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Norway sponsores Child report on Laos

Dr Bengt Ageros, Regional Representative of Save the Children Norway on October 4 signed an agreement with the Lao National Commission for Mothers and Children to provide financial and technical support for preparing the Second National Report on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, CRC. The signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding took place…

Jordan targets double-digit growth

NORWEGIAN oral care company Jordan aims for a double-digit sales growth in Malaysia this year in spite of the shrinking toothbrush market.  Its president (Asia-Pacific) Knut Leversby said the total market, in which some 300 brands compete, contracted by more than 10% last year, and the decline continued during the first half of this year. …

Norwegians in Thailand visited Amata City and Hjellegjerde

Over thirty members of mostly the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce but also the other Scandinavian Chambers on Saturday the 31 August enjoyed a visit to Amata City and Hjellegjerde in Rayong Province. The visit was followed by a lunch at the nearby Laem Chabang Country Club where some of the members continued for a round…

Thailand to set up a Team Norway

Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and the Royal Norwegian Embassy is seeking to establish a “Team Norway” in Thailand where the efforts of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Chamber, and the Norwegian Trade Council will support each other better. “As Team Norway, we should all become more visible and accessible and we will stand stronger towards…

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…

Kvaerner picks Singapore as its Asia-Pacific hub

Norwegian shipbuilding and oil services group, Kvaerner has made Singapore one of its two regional business hubs. The other is Houston, Texas. The move is to strengthen its oil and gas business and tap a wider customer network. Kvaerner says Singapore is a logical choice as it is the existing regional headquarters for its engineering…

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 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

Av: Susanne Kaluza 17. jun 2002 15:42, ny 16:55 Fra arkivet: . Brasils regnskog borte om 50 år (26. jun 2001 09:55) . Regnskogen mindre vill (02. jan 2001 09:49) . Amazonas odelegges dobbelt så fort som ventet (08. apr 1999 12:03) . Kjop miljovennlige hagemobler (26. apr 2000 17:06) I år er flere store,…