Category: International relations

Vietnam welcomes Swedish investors

Vietnam encourages Swedish businesses to invest in public transport, renewable energy, green technology and environmental pollution treatment, Voice of Vietnam reported. Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai made the proposal while receiving the State Secretary to Minister for Trade Gunnar Oom in Hanoi on September 18. The government of Vietnam will create the best possible…

Norway’s first ambassador to Myanmar approved

Myanmar has welcomed Norway‘s first ambassador to the once-pariah state, media reports said Monday according to Europe Online-magazine. President Thein Sein accepted the credentials of Ann Ollestad, a former ambassador to India, The New Light of Myanmar reported. She will reside in Yangon, as do all other ambassadors to Myanmar, although the capital is in…

Danish Water Days in Myanmar was a success

In late August Danish Water Days took place in Yangon, Myanmar. The event was a great success with Danish companies gaining valuable contacts to Myanmar businesses and government officials, the Danish Embassy wrote on its website. During 27th – 29th August 2013, the Ambassador together with eleven Danish companies participated in the Myanmar-Danish Water Days…

Danish Ambassador met with Thailand’s Minister of Public Health

On Wednesday 25 September the Danish Ambassador in Thailand and Danish medical company Danish Medical Industry A/S (DMI) met with Thailand’s Minister of Public Health The Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok’s good relations to the Thai government was once again today serving its role as the possibilities for extended collaboration within the healthcare and medical…

Join a Copenhagen seminar on business opportunities in the Philippines

A seminar entitled “The Philippines – Your Investment Partner in Asia: Opportunities for Danish Investors in Philippine Economic Zones” will be held in Copenhagen on Wednesday 9 October. The seminar is organized in a cooperation between the Philippine Embassy in Oslo and Asia House, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), the Philippine Trade and Investment Center…

Meet the new Swedish Ambassador to Singapore

The Swedish government has appointed Håkan Jevrell as new Ambassador to Singapore. In this video posted on the Embassy’s Facebook-page you can hear Håkan Jevrell tell about his way to the embassy and his expectations to his stay. Watch it here.  According to the Embassy’s website Mr Jevrell’s previous positions have included Districh Prosecutor at…

Vietnam, Denmark set up comprehensive partnership

Future bilateral cooperation between Denmark and Vietnam will be easier after the two countries have agreed to upgrade their ties to comprehensive partnership. Vietnam’s President Truong Tan Sang and his wife last week went to Denmark on an official state visit. On September 19 he met with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and this meeting…

Danish Minister for Higher Education opens “Denmark Day” in Beijing

On September 17, the Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and higher Education, Morten Østergaard, opened ”Denmark Day” event at Peking University in Beijing, helping Danish higher education institutions and companies promote study and career opportunities for bright Chinese students. The career and education fair “Denmark Day” is organised by Innovation Centre Denmark, as a part…

Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Helsinki open for business

The Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Helsinki opened on Monday 16 September 2013 to the public and now provides consular services to the Filipino community and the Finnish public. The consular services to be provided by the Honorary Consulate General in Helsinki will include the processing and issuance of Philippine tourist visas, the authentication of…

Vietnam’s president on three-days visit to Denmark

The president of Vietnam, Truong Tan Sang together with his wife landed in Denmark on Wednesday 18 September, where they will stay for a three-day official state visit. On Wednesday they went to lunch at the Eremitage castle north of Copenhagen with HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and several Danish Companies. The Vietnamese president…