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Yangon’s World Press Freedom Day and the release of Reuters’ imprisoned journalists

Due to the Press Freedom Day approching on Friday, May 3 2019, the Embassies of Denmark and Sweden participated in two different events on media freedom taking place in Yangon, Myanmar. On May 3, the Embassy of Denmark attended an event hosted by Myanmar Press Council at Yangon City Hall to mark the World Press…

Maritime meeting between China and Denmark

The Danish Maritime Authority had a maritime dialogue meeting with the Chinese Ministry of Transport in Guangzhou, China, on April 29-30, 2019. Since 2010, the meeting between the Danish Maritime Authority and the Chinese Ministry of Transport, including the Bureau of Water Transport would be held once every year and this two-days meeting was the…

Nordic Club Jakarta visited ‘Then trash became Ffrash’ project

On April 30, 2019, Nordic Club Jakarta paid a visit to Kampus Diakoneia Modern (KDM), a non-profit organization assisting street and marginalized children, to learn more about Ffrash, the project aiming to turn trash into treasure. Established in 1972, KDM intends to support and fullfil rights and protection for underprivilledged children especially those who live…

Chinese police busted $30million fake LEGO factory

Police in China have exposed a gang accused of manufacturing and selling $30million (£23million) worth of fake LEGO. According to the police’s statement on April 26, police raided the buildings of Lepin, a Chinese toymaker manufacturing counterfeit LEGO in the southern city of Shenzhen and arrested four people. “In October 2018, the Shanghai police found…

Danish embassy in Vietnam co-funded for photography exhibition

  Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam co-sponsored a photography exhibition: “A little bit of this and that” with Exchange Fund and Canon Vietnam. “A little bit of this and that” is a solo exhibition of Dinh Nguyen, a Ho Chi Minh City-based architect, who aimed to capture “slices of life” and the city in various…

Carlsberg’s $19.1 million plant in Jiangsu is finished

Carlsberg affirmed it has completed construction of a 130 million yuan (US$19.1 million) production and warehouse facility in Jiangsu Province, according to the report from Shine, China news agency, on April 19, 2019. The feature of Carlsberg’s new facility is its ability to produce 50,000 cans of beer for all major retail channels in the…

4 Nordic films will be screened at Singapore’s EU Film Festival

The European Union in Singapore organizes the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) 2019 which will run from May 10 to 19 at the National Gallery Singapore’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium (Basement 1) located in the Downtown Core of Singapore.  The ten-days European film festival aims to present the diversity of cultures, histories, landscapes and ways of lives of…

Karri Kivela new Executive Director of EABC

Karri Kivela, former Executive Director of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC), has been appointed new Executive Director of EABC. Mr. Kivela assumed his new position at EABC on April 18th, 2019. In a news release, EABC President Stefan Molnar highlights Karri Kivela’s experience not only in the private sector but also in the chamber…