Major development partners join Vietnam in building successful circular economy

Major development partners join Vietnam in building successful circular economy

The Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi, Innovation Norway, ADB, and VEA organised a webinar titled “Multi-stakeholders approach – a key to successful circular economy”.
Vietnam and Norway promote trade cooperation through online conference

Vietnam and Norway promote trade cooperation through online conference

To honour and further intensify the trade relationship between Vietnam and Norway, both nations will hold an online trade promotion conference on November 25.
Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind

Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind

A delegation led by Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen presented Minister Nguyen Hong Dien the Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind.
New project scales up waste management models in Vietnam

New project scales up waste management models in Vietnam

The Norwegian Embassy and the UNDP will launch a project on scaling up integrated and inclusive waste management models.
Vietnam and Norway strengthen cooperation in marine aquaculture industry

Vietnam and Norway strengthen cooperation in marine aquaculture industry

Authorities from Norway and Vietnam co-organised a webinar on developing Vietnam’s marine aquaculture on an industrial scale.
Norway first to over 50% electric in 2020 new car sales: industry group

Norway first to over 50% electric in 2020 new car sales: industry group

Norway became the first country in the world where electric cars accounted for more than 50 percent of new registrations in 2020, according to figures published Tuesday by an industry group.
UNFPA and Norway support to address gender biased sex selection and related practices

UNFPA and Norway support to address gender biased sex selection and related practices

The UNFPA and Norwegian government launched a new programme to support Vietnam to address gender biased sex selection and related harmful practices.
Siemens Gamesa lands world’s largest floating wind power plant

Siemens Gamesa lands world’s largest floating wind power plant

The world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines.
Russia opens first Arctic train service

Russia opens first Arctic train service

The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region carrying passengers heading for Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday (Jun 5) with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey.
Vietnamese, Norwegian PMs hold talks

Vietnamese, Norwegian PMs hold talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Erna Solberg expressed their appreciation of more than four decades of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Norway and of the two countries’ longstanding friendship and multifaceted cooperation during their talks in Oslo on April 24.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc to visit Russia, Norway, Sweden

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.
Ramos helps Spain edge Norway, Kean stars for Italy

Ramos helps Spain edge Norway, Kean stars for Italy

Sergio Ramos scored a second-half penalty to help Spain beat a spirited Norway 2-1 on Saturday (Mar 23) in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, while teenage striker Moise Kean netted in Italy's win over Finland.
Race to stop Norway frigate sinking after oil tanker collision

Race to stop Norway frigate sinking after oil tanker collision

OSLO: An operation was underway on Thursday (Nov 8) to try to stop a Norwegian navy frigate from sinking after it collided with a Maltese oil tanker in a fjord in western Norway.
Half of European flights face delays after computer failure

Half of European flights face delays after computer failure

European air travellers faced mass disruption on Tuesday (Apr 3) with up to half of all flights delayed after the system that manages air traffic for the continent broke down.
Overtourism and the big chill: Travel trends in 2018

Overtourism and the big chill: Travel trends in 2018

The tourism industry is booming as travellers find ever more intrepid ways of exploring the globe and receding security fears revive old favourites.