Category: Norway

Norconsult mega project takes shape






Draw a big cross on the map of Bangkok on the west bank of the Chao Phaya river. Put the North-South line in the middle between the river and the Outer Ring Road. This is the approximate location of Norconsult International’s major highway and bridge project currently under construction. The mega project includes 25 kilometres…

Norwegians got Offshore Friday in Singapore






“It was a wonderful trip. The weather was good except from one shower at the beginning,” says Silvia Talseth from the Embassy in Singapore.155 guests joined the annual boat trip arranged by The Norwegian Embassy together with The Norwegian Business Association Singapore.The guests were welcomed by H. E. Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore Mr. Nygaard. The…

Norwegian students at the Thai-Scandinavian Chambers






The Thai-Scandinavian Chamber’s office in Bangkok has entered an agreement to be reinforced with two Norwegian post-graduate students, Aud Kamilla Sivertsen and Terje Gilleshammer, who will work at the Chamber for one full year. Both are originally from Nordfjord in the western part of Norway, but while Terje has studied Export Marketing at the University…

Norwegian Ethical NGO on the War Path






Mr. Leif Iversen of the Norwegian organisation Ethical Trading Initiative in August visited the office of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce. and the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The purpose of Mr.Iversen’s visit was to introduce the organisation’s project for promoting labour standards and other issues grouped under the umbrella term “Ethical”. The Ethical Trading Initiative –…

Norske Skog signs global labour deal






The agreement will ensure any employee within the group anywhere in the world basic rights as defined by the international workers union ICEM. It will among other ensure the right to establish unions, the right to collective negotiations with the management, obligations for the management to inform the workers as well as maintant certain standards…

Norske hagemøbler truer regnskogen






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Norwegian pavillion at OSEA






The Norwegian Trade Council in Singapore will be organizing a Norwegian Pavilion at this year’s OSEA 2002 from 29 October – 1 November 2002. This bi-annual exhibition is the most established oil & gas event in the Asia Pacific region and it has received endorsements from many professional associations within the oil & gas industry…

Young Thai artists in Norway






A Thai dance and music group recently returned from a tour of Norway under the leadership of Norwegian missionary Dag Johannessen. After two weeks of performances in Norway, they return to Thailand on June 30, 2002. “We have been rehearsing intensively for the last two months and I’m now confident that what we are ging…