The five Nordic countries Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden are all in top ten of the list. Finland leads the index for the third consecutive year with Denmark in seventh position.
Malaysia is well positioned to escape the middle income trap and reach the official target of becoming a high-income country by 2020. That is the positive assessment in the new ESCAPE-Index report developed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC).
Department of Statistic Malaysia yesterday published key economic figures for the fourth quarter of 2014, revealing continuous growth throughout the year with a 5.1 per cent growth in the final quarter of the year.
Join the business delegation travelling with the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture & Fisheries to Kuala Lumpur. Please note the very short registration deadline on Friday 7 February!
H.R.H. Princess Benedikte completed her six-days visit to Malaysia on Thursday 16 January with a focus on the growing challenge of diabetes.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark has launched the largest reform and modernisation of the Danish Foreign Service in recent times, which includes opening an Embassy in Manila.
H.R.H. Princess Benedikte’s visit from 11 to 16 January is well underway. Her Royal Highness is patron of the Olave Baden-Powell Society (OB-PS), which supports the work of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts to enable girls and young women to develop their full potential as responsible citizens of the world. Her Royal Highness has during the first days of the visit been attending the Society’s Board meeting, which was held in Kuala Lumpur. The program also included tea with Her Majesty the Queen Tuanku Hajah Haminah, who is Patron of the Malaysian Girl Guides Association, and lunch with the Prime Minister’s wife Datin Seri Paduka Rosmah Mansor, who is President of Malaysia Girl Guides Association. Among the remaining elements of H.R.H. Princess Benedikte’s visit are activities related to Her Royal Highness’ patronages with organisations fighting against diabetes.
The Economist runs a story on the enormous growth in the Danish food industry. The growth is seen as a result of the constant focus on the food industry and the collaboration between farmers, universities and politicians. The article, however, also puts attention on some of the challenges within the industry.
The latest edition of the Focus Denmark magazine is now ready online. This edition includes a special section on energy efficiency.
Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte will visit Malaysia from the 11th to 16th January 2014.