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  • Norwegian company to install offshore platforms in the Gulf of Thailand

    The Norwegian company Solstadt offshore has been hired by Chevron Offshore Thailand for their 2015 offshore campaign. The campaign includes installing fourteen wellhead platforms in the Gulf of Thailand, according to a press release from Solstad Offshore. The contract value is confidential and includes an option for Chevron to hire […]

    Norwegian company to install offshore platforms in the Gulf of Thailand
  • Norwegian police officers carry guns in fear of terror

    As one of the few police forces around the world, the Norwegian Police force has kept their guns locked in the patrol cars. Due to a raised fear of terrorist attacks, the gun policy  will temporarily change for a 4 week period. From Tuesday morning the 26th November and the next […]

    Norwegian police officers carry guns in fear of terror
  • Norwegian sold a shared racing horse and went to Thailand with the money

    A Norwegian sold the racing horse Smedheim Solan, that was owned by a cooperative of 10 people, and went to Thailand with the NOK 1 million the new owner paid plus prize money the horse won during the last 7 months. The 9 other shareholders of the Norwegian racehorse claims that […]

    Norwegian sold a shared racing horse and went to Thailand with the money
  • Telenor, Yoma mull mobile banking in Myanmar

    Telenor and Yoma Bank are teaming up in mobile banking, aiming to provide basic financial services for millions of unbanked people in the country. The two prominent firms have already started working together in some areas like hiring skilled workers and selecting an IT infrastructure, though they are now waiting […]

    Telenor, Yoma mull mobile banking in Myanmar
  • Norway’s oil fund to invest in Asian real estate

    Norway’s sovereign fund, the world’s largest, plans in 2015 to start investing in real estate in Asia, Karsten Kallevig, its real estate chief, this month told Reuters. Norway’s fund has bought just over $10 billion in properties in a handful of European and U.S. cities since 2010 but has been […]

    Norway’s oil fund to invest in Asian real estate
  • Telenor looks to provide mobile banking in Myanmar

    Norwegian tele-giant Telenor is teaming up with Myanmar’s Yoma Bank to provide mobile banking services to the people of Myanmar. The two prominent firms have already started working together in some areas like hiring skilled workers and selecting an IT infrastructure, though they are now waiting for clarity on the […]

    Photo: Hinta @ WikiCommons
  • China’s Bluestar acquires REC Solar

    CHINA National Bluestar has agreed to buy solar panel maker REC Solar for 4.34 billion Norwegian crowns (US$640 million), planning to combine it with another Norwegian asset it picked up in 2011. Bluestar said on November 24 it would pay a 15.9 percent premium to the stock’s last close in […]

    China’s Bluestar acquires REC Solar
  • Nordic Embassies sold Scandinavians goods for charity

    Norwegian, Swedish and Danish embassy in Vietnam sold glögg, salmon pie and Christmas decorations at a Hanoi International Women’s Club. According to the Swedish Embassy, the crowd was so pleased with the Scandinavian stall that it was awarded as the second best for overall presentation. The funds from the charity […]

    Photo: Embassy of Vietnam Sweden
  • Thailand ranked 10th on global terrorism index

    The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) placed Thailand as 10th most dangerous place out of 162 countries surveyed in the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). Among Southeast Asian countries, Thailand, scoring 7.19 out of 10, trailed behind the Philippines which was ranked 9th with the score of 7.29, while Indonesia […]

    Thailand ranked 10th on global terrorism index
  • 16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner in KL

    Friday, 5 December 2014, the 16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner hosted by Malaysian Danish Business Council Malaysian-Finnish Business Council Malaysia Norway Business Council Malaysian-Swedish Business Association takes place at Mayang Sari Grand Ballroom JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur. The evening starts at 6.30 pm with Pre-dinner Glögg Cocktail 6.30pm The entertainment is outstanding this […]

    16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner in KL

Category: Norway

Norwegian company to install offshore platforms in the Gulf of Thailand

Norwegian company to install offshore platforms in the Gulf of Thailand

The Norwegian company Solstadt offshore has been hired by Chevron Offshore Thailand for their 2015 offshore campaign. The campaign includes installing fourteen wellhead platforms in the Gulf of Thailand, according to a press release from Solstad Offshore. The contract value is confidential and includes an option for Chevron to hire […]

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Norwegian police officers carry guns in fear of terror

Norwegian police officers carry guns in fear of terror

As one of the few police forces around the world, the Norwegian Police force has kept their guns locked in the patrol cars. Due to a raised fear of terrorist attacks, the gun policy  will temporarily change for a 4 week period. From Tuesday morning the 26th November and the next […]

Read more ›
Norwegian sold a shared racing horse and went to Thailand with the money

Norwegian sold a shared racing horse and went to Thailand with the money

A Norwegian sold the racing horse Smedheim Solan, that was owned by a cooperative of 10 people, and went to Thailand with the NOK 1 million the new owner paid plus prize money the horse won during the last 7 months. The 9 other shareholders of the Norwegian racehorse claims that […]

Read more ›
Telenor, Yoma mull mobile banking in Myanmar

Telenor, Yoma mull mobile banking in Myanmar

Telenor and Yoma Bank are teaming up in mobile banking, aiming to provide basic financial services for millions of unbanked people in the country. The two prominent firms have already started working together in some areas like hiring skilled workers and selecting an IT infrastructure, though they are now waiting […]

Read more ›
Norway’s oil fund to invest in Asian real estate

Norway’s oil fund to invest in Asian real estate

Norway’s sovereign fund, the world’s largest, plans in 2015 to start investing in real estate in Asia, Karsten Kallevig, its real estate chief, this month told Reuters. Norway’s fund has bought just over $10 billion in properties in a handful of European and U.S. cities since 2010 but has been […]

Read more ›
Photo: Hinta @ WikiCommons

Telenor looks to provide mobile banking in Myanmar

Norwegian tele-giant Telenor is teaming up with Myanmar’s Yoma Bank to provide mobile banking services to the people of Myanmar. The two prominent firms have already started working together in some areas like hiring skilled workers and selecting an IT infrastructure, though they are now waiting for clarity on the […]

Read more ›
China’s Bluestar acquires REC Solar

China’s Bluestar acquires REC Solar

CHINA National Bluestar has agreed to buy solar panel maker REC Solar for 4.34 billion Norwegian crowns (US$640 million), planning to combine it with another Norwegian asset it picked up in 2011. Bluestar said on November 24 it would pay a 15.9 percent premium to the stock’s last close in […]

Read more ›
Photo: Embassy of Vietnam Sweden

Nordic Embassies sold Scandinavians goods for charity

Norwegian, Swedish and Danish embassy in Vietnam sold glögg, salmon pie and Christmas decorations at a Hanoi International Women’s Club. According to the Swedish Embassy, the crowd was so pleased with the Scandinavian stall that it was awarded as the second best for overall presentation. The funds from the charity […]

Read more ›
Thailand ranked 10th on global terrorism index

Thailand ranked 10th on global terrorism index

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) placed Thailand as 10th most dangerous place out of 162 countries surveyed in the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). Among Southeast Asian countries, Thailand, scoring 7.19 out of 10, trailed behind the Philippines which was ranked 9th with the score of 7.29, while Indonesia […]

Read more ›
16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner in KL

16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner in KL

Friday, 5 December 2014, the 16th Nordic Business Christmas Dinner hosted by Malaysian Danish Business Council Malaysian-Finnish Business Council Malaysia Norway Business Council Malaysian-Swedish Business Association takes place at Mayang Sari Grand Ballroom JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur. The evening starts at 6.30 pm with Pre-dinner Glögg Cocktail 6.30pm The entertainment is outstanding this […]

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