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Norway to join UN Security Council in 2021-22

The Royal Embassy of Norway in Kuala lumpur, along with other Norwegian embassies in ASEAN countries published various thank you notes to all UN members for elected Norway as a member of the UN Security Council for the 2021-2022 period. The statement from the Norwegian embassy in Kuala Lumpur said: “Today, Norway was elected as…

Vietnam discussed potential cooperation in renewable energy sector with Sweden

The Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe says that the latest discussion with Vietnam regarding  potential collaboration enhancing climate smart solutions in energy sector is going forward, on 17 June 2020. The statement said: “Excellent workshop yesterday together with Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong in Hanoi to discuss Sweden-Vietnam potential…

Finnish embassy in Hanoi published travel advice to travelers

The embassy of Finland in Hanoi published an official statement for travelers to consider options regarding restrictions during Coronavirus crisis on 15 June 2020. The statement said: Due to a pandemic, the situation in any country or region can change suddenly and unforeseeably. If your own journey is necessary, you must still remember that restriction…

Embassy of Denmark Vietnam invites all to explore ideas for Nordic Project grant

The Royal Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam published an announcement on 12 June 2020, inviting all to participate in a Nordic Talk Grant. The statement said: “If you have an idea for a Nordic project, which could help place the Nordics in the minds of the worlds, you could consider applying for a Nordic Talks…

Danish crane company joins force with Vietnamese Dang Gia Corperation

Danish crane and access and heavy lift group BMS has formed a strategic alliance with Vietnam’s Dang Gia corporation. Based in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, Dang Gia provides crane services to the heavy marine construction, oil, gas, mining and wind farm industries. It currently runs a fleet of around 50 cranes topped by a 750 tonne…

Norway to help Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines tackle waste and pollution

The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced on 8 June 2020 that the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) would fund two environment-projects. The projects will tackle waste and plastic pollution – both at land and sea. “Plastic is…

Deputies in the national’s assembly of Vietnam approved free trade agreement with the EU

On 8 June 2020, the Danish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen together with the EU Ambassador H.E. Mr. Giorgio Aliberti and other EU countries’ representatives attended the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly plenary meeting to witness the Vietnam National Assembly’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment…

Swedish embassy Singapore invites all to celebrate national day together online

The embassy of Sweden in Singapore announced on 3 June 2020 to get  comfortable and ready to celebrate national day together online. The statement said: 3 days to go! Swedish National Day’s online celebration will be streamed via Facebook live on the Embassy’s page or can also be viewed here. The stream will begin from…

Norwegian Film Institute awards two SEA film-projects

The Norwegian Film Institute has awarded six international film productions with a monetary award, amongst which two of the projects are Southeast Asian; one from Vietnam and one from Myanmar. The awarded productions were chosen from 45 applications to the Sørfond Fund, according to Screen Daily, a site for news in the film-industry. The Norwegian…