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Summer Lunch 2020

Because of the current covid-19 crisis we have decided to postpone the holding of both the AGM and the Summer lunch. We hope it may be possible to reinstate the latter at a later date.

Vietnam-UK Network Annual Dinner at House of Lords

Vietnam-UK Network’s Annual Dinner on 15 January, in The Cholmondeley Room, House of Lords was attended by over 100 senior business executives, members of parliament, educationalist and government official, all with a significant interest in the business and bi lateral relationship with Vietnam. After introducing our host, Lord Dholakia, Deputy Leader of the Lib-Dems in… Read more »

Oxford- Vietnam Networking event 3 October 2019

Following the Vietnam-UK Women in Business (WIB) event in London on 2 October, a networking event took place on the evening of 3 October in New College, Oxford. It was organised by the Vietnamese Society in Oxford (VOX) under the dynamic leadership of Dr ThaoNguyen Nguyen, Acting President of VOX alumni in the UK. At… Read more »

Vietnam UK Network Summer Lunch at the House of Lords

Over 120 business, education and government people attended the VUKN’s Summer lunch on 10 July, in The Cholmondeley Room, House of Lords.  After introducing our host, Lord Dholakia, Deputy Leader of the Lib-Dems in the Lords, Vice Chairman Paul Smith highlighted the presence of our Special Guest George Hollingbery MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy and… Read more »

Vietnam-UK Network host business lunch with the British Ambassador to Vietnam

The British Ambassador to Vietnam, Gareth Ward, was Guest of Honour at a Vietnam-UK Network lunch in London on 25 June 2019. Twenty-five guests attended, representing a wide range of sectors including technology, education, healthcare, infrastructure, and finance. Ambassador Gareth Ward has now been in post for twelve month and gave a detailed update on two main themes,… Read more »

Vietnam- UK Network 5th Annual General Meeting 13 May 2019

The VUKN held its 5th AGM on 13 May generously hosted by Arup at their Fitzroy St offices. About 50 people attended. Chairman Warwick Morris ran through some of the Network’s activities of the past 12 months, highlighting events to mark the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations, a House of Lords dinner, and a major… Read more »

Vietnam-UK Network lunch with Britain’s Consul-General in Ho Chi Minh, Ian Gibbons Apr 2019

Britain’s Consul-General in Ho Chi Minh City, Ian Gibbons, was Guest of Honour at a Vietnam-UK Network lunch kindly sponsored by Prudential PLC in London on 2 April.  The host was Matt Cavanagh, Prudential’s Director of Group Government Relations. The dozen or so guests were all members of the Network, representing a wide range of sectors including healthcare, IT,… Read more »