Category: Vietnam

Finnish-Vietnamese co-operation in elderly care takes off






Holistic solutions in elderly care, covering remote population areas are increasingly in demand in the rapidly ageing Asian countries. Heta Hytönen, from FinlandCare program writes about Vietnamese-Finnish cooperation within elderly care and a delegation visit to Vietnam. “Many South-East Asian countries are open-minded when it comes to co-operating with Nordic healthcare service providers. Large infrastructural…

Business Sweden in Southeast Asia busier than ever






At last, ScandAsia has caught hold of a Trade Commissioner to learn more about Business Sweden (since the organisation was changed and renamed) and their activities, scope of work, clients and the development for Swedish business and trade in and with Southeast Asia. And who could then be a more ideal spokesperson then the Country…

Knowledge-sharing via Executives’ Global Network






Danish-founded Executives Global Network (EGN) is an independent and unique knowledge-sharing Peer Group Network currently expanding to more countries in Southeast Asia to widen its reach further. It’s lonely at the top. Most employees have others in the workplace that they can turn to for advice, feedback and / or companionship. Leaders, on the other…

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…

Denmark – Vietnam 45 Years of relationship: from aid to trade






In August 2007, diplomat Charlotte Laursen ended her position in Vietnam as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi. Since 20 August 2015, she is however back, this time accredited as Denmark’s Ambassador to Vietnam. During her absence, Vietnam has undergone a number of changes, described by a fascinated ambassador as…

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…

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…

Sweden continues Mekong River Commission support






On 25 November Sweden signed an agreement on continued support to Mekong River Commission (MRC) for more sustainable development of the Mekong basin. Sweden emphasized the importance of gender integration and anti-corruption awareness during the 23rd MRC council meeting. The Government of Sweden has granted SEK 49 million (equivalent to USD 5.3 million) to  MRC…