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  • KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai

    The Season so far The Kuala Lumpur Vikings have been playing in a new league this season, the Weir Veterans Football League. So far, the team is reasonably on track, placed 4th out of 10 teams after 12 rounds of play in a double round-robin type. With 7 wins, 2 [...]

    KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai
  • Grand Opening of the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou

    On 15th April, the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou was officially opened, with ribbon cutting, speeches, and fresh Norwegian salmon. Although the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou first began its operations this year on the 12th February, the official Grand Opening took place on the 15th April, and it was [...]

    Grand Opening of the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou
  • Norway returns rare silent film to China

    In a gesture that could help ease relations between Norway and China, strained since the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, the National Library of Norway has returned a long-lost Chinese silent film. A print of “The Cave of the Silken Web,” [...]

    Photo: National Library of Norway
  • Statoil makes North Sea oil, gas discovery

    Norwegian energy company Statoil said Friday it made an oil and natural gas discovery in the Valemon North prospect in the North Sea. “Production start-up is expected fourth quarter 2014,” Tor Madsen, vice president for regional development, said in a statement. //

    Statoil makes North Sea oil, gas discovery
  • EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking

    The European ASEAN Business Centre(EABC) Annual General Meeting of the year 2014 was successfully held on 9 April 2014 at the Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok, with the honorable presence of Mr.Narong Sasitorn, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who provided a speech on Enhancing Thai-EU Relations, and the honorable [...]

    EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking
  • Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs

    Ålesund, Norway-headquartered Golden Energy Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Nantong Rainbow Offshore & Engineering Equipments Co., Ltd. (ROC) in China for the construction of two Ulstein PX121H Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs). The order includes an option for two more vessels of the same design. The two confirmed [...]

    Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs
  • Norway-built ship detects Malaysia flight ‘signal’

    The Norwegian-built Ocean Shield defence vessel of the Australian navy on 7 April detected three identical signals in the Indian Ocean consistent with transmissions from the black box flight recorder on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. Read more: The Local Norway

    Norway-built ship detects Malaysia flight ‘signal’
  • Joint Scandinavian crisis management team in Hanoi

    For the first time ever the staff from Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish embassy joined in a common crises exercise. The goal was to show and practice how the Nordic embassies will work together if a national crisis happened in Vietnam. It was informative, important and most of all fun [...]

    Joint Scandinavian crisis management team in Hanoi
  • Norway Pledges $1 Million to Khmer Rouge Tribunal

    The government of Norway has pledged $1 million to the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal. That makes it the first country to make a pledge since a new budget was approved by donors for the financially distressed court. The tribunal is currently in the midst of a trial of two aging [...]

    Norway Pledges $1 Million to Khmer Rouge Tribunal
  • Thai operator dtac launches LTE with Ericsson

    To meet the needs of a data-hungry new generation of users in densely populated areas, dtac TriNet Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Thailand’s second-largest mobile operator dtac, has assigned long-time partner Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to deploy a 4G/LTE network. The 4G/LTE on 2100MHz rollout began in February 2014 and once completed [...]

    Thai operator dtac launches LTE with Ericsson

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KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai

KL Vikings geared-up for Viking Cup in Shanghai

The Season so far The Kuala Lumpur Vikings have been playing in a new league this season, the Weir Veterans Football League. So far, the team is reasonably on track, placed 4th out of 10 teams after 12 rounds of play in a double round-robin type. With 7 wins, 2 [...]

Read more ›
Grand Opening of the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou

Grand Opening of the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou

On 15th April, the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou was officially opened, with ribbon cutting, speeches, and fresh Norwegian salmon. Although the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou first began its operations this year on the 12th February, the official Grand Opening took place on the 15th April, and it was [...]

Read more ›
Photo: National Library of Norway

Norway returns rare silent film to China

In a gesture that could help ease relations between Norway and China, strained since the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, the National Library of Norway has returned a long-lost Chinese silent film. A print of “The Cave of the Silken Web,” [...]

Read more ›
Statoil makes North Sea oil, gas discovery

Statoil makes North Sea oil, gas discovery

Norwegian energy company Statoil said Friday it made an oil and natural gas discovery in the Valemon North prospect in the North Sea. “Production start-up is expected fourth quarter 2014,” Tor Madsen, vice president for regional development, said in a statement. //

Read more ›
EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking

EABC General Annual Meeting and Garden Networking

The European ASEAN Business Centre(EABC) Annual General Meeting of the year 2014 was successfully held on 9 April 2014 at the Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok, with the honorable presence of Mr.Narong Sasitorn, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who provided a speech on Enhancing Thai-EU Relations, and the honorable [...]

Read more ›
Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs

Golden Energy Offshore orders Ulstein design PSVs

Ålesund, Norway-headquartered Golden Energy Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Nantong Rainbow Offshore & Engineering Equipments Co., Ltd. (ROC) in China for the construction of two Ulstein PX121H Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs). The order includes an option for two more vessels of the same design. The two confirmed [...]

Read more ›
Norway-built ship detects Malaysia flight ‘signal’

Norway-built ship detects Malaysia flight ‘signal’

The Norwegian-built Ocean Shield defence vessel of the Australian navy on 7 April detected three identical signals in the Indian Ocean consistent with transmissions from the black box flight recorder on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. Read more: The Local Norway

Read more ›
Joint Scandinavian crisis management team in Hanoi

Joint Scandinavian crisis management team in Hanoi

For the first time ever the staff from Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish embassy joined in a common crises exercise. The goal was to show and practice how the Nordic embassies will work together if a national crisis happened in Vietnam. It was informative, important and most of all fun [...]

Read more ›
Norway Pledges $1 Million to Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Norway Pledges $1 Million to Khmer Rouge Tribunal

The government of Norway has pledged $1 million to the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal. That makes it the first country to make a pledge since a new budget was approved by donors for the financially distressed court. The tribunal is currently in the midst of a trial of two aging [...]

Read more ›
Thai operator dtac launches LTE with Ericsson

Thai operator dtac launches LTE with Ericsson

To meet the needs of a data-hungry new generation of users in densely populated areas, dtac TriNet Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Thailand’s second-largest mobile operator dtac, has assigned long-time partner Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to deploy a 4G/LTE network. The 4G/LTE on 2100MHz rollout began in February 2014 and once completed [...]

Read more ›