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Volvo Cars will sell only electric vehicles by 2030

3 March 2021 Volvo Cars announced it is only going to sell electric vehicles by 2030. It will phase out all car models with internal combustion engines by then, including hybrids. The carmaker is also planning to invest heavily in online sales and simplifying its products. It is trying to capitalise on growing demand for…

Sweden and UN Global Goals 2030 invites to International Female Song Writer Day

The Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi encourages more females to become more visible on the global hit lists. The announcement says: It’s time to achieve greater financial equality. It’s time to manifest the female power behind many good songs. It’s time to connect and encourage female writers globally! Join with others to make a difference…

Professor: Vietnam should join the race for 6G like Finland and China

Several countries have joined the race for 6G network development, including Finland, China, Japan, the US and the Republic of Korea and Vietnam should do the same, says an industry insider to Vietnam Plus. The sixth-generation (6G) commercial network is expected to be introduced in 2030 and even though Vietnam only recently launched 5G services…

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has arrived in Vietnam

On 24 February 2021 Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, under Sweden-based Trelleborg AB Group, is a leading global supplier of polymer-based critical sealing solutions and components deployed in general industry, automotive and aerospace. Their  everything from the versatile elastomer O-Ring to complex multi-faceted PTFE based and polyurethane geometries. And in the unlikely event that none of these…

NetCredit: How much do you need to retire in Asia?

Online personal loan lender NetCredit has recently published a study showing how much money it would require in the bank to retire comfortably in Asia and around the globe. Destinations in Southeast Asia have always been known as cheap places to retire and they remain competitive in the NetCredit study, and with a much lower…

Newspaper: Fruit & vegetable exporters should tap into the Nordic’s niche market

Forecasts by the Vietnamese Cong Thuong Industry & Trade newspaper say that Vietnamese businesses exporting fruit and vegetables to the Nordic and Northern Europe are believed to possess opportunities. The market however remains relatively small and the newspaper suggests Vietnamese businesses explore niche markets with organic and sustainable production to satisfy the growing trend for…

Denmark supports Vietnam in green energy development

At an online signing ceremony on 24 February, Kim Højlund Christensen, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam stated that Denmark prioritizes supporting Vietnam’s energy sector with green development and transformation, writes Vietnam Plus. The Ambassador was speaking at the signing ceremony of Memoranda of Understanding on cooperation in the supply of pile foundations and logistics ports for…

Covid-19 vaccine by AstraZeneca arrived Vietnam and Thailand

23 February 2021 the first batch of 117,600 doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine arrived in HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport in the morning. Vietnam Vaccine JSC (VNVC) said it had signed the deal for importing the batch with AstraZeneca last November, without revealing further details pleading security conditions the British-Swedish firm has imposed. The import…

Virtual MoUs signing ceremony for the La Gan offshore wind project

24 February 2021 the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E.Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen hosted a virtual MoUs signing ceremony for the La Gan offshore wind project. The four important MoUs on foundation supply and harbor services were signed between the La Gan Wind Power Development Corporation, developer of the 3.5 GW La Gan offshore wind farm…

Research: Nordic travelers to Asia catch super-bacteria faster than we knew

  A recently published study conducted by Finnish researchers in real-time among 20 travelers to Southeast Asia showed that travelers to the tropics are much more predisposed to acquiring super-bacteria than previously thought. But they also fight them faster, than we knew. All the 20 Europeans were found to contract super-bacteria within one week during…