Since the introduction of the ban on giving out free plastic bags, shopkeepers have seen consumers alter their behaviour. The use of plastic bags has fallen by 71 percent. This has emerged from a new study, conducted by research bureau SAMR under the authority of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. […]
The Netherlands welcomed Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam Trinh Dinh Dung from 18 to 20 April, during which time he chaired the sixth meeting of the Netherlands-Vietnam Intergovernmental Committee on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Management. […]
The Dutch Vice Minister for Foreign Trade, Mr. Marten van den Berg, will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (24-25 October). He brings a business delegation of 34 Dutch companies and knowledge institutions to explore further business opportunities in Vietnam in aviation, agri-food, renewable energy and maritime infrastructure. This mission aims to promote cooperation[…]
Over 50 stakeholders in Hai Phong have been connected on the topic of sustainability in the maritime sector. Best practices of Dutch and Vietnamese private sector show that much has already been achieved and that hands-on solutions are available. Stakeholders from the international and Vietnamese private sector, government representatives and knowledge institutions shared views and[…]
27 April is the national day of the Netherlands: King’s Day. Vietnam celebrates Hung King’s Day on 16 April this year. To give special attention to these festivities the Netherlands Embassy works in collaboration with Hanoi People’s Committee and Philips Lighting to turn the Hang Dau water tower into a beacon of light. From 16[…]
Here you can watch the video about the Hackathon as part of the Smart City Summit in Binh Duong. This 24-hours contest had 51 participating teams from Vietnam and 1 from the Netherlands. The TU Eindhoven team won the prize for most innovative application.
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