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  • Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight

    A 19-year-old female passenger from Norway en route to Amsterdam from Detroit fell asleep mid-flight, only to wake up and discover the man seated next to her had his hands down her underpants and was fondling her, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. //

    Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight
  • Norges invests RM800 million in Malaysian bourse

    Norwegian fund Norges has allotted RM800mil more to invest in small to mid-cap stocks in Malaysia. A market source said the foreign fund appointed Eastspring Investments Bhd about a month ago and was investing in general equity, with a preference for the small to mid-cap equity space. Norges has been [...]

    Norges invests RM800 million in Malaysian bourse
  • Jeppesen management system for Singapore

    Digital navigation specialists Jeppesen of Norway has been awarded a two-year contract with an optional three year extension to develop and implement an Integrated Hydrographic Management System (IHMS) for the Maritime & Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Read more: Maritime Journal

    Jeppesen management system for Singapore
  • Norway helps protect, promotes respect for holy sites in Indonesia

    In search for Common Ground, Religions for Peace and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Jakarta Join Forces to Protect and Respect Holy Sites in Indonesia. Home to world’s major religions and traditions—Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism—and various indigenous beliefs, Indonesia has witnessed increasing religious-based intolerance over recent years. Many holy [...]

    Norway helps protect, promotes respect for holy sites in Indonesia
  • Lime Petroleum gives up 3 licenses after North Sea failure

    Lime Petroleum Norway AS, a jointly-controlled entity of Malaysia-based Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad and Singapore-based Rex International Holding, decided to surrender three licenses in the North Sea, the companies said on July 24. The licences hit their drill or drop deadline on July 23. All three licenses -PL509S, PL509BS and PL509CS- [...]

    Lime Petroleum gives up 3 licenses after North Sea failure
  • Norwegian police to tap military resources to counter terror threat

    The Norwegian police have received permssion from the Government to make use of military resources if needed, in order to handle the present terror threat against Norway. According to NRK, this includes armed units from the Special Forces and the Naval Seals, as well as units from the Home Guard. [...]

    Norwegian police to tap military resources to counter terror threat
  • Reach Energy’s IPO attracts Norwegian wealth fund

    Malaysia’s Reach Energy Bhd has attracted investors including Norway’s US$890 billion sovereign wealth fund in an initial public offering to fund its acquisitions of oil and gas fields. Norges Bank Investment Management, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, and Malaysia’s pilgrim fund will invest in the 750 million ringgit (S$293 [...]

    Reach Energy’s IPO attracts Norwegian wealth fund
  • Thailand targets Nordics for food export growth potential

    Thailand’s National Food Institute has identified the Nordic countries as an important target for the country’s food and beverages export growth. Petch Chinabutr, President of National Food Institute, said consumers in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland, who rank among the world’s most affluent, are familiar with Thai food through [...]

    Thailand targets Nordics for food export growth potential
  • A wiggle room for visa overstayers to avoid blacklisting

    Thaivisa.com reported on July 24 that it was told by the Immigration Bureau that the new regulation that would impose harsh punishment, including blacklisting, on visa overstayers and those guilty of fraud or misuse of visas, has not come into effect. The popular community website for expatriates in Thailand said [...]

    Photo: Immigration Bureau
  • Vietnam, Norway promote musical exchange

    Young opera Vietnamese virtuoso and prodigy Dao To Loan recently completed a Lidal Johnson Summer Music Camp in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo from July 4-19 as part of a Vietnam-Norway musical exchange. During the summer camp, Loan participated along with 40 other young opera talents from 19 countries [...]

    Photo: VNA

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Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight

Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight

A 19-year-old female passenger from Norway en route to Amsterdam from Detroit fell asleep mid-flight, only to wake up and discover the man seated next to her had his hands down her underpants and was fondling her, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. //

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Norges invests RM800 million in Malaysian bourse

Norges invests RM800 million in Malaysian bourse

Norwegian fund Norges has allotted RM800mil more to invest in small to mid-cap stocks in Malaysia. A market source said the foreign fund appointed Eastspring Investments Bhd about a month ago and was investing in general equity, with a preference for the small to mid-cap equity space. Norges has been [...]

Read more ›
Jeppesen management system for Singapore

Jeppesen management system for Singapore

Digital navigation specialists Jeppesen of Norway has been awarded a two-year contract with an optional three year extension to develop and implement an Integrated Hydrographic Management System (IHMS) for the Maritime & Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Read more: Maritime Journal

Read more ›
Norway helps protect, promotes respect for holy sites in Indonesia

Norway helps protect, promotes respect for holy sites in Indonesia

In search for Common Ground, Religions for Peace and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Jakarta Join Forces to Protect and Respect Holy Sites in Indonesia. Home to world’s major religions and traditions—Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism—and various indigenous beliefs, Indonesia has witnessed increasing religious-based intolerance over recent years. Many holy [...]

Read more ›
Lime Petroleum gives up 3 licenses after North Sea failure

Lime Petroleum gives up 3 licenses after North Sea failure

Lime Petroleum Norway AS, a jointly-controlled entity of Malaysia-based Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad and Singapore-based Rex International Holding, decided to surrender three licenses in the North Sea, the companies said on July 24. The licences hit their drill or drop deadline on July 23. All three licenses -PL509S, PL509BS and PL509CS- [...]

Read more ›
Norwegian police to tap military resources to counter terror threat

Norwegian police to tap military resources to counter terror threat

The Norwegian police have received permssion from the Government to make use of military resources if needed, in order to handle the present terror threat against Norway. According to NRK, this includes armed units from the Special Forces and the Naval Seals, as well as units from the Home Guard. [...]

Read more ›
Reach Energy’s IPO attracts Norwegian wealth fund

Reach Energy’s IPO attracts Norwegian wealth fund

Malaysia’s Reach Energy Bhd has attracted investors including Norway’s US$890 billion sovereign wealth fund in an initial public offering to fund its acquisitions of oil and gas fields. Norges Bank Investment Management, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, and Malaysia’s pilgrim fund will invest in the 750 million ringgit (S$293 [...]

Read more ›
Thailand targets Nordics for food export growth potential

Thailand targets Nordics for food export growth potential

Thailand’s National Food Institute has identified the Nordic countries as an important target for the country’s food and beverages export growth. Petch Chinabutr, President of National Food Institute, said consumers in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland, who rank among the world’s most affluent, are familiar with Thai food through [...]

Read more ›
Photo: Immigration Bureau

A wiggle room for visa overstayers to avoid blacklisting

Thaivisa.com reported on July 24 that it was told by the Immigration Bureau that the new regulation that would impose harsh punishment, including blacklisting, on visa overstayers and those guilty of fraud or misuse of visas, has not come into effect. The popular community website for expatriates in Thailand said [...]

Read more ›
Photo: VNA

Vietnam, Norway promote musical exchange

Young opera Vietnamese virtuoso and prodigy Dao To Loan recently completed a Lidal Johnson Summer Music Camp in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo from July 4-19 as part of a Vietnam-Norway musical exchange. During the summer camp, Loan participated along with 40 other young opera talents from 19 countries [...]

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