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Norwegian Embassy joined Malaysia’s petroleum exhibition

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur led by Erlend Sannes Hadland, Deputy Head of Mission joined the 17th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition (OGA 2019) on June 18, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Organized by Malaysian Exhibition Services, Malaysia’s leading exhibition organizer, OGA 2019 is a 3-days exhibition taking place…

Norwegian Embassy participated in Circular Economy Conference in Malaysia

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur attended the Circular Economy Conference & Mission 2019 held on 11th June 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Organized by European Union Delegation to Malaysia, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), and EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce…

New app helping Myanmar’s Farmers won Telenor Youth Forum

Telenor group declared on May 28, 2019 that the new mobile application offering the solution to reduce inequalities in Myanmar’s rice industry was awarded at Telenor Youth Forum where a delegation of 16 young leaders were split into four teams to create their four services to Telenor Group and dtac leadership and experts from Plan…

H&M’s LGBT collection will not be sold in Malaysia

Swedish-owned H&M confirmed on June 2, that its LGBT collection titled “Love For All” will not be available for sale in Malaysia. According to Malaysiakini, H&M Malaysia & Singapore communications manager Abby Wee told that “Love For All” launched to celebrate Pride of LGBT community was the collection from last year. “With multiple collections launching…

Danish artist Marianne Klerk’s first exhibition in Penang

Danish artist Marianne Klerk will have her solo show for the first time in Penang, Malaysia. Entitled “House Dialogues in our space”, Klerk’s exhibition will be showcased for FREE at Ome by Spacebar Coffee, a coffeehouse and art exhibition host which is located in Georgetown, Penang. Klerk’s several works will be exhibited for three weeks…

Singapore jumped at the top of world’s competitive economy

For the first time since 2010, Singapore has ranked first in the world’s most competitive economy in 2019, according to an announcement by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on May 29. Singapore rose from 3rd to 1st spot of the ranking this year followed by Hong Kong and USA coming in the 3rd.…

“Human Rights Networking Event” in Malaysia

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted “Human Rights Networking Event” and “Buka Puasa” taking place at Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence on Thursday, May 23. The guests attending were representatives from UN, some Malaysian NGO’s, as well as the diplomatic community. The event was opened by the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia Gunn Jorid Roset who…

Norwegian National Day across SEA

More than 200 years Norway got their own constitution that was signed on the 17th of May in 1814. In order to commemorate the significance of thier independence as a free nation, the Norwegians will assemble altogether to celebrate the most meaningful and biggest social gatherings of the Norwegians with flags, parades, food, games and…

Norway-Malaysia solar plant successfully started commercial operation

Scatec Solar, Norwegian-headquartered solar power producer, announced that it has started commercial operation for the 65 MW Jasin solar plant in Malaysia. This Jasin plant is the second of three 65 MW solar plants undertaken by Scatec Solar in Malaysia. Total investment for the three projects was around MYR 1,235 million ($296 million). Located in…

Finland’s Ambassador talked on Malaysia’s education reform

Petri Puhakka, Finland’s Ambassador to Malaysia had an interview with BERNAMA, Malaysia’s international news service on several mutual matters concerning educational system in both countries as well as new Malaysian government under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. Governing Malaysia for one years since 2018, PH coalition seemed to have a strong interest in Finland’s education…