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Indonesia forestry report published

Indonesia recently published a report on ‘The State of Indonesia’s Forests 2018‘ with Minister of Environment and Forestry, Ibu Siti Nurbaya, in lead, reports the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia. “Deforestation remains a major concern, and public initiatives such as community managed forests are being prioritised to promote sustainable forest management. Denmark is working closely with…

EU-Indonesia Business Dialogue 2018 invitation

On 25 October 2018 the 8th EU – Indonesia Business Dialogue (EIBD) will take place – a forum of private business and government representatives. Business communities and business leaders are invited to take an active part in a constructive dialogue with Indonesian and the EU representatives. It was first launched back in 2009 in Brussels…

Chinese students visit Finland

66 Chinese students have visited education institutions in Tampere in Finland on a week camp. Finland wishes to attract foreign students to their higher educations and one of the ways to do so is by inviting young Chinese students to visit Finland. From 6 August – 12 August 66 Chinese students and seven teachers from…

Sweden and Myanmar collaborate to improve bus system in Yangon

Yangon Region Government and Sweden are working together on a project that will improve the bus system in the capitol of Myanmar. Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein and his senior officials met with a team of experts from the Swedish-Danish company Ramböll, which is the consulting company identified for the project. The project will define…

Danfoss experiences significant growth in China

Danfoss has announced their first half-year financial statement of 2018 and the growth in China is especially high. Judging from the Danish company Danfoss’ financial statement is China looking for climate-friendly solutions. In the first half of 2018 Danfoss has experienced progress, particularly in China where they have had a significant growth. The growth in…

Swedish MNCs continue to view Malaysia, Greater KL as ideal Asia investment place

Sweden and Malaysia’s ties as trade and investment partners go way back. In the 1960’s, the Swedish companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, Sandvik, Alfa Laval and Scania established themselves in Malaysia. The first car ever produced in Malaysia was a Volvo, made by Sweden at Volvo’s car producing plant in Shah Alam in 1967. In…

EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 announced

The EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) is organizing the EU-Philippines Business Summit 2018 with the theme ‘EU and the Philippines: Jointly Pursuing Competitiveness for Inclusive Growth’ on 18 October 2018, at Solaire Resort and Hotel. This summit we look at how the current administration’s initiatives and programs in line with its Socioeconomic Agenda and priorities have…

International talents’ job fair Philippines

The Asian Development Bank, NordCham Philippines, and the U.S. Embassy invites spouses/partners of international staff to a Job Fair for International Talents, which will take place on 29 August at ADB in Mandaluyong from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This first-time collaborative event will bring together companies in the Philippines looking for international talent and…

New CleanTech advisor at Danish embassy Singapore

The Embassy of Denmark in Singapore has announced the arrival of their new colleague and CleanTech advisor Mark Perry. Mark has just joined the embassy from a position as Vice President for Business Development & Sales in Asia at the Danish CleanTech company Aquaporin. Mark was responsible for commercialising water treatment solutions within industrial wastewater…