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  • Stable Lodge’s 22 Year Birthday Party

    Well over a hundred Scandinavians of all ages swooped Sunday evening 19 October 2014 in on the popular Danish restaurtant Stable Lodge in Sukhumvit Soi 8 in Bangkok to help the owner, Steffen Ingemann celebrate the 22nd Birthday of the hotel. Unfortunately, Steffen’s wife Khun Nim was not able to [...]

    Stable Lodge’s 22 Year Birthday Party
  • DNV unveils LNG & Gas consulting unit in Singapore

    Norway’s DNV GL announced Tuesday that energy demand in South East Asia is expected to grow at twice the rate of the rest of  the world. The firm has appointed Arve Johan Kalleklev regional manager for Oil & Gas in South East Asia just as the company is establishing a [...]

    DNV unveils LNG & Gas consulting unit in Singapore
  • Statoil sells stake in Azerbaijan oil field to Malaysia’s Petronas

    Statoil has sold its 15.5% participating interest in the Shah Deniz production sharing agreement, 15.5% share in the South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC), 15.5% share in the SCPC holding company, and 12.4% share in the Azerbaijan Gas Supply Company (AGSC) to the Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS. The transaction [...]

    Statoil sells stake in Azerbaijan oil field to Malaysia’s Petronas
  • Singapore’s GIC sells landmark London asset to Norges Bank

    GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has divested its 100% interest in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre (MLFC) located in City of London for £582.5m to Norges Bank Investment Management. GIC acquired the asset from Merrill Lynch in 2007. MLFC is a 585,000-square foot office complex located at [...]

    Singapore’s GIC sells landmark London asset to Norges Bank
  • Norway to stop development aid for Thailand and Malaysia

    As a part of a larger plan to cut the number of countries receiving Norwegian aid from 116 to 84, Norway is about to stop its development aid to Thailand and Malaysia. According to the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, Thailand and Malaysia are among the 32 countries that are about to [...]

    Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende. Photo: Eric Miller @ WikiCommons
  • Norway increase their involvement in clearing Laos of old cluster bombs

    An agreement that Norway will use NOK 6 million on defusing cluster munition in Laos was signed by the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende and his Laotian counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith in Oslo Monday the 6th October. Even though it has been more than 40 years since the cluster bombs were used [...]

    Unexploded cluster munition. Photo: Seabifar @ WikiCommons
  • Norwegian King, Queen to visit Myanmar in December

    King Harald and Queen Sonja will travel on a state visit to Myanmar from the 1st to the 3rd of December. Accompanying the royal couple will be Foreign Minister Børge Brende, Industry Minister Monica Maeland, and a Norwegian business delegation led by Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas. Read more: Norway [...]

    A file photo of the King and Queen of Norway during their visit to Easter Island earlier in 2014. Photo by Royal House of Norway.
  • Norway mulls Nobel Peace Prize jury shakeup

    Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, a Nobel judge from the right-wing Progress Party, was quoted by the Associated Press as saying: “Right now we are all former politicians, but it doesn’t have to be that way”. Critics say the prestigious panel should no longer be limited to retired Norwegian politicians Read more: Fox [...]

    Norway mulls Nobel Peace Prize jury shakeup
  • Indonesia turns corner in fight against deforestation

    Despite having a deforestation rate that now outpaces that of the Brazilian Amazon, Indonesia is beginning to undertake critical reforms necessary to curb destruction of its carbon-dense rainforests and peatlands, says a top Norwegian official. Speaking with mongabay.com in Jakarta on October 6, Stig Traavik, Norway’s ambassador to Indonesia, drew [...]

    Indonesia turns corner in fight against deforestation
  • Telenor Board okays extension of CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas tenure

    The board of Telenor has asked CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas, who turns 60 years in November, to prolong his contract throughout 2015. Baksaas has accepted. As of January 1, 2016, Baksaas will act as special advisor to Telenor for 12 months, reporting to the board. Source: Telenor

    Photo: Telenor

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Stable Lodge’s 22 Year Birthday Party

Stable Lodge’s 22 Year Birthday Party

Well over a hundred Scandinavians of all ages swooped Sunday evening 19 October 2014 in on the popular Danish restaurtant Stable Lodge in Sukhumvit Soi 8 in Bangkok to help the owner, Steffen Ingemann celebrate the 22nd Birthday of the hotel. Unfortunately, Steffen’s wife Khun Nim was not able to [...]

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DNV unveils LNG & Gas consulting unit in Singapore

DNV unveils LNG & Gas consulting unit in Singapore

Norway’s DNV GL announced Tuesday that energy demand in South East Asia is expected to grow at twice the rate of the rest of  the world. The firm has appointed Arve Johan Kalleklev regional manager for Oil & Gas in South East Asia just as the company is establishing a [...]

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Statoil sells stake in Azerbaijan oil field to Malaysia’s Petronas

Statoil sells stake in Azerbaijan oil field to Malaysia’s Petronas

Statoil has sold its 15.5% participating interest in the Shah Deniz production sharing agreement, 15.5% share in the South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC), 15.5% share in the SCPC holding company, and 12.4% share in the Azerbaijan Gas Supply Company (AGSC) to the Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS. The transaction [...]

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Singapore’s GIC sells landmark London asset to Norges Bank

Singapore’s GIC sells landmark London asset to Norges Bank

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has divested its 100% interest in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre (MLFC) located in City of London for £582.5m to Norges Bank Investment Management. GIC acquired the asset from Merrill Lynch in 2007. MLFC is a 585,000-square foot office complex located at [...]

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Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende. Photo: Eric Miller @ WikiCommons

Norway to stop development aid for Thailand and Malaysia

As a part of a larger plan to cut the number of countries receiving Norwegian aid from 116 to 84, Norway is about to stop its development aid to Thailand and Malaysia. According to the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, Thailand and Malaysia are among the 32 countries that are about to [...]

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Unexploded cluster munition. Photo: Seabifar @ WikiCommons

Norway increase their involvement in clearing Laos of old cluster bombs

An agreement that Norway will use NOK 6 million on defusing cluster munition in Laos was signed by the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende and his Laotian counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith in Oslo Monday the 6th October. Even though it has been more than 40 years since the cluster bombs were used [...]

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A file photo of the King and Queen of Norway during their visit to Easter Island earlier in 2014. Photo by Royal House of Norway.

Norwegian King, Queen to visit Myanmar in December

King Harald and Queen Sonja will travel on a state visit to Myanmar from the 1st to the 3rd of December. Accompanying the royal couple will be Foreign Minister Børge Brende, Industry Minister Monica Maeland, and a Norwegian business delegation led by Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas. Read more: Norway [...]

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Norway mulls Nobel Peace Prize jury shakeup

Norway mulls Nobel Peace Prize jury shakeup

Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, a Nobel judge from the right-wing Progress Party, was quoted by the Associated Press as saying: “Right now we are all former politicians, but it doesn’t have to be that way”. Critics say the prestigious panel should no longer be limited to retired Norwegian politicians Read more: Fox [...]

Read more ›
Indonesia turns corner in fight against deforestation

Indonesia turns corner in fight against deforestation

Despite having a deforestation rate that now outpaces that of the Brazilian Amazon, Indonesia is beginning to undertake critical reforms necessary to curb destruction of its carbon-dense rainforests and peatlands, says a top Norwegian official. Speaking with mongabay.com in Jakarta on October 6, Stig Traavik, Norway’s ambassador to Indonesia, drew [...]

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Photo: Telenor

Telenor Board okays extension of CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas tenure

The board of Telenor has asked CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas, who turns 60 years in November, to prolong his contract throughout 2015. Baksaas has accepted. As of January 1, 2016, Baksaas will act as special advisor to Telenor for 12 months, reporting to the board. Source: Telenor

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