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Telenor moves management team in Thailand to head Myanmar business

Telenor Group has named the management team that will lead its new Myanmar business, including appointing Petter Furberg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Myanmar, effective from when the company receives formal approval from the relevant Myanmar authorities. Furberg will be responsible for the rapid roll-out of a modern telecommunications network and related services…

Danish parliament ready to support double citizenship

Danes abroad rejoice as a political majority now seems to be in place to permit them to hold dual  citizenship. A change in the law will make it possible for Danes outside of Denmark to adopt the nationality of their new home country without having to cancel their Danish citizenship. The political party “Venstre” announced…

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment holds seminar in Yangon

Organised by Myanmar-Nordic Liaison Ltd., Viking Life-Saving Equipment on Thursday 25 April held two seminars for the government and private sectors at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), to present their top-quality product line to the local market. The days’ sessions were divided into two, of which the morning session addressed the government sector…

Myanmar media defamed local model for intimacy with Danish singer

Myanmar Newsweek was threatened for a legal action by Mynmar model Emerald Nyein after publishing an article that implied she had a sexual relationship with a member of Danish band Michael Learns to Rock. The Danish band earlier visited Myanmar and performed in Yangon on March 31. After the concert, Danish Michael Learns to Rock…

Denmark advises Myanmar to build political parties’ capacity and cooperation

The capacity and cooperation of political parties play a key role in democratic reform, says Netherland and Danish democratic institutions. Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy and Netherlands Institute for Multiparty held a seminar on ‘The role of political parties in democratization’ with the Myanmar Election Commission, political parties and civic organizations in Yangon on…

Thein Sein to visit Norway, Finland

Myanmar President U Thein Sein will soon pay official visits to Norway and Finland as a part of a five-European-countries tour that includes stop-overs at Austria, Belgium and Italy, according to an official statement on Feb 22. Thein Sein’s tour to Europe will signify his first foreign trips in 2013. Relations between Myanmar and Norway…