Johannes Kjems

Finland’s 100 years independence will be celebrated in Vietnam

The Embassy of Finland in Hanoi, Vietnam is organising a commemorative in correlation with Finland’s 100th independence day next year. “Vietnam’s socio-economic development plans had achieved outstanding results including a complete education system reform, a stronger emphasis on environmental and climate sustainability, more involvement of the private sector in development creating conditions for start-up, and…

Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia

The Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia was held recently, with the purpose of increasing the market share in Indonesia. “We bring lots of this coldwater seafood into the country and we displayed it as part of Norway’s marketing of seafood products. Norway represents the biggest seafood exporter in the world, and it’s all about the…

Denmark-Vietnam green workshop in Hanoi

Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam held a workshop together on 2 December in Hanoi. The goal was to attract experts, business representatives and authorities and discuss ways to promote energy-efficient construction. The Ministry of Construction has worked with lots of international parters – especially Denmark has shared its expertise on…

Denmark and Indonesia join forces against terrorism

Chief of the National Counter-terroism Agency in Indonesia, General Suhardi Alius, held a meeting with Denmark’s ambassador to Indonesia, Casper Klynge on 25 November. The purpose of the meeting was to establish an exchange in information regarding counter-terrorism. “Denmark is more aware of Indonesia’s achievements in countering terrorism and wants to learn from our experience…

Surge in Vietnamese beer prices causes Carlsberg to hesitate

A surge in prices for beer from Vietnam’s Hanoi Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp. (Habeco) has been caused by speculative buying on very thin volume, claims Tayfun Uner, CEO of Carlsberg Vietnam. The postulate stated by the Danish brewery giant is the cause of heated negotiations in the South East Asian beer market. Carlsberg has previously announced…

Denmark and Vietnam celebrate 45 years of diplomatic ties

Vietnam and Denmark celebrated 45 years of diplomatic ties on 25 November. This happened with a gathering in Ho Chi Minh City organised by The Royal Danish Embassy. For more than four decades, Vietnam and Denmark have evolved a very strong partnership, said Danish ambassador to Vietnam, Charlotte Laursen. Over the years, Denmark and Vietnam’s…

Singapore and Finland to fight tax evasion

On 22 November, Finland and Singapore signed an agreement that grants the countries access to each others resident – Finns in Singapore and vice versa. The agreement aims to reveal tax evaders. The first submission of account records from financial institutions in Singapore occurs on 31 May 2018 and submissions from Finnish companies will occur…