Category: Norway

Welcoming event at Norwegian Seamen’s Church






If you are Norwegian and new in town in Singapore, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore will host a welcoming event on Saturday 4 February. Come along for useful tips, practical information, taco and the chance to get to know the Norwegian community. Progamme: 12:00 a.m. The church opens its doors
1:00 p.m. Taco
2:00 p.m. Panel…

Seafood Under the Stars 2017






Yesterday, on Thursday 26 January, the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Norwegian Seafood Council and the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, hosted the annual Seafood Under the Stars in the garden of Norwegian Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen’s residence. This year, 200 distinguished guests were present, all with a stake in the strong, bilateral cooperation…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Thai tourism promotion in Oslo






On 12 January 2017, Mr. Jukr Boon-Long, Ambassador of Thailand to Norway, attended the Grand Travel Award 2017 presentation ceremony at Walmans Salonger in Oslo. This year, Thai Airways Norway once again won the award for the “Best Intercontinental Airline With Departure from Norway”. This marks the thirteenth consecutive year in which Thai Airways has acclaimed…

Norway maintains maritime industry support at Inmex China






Inmex China in Guangzhou is the largest and most established international maritime event in the South China Sea region. On 7-9 December 2016 Norwegian companies within the marine industry joined the Norwegian Pavilion, showcasing to the Chinese partners that the Norwegian Maritime companies put a high value on maintaining the relations. The maritime industry today…

Norway’s Astrup Fearnley Museum Director at ShanghArt






On 17 Janurary 2017, Dr. Gunnar B. Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo shared his perspectives on the museum’s collection and exhibitions at ShanghART in Shanghai. The one hour talk gave the audience who were Chinese artists, curators, and professionals in local art institutions, a wide scene of the history…

Norwegian photobiology, Led lights company at Ag-Con Asia






As Indoor Ag-Con (indoor agriculture) returns to Asia for their second annual event on January 24-25, 2017, in Singapore, Norwegian entrepreneur Per Aage Lysaa from Intravision Group is among the speakers. Intravision Group is a bio-light and systems integration company working with new technologies for production of foods and plant made pharmaceuticals. Per Aage will…

Nordic Design and Innovation Week 2016






The 2016 Nordic Design and Innovation Week, which was held on 4-13 November 2016, was arrange for the fourth time. The event is a platform to showcase the Nordic concept of sustainable innovation and creative design, which was organized in cooperation with the Shanghai Intercultural Association and Daning Lifehub. Co-organised by Denmark, Finland, Norway and…

Indonesia to promote tourism in Nordic countries






The Tourism Ministry in Indonesia aims to attract more tourists from Nordic countries in Northern Europe during the Nordic Travel Fair next week in Helsinki, Finland, where it will showcase Indonesian culture in its pavilion. The Indonesian government expects the travel fair to be held from January 19 to 22, to help tap into the tourism potential of…

Presidential Award to Norwegian in Philippines






Erlend E. Johannesen, founder of StreetLight Philippines, was among 23 distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 11 countries winning the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) 2016. They were honoured by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte honoured during the Awarding Ceremonies on Monday 19 December at the Malacañan Palace. Johannesen…