live traditional music by music groups from Sweden and Germany,…