Tag: South Korea

  • Finnair scraps plans to outsource cabin crew services on Thai and North American routes

    Finnair scraps plans to outsource cabin crew services on Thai and North American routes

    The contract, valid until the end of 2025, also stipulates that the current cabin crew collective agreement will be extended by one year, until January 31, 2025. “We are happy that we have been able to find solutions together with our employees” said Johanna Karppi, Finnair’s people and culture manager. “The agreements with our employees […]

  • Arms imports to Europe rise despite global slowdown: SIPRI

    Arms imports to Europe rise despite global slowdown: SIPRI

    © Provided by Xinhua During the period 2018-2022, imports of major weapons by European states increased by 47 percent from that in the five years between 2013 and 2017, while global arms transfers decreased by 5.1 percent during the same period. STOCKHOLM, March 13 (Xinhua) — European states’ imports of major weapons in the five […]

  • Danielle Kang’s 63 good for HSBC World Championship lead

    Danielle Kang’s 63 good for HSBC World Championship lead

    Danielle Kang led the pack at the HSBC World Championship with a second-round 63 on Friday at Sentosa Golf Club’s Tanjong Course in Singapore. Snow slowed play in the second round before it ended in a three-way tie at 9-under, one back of Kang. First-round leader Elizabeth Szokol shot 71 on Friday and is part […]

  • Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Hour 1: US Correspondents’ analysis of the Maryland Republican Convention Reportage from the Luleå archipelago where the sea ice has become thinner The first electricity subsidy has landed in Swedes’ accounts. What effects does it have? South Korean pop band BTS inspires Swedish conversation group Chronicle by Ulrika Knutson The panel with Göran Greider, Helle […]

  • UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    Editor’s note: Here’s a quick snapshot of what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the UN’s perch. One year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Last Friday marked one year since Moscow launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. There were several meetings at UN headquarters during the week to […]

  • Denmark is among the best countries to launch a startup

    Pretty vanilla in ManilaDenmark’s cost of living was also the highest among the countries in the top 10, while its quality of life score was second only to the Netherlands. Other metrics considered in compiling the index included population, GDP per capita. population, economic growth and business taxes. The top of the index was the […]

  • Is it ‘Call my agent? Time will tell if tonight’s premiere of a similar Danish show results in ‘Call My Lawyer’

    Has the actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas made a Danish version of the acclaimed French series ‘Dix Pour Cent’ – known in English as ‘Call My Agent!’ – without paying for the rights? ‘Agent’ is co-produced by TV2 and Zentropa and is both written and directed by the well-known star of the popular series ‘Crime’ and […]

  • Minister Harakka leads the Team Finland delegation to visit South Korea

    Minister Harakka leads the Team Finland delegation to visit South Korea

    The technological themes of the visit have enormous potential for the economy and well-being of our countries, says Minister Harakka. Minister Harakka will meet, among other things, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Defeated Hee-ryongMinister of Trade Dukgeun Ahn and the Minister of Science and ICT Lee Jong-ho. The business delegation meets potential trade […]

  • Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    “The growth opportunities of the food industry in Finland are limited. With the growth of exports, the capacity of the food industry can be increased, which also strengthens the domestic market and improves crisis resilience,” says director Esa Wrang. From Business Finland’s Food from Finland program. Food exports are strategically important in terms of Finland’s […]

  • ATP roundup: Jack Draper reaches Adelaide semi-finals

    ATP roundup: Jack Draper reaches Adelaide semi-finals

    Jack Draper of Great Britain advanced to the Adelaide International 2 semi-finals in Australia on Thursday with a 6-4, 7-6 (3) victory over third seed Karen Khachanov of Russia. Draper delivered 10 aces and had just two break points (saving one) in the quarter-final match, avenging last week’s loss to Khachanov in Adelaide. Draper, 21, […]

  • Iran Handball wins over S. Korea in friendly match

    Iran Handball wins over S. Korea in friendly match

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team defeated Asian heavyweight South Korea 32-30 in a friendly on Sunday night. – Sports News – Iran had earlier lost to Poland (32-27) and Belgium (35-31) in the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland and went past Morocco 29-28. Team Melli played four warm-up matches as part of preparations […]

  • Iran edge Morocco in Poland’s handball tournament

    Iran edge Morocco in Poland’s handball tournament

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team edged past Morocco 29-28 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Friday night. – Sports News – Iran had previously lost to Poland (32-27) and Belgium (35-31) in the tournament. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. Team Melli is […]

  • Iran loses to Belgium in Poland handball tournament

    Iran loses to Belgium in Poland handball tournament

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s handball team was defeated by Belgium 35-31 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Thursday evening. – Sports News – Iran, who had lost to Poland 32-27 in their first match, face Morocco on Friday. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. […]

  • Poland’s handball team beats Iran at the 4 Nations Cup

    Poland’s handball team beats Iran at the 4 Nations Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Poland’s handball team defeated Iran 32-27 at the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland on Wednesday night. – Sports News – Iran play Belgium and Morocco on Thursday and Friday respectively. Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8. Team Melli is competing in the tournament […]

  • The Lux Helsinki light art festival starts tomorrow

    The Lux Helsinki light art festival starts tomorrow

    The center’s art collection starts at Kansalaistor and extends through Hesperianpuisto all the way to TAHTO, the Sports Culture Center at the Olympic Stadium. BEAM, a 30 meter long and 9 meter high light installation by the English design and manufacturing studio Lucid Creates, will dominate Mäntymäki’s field. The piece, created in collaboration with Polestar, […]

  • Iran’s handball team competes in the 4 Nations Cup

    Iran’s handball team competes in the 4 Nations Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s national handball team will participate in the 4 Nations Cup in Krakow, Poland. – Sports News – Team Melli will compete in the tournament as part of preparations for the 2023 IHF World Men’s Championship, which will be held in Poland and Sweden from January 11-29. Iran face Poland on January […]

  • Year End 2022: How a ‘liberty-depriving death’ took women to war against Iran’s now-abolished ‘morality’ police

    Year End 2022: How a ‘liberty-depriving death’ took women to war against Iran’s now-abolished ‘morality’ police

    Tehran [Iran]December 31 (ANI): An austere regime known for crushing dissent with an iron fist pulled out all its administrative levers to trample protests by a group of women who stood up for their rights and dignity. But all it did was light the fire. The alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, […]

  • Patrick Lundberg

    Patrick Lundberg

    Won the Great Journalist Prize together with colleagues at Dagens Nyheter in the Disclosure of the Year category for the review “Children at every price” which deals with international adoptions to Sweden. Patrik Lundberg often portrays class and exclusion. For many years he was a columnist in Aftonbladet and Expressen. Has written several books, including […]

  • Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    The election results in the year now ending give cause for hope for democracy, which Alan Austin reports. AUSTRALIA, Brazil, Malaysia and Colombia all voted in reformist governments this year, after years of corrupt conservative right-wing rule. Progressive governments returned with strong mandates in Portugal, Malta and Denmark. Women were elected national leaders for the […]

  • Global investors interested in agriculture, infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh

    Global investors interested in agriculture, infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India]December 14 (ANI): Investors from various countries across the world have submitted investment offers in many sectors in Uttar Pradesh including agriculture, tourism and infrastructure. This comes as delegations from the Yogi Adityanath government are visiting various foreign countries to invest in the state. According to an official statement, investors from countries […]

  • Culture Round-Up: Bjarke Ingel’s designer car collector’s house inspired by ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

    Culture Round-Up: Bjarke Ingel’s designer car collector’s house inspired by ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

    Star architect Bjarke Ingels has designed a home to showcase Danish entrepreneur Mads Peter Veiby’s vintage car collection – and the inspiration is a classic American film about high school students who truant! Located among some rare Danish hills on the outskirts of Aalborg, it may well be the most expensive house ever built in […]

  • The South Korean government must investigate Danish adoption cases

    The South Korean government must investigate Danish adoption cases

    Terrible reportsMøller went on to say that adoption agencies and orphanages in Korea had not shied away from grotesque practices to make money from adoptions. He said some children were stolen from markets, while others were temporarily placed in orphanages, where the biological parents were falsely informed that their children had died. Møller and his […]

  • Countries in the Middle East have the world’s most powerful passports

    Countries in the Middle East have the world’s most powerful passports

    The United Arab Emirates has risen to the top of the rankings for unrestricted access to countries around the world UAE nationals now use the world’s most powerful passport and have easy visitor access to all but 9% of the world’s countries, according to the latest Passport Index rankings by Canadian financial advisory firm Arton […]

  • Right now: Follow the decider between Ghana and Uruguay

    Right now: Follow the decider between Ghana and Uruguay

    16.00-18.00 FootballWC men’s group stage16.00 Ghana-Uruguay (Andreas Matz and Johan Elmander)16.00 South Korea-Portugal (Susanna Andrén) Program manager: Johan Bengts

  • Like VM was directed by David Lynch

    Like VM was directed by David Lynch

    To paraphrase the last line of Stand by Me: “I’ve never had any World Cups later like the one I had when I was 12.” Well, maybe the one when I was 16. But no matter your age, it’s hard to beat the magic of the tournament. So it’s with a heavy heart to note […]

  • World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    There is one thing we can all be sure of: this World Cup will be like no other. And most of that boils down to the choice of Qatar, the first debutant hosts of the World Cup since Italy in 1934 and the organizers of the shortest tournament (just 29 days) since Argentina in 1978. […]

  • Denmark among the world’s most tech-enabled countries

    Denmark among the world’s most tech-enabled countries

    African games Looking at the subcategories, Denmark was particularly high for Governance (2nd), and also well placed for Impact and People (both 7th). The Danes are in 11th place for Technology. Finland, Germany, South Korea and Norway completed the top 10, while other notables included the UK (12), Japan (13), Australia (14), China (23), Russia […]

  • Momoko Ueda aims for wire-to-wire win at Toto Japan Classic

    Momoko Ueda aims for wire-to-wire win at Toto Japan Classic

    Momoko Ueda shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to maintain a one-shot lead entering the final round of the Toto Japan Classic in Shiga, Japan. A two-time winner of the tournament, Ueda is 14 under through three rounds at Seta Golf Club. A shot back is Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh at -13 after posting a 65, […]

  • The WTT Cup finals kick off in Xinxiang

    XINXIANG, China, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — Chinese paddlers had a good opening day as the World Cup Table Tennis (WTT) Finals kicked off in Xinxiang, central China’s Henan Province on Thursday. Chinese women paddlers got off to a flying start at the WTT Cup final as Wang Yidi and Sun Yingsha both won 3-0 against […]

  • International Round-Up: The Qataris agree that #Denmark you are the worst

    International Round-Up: The Qataris agree that #Denmark you are the worst

    Qatari citizens have signaled Denmark for their condemnation following the news that the national soccer team’s kit manufacturer Hummel has designed monochromatic jerseys for the 2022 World Cup that pay tribute to the migrant workers who died during the construction of the stadiums. “This shirt carries a message with it. We do not want to […]

  • The training helps older workers learn digital skills

    The training helps older workers learn digital skills

    “Older workers with digital skills have much better employment opportunities, earn higher wages and cannot be replaced as easily by technology,” says Oliver Falckdirector of the ifo Center for Industrial Organization and New Technologies. “Policy makers should therefore encourage companies to offer more training to older people,” continues Falck. This is because older workers in […]

  • Insolvencies increase sharply when state support ends

    Insolvencies increase sharply when state support ends

    Globally, the number of defaults has increased this year as governments wind down their pandemic support programs. Due to this, the number of payment defaults has been increasing, especially in many Western European countries and in Australia and Canada. We expect the number of insolvent companies to increase strongly from last year, particularly in the […]

  • HS: Two Finnish shipyards have requested emergency funding from the state

    HS: Two Finnish shipyards have requested emergency funding from the state

    Timo MeyerMeyer Turku’s CEO did not respond to Helsingin Sanomat’s request for comment on Friday. Meyer Turku directly employs around 2,000 people and another 7,500 people through the network of subcontractors serving the Turku shipyard. The yard’s turnover in 2021 was 1.1 billion euros and the net loss was more than 17 million euros. The […]

  • Australian coach Gustavsson defends the record after poor results

    CANBERRA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Australia women’s soccer team head coach Tony Gustavsson has defended his record on the job ahead of the 2023 home World Cup. Gustavsson said the team worked hard to achieve the three goals he was given when he was appointed head coach of the Matildas in September 2020. The Matildas […]

  • China and Japan meet in the women’s final of the table tennis team world

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — Title favorites China and Japan cleared the women’s semifinals at the World Team Championships here on Friday to compete in the final. World top three players Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng and Wang Manyu defeated their respective rivals 3-0 to help China crush Chinese Taipei 3-0, while Chen Meng struggled […]

  • Table tennis team world results

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — Following are the results of the 2022 World Table Tennis Championships here on Wednesday: Men’s team Round 16 South Korea vs. Poland, 3-0 Hong Kong, China vs. Egypt, 3-0 Japan vs. Brazil, 3-0 France v England, 3-2 women’s team Round 16 Germany vs. Puerto Rico, 3-1 Singapore vs Czech […]

  • Chang’an Athletic sign Moses Ogbu from Pohang Steelers

    XI’AN, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — Moses Ogbu has joined China League One side Shaanxi Chang’an Athletic, the club revealed on Wednesday. The 31-year-old striker is a dual citizen of Sweden and Nigeria and is 1.85 meters tall. He began his senior career with IK Sirius in 2010 and scored 62 goals in 195 games for […]

  • The German technology fair IFA 2022 for home electronics opens

    BERLIN, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — The German technology fair IFA 2022 opened to the public in Berlin on Friday, for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the fair was limited to professional visitors, while last year it was cancelled. Until Tuesday next week, 1,100 exhibitors from 46 countries and […]

  • GLOBALink | The German technology fair IFA 2022 for home electronics opens

    BERLIN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — The German technology fair IFA 2022 opened to the public in Berlin on Friday, for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the fair was limited to professional visitors, while last year it was cancelled. Until Tuesday next week, 1,100 exhibitors from 46 countries and […]

  • Biden to appoint Arctic ambassador to China Eyes Region

    Biden to appoint Arctic ambassador to China Eyes Region

    UPPSALA, SWEDEN – The Biden administration plans to name an ambassador-at-large for the Arctic amid growing awareness of the region’s potential strategic importance, which China is the latest major power to claim. It is not clear who the nominee will be, or when the nomination will be made, according to Politico. The nomination will be […]

  • Kia’s Ceed has record sales volume in Europe

    Kia’s Ceed has record sales volume in Europe

    Seoul [South Korea]August 23 (ANI/Global Economic): Ceed, Kia’s [000270] European strategic model, has recorded record sales in the European market for 10 years. According to IR data from Hyundai Motor and Kia on the 22nd, the Ceed is Hyundai Motor Group’s best-selling model in Europe from January to July this year. A total of 90,120 […]

  • Pak FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to visit European countries

    Pak FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to visit European countries

    Islamabad [Pakistan]August 20 (ANI): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will visit European countries including Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway from August 22-26, 2022, according to media reports. According to Pakistan’s local media ARY News citing a statement from the country’s foreign office, these countries are part of Zardari’s first visit to Europe since taking […]

  • Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women’s Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

    Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women’s Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

    Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa persevered through four playoff holes and made a crucial fourth-time sand save to defeat South Korea’s In Gee Chun and win the AIG Women’s Open for her first career major on Sunday in Gullane, Scotland. Buhai entered the final round at historic Muirfield with a five-stroke lead but squandered it […]

  • Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark is the tenth best country in the world for acquiring wealth, according to a comparison made by Tipalti. It assessed working environments and benefits in nearly 40 countries, mainly in the OECD, taking into account average annual working hours, average annual wages, tax rates and average pension assets. Top drawer for working hoursDenmark was […]

  • UPM makes record results, Nokia and Wärtsilä are also strong

    UPM makes record results, Nokia and Wärtsilä are also strong

    More large Finnish companies announced brisk second quarter sales on Thursday. The comparable operating profit of Nokia, which manufactures wireless and fixed network equipment, was 714 million euros in April-June, compared to 682 million euros in the same period last year. Turnover rose to 5.87 billion euros in the second quarter, compared to 5.31 billion […]

  • Finnair thoroughly re-evaluates its strategy due to the closed Russian airspace

    Finnair thoroughly re-evaluates its strategy due to the closed Russian airspace

    – We are working on a thorough strategy reform and aim to communicate our direction and the changes it brings more during the fall. Finnair reports that its second-quarter net sales increased by more than 390 percent from 112 million euros a year ago to 550 million euros as demand for air travel began to […]

  • China wins big at WTT Star Contender in Budapest

    BUDAPEST, July 17 (Xinhua) – The Chinese players won the men’s singles, women’s singles and doubles titles on the final day of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender here on Sunday. In the women’s singles final, Chinese Wang Yidi won four matches in a row after going down one match to defeat second seed […]

  • Chinese couple wins mixed doubles at WTT Star Contender in Budapest

    BUDAPEST, July 16 (Xinhua) – The Chinese couple Wang Chuqin / Wang Manyu returned from two matches to defeat the Japanese duo Harimoto Tomokazu / Hayata Hina for the mixed doubles title at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender held here on Saturday. In the mixed doubles final, Wang Chuqin / Wang Manyu lost […]

  • Does Denmark’s moderate share of foreigners reduce its attractiveness to international workers?

    Does Denmark’s moderate share of foreigners reduce its attractiveness to international workers?

    Every fourth person in the Capital Region is non-Danish, which divided means that 15 percent of Copenhageners are what Danes like to call ‘immigrants’ (immigrants from non-western countries and their descendants) and 10 percent are western foreigners: expats, lifetime deaths, love refugees etc. But go outside the capital, and that share is drastic to the […]

  • Iran knows rivals at the 2023 World Cup

    Iran knows rivals at the 2023 World Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was drawn in Group A of the 2023 IHF World Championship for men along with Spain, Montenegro and Chile. – Sports news – The three best teams in each group advance to the main round, which consists of four groups – and the two best teams in the main round then […]

  • NATO concludes the summit with a stronger position against Russia and China

    NATO concludes the summit with a stronger position against Russia and China

    Madrid – NATO leaders concluded their three-day meeting in Madrid on Thursday with the Western Security Alliance strengthening its defenses against Russian aggression, warning of global challenges from China and inviting neutral countries Finland and Sweden to the group. US President Joe Biden described the summit as “historic”. “The last time NATO drafted a new […]

  • Russia is now the biggest threat: NATO “can adapt its policies accordingly”

    Russia is now the biggest threat: NATO “can adapt its policies accordingly”

    As the war in Ukraine enters its fourth month, NATO leaders will meet in Madrid for their annual conference on June 28-30 to discuss key security issues facing the military alliance, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and China’s growing influence. NATO has also announced its decision to accelerate previously neutral Sweden and Finland membership applications […]

  • NATO leaders are holding the last day of the summit

    NATO leaders are holding the last day of the summit

    MADRID – NATO leaders meet on Thursday in Madrid, Spain, for the last day of a summit that has included approval a new strategic concept for the alliancementions “Russia’s aggression”, “systemic challenges from the People’s Republic of China” and the “deepened strategic partnership” between the two countries as its main priorities. In this document, the […]

  • Updated strategy, new members, old enemies: Highlights of the NATO summit

    Updated strategy, new members, old enemies: Highlights of the NATO summit

    On day two of its annual summit, the bloc formally focused its sights on Russia NATO’s annual summit continued in Madrid on Wednesday, where the leaders of the US-led military bloc agreed to adopt two new members and named Russia its number one threat. China also found a place on the agenda, as did Ukrainian […]

  • New strategy, new members, old enemies: Highlights of the NATO summit

    New strategy, new members, old enemies: Highlights of the NATO summit

    On day two of its annual summit, the alliance formally focused its strategy on Russia The annual NATO summit continued in Madrid on Wednesday, where the leaders of the US-led military alliance agreed to adopt two new members and named Russia the main threat to the bloc. China also found a place on the agenda, […]

  • New NATO’s strategic concept is aimed at Russia, China

    New NATO’s strategic concept is aimed at Russia, China

    Madrid, Spain – NATO’s heads of state and government meeting in Madrid on Wednesday approved a new one Strategic concept for the Alliance, cites “Russia’s aggression”, “systemic challenges from the People’s Republic of China” and the “deepened strategic partnership” between the two countries as its main priorities. In this document, the Western military alliance formed […]

  • NATO leaders gather for the Madrid summit

    NATO leaders gather for the Madrid summit

    NATO leaders gather in Madrid, Spain, for a summit that will include a discussion on support for Ukraine and how the alliance will adapt to meet current and future challenges. The leaders are expected to agree to increase support for Ukraine as it defends itself from a Russian invasion. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told […]

  • NATO leaders gather for the Madrid summit

    NATO leaders gather for the Madrid summit

    US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that the US is sending additional naval fighters to be stationed in Spain, establishing a permanent headquarters for the US 5th Army Corps in Poland, adding a rotating brigade of 3,000 soldiers and 2,000 other personnel who will have its headquarters in Romania, and send two more F-35 […]

  • Biden: The United States strengthens European military presence

    Biden: The United States strengthens European military presence

    US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that the US is strengthening its military presence in Europe, including the deployment of additional sea fighters in Spain and the positioning of more troops elsewhere. Biden, in Madrid for a NATO summit with 30 countries, said that the United States would establish a permanent headquarters for the […]

  • What to expect from the NATO Summit in Madrid

    What to expect from the NATO Summit in Madrid

    NATO leaders will gather in Madrid on June 28-30 for one of the most anticipated meetings the military alliance has held in recent times. As Sweden and Finland aim to free up their path to membership, NATO strengthens its eastern flank, and war-torn Ukraine is desperate for more military support, RFE / RL Europe Editor-in-Chief […]

  • Finnair is almost broke after being suspended from Russian skies

    Finnair is almost broke after being suspended from Russian skies

    The airline suffers financial losses from having to fly around the world’s largest country Finland’s flag airline Finnair has reportedly become the latest victim in the sanctions war between Russia and the West. The airline suffered heavy financial losses due to the forced necessity to fly around Russia, after the country closed its airspace in […]

  • Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Strong economy during pandemicDenmark has flirted with first place in the last five years, where they became number three in 2021, number two in 2020, eighth in 2019 and sixth in 2018. According to WCC, Denmark’s rise to the top of the rankings is due to a sharp rise in the country’s economic results during […]

  • 17 states elected to the UN Economic and Social Council for a three-year term

    UNITED NATIONS, June 10 (Xinhua) – Seventeen states were elected on Friday to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the coordinating body for the economic and social work of UN agencies and funds, for a three-year term. The states were elected by secret ballot with a two-thirds majority of the member states present […]

  • The Danes produce the most waste in the EU, but they are the best at handling it

    The Danes produce the most waste in the EU, but they are the best at handling it

    Denmark, with its first place in Environmental performance index, is undeniably a global and European leader in sustainability. According to Global waste indexDenmark is also one of the best when it comes to waste management, and is in second place after South Korea. But despite the country’s success in managing its waste, a new study […]

  • Zelensky attends NATO summit in Madrid

    Zelensky attends NATO summit in Madrid

    Kyiv [Ukraine]June 10 (ANI): North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Joane has confirmed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been invited to the Alliance’s summit in Madrid. The summit will take place in Madrid, Spain on June 28 and June 29, respectively, The Kyiv Independent reported. The summit would be attended for the […]

  • 17 countries elected to the UN Economic and Social Council for a 3-year term

    17 countries elected to the UN Economic and Social Council for a 3-year term

    New York [US]June 11 (ANI / Xinhua): On Friday, seventeen states were elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the coordinating body for the economic and social work of UN agencies and funds, for a three-year term. The states were elected by secret ballot with a two-thirds majority of the member states […]

  • Passengers are preparing for new airport delays as air traffic increases

    Passengers are preparing for new airport delays as air traffic increases

    Helsinki-Vantaa Airport operator Finavia warns again on Sunday about serious passenger delays. On Friday, some passengers had to queue for an hour for security checks. Congestion is likely to be at its worst in the afternoon, especially between 2pm and 4pm. The security check at Terminal 1 was closed from Sunday morning, so all passengers […]

  • Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

    Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

    India in the pitIt was an all-European affair at the top, with the UK, Finland, Malta and Sweden completing the top five, with Luxembourg, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and Iceland leading the rest of the top 10. Other notables included Germany (13), Australia (17), Norway (20), Japan (25), USA (43), Canada (49), South Korea (63), Mexico […]

  • Postcard from Cannes # 9: Place your bets

    Postcard from Cannes # 9: Place your bets

    It has been a whirlwind two weeks at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, where dreams definitely came true for some at the awards ceremony on Saturday night. When the names of the winners were read out, those who saw the films shouted for joy, while others sighed, disappointed not to have placed the “winning bet”. […]

  • Postcards from Cannes # 9: Place your bets

    Postcards from Cannes # 9: Place your bets

    It has been a whirlwind two weeks at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, where dreams definitely came true for some at the awards ceremony on Saturday night. When the names of the winners were read out, those who saw the films shouted for joy, while others sighed, disappointed not to have placed the “winning bet”. […]

  • Swedish satire on the super-rich wins the Cannes Palme d’Or

    Swedish satire on the super-rich wins the Cannes Palme d’Or

    “Triangle of Sadness”, a sharp satire on class conflict by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, won the Palme d’Or for best film at the Cannes Film Festival last Saturday. “Triangle of Sadness” places Ostlund among a selected group of two-time winners of Cannes’ highest prize. He won the Palme d’Or 2017 for “The Square”, and joked […]

  • Eun-Hee Ji crosses into the semifinals of the LPGA Match-Play

    Eun-Hee Ji crosses into the semifinals of the LPGA Match-Play

    South Korea’s Eun-Hee Ji did not lose a hole on Saturday and defeated Madelene Sagström from Sweden by 7 and 6 in the quarterfinals of the LPGA Match-Play event in Las Vegas. The match ended after the 12th hole on Shadow Creek Golf Course. Ji did not realize the match was over until her caddy […]

  • Park Chan-wook wins best director at the Cannes Film Festival

    Park Chan-wook wins best director at the Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes [France]May 29 (ANI): South Korea’s Park Chan-wook was named best director at this year’s Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. Park received the award for best film director for his novel “Decision to Leave” at the 75th edition of the festival held at the Palais Lumiere in Cannes. News agency Yonhap reported that Park became […]

  • 1st Ld Writethru: Triangle of Sadness wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

    PARIS, May 28 (Xinhua) – Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s film Triangle of Sadness won the Palme d’Or, highest award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival this Saturday. Triangle of Sadness is a movie where a couple, invited to a luxury cruise with super-rich passengers, ended up on a desert island after a storm. The hierarchy […]

  • “Triangle of Sadness” wins the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival

    “Triangle of Sadness” wins the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival

    CANNES, France – The Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s class war comedy “Triangel of Sadness” won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, giving Ostlund one of the cinemas’ most prestigious awards for the second time. Ostlund, whose art world broadcast “The Square” took the Palm in 2017, made the rare feat […]

  • Triangle of Sadness wins Palm d’Or at Cannes

    PARIS, May 28 (Xinhua) – Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s film Triangle of Sadness won the Palme d’Or, highest award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival this Saturday. Triangle of Sadness is a movie where a couple, invited to a luxury cruise with super-rich passengers, ended up on a desert island after a storm. The hierarchy […]

  • Triangle of Sadness wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

    Triangle of Sadness wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

    © Provided by Xinhua This year, 21 films have been selected to compete for the Palme d’Or. PARIS, May 28 (Xinhua) – Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s film Triangle of Sadness won the Palme d’Or, highest award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival this Saturday. Triangle of Sadness is a movie where a couple, invited to […]

  • Film critics are thinking about the next Palme d’Or when the Cannes Film Marathon ends

    Film critics are thinking about the next Palme d’Or when the Cannes Film Marathon ends

    The Cannes Film Festival showed the last of its competition entries on Friday, ending its first full-scale edition since the pandemic. On the eve of the announcement of the Palme d’Or, FRANCE 24 spoke with critics from Japan, Italy and Bangladesh about watching the world’s premier film festival and their favorite films from this year’s […]

  • Brutal French Open scenario revealed for Djokovic and Nadal

    Brutal French Open scenario revealed for Djokovic and Nadal

    The two giants have been placed on an early collision course in Paris Tennis titans Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal can face in a quarter-final settlement in the French Open after the men’s draw was released for the gravel court before it starts this weekend. Defending champions Djokovic and ‘King of Clay’ Nadal are both […]

  • Finnair is reducing summer flights to Japan and increasingly focusing on Western markets

    Finnair is reducing summer flights to Japan and increasingly focusing on Western markets

    The ban on flights imposed by Russia at the end of February on airlines in 36 countries, including Finland, will remain in force until the end of May, but Finnair is preparing for a long extension. The effects of the ban have been taken into account in both the company’s summer and winter schedules, he […]

  • Biden supports Sweden’s, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    Biden supports Sweden’s, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    On Thursday, US President Joe Biden enthusiastically welcomed Sweden’s and Finland’s applications to join NATO’s security alliance – a move that would expand the bloc to include two of Europe’s most modern military and place it along Russia’s northwestern border. Biden spoke from Rose Garden while it was flanked by Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson […]

  • Biden supports Sweden, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    Biden supports Sweden, Finland’s offer to join NATO

    On Thursday, President Joe Biden enthusiastically welcomed Sweden’s and Finland’s applications to join NATO’s security alliance – a move that would bring two of Europe’s most modern military rights to Russia’s northwestern border. Speaking from Rose Garden, flanked by Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, Biden said he would send their […]

  • Madelene Sagström opens with 63 to lead the Founders Cup

    Madelene Sagström opens with 63 to lead the Founders Cup

    Madelene Sagström from Sweden shot a 9-under-par 63 to take the lead in the first round of the Cognizant Founders Cup on Thursday in Clifton, NJ Sagström hit the first four holes, rolled in three more straight at numbers 12-14 and ended the round with nine birdies and no bogeys at the Upper Montclair Country […]

  • Madelene Sagström opens with 63 to lead the Cognizant Founders Cup

    Madelene Sagström opens with 63 to lead the Cognizant Founders Cup

    Madelene Sagström from Sweden shot a 9-under-par 63 to take the lead in the first round of the Cognizant Founders Cup on Thursday in Clifton, NJ Sagström hit the first four holes, rolled in three more straight at numbers 12-14 and ended the round with nine birdies and no bogeys at the Upper Montclair Country […]

  • Authoritarian leaders slaughter covid-19 responses, leading to deaths

    Authoritarian leaders slaughter covid-19 responses, leading to deaths

    The World Health Organization (WHO) last week updated its report on redundant deaths from covid-19which highlights an extraordinary correlation between deaths and authoritarian leaders. It also highlights how well Australia handled covid-19 in both 2020 and 2021, although the deaths in covid-19 2022 are now increasing and significantly exceeding the deaths in 2020 and 2021. […]

  • North Korean hackers target journalists with GOLDBACKDOOR malware

    It has recently been revealed that APT37, a North Korean cyber espionage group, has used advanced malicious software to steal information from a private computer owned by a former South Korean intelligence service. The government-backed espionage group used the so-called Goldbackdoor malware with the intention of stealing sensitive information from carefully selected targets. It is […]

  • Events in early May: Boy George… and ‘Dick’

    Events in early May: Boy George… and ‘Dick’

    Boy George Aliens and Iconsongoing, ending June 4, opening hours TBC; Gallery Oxholm, Pile Alle 25, Frederiksberg; gallerioxholm.dkOn Saturday, a new exhibition was opened with the artwork by Boy George, which runs at Galleri Oxholm until the beginning of June. Since his first show in Monaco in November 2019, the former Culture Club singer has […]

  • Denmark among top countries for press freedom

    Denmark among top countries for press freedom

    Kim has been wrongSweden, Estonia and Finland completed the top five, while Ireland, Portugal, Costa Rica, Lithuania and Liechtenstein made up the rest of the top 10. Other notables included Germany (16), Canada (19), United Kingdom (24), South Africa (35), Australia (39), United States (42), South Korea (43), Japan (71), Brazil (110). ), Indonesia (117), […]

  • Art review: Yin and yang, but not always in a good way

    Art review: Yin and yang, but not always in a good way

    What I think is most refreshing is to visit an art exhibition where you can go in with open eyes – so you have not done any homework, or have read endless text, to get an idea of ​​what is going on. And Haegue Yang’s exhibition ‘Double Soul’ is undeniably eye candy. It is extremely […]

  • The Finnish passport was placed "third strongest" In the world

    The Finnish passport was placed "third strongest" In the world

    The Finnish passport is the third strongest in the world and enables visa-free access to a total of 189 countries, according to the recent results of the global mobility index compiled by the London consulting company Henley & Partners. Passports in Japan and Singapore topped the index, facilitating visa-free access to 192 countries worldwide, while […]

  • Finnish startup community: Four percent of GDP for research and development

    Finnish startup community: Four percent of GDP for research and development

    In the economic environment overshadowed by the COVID19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, the Finnish government’s decision to invest in research and development (R&D) also brings confidence in the future among startup entrepreneurs. “This was also the case during the recession of the 1990s, when we were able to gather the results of the […]

  • Zelensky tells UN that Russia must be expelled from Security Council

    Zelensky tells UN that Russia must be expelled from Security Council

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the UN Security Council to expel Russia “so it cannot block decisions about its own war” during a video address to a meeting of the council on Tuesday. Zelensky also said that Russian forces have committed “the most terrible war crimes” since World War II in Ukraine, two days after […]

  • The latest Henley Passport Index shows that a new iron curtain is forming

    The latest Henley Passport Index shows that a new iron curtain is forming

    Six weeks after the war in Ukraine started, Henley & Partners has published the results of its latest passport index. The impact of the conflict on freedom of movement and mobility has been more important than first thought. With millions of Ukrainians fleeing their homes, Europe is witnessing the worst refugee crisis since World War […]

  • Reaction from South American coaches to the draw of the World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 1 (Xinhua) – The following is the reaction of South American national team leaders to the draw of the FIFA World Cup 2022, which was held in Doha on Friday: TITE, BRAZIL MANAGER “It is neither the group of death nor of life, each group has a degree of difficulty. Portugal […]

  • Nations learn Qatar World Cup fate

    Nations learn Qatar World Cup fate

    The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup has revealed the groups for the countries that will compete in Qatar The draw for the 2022 World Cup has created a number of exciting group stage competitions, including a clash between the United States and Iran, while the European giants Spain and Germany have ended up […]

  • Russia could join Asian football without a FIFA decree, the lawyer claims

    Russia could join Asian football without a FIFA decree, the lawyer claims

    The Russian Football Federation can switch from UEFA to the Asian Football Federation, a sports lawyer has said Russian football teams can switch from European to Asian competitions without needing permission from FIFA, a sports lawyer has said while the Russian Football Federation is waiting to discover if it faces further penalties from the World […]

  • Live: Second round of Ukraine-Russia talks in Turkey next week

    Live: Second round of Ukraine-Russia talks in Turkey next week

    The next round of face-to-face talks between Ukraine and Russia will be held in Turkey on March 28-30, Ukrainian negotiator David Arakhamia said on social media on Sunday. Follow all the developments in Ukraine on our live blog. All times in Paris time [GMT + 1]. 8:02 pm: Russia restricts access to Germany’s Bild website […]

  • Denmark is still among the happiest nations

    Denmark is still among the happiest nations

    DK number two since 2016Afghanistan finished at the bottom of the rankings after Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Botswana. Other notables included Australia (12th), Canada (15), USA (16), United Kingdom (17), Brazil (38), Mexico (46), Japan (54), South Korea (59), China (72), Russia (80), Indonesia (87), Denmark finished last at the top of the rankings in […]

  • Serbia replaces banned Russia in tennis showpiece

    Serbia replaces banned Russia in tennis showpiece

    The decision of the International Tennis Federation excludes the defending champions of the Davis Cup and the Billie Jean King Cup Novak Djokovic’s Serbia will replace Daniil Medvedev’s reigning Russian champions in the upcoming Davis Cup final this year, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed. After terminating membership of the Russian and Belarusian federations […]