Category: General news

Nordic Night in Jakarta: embassies celebrated joint National Day 2018

The Embassies of the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden jointly celebrated their National days for the fourth consecutive year on Thursday 18 October in Jakarta – this time in an evening atmosphere. The Nordic countries are on the forefront of renewable energy, sustainable waste management, Co2-neutral transportation and green cities. With this in…

Danish embassy supported civic engagement in Vietnam

With support from the Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi, a workshop about civic engagement in Vietnam was held in the second last week of October. The workshop brought together more than 70 participants from the government, research institutes, NGOs and community organizations for discussions on how to promote the concept of civic engagement and how…

Denmark helps to improve work safety in Myanmar

Inspectors from the Danish Working Environment Authority have trained Burmese inspectors to enhance safety at workplaces in Myanmar. Danish inspectors have visited Myanmar in October and have trained inspectors from the Factories and General Labour Laws Inspection Department. The training focused on indoor climate, accident prevention and chemical, fire and electricity safety. The new knowledge…

Vietnamese delegation attended Danish anti-corruption conference

A delegation from Vietnam participated in the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen on 22-24 October. The Vietnamese delegation was led by Deputy Inspector General, H.E. Mr. Tran Ngoc Liem and consisted of representatives from all the key anti-corruption agencies in Vietnam including the Government Inspectorate, the Central Committee for Internal Affairs, the Office of…

Smart Solutions from Finland in Ho Chi Minh City

As part of the Week for Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship (WHISE 2018), celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Vietnam – Finland Diplomatic Relations, the Embassy of Finland in Hanoi and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee co-organise the event “Smart Solutions from Finland” on 18 October, 2018. The event took place…

Finnish education conference held in Kuala Lumpur

Finland and Malaysia are connecting and collaborating to drive education forward. Mr. Olli-Pekka Heinonen, DG at the Finnish National Agency for Education, Opetushallitus – Utbildningsstyrelsen visited Kuala Lumpur on 17 October, where the Education Ministry, with the cooperation of the Malaysian International Islamic University, organised a seminar on the Finnish Education System, held at the…

Finnish Teacher Education Forum, Educa Thailand

On 17 October the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok attended the international seminar at Educa Thailand 2018. Two Finnish experts shared their knowledge on stage. Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland spoke about ’New Learning Environments and Digitalization Government Program for Education 2015-2019 Key Projects on New comprehensive school’. Later Professor…

Norwegian commences winter flights Stockholm to Krabi

A new direct flight route to Krabi from Stockholm Arlanda with Norwegian is being launched on 31 October 2018. This enables Swedes to fly non-stop to another long-haul destination in Thailand. The airline Norwegian will fly on the direct service to the popular holiday destination of Krabi with two weekly departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport…

Vietnamese Prime Minister visits Denmark, Royal Banquet

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Spouse has been to Denmark on an official visit during 19 – 20 October. The Vietnamese Government chief was accompanied by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, Deputy Foreign…

The arrival of Denmark’s new ambassador to Vietnam

The Embassy of Denmark has welcomed the new Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, His Excellency Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen. The Ambassador presented his credentials to the Acting President of Vietnam Mdm Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on 16 October and has officially taken up his position as Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, to further strengthen the important bilateral…