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Norwegian Ambassador visited Quang Tri, Vietnam

The group of four ambassadors to Vietnam consisting Norwegian Ambassador Grete Løchen, Cannada’s Ambassador Deborah Paul, New Zealand’s Ambassador Wendy Matthews and Switzerland’s Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor jointly took a field trip to visit Quang Tri, a province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. Taking place around May 6-11, 2019, the trip was…

Ericsson and Viettel successfully tested 5G in Vietnam

Viettel, Vietnam’s largest mobile network provider and Sweden’s Ericsson successfully established the first call using fifth generation (5G) technology in Vietnam. As a part of Viettel’s 5G technical testing program, the call enables network connection speed to reach its peak at 1.5 to 1.7Gbps, beyond the theoretical speed limit of the 4G LTE network and…

Danish Embassy co-hosted food management workshop

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development co-presented a workshop on food safety management functions held on Tuesday, May 7. Sponsored by the Danida Fellowship Centre–a self-governing institution providing research facilities, studies and training modules under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, the knowledge-sharing workshop was…

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria arrived in Vietnam

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden and her spouse Prince Daniel arrived in Hanoi on Monday, May 6. The Crown Princess Couple was welcomed by Vietnam’s Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh who hosted a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on the afternoon of May 6. The visit from the Crown Princess of…

Team Asia rocked at ‘78° North’ Marathon in Norway

Team Asia successfully completed the FWD ‘78° North’ Marathon organized by FWD, a pan-Asian insurance company. ‘78° North’ Marathon was held on April 16, 2019 at Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway, 1050 km away from the Pole making ‘78° North’ Marathon the world’s ‘coolest’ marathon at the North Pole. Among Team Asia, there were 9 FWD-sponsored…

Danish embassy in Vietnam co-funded for photography exhibition

  Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam co-sponsored a photography exhibition: “A little bit of this and that” with Exchange Fund and Canon Vietnam. “A little bit of this and that” is a solo exhibition of Dinh Nguyen, a Ho Chi Minh City-based architect, who aimed to capture “slices of life” and the city in various…

Monitor ERP System Levels Up in Asia

Monitor ERP System Sdn Bhd recently celebrated the opening of their new ASEAN headquarters in Penang, Malaysia. On that same day, the Monitor ASEAN team held a launch event for their latest product offering, MONITOR G5. 10 years in developing, and 40 million Euro invested, MONITOR G5 comes to the Malaysian Market to help manufacturing…

Norway’s Ambassador met Vietnam’s DPM

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam had a meeting with Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam on April 9, 2019. As a part of promoting the bilateral relationship and cooperation between Norway and Vietnam, the Ambassador and the Minister discussed many issues regarding the collaboration between the two…

Vietnam joined Ericsson to embark the first IoT innovation Hub

The Vietnamese government held the inauguration ceremony of Vietnam’s first Internet of things (IoT) Innovation Hub at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi on April 10, 2019 in collaboration with Ericsson, a Swedish leading multinational networking and telecommunications providers. Based on the MoU signed between Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Sweden’s Ericsson company…