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Norwegian, Swedish bands set to perform in Bangkok music fest

Urban Connection, from Norway and Swedish Jazz Kings are to perform at the Bangkok’s sixth annual International Music and Dance Festival this coming 6 October 2004 at Thailand Cultural Center.       The International Music and Dance Festival features more than 700 artists, musicians and dancers from Norway, Sweden, Uzbekistan, the Netherlands, Russia, Australia, the US,…

Norwegian expert assists implementation of NiE Indonesia

A Norwegian expert in NiE (Newspaper in Education) has played an important role in setting up a programme to promote the use of newspapers in classrooms among teachers, educators, and newspaper publishers in Indonesia.       Jan Vincens Steen, the Norwegian NiE expert initiated Indonesia’s NiE programme by getting the newspaper publishers’ association in the country…

Norway to link with Thai hospitals

The Norwegian government plans to establish links with Thai hospitals to provide healthcare services for more than 7,000 Norwegian patients who annually seek quality treatment abroad.      Thai trade representative Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon, who is leading a 40-member Thai trade delegation to Norway as part of a two-week tour to boost trade and investment with trading…

NordCham Hanoi moved

The office of the Nodic Chamber of Commerce (NordCham), Hanoi Branch, has moved to a new location. From August 26 onwards, the new address is:      Nodic Chamber of Commerce, Hanoi Branch      Daeha Business Centre, Level 10, Ericsson Office,      360 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh District,      Hanoi, Vietnam      Tel: (84-4) 7714216      Fax: (84-4) 8315195      Email: secretariat@nordcham.org.vn or…

Three NBAS events early September

The Norwegian Business Association, Singapore (NBAS) invites its members to three events to be held early September: the annual Dinner Cruise, the Luncheon Talk, and the Pub Night.      The Dinner Cruise on board the Imperial Cheng Ho, jointly organised by The Royal Norwegian Embassy and NBAS, will this year take place on Friday, September 10,…

1st Simply Scandinavian in Singapore in October

Simply Scandinavian, or the Scandinavian Week, will be held for the first time in Singapore between October 12 and 17 this year at The Intercontinental Hotel.      The event is a week of dinner shows with top artists and jazz bands from Scandinavia and a top class Scandinavian Smorgasbord prepared by one of Scandinavia’s best chefs.…

Jyske Bank (Schweiz) to repeat South East Asian visit

After a successful visit to South East Asia in April and May, Jyske Bank (Schweiz) is repeating their visit to the region again on October 27 – November 10. The team consists again of Henrik Heering and Mads Schierup.      This time, the focus will be on individual meetings, where participants will have the opportunity to…

King Harald and Queen Sonja on state visits to Singapore and Vietnam

Norway’s King Harald and Queen Sonja kicks off the business part of their state visit to Singapore and Vietnam on 29 October by attending an Innovation Norway led plenary morning session at Shangri La Hotel in Singapore.      This according to the latest 18th August 2004 update of the preliminary program, drawn up by Innovation Norway,…