Update news Sweden

Having loved Vietnam since the day they set foot on the land, the Swedish couple Kawa Wandi and Nishte have been living in Hoi An City for two years.

Swedish family share their good fortunes with Vietnamese people

Residents in Hoi An are very familiar with the charitable activities of the Wandi family, made up of Kawa, Nishte and their triplets Alexander, Leah and Joline, from Stockholm, Sweden.

Artist paints everyday items to raise funds for people in need

While social distancing is crucial to prevent the spread of COVID-19, having to stay at home most of the time is not a comfortable experience.

Remote classes a winner for yoga teacher

Ha My Yoga was founded by yoga teacher Le Ha My and specialises in teaching beginners the basics of the spiritual discipline and how to avoid injuries in those less-than-limber early days.

Swedish influence extends to aviation

With a new loan proposal rising to $2 billion, Swedish technology giants are betting on the opportunities in Vietnam’s burgeoning aviation sector to tap into growing demands for equipment, products, and services at local airports.

Sweden and Vietnam partners in innovation

To build back better and greener post-COVID-19, it is significant to resort to innovative ideas and practices, heard an online event held on Wednesday which focused on innovation.

Did Sweden's coronavirus strategy succeed or fail?

Despite global criticism, Sweden has seen a drop in serious Covid cases without ever having a lockdown.

Generating power for green recovery and sustainable future

In the wake of Vietnam’s first ever National Energy Summit in July 2020, Swedish ambassador Ann Måwe reflects over Sweden’s journey, and areas where the two countries can cooperate in the development of renewable energy.

Vietnam repatriates 1,000 citizens on three days

Vietnam has been continuing repatriating its citizens from countries affected by the novel coronavirus, bringing home as many as 1,000 people on June 4-6.

Coronavirus: Has Sweden got its science right?

The strategy devised by scientists was to keep large parts of society open but not everyone is convinced.

Vietnamese, Swedish PMs hold phone talks over COVID-19, bilateral relations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven discussed cooperation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and enhancing the two countries’ relations during phone talks on April 15.

Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden's unusual response to coronavirus

While swathes of Europe are under lockdown, Sweden is allowing life to go on much as normal.

How Vietnam sacrifices economy to protect its people?

Taking tough measures for the safety of people has become the government's top priority.

Tech giants take starting positions

International technology giants are eyeing Vietnam’s consumer market as the country’s rapid digital transformation offers bright prospects on the back of a new legal framework and an ever-growing demand for innovative technologies.

PM leaves Stockholm, wrapping up official visit to Sweden

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Stockholm on May 28 afternoon (local time), concluding his three-day official visit to Sweden, which was made at the invitation of his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven.

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.


Bob Dylan to perform in Sweden in April after Nobel no-show

Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan will perform in Sweden in April, offering the singer a chance to give the lecture that is a requirement for getting the $870,000 prize. 

First womb-transplant baby born

 A woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb, in a medical first, doctors report.

Photo contest launched to feature Swedish innovations

 A national photo contest with the theme Swedish Innovations through Vietnamese Lenses was officially launched yesterday to mark the 45th anniversary of Sweden-Vietnam diplomatic relations.

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