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  • Norway returns rare silent film to China

    In a gesture that could help ease relations between Norway and China, strained since the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, the National Library of Norway has returned a long-lost Chinese silent film. A print of “The Cave of the Silken Web,” [...]

    Photo: National Library of Norway
  • Denmark-based Cambodian dissident sentenced to jail in absentia

    Denmark-based Sam Serey, president of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KLNF), is, according to Cambodia’s courts, the ringleader of an international organization that planned to topple the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen. Along with 12 associates, Mr. Serey was sentenced to prison by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on [...]

    In photo, Mr. Sam Serey meets with Mr. Michael H. Winther, the Danish ambassador in Thailand in 2012 and hands over the book “Mystery of Cambodia“.
Photo: KI Media
  • Danish farm support pays off

    Denmark supports small farmers in the Thanh Hoa province as part of the support to private sector development in Vietnam. Recently Danish Ambassador John Nielsen visited a stick lac producing company that has increased its income by 140% since 2013 and at the same time reduced its post-harvest losses from [...]

    Danish farm support pays off
  • Danish Electro-pop duo playing at Hue Festival

    The Danish band “Stoffer&Maskinen” will give two concerts at Hue Festival 2014, Vietnam, next week, on the 15th and 16th of April. The band arrived to Vietnam this morning and we met them for a cup of coffee and a short talk about music and their special relationship to Vietnam. [...]

  • EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking

    The European ASEAN Business Centre(EABC) Annual General Meeting of the year 2014 was successfully held on 9 April 2014 at the Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok, with the honorable presence of Mr.Narong Sasitorn, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who provided a speech on Enhancing Thai-EU Relations, and the honorable [...]

    EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking
  • Vietnamese deputy delegation in Sweden

    DPM Vu Van Ninh is heading a high-level delegation to Stockholm, Sweden this week. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen bilateral relations and to exchange views and experiences on issues such as management of economic and financial crisis, national debt and restructure of state-owned enterprises. Yesterday the delegation [...]

    Vietnamese deputy delegation in Sweden
  • Carlsberg acquires majority share in Singapore’s MayBev

    Carlsberg has bought a 51% stake in MayBev, the exclusive distributor for Ashai in Singapore. The deal, confirmed today on 9 April by Carlsberg, will add Asahi’s namesake beer to the Danish brewer’s Singapore portfolio, as well as brands including Lanson-BCC’s Lanson Champagne and Asahi-owned Nikka whiskey. No financial details [...]

    Carlsberg acquires majority share in Singapore’s MayBev
  • Danfoss celebration with Ambassador in Singapore

    In March 2014 Danfoss celebrated the consolidation of its two separate offices in Singapore. Danish Ambassador to Singapore Berit Basse was happy to give a speech on green technology and global green growth at the opening and recognizes Danfoss for the energy efficient work they contribute with in Singapore. Danfoss [...]

    Danfoss celebration with Ambassador in Singapore
  • Chief Minister of Penang and Danish Ambassador inaugurate Food factory

    On 8 April the Chief Minister of Penang, Mr. Lim Guang Eng, and Danish Ambassador in Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge,  inaugurated the expansion of Barkath Co-Ro Manufacturing’s facility in Penang, enabling the company to meet the growing demand in Malaysia and the region for their popular Sunquick fruit drink. Barkath Co-Ro [...]

    Chief Minister of Penang and Danish Ambassador inaugurate Food factory
  • Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs

    Ålesund, Norway-headquartered Golden Energy Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Nantong Rainbow Offshore & Engineering Equipments Co., Ltd. (ROC) in China for the construction of two Ulstein PX121H Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs). The order includes an option for two more vessels of the same design. The two confirmed [...]

    Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs

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Embassy hosts Swedish jazz picnic in Hanoi

Embassy hosts Swedish jazz picnic in Hanoi

April 10, 2014 at 11:22

Yesterday, on April 9,  The Swedish Embassy had an event for invited Vietnamese, a jazz picnic! The event was a great success with a lot of attendees, happy people and a...

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Danish farm support pays off

Danish farm support pays off

April 16, 2014 at 09:00

Denmark supports small farmers in the Thanh Hoa province as part of the support to private sector development in Vietnam. Recently Danish Ambassador John Nielsen visited a...

General news »

Danish Electro-pop duo playing at Hue Festival

Danish Electro-pop duo playing at Hue Festival

April 15, 2014 at 09:00

The Danish band “Stoffer&Maskinen” will give two concerts at Hue Festival 2014, Vietnam, next week, on the 15th and 16th of April. The band arrived to Vietnam this...

International relations »

Photo: National Library of Norway

Norway returns rare silent film to China

April 16, 2014 at 09:13

In a gesture that could help ease relations between Norway and China, strained since the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo,...

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Hockey too expensive for many Finnish kids, report says

Hockey too expensive for many Finnish kids, report says

April 13, 2014 at 09:32

Finland’s national sport, hockey, has become too expensive for many children to play, a report by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture said. Parents may need...

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