Category: Norway

Singapore Policy Brief 2016 – Indonesia and Myanmar


Norway’s ambassadors in Jakarta and Yangon, as well as the Chairman of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board will share their assessments of the developments in these fast growing economies. The event is on 15 November at 6.00 pm in Goodwood Park Hotel’s Ballroom, 22 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228221. The price for attending is SGD 70 and registration takes…

His Majesty King Harald of Norway sends condolences


His Majesty King Harald of Norway offers his condolences to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand and the Royal Family on the passing away of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, of Thailand. His Majesty asks that his deepest sympathy is conveyed to the people of Thailand. The following condolence message is conveyed from…

Children might lose their online Norwegian lessons


The Norwegian government has proposed to stop the arrangement where Norwegian children abroad can receive Norwegian lessons over the internet. Thus,1,600 pupils are now in danger of losing their Norwegian lessons, among which around 50 of them are in Thailand. “In the proposed national budget for 2017, the government shows that these students receive an education they…

Singapore’s President on state visit in Norway

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam visits Lloyd's of London in the City of London on October 24, 2014 as part of his state visit. Singapore's President Tony Tan visited the Lloyd's of London insurance market for a tour of the trading floors and a lunch to discuss ties between the financial centres of London and Singapore as he wrapped up his state visit to Britain. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL        (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, has arrived in the capital of Norway, Oslo. President Tony Tan Keng Yam will spend six days there, as well as three days in Norway’s arctic capital Tromsø. The President receive a ceremonial welcome at the Royal Palace where he will have lunch with King Harald V and Queen Sonja…

Norwegian Maritime Authority reach important agreement in Singapore


Norway’s ambassador in Singapore, Tormod C. Endresen, was present when the Norwegian Maritime Authority joined co-operation between major ports to promote LNG bunkering. The two parties agreed to that standards are needed for LNG to become an alternative for international shipping. Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore hosted the event.

Seafood Extravaganza 2016 in Indonesia


The Annual Norwegian Seafood Dinner Extravaganza 2016 in Indonesia takes place on Friday 2 December in Jakarta. Venue, to be confirmed, will be a five-star hotel. The event is a collaboration between Indonesia Norway Business Council, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Norwegian Seafood Council and Innovation Norway. Fresh, authentic seafood from Norway is on the menu at this event,…

New Norwegian church to be built in Pattaya


Sjømannskirken – Norwegian Church Abroad in Pattaya is going to build a new church in Pattaya. Today, on Wednesday 5 October 2016, the lot of the new church is being prepared for the coming construction project by clearing and cleansing the space. The present Norwegian Seaman’s Church in Pattaya is placed on 162/50 Moo 10,…

Golden World Award for Vietnamese and Norwegian cooperation


The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) have been honoured with The Golden World Award 2016 for their development of a new vocational training model in Vietnam. The two parties have worked together since 2004 in raising awareness for labour-related issues. Six years later, in 2010, VCCI and NHO…