Category: Norway

Norwegian People’s Aid meets Prime Minister of Thailand






On 17 May 2017, the Norwegian Constitution Day, the Prime Minister of Thailand received a delegation from Norwegian People’s Aid, NPA. NPA is assisting Thailand and other countries in the region to get rid of the problem of landmines and other unexploded weapons that still causes accidents among the civilian population in these countries. The…

New strategic partnership in Malaysia for Norwegian biometric firm Zwipe






Biometric tech company Zwipe (Norway) has in April 2017 signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Malaysian digital identity solutions provider IRIS Corporation Berhad (Iris) and MCS Microsystems Sdn Bhd (MCS) to develop, manufacture and distribute Government ID and payment solutions based on Zwipe’s biometric technology in Southeast Asia and other suitable markets worldwide. Headquartered…

Norway to help Myanmar in oil cooperation






Norway and Myanmar signed an agreement for a 5-year Oil for Development program on Thursday 11 May 2017; a milestone in the cooperation between Norway and Myanmar. The aim of the program is to manage the petroleum sector in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible way, to ensure affordable and reliable energy supply to all.…

H.E. Hans Ola Urstad «The best Norwegian ambassador to Malaysia ever”






“Ambassador Urstad and the Norwegian embassy in KL have been a fantastic support for the Norwegian business community in Malaysia”, says Jorgen Torp, the Chairman of Malaysia Norway Business Council at the farewell networking om Thursday 4 May 2017. “During his almost 5 years as ambassador to Malaysia H.E. Urstad has opened doors for Norwegian…

AWT-rebranded StormGeo on embassy-hosted Singapore reception






On 5 May Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore, Tormod Endresen, hosted a reception on the occasion of AWT (Applied Weather Technology) becoming StormGeo. “In cooperation with our caterer, the guests were served Norwegian food, and the waffles we brought in from Sjømannskirken i Singapore was a big hit!” writes the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. AWT…

Norway and Denmark stand out with Maritime solutions in Singapore






Thousands of people from all over the world generously handed out their business cards as they were walking around Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore, meeting fellow people from the maritime industry who were gathered to make new contacts and promote their maritime business. In the last week of April all things maritime was…

Young blood at Scandinavian Society Siam






Four new members were elected to the board of the nearly 100 year old Scandinavian Society Siam at the AGM on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok. The three were Pall Steinarsson – Iceland, Kristoffer Paludan – Denmark, James Medlycott – Sweden and Flemming Kruhøffer – Denmark. In particular Kristoffer Paludan and James Medlycott will help…

Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore






88 representatives from the Maritime industry, government and research were present as Innovation Norway held the Norway-Singapore LNG bunkering forum at the Tanglin Club in Singapore on Monday 24 April 2017. Norway has 53 years of experience with LNG and were in Singapore to share their experiences, and in hope of building more optimism regarding…