Category: Vietnam

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…

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…

Finland earns medal for Vietnam innovation and start-up support






During Techfest 2016 in Hanoi the Finnish government was awarded by the Vietnamese government for long-term commitment and excellent results in the development of Vietnam’s innovation system. H.E Mr. Chu Ngọc Anh Minister for Science and Technology presented H.E Mr. Ilkka-Pekka Similä Ambassador of Finland in Vietnam with a medal for Finland’s support to innovation…