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  • Seafood export record for Norway

    The export value of Norwegian seafood recorded in the first half of 2015 was the best half-year ever, reported Norwegian Seafood Council. Norway exported seafood for NOK 34 billion, corresponding to NOK 1.5 billion, or 5 per cent, more than the same period last year. A new record for the […]

    Seafood export record for Norway
  • Norwegian embassy reports on Deputy Foreign Minister’s Myanmar visit

    The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon report on the first visit of Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Bård Glad Pedersen to Myanmar on 1-4 July. He visited Rakhine state, Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon and discussed the peace process, the Rakhine situation, energy collaboration, elections and business with relevant stakeholders […]

    Norwegian embassy reports on Deputy Foreign Minister’s Myanmar visit
  • Dtac on intense competition, 4G roadmap, the Internet of things

    Norway’s telecom giant Telenor has release its first half year report for 2015, including Thailand and Myanmar reporting. “Telenor continued to deliver encouraging results for the second quarter. We reported more than NOK 30 billion in revenues and organic revenue growth of 6 per cent. Profitability remained solid, with EBITDA […]

    Dtac on intense competition, 4G roadmap, the Internet of things
  • Vard’s 1H 2015 results: focus on R&D, innovation amid slower market

    The Norwegian Singapore-based company Vard Holdings Limited (VARD), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialised vessels has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015 (“2Q2015”) and first half ended 30 June 2015 (“1H2015”). Challenging industry outlook VARD faced a slowdown […]

    Vard’s 1H 2015 results: focus on R&D, innovation amid slower market
  • Norwegian rotary contributes to Pattaya hospital

    Rotary clubs in Norway, South Korea and Thailand has come together to bring 30 new beds and equipment to Sattahip Km.10 Hospital, writes Pattaya Mail. The former Norwegian club president Helge Holst and his wife Brita initiated the project in 2013, and suggested a matching-grant donation with a Plutaluang Rotarian. […]

    Norwegian rotary contributes to Pattaya hospital
  • Norway opens Myanmar conference on establishment of national sovereign wealth fund

    In early July 2015, Norwegian ambassador Ann Ollestad opened a conference on the establishment of a national sovereign wealth fund for Myanmar. The aim of the conference was to create awareness among civil society and policy makers, and to create informed public views on important policy considerations and technical aspects. […]

    Norway opens Myanmar conference on establishment of national sovereign wealth fund
  • Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, Myanmar

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende announced on July 3, 2015 that Norway has deciced to allocate additional funding of NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to the people in Rakhine state in Myanmar. The UN estimates that between 80 000 and 90 000 people are internally displaced and there […]

    Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, Myanmar
  • NBCP holds another signature ‘Speed Networking Night’ in Manila

    Nordic Business Council Philippines (NBCP) held its signature Speed Networking Night at the Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City, Manila, on Monday June 15, 2015. Around 70 members and guests took part in the speed networking, which is a fun and effective way to meet new people in a coordinated […]

    NBCP holds another signature ‘Speed Networking Night’ in Manila
  • Watch Tour de France at Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant

    Recently, Danish owner of the Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant in Bangkok decided to install an IPTV box so that future Scandinavian events can be watched live. These days Tour de France with Danish commentator will be shown every night. During Tour de France Bjarne Riis is part of TV2’s team of experts. Monday, he is in […]

    Watch Tour de France at Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant
  • New President for NBAS

    Erik Borgen has elected to step down as President of NBAS after over 10 years of outstanding service for the Norwegian community in Singapore. He will be going back to Norway by the end of the year but will be staying on the NBAS Board as a Board member until […]

    New President for NBAS

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Seafood export record for Norway

Seafood export record for Norway

The export value of Norwegian seafood recorded in the first half of 2015 was the best half-year ever, reported Norwegian Seafood Council. Norway exported seafood for NOK 34 billion, corresponding to NOK 1.5 billion, or 5 per cent, more than the same period last year. A new record for the […]

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Norwegian embassy reports on Deputy Foreign Minister’s Myanmar visit

Norwegian embassy reports on Deputy Foreign Minister’s Myanmar visit

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon report on the first visit of Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Bård Glad Pedersen to Myanmar on 1-4 July. He visited Rakhine state, Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon and discussed the peace process, the Rakhine situation, energy collaboration, elections and business with relevant stakeholders […]

Read more ›
Dtac on intense competition, 4G roadmap, the Internet of things

Dtac on intense competition, 4G roadmap, the Internet of things

Norway’s telecom giant Telenor has release its first half year report for 2015, including Thailand and Myanmar reporting. “Telenor continued to deliver encouraging results for the second quarter. We reported more than NOK 30 billion in revenues and organic revenue growth of 6 per cent. Profitability remained solid, with EBITDA […]

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Vard’s 1H 2015 results: focus on R&D, innovation amid slower market

Vard’s 1H 2015 results: focus on R&D, innovation amid slower market

The Norwegian Singapore-based company Vard Holdings Limited (VARD), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialised vessels has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015 (“2Q2015”) and first half ended 30 June 2015 (“1H2015”). Challenging industry outlook VARD faced a slowdown […]

Read more ›
Norwegian rotary contributes to Pattaya hospital

Norwegian rotary contributes to Pattaya hospital

Rotary clubs in Norway, South Korea and Thailand has come together to bring 30 new beds and equipment to Sattahip Km.10 Hospital, writes Pattaya Mail. The former Norwegian club president Helge Holst and his wife Brita initiated the project in 2013, and suggested a matching-grant donation with a Plutaluang Rotarian. […]

Read more ›
Norway opens Myanmar conference on establishment of national sovereign wealth fund

Norway opens Myanmar conference on establishment of national sovereign wealth fund

In early July 2015, Norwegian ambassador Ann Ollestad opened a conference on the establishment of a national sovereign wealth fund for Myanmar. The aim of the conference was to create awareness among civil society and policy makers, and to create informed public views on important policy considerations and technical aspects. […]

Read more ›
Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, Myanmar

Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, Myanmar

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende announced on July 3, 2015 that Norway has deciced to allocate additional funding of NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to the people in Rakhine state in Myanmar. The UN estimates that between 80 000 and 90 000 people are internally displaced and there […]

Read more ›
NBCP holds another signature ‘Speed Networking Night’ in Manila

NBCP holds another signature ‘Speed Networking Night’ in Manila

Nordic Business Council Philippines (NBCP) held its signature Speed Networking Night at the Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City, Manila, on Monday June 15, 2015. Around 70 members and guests took part in the speed networking, which is a fun and effective way to meet new people in a coordinated […]

Read more ›
Watch Tour de France at Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant

Watch Tour de France at Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant

Recently, Danish owner of the Admiral’s Pub and Restaurant in Bangkok decided to install an IPTV box so that future Scandinavian events can be watched live. These days Tour de France with Danish commentator will be shown every night. During Tour de France Bjarne Riis is part of TV2’s team of experts. Monday, he is in […]

Read more ›
New President for NBAS

New President for NBAS

Erik Borgen has elected to step down as President of NBAS after over 10 years of outstanding service for the Norwegian community in Singapore. He will be going back to Norway by the end of the year but will be staying on the NBAS Board as a Board member until […]

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