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Northern Europe

Clubbing together

China, it seems, is in love with all things Scottish - the whisky, the salmon and perhaps most of all, the game of golf Scotland gave to the world. But this is no unrequited love. The feeling is entirely mutual.

Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am

HK can learn from Irish who voted in referendum to end 'citizenship tourism'

I refer to reports on the influx of mainland mothers giving birth in Hong Kong's private and public hospitals, and the resulting pressure on the health-care and education system.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Nordic ventures far from finished

Mainland billionaire Huang Nubo is unfazed by the Icelandic government's rejection of his ambitious land-buying plan and he will continue to pursue similar projects in northern Europe, his spokeswoman said yesterday.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Northern lights dazzle

Swedish brands such as Ikea, H&M, Volvo and Ericsson have become household names, while Swedish engineering brilliance, especially in the cutting-edge telecommunications sector, continues to wow consumers worldwide.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Far out in the Faroes

Once declared the 'world's best islands' by National Geographic Traveller, the Faroe Islands are, in fact, a wind and wave-battered archipelago in the North Atlantic. 'Best' is both a broad and bold claim, but if you can cope with what the magazine coyly described as the 'cool climate and remote location', there is no doubt that the Faroes are indeed very special islands.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Kingdom can sing its praises to world

Happy the man, woman or child -and there are just under 5 million of them- with a passport, birth certificate, or similar official identity document issued by the kingdom of Norway.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & Clarifications

In the January 11 issue of Young Post, in the article 'The Three Sisters', we printed 'This week we look at an ancient legend from Iceland'. It should be Australia, not Iceland. Hence, the answer to question one in the exercise that was given on Page 11 should be 'b - Australia'.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

People want say on payback

The people of Iceland demanded to vote on a bill this week that would see them each having to pay US$16,000. Many Europeans invested in Icelandic banks. But, when world markets crashed, they lost their money. Britain has warned that it might stop Iceland joining the European Union unless it pays up. Other countries who were ready to loan Iceland money are having a re-think.

8 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Danes eager for Chinese investment

Countless Danish company executives have found their way to Hong Kong over the years - so now Danes are looking forward to Chinese investment coming their way.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Small but influential nation to highlight all its strengths

Country to further expand links with Hong Kong and the mainland with promotional events and even better business, writes Martin Donovan

Danes in Hong Kong may be relatively few in number but their impact is big - and the country's consul general is happy in his belief that the nation's influence here will expand.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am