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  • 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
  • Norway’s Kleven secures first contract in SE Asia

    Kleven on July 21 signed a new shipbuilding contract with Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer Ltd. The contract for the new vessel is of the MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, and will be outfitted with a crane, helideck and FiFi II. Delivery will [...]

    Norway’s Kleven secures first contract in SE Asia
  • Visa overstayers told to clean up their act

    Marc Spiegel, President of Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, in a recent message to Chamber members, said the ongoing crackdown on the misuse of tourist and education visas by the Immigration Bureau indicated that the Thai authorities were determined to root out the longstanding problem. He said the Chamber had received [...]

    Visa overstayers told to clean up their act
  • Norway commemorates the 22 July terror

    Across the country there will be held commemoration Tuesday to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks three years ago. In all, 77 people were killed and around 90 wounded in terrorist attacks on 22 July 2011. In Oslo ceremony starts with an open event at 10 am in the [...]

    File photo: A previous year's commemoration of the one-man terrorist attack in Norway.
  • Kongsberg offshore technology for projects in China and Korea

    Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘Full Picture’ solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 MNOK. Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles (CIMC), Cosco Shipyard (COSCO) and Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard (HDZ) in China, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and [...]

    Kongsberg offshore technology for projects in China and Korea
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines keen to develop Philippines as tourist destination

    Three of the world’s leading cruise companies—Carnival Corp, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Lines—have expressed interest to help develop the Philippines as a cruise-ship destination, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC, said recently. In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. said officials of [...]

    Norwegian Cruise Lines keen to develop Philippines as tourist destination
  • Saab: ‘Remote Tower’ Concept Gaining Wider Acceptance

    Countries including Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany Thailand, Australia and New Zealand have an interest in using “remote towers” to control air traffic, according to Saab, which is already certifying one such facility in Sweden. The company is also competing to provide facilities for three airports in Germany and up [...]

    Saab: ‘Remote Tower’ Concept Gaining Wider Acceptance

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Read more ›
Norway’s Kleven secures first contract in SE Asia

Norway’s Kleven secures first contract in SE Asia

Kleven on July 21 signed a new shipbuilding contract with Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer Ltd. The contract for the new vessel is of the MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, and will be outfitted with a crane, helideck and FiFi II. Delivery will [...]

Read more ›
Visa overstayers told to clean up their act

Visa overstayers told to clean up their act

Marc Spiegel, President of Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, in a recent message to Chamber members, said the ongoing crackdown on the misuse of tourist and education visas by the Immigration Bureau indicated that the Thai authorities were determined to root out the longstanding problem. He said the Chamber had received [...]

Read more ›
File photo: A previous year's commemoration of the one-man terrorist attack in Norway.

Norway commemorates the 22 July terror

Across the country there will be held commemoration Tuesday to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks three years ago. In all, 77 people were killed and around 90 wounded in terrorist attacks on 22 July 2011. In Oslo ceremony starts with an open event at 10 am in the [...]

Read more ›
Kongsberg offshore technology for projects in China and Korea

Kongsberg offshore technology for projects in China and Korea

Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘Full Picture’ solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 MNOK. Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles (CIMC), Cosco Shipyard (COSCO) and Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard (HDZ) in China, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and [...]

Read more ›
Norwegian Cruise Lines keen to develop Philippines as tourist destination

Norwegian Cruise Lines keen to develop Philippines as tourist destination

Three of the world’s leading cruise companies—Carnival Corp, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Lines—have expressed interest to help develop the Philippines as a cruise-ship destination, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC, said recently. In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. said officials of [...]

Read more ›
Saab: ‘Remote Tower’ Concept Gaining Wider Acceptance

Saab: ‘Remote Tower’ Concept Gaining Wider Acceptance

Countries including Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany Thailand, Australia and New Zealand have an interest in using “remote towers” to control air traffic, according to Saab, which is already certifying one such facility in Sweden. The company is also competing to provide facilities for three airports in Germany and up [...]

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