Update news Norway

Norway funds Vietnam’s hybrid rice farming for climate change adaptation

The Can Tho University in collaboration with the Global Crop Diversity Trust held a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 13 to discuss biodiversity for opportunities, livelihoods and development in Vietnam.

Vietnam becomes Norway’s largest seafood consumer in Southeast Asia

Vietnam has become Norway’s largest seafood consumer in Southeast Asia with a total import output of about 50,000 tonnes last year.

Vietnamese artists to appear in Norwegian play

Several talented local artists from the Vietnam Youth Theater have been invited to perform in 'Hedda Gabler', a classic play which is considered to be one of the outstanding works of Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen.

Art exchange celebrates relationship between Norway and VN

An art exchange event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Norway was held at the Residence of the Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam, Ms Grete Løchen, on Thursday. 

Fighting traffic gridlocks: Hanoi needs more than one hero

In July, the Center for Environment and Development of the University of Oslo, Norway organized a webinar entitled “Sustainable urban transport in Vietnam: Transition, challenges and future prospects”.

VN, Norway sign Letter of Intent on marine aquaculture co-operation

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien and Norway’s State Secretary Trine Danielsen on Friday signed a Letter of Intent on promoting trade, co-operation and investment in the marine aquaculture sector.

Norwegian diplomat enjoys making Vietnamese spring rolls to welcome Tet

“When I came to Vietnam, I realized that spring rolls was a popular dish, both for vegetarian and pescatarian. Tet (Lunar New Year) is coming and this is the dish that almost every Vietnamese family has in their Tet meal.”

Four ambassadors make pre-Tet visit to VN peacekeeping force

Representatives of the embassies of Canada, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland in Vietnam paid a visit to the headquarters of the Vietnamese peacekeeping force before the Lunar New Year (Tet).

Layover in Arctic Circle

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic forced Hoang Le Giang to stay in Kautokeino Village and Soroya Island in Norway, one of the northernmost places on Earth.

G4 Ambassadors convey Tet wishes and gender equality message

With the visit to the female football players, the ambassadors stressed the role of gender equality.

Can Norway win the global race to build a 'floating tunnel'?

With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.

Prime Minister’s Russia, Norway, Sweden trip a success

The trip to Russia, Norway and Sweden from May 20-28 by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is a success as it had specific outcomes, cemented traditional bonds, and opened up new cooperation prospects for Vietnam and the countries.


PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc wraps up Russia, Norway, Sweden trips

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse arrived in Hanoi on May 29, concluding visits to Russia, Norway and Sweden from May 20 – 28.


PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc to visit Russia, Norway, Sweden

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse will pay official visits to Russia from May 20-23, Norway from May 24-26, and Sweden from May 26-28.


Exclusive: Norway's wealth fund may blacklist firms over emissions, corruption risk

 The ethics watchdog for Norway's $900-billion sovereign wealth fund will recommend this year that the fund exclude or put on a watch list several firms in the oil, cement and steel industries for emitting too much greenhouse gas.

Norway's wealth fund to sue Volkswagen over emissions scandal

 Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, said on Sunday it plans to join the class-action lawsuits filed against Volkswagen AG over the German automaker's emissions scandal.

PM hopes for Norway’s more support in climate change adaptation

 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has expressed his wish that Norway will continue granting official development assistance to Vietnam in order to help the country deal with climate change and prevent natural disasters.

Political News 8/10

 FM appreciative of Vietnam-Norway cooperation; Vietnam vows to support Laos’ socio-economic development; HCM City readies to broaden cooperation with Vanuatu; Deputy PM Ninh receives London Lord Mayor

Norway backs Vietnam-EU free trade deal

 Vietnam and Norway have agreed to boost cooperation and work closely together to soon complete negotiations and sign the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (VEFTA).

Viet Nam hold England to 2-2 draw

 VietNamNet Bridge – International Grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son helped the Vietnamese men's team to hold England to a 2-2 draw in the fifth round of the Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, on Aug 6.