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Norway funded Cambodia’s project on biodiversity

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded the project launched by Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with the technical assistance from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Biodiversity Finance Initiative is the name of the project launced on June 20. This project is expected to be a solution for protecting and maintaining Cambodia’s…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…

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…

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…

Norwegian General gave a talk in Manila on peacekeeping

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila teamed up with the United Nations (UN) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to host “Women in Peacekeeping Forum” taking place on June 6, 2019 at the DFA Home Office. The forum was arranged in order to provide participants with peacekeeping experiences from the keynote speaker and to…

4 Norwegian organizations in Singapore joined training on first aid skills

On June 11, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore), Norwegian Seamen’s Church and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore together spent their day in training session with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the agency providing emergency services in Singapore The training by SCDF was arranged to help the participants to restore their first aid knowledge and…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…

JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…

Norway’s Mowi to launch salmon products with JD.com

Mowi China, world’s largest Atlantic salmon producer headquartered in Norway, is partnering with JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce company headquartered in Beijing to launch new fresh salmon products. As JD.com announced on its corporate blog on May 31, the release of salmon products will be the first products that were launched from Mowi China’s First Factory…