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Ex-Finnish PM Esko Aho’s speech in Hanoi

Finland’s former Prime Minister Esko Aho’s held a presentation in Hanoi on September 18 about Finland’s experience in economic development based on innovation. As part of the Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Programme Phase 2 to improve the capacity of Vietnamese policymakers, the event was a follow-up to a presentation made by Professor Goran Roos in late…

Danish Crown expands presence in Southeast Asia

As the economic growth continues in Southeast Asia, the Danish Crown group has announced that it will establish a new head office in the region. The new head office will be in Vietnam and from here the sales will spread out through the rest of the region and be supported by two new sales offices…

Nordics in Hanoi Pride Parade

On 24 September the Nordic Embassies: Embassy of Finland in Hanoi, Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi, Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi joined forces and thousands of other people in the Hanoi Pride Parade to advocate the universal values of equality, diversity, and tolerance. Ambassadors, diplomats, local staff, family members –…

Innovate Like a Swede: contents in Vietnam

On 18 September the national contest ’Innovate Like a Swede’ was launched in Hanoi! Since then Second Secretary at the Embassy of Sweden Mr. Johan Alvin has been doing a national tour visiting 14 universities in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City along with Swedish business representatives and representatives from Uppsala University in…

China, Indonesia, Vietnam joins Denmark in new climate alliance

The Denmark-inspired ‘Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030’ (P4G), a new global climate alliance aiming to become a new engine to drive green growth, was launched on 20 September in the UN Headquarters. Leaders from government, business and civil society launched P4G to drive inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic growth. P4G will…

Carsten Lehn sells DAFI Tropicdane to Danish furniture company

Carsten Lehn, the founder of the Danish furniture company DAFI Tropicdane in Vietnam, has together with his wife Le Nguyen Da Bich sold DAFI Tropicdane to the Danish furniture factory Carl Hansen & Søn. Carsten Lehn will stay in the company in Vietnam for 3 years as a designer and on the board as an adviser,…

Vinamilk expands cooperation with Danish firm Chr. Hansen

Vinamilk’s chief marketing officer, Phan Minh Tiên (R), and Chr. Hansen’s vice president, Lasse Nagell, on Thursday 21 September signed a strategic co-operation agreement in Copenhagen, Denmark. The deal is an agreement for strategic co-operation with Denmark’s Chr.Hansen Company in Copenhagen to help Vinamilk study and utilize European-standard probiotics for its formula milk, yogurt, drinking…

Danish Energy Outlook Report for Vietnam presented

On Wednesday, September 20, Thomas Egebo, Secretary of State of the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, presided over the presentation of the Energy Outlook Report for Vietnam in 2017 in Hanoi.. The report is one of the most remarkable cooperation outcomes between the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Danish government within the…

Denmark plays central role in new global climate initiative

A new global climate initiative – P4G – was launched Wednesday by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the General Assembly of the UN in New York. “P4G” is an abbreviation of “Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030”. China, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea is backing the P4G initiative. The initiative…