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New Norwegian Ambassador in Vietnam

  The Norwegian embassy in Hanoi welcomes 62 year old Grethe Løchen as new Ambassador to Vietnam. Grethe Løchen is cand.philol. and has been employed in the Foreign Service since 2002. She served as Minister of the Embassy in Kabul 2010-2012, Ambassador to Sri Lankan 2012-2015 and Senior Adviser in the Foreign Ministry from 2015…

Taiwan students in Norway planning to sue Norwegian government

Taiwan students in Norway are planning to sue the Norwegian government after the nationality on their residency permits has been changed from Taiwan to China. A groups of Taiwan law students living in Norway will fill a lawsuit against the Norwegian government after their nationality has been changed from Taiwan to China in their residency…

September Nordic Start-Up Breakfast Singapore

The Nordic business organizations jointly present the Nordic Start-Up day to be held on Thursday 13 September, featuring the companies Investigate, Lendela, Smartly and Trax. The event is described as “a concept for the Nordic entrepreneurial scene in Singapore”. The first gathering features one inspirational talk and one panel discussion. The inspirational talk will be…

Norwegians to be advisors on wind substation in China

Energy experts from Norway has been contracted to provide technical advisory support on feasibility studies for offshore wind substation in China. Norwegian DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, will provide technical advisory support on feasibility studies for the first-ever Chinese high-voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore wind substation. China…

Support to Norwegian enterprises that cooperate with Vietnam

Innovation Norway has launched a programme to support Norwegian enterprises exploring cooperation opportunities in Vietnam. With ‘Global Growth Vietnam – Rest Raw Materials Programme’ Innovation Norway will support the Norwegian enterprises with technologies and products for marine rest raw materials processing to explore cooperation opportunities in Vietnam. “Vietnam has raw materials, skilled labour and a…

AndersenB2B: business internationalisation game-changer for SMEs

‘AndersenB2B.com’ is a relatively new platform to which SMEs from the Nordics and other regions are invited to partake in new business generation. This opportunity also represents a new take on internationalisation, aiming at being a real game changer disrupting the status quo for international SME business opportunities. SMEs interested in more export on more…

CanCham-NordCham Speed Networking Night Manila

On 9 August NordCham Philippines and CanCham Philippines brought together members and guests to mingle and expand their networks, as the CanCham-NordCham Speed Networking Night was held at Dusit Thani in Manila. They expressed their special thanks to the sponsors, Air Juan, Lima Land Inc., New Nordic Group, Philippine Retirement Authority – PRA, Spaces, and Winery…

Norwegian and Vietnamese companies collaborate to protect fish from bacteria

Norwegian company Pharmaq and Vietnamese company Vinh Hoan Company have signed a strategic partnership agreement about protecting pangasius from a bacteria with a new vaccine. For the first time in Vietnam, farmed fish pangasiu fish will be protected from the bacteria Edwardsiella Ictaluri and Aeromonas Hydrophila by ALPHA JECT Panga 2 vaccine. Pharmaq and Vinh…

Invitation to Nordic Film Festival in Bangkok

The four Nordic embassies in Bangkok invite to Nordic Film Festival in September to enjoy Nordic movies in the cinema. Grab your popcorns, lean back in the cinema seat and enjoy a Nordic movie – for free. The Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Embassy in Bangkok have decided to come together in creating The Nordic…