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EuroCham Vietnam’s annual Gala Dinner 2020 set for 30 October 2020

Norcham Vietnam, on behalf of EuroCham Vietnam, has announced the date for the annual Gala Dinner to be 30 October 2020. The EuroCham Gala Dinner 2020 is one of EuroCham’s biggest events of the year. The event will take place at the Reverie Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, and will bring hundreds of EuroCham…

The Finnish Huhtamaki is looking for the most innovative start ups to promote circular economy

The Sanfrancisco base company, Food System 6 has a program sponsored by the Finnish companyHuhtamaki Suomi, aimed at surfacing and supporting the most innovative circular economy startups worldwide. ​ As part of this program, FS6 will offer mentorship, advising, and networking opportunities to help amplify the impact and reach solutions. For more details and to…

Sweden Alumni Network Hanoi hosts a send off gathering on 8 August 2020

The Sweden Alumni Network Vietnam – Hanoi Chapter invites Sweden Alumni / students to Sweden institutes and researchers to join Fika session on 8 August 2020. The gathering brings alumni and students/researchers who are going to attend at Sweden’s universities/schools this year a precious opportunity to meet, mingle and share experience before students’ departure. Please…

Finnish Early Childhood education courses online available to Asian teachers

Finland embassy in Bangkok announced online course for early childhood education available to teachers starting from 22 August to 12 September 2020. Finland is well known for early education methods based on an integrated approach to care, education and teaching, the so-called “educare” model, with particular emphasis on pedagogy. Early childhood is a phase of…

First death from Covid-19 in Vietnam

A 70 years old man was recorded as patient 428 became the first reported death from COVID-19 in Vietnam. The man lived in Hoi An Town of Quang Nam Province. The health department says his death was due to COVID-19 complications on 31 July 2020. Vietnam has recorded 93 locally transmitted coronavirus cases since the…

EuroCham Vietnam is looking for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Business Adviser

EuroCham Vietnam is also in charge of developing and updating publications in the Intellectual Property (IP) field. The firm has an important role in building and maintaining relationships with enforcement agencies, IP offices and IPR Sector Committees of other European Chambers of Commerce in the region. With network of close to 1,000 members and its…

The South China Sea as U.S.-China Geopolitical Friction Point

Taiwan, North Korea, the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, and the South China Sea are all potential flash-points of conflict in the security affairs of Asia. For China, the Taiwan issue is undoubtedly the most crucial among all regional issues. However, as China and the United States have some degree of consensus on the potential impact…

Finland embassy urges Finns in Danang to stay informed while Air traffic is suspended for 15 days

New Covid-19 cases were found in Danang, Vietnam on 26 July 2020. The Government were quick to announce another restriction to curb spreading including restriction protocols that were lifted are now called back in practice. The Embassy of Finland also announced on 28 July 2020, according to local authorities, Danang’s air traffic has been suspended…

Norwegian Ambassador to ASEAN reflects his view in an exclusive interview with Voice of Vietnam

Norway’s Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Morten Hoglund gave on 27 July 2020 the Radio Voice of Vietnam an exclusive interview on the occasion of Vietnam’s 25th anniversary of the ASEAN membership (1995-2020). Acknowledging Vietnam’s constructive and strong contributions to the ASEAN since 1995, Ambassador Hoglund highly appreciated Vietnam’s proactive role in engaging the bloc’s partners…