Steen Poulin Nielsen

Filipino Singers Perform at Prestigious Stockholm Concert Hall

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers became the first Filipino chorale group to perform at a prestigious concert hall in Stockholm, Sweden — the Eric Ericsson International Choir Center in Stockholm, tells gmnews.tv. According to the Philippine Embassy in Sweden, officials and representatives were present in the audience, along with members of business and…

Philippines Says Communist Talks Deadlocked

The Philippine government said Wednesday, November 9 2011, that peace talks with communist rebels were deadlocked after it rejected their demand to free jailed senior comrades, tells AFP.The talks were to have resumed in Norway last week, but were called off after the rebels insisted 13 “consultants” jailed for offenses ranging from murder to robbery…

Chins in Norway Contributed for Kachin Refugees

Chin people living in Norway have come together in an effort to make contributions toward helping Kachin victims of the ongoing armed conflict against the Kachin Independence Army by Burma Army soldiers, tells the online paper, Chinland Guardian The Norway Chin Christian Federation (NCCF) announced last Sunday that a total donation of 16,119.50 Norwegian Kroner…

Norwegian Höegh LNG Wins Tender to build LNG terminal in Sumatra

State gas distributor PT PGN has appointed Norway-based Liquefied Natural Gas company, Höegh LNG to build the Belawan floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) in North Sumatra, tells JakartaPost on November 7, 2011. Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Widjajono Partowidagdo told reporters that the company had won the tender and was now eyeing a…