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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…

Sida’s Strategic Environmental Assessment workshop in Vietnam

The Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi participated in an interesting workshop gathering alumni of Sida’s international training programme on Strategic Environmental Assessment and other key stakeholders. Financed by Sida, the programme has been carried out by Chalmers, University of Gothenburg and NIRAS. The networking event on 7 September was hosted by UNDP. “We discussed about…

EduCluster Finland donated learning resources in Vietnam

EduCluster Finland (ECF) has co-sponsored The Connection project, which donates learning resources for a school in the mountainous region of Lao Cai in Vietnam, reported ECF on 28 August. Organised by partner WISE Consulting in Hanoi, an exhibition of art by Vietnamese and Finnish artists and photographers was opened by H.E. Phung Xuan Nha (Minister…

Vietnam wants rights to Finland’s education programs

Education officials from Vietnam are in Finland to learn about the country’s education programs from elementary school to undergraduate level. A delegation led by Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education, held talks with their Finnish counterparts on Monday 28 august 2017. The purpose of the talks is to acquire the rights to publish Finnish educational…

HCM City wants Swedish and Danish tourists to stay longer

HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government to extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from Sweden and Denmark and seven other countries to 30 days instead of 15 days. The reason is to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of 10-11 million international tourists in 2020. The nine countries are Sweden, Denmark,…

Scandinavian brands and Denmark pavilion at Propak Asia

As ProPak Asia 2017 celebrated 25 years Scandinavia had relatively strong presence there, with Tetra Pak and a Denmark Pavilion of companies in the Processing Tech Asia exhibition, as well as Swedish brand Ecolean participating in a ‘Let’s Drive Your Innovation’ seminar within Food Innovation Asia Conference 2017. Denmark (pavilion organised by Confederation of Danish…