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JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…

Scatec Solar partnered with Vietnam’s MT Energy in 485 MW solar projects

Norwegian-headquartered Scatec Solar has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with a Vietnamese energy company MT Energy (MTE) for 485 MW of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) –a technology converting sunlight into direct current electricity. Scatec Solar’s scope of work under the agreement is to develop, finance, construct and operate large-scale solar projects covering three projects located in…

Norwegian National Day across SEA

More than 200 years Norway got their own constitution that was signed on the 17th of May in 1814. In order to commemorate the significance of thier independence as a free nation, the Norwegians will assemble altogether to celebrate the most meaningful and biggest social gatherings of the Norwegians with flags, parades, food, games and…

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…