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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit S’pore late February

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jan Petersen, will be visiting Singapore on February 26-27, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore announces on its website .      During his visit, Mr. Petersen will have meetings his Singaporean counterpart, Prof. S. Jayakumar, and Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. George Yeo.      Last month the Norwegian Minister…

King Harald plans state visit to Vietnam and Singapore

A state visit by Norway’s King Harald to Vietnam and Singapore is in the making.      Scandasia has learned from several sources that during the recent visit by Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ansgar Gabrielsen, to Singapore between 24 and 28 January 2004 talks about the royal visit were held.      The visit is scheduled…

Strengthened position in SE-Asia contributes to Nera’s improved results

“While markets remained challenging through 2003, we improved our position in several market segments,” says Bjørn Ove Skjeie, CEO of Nera ASA.      “Nera’s agreement with Nortel in Q4, our strengthened market positions in Southeast Asia and the Americas and its global leadership in broadband satellite solutions are examples of this.”      The wireless telecommunications technology company…

Klas Eklund speaks at SBAS event

Klas Eklund, chief economist at SEB, visits Singapore and SBAS on 19 February to give a luncheon speech titled “Will old Europe cope?”.      He is one of the best known and most respected economists in Sweden, currently a member of the EU commission’s group of economic advisers and has previously held high positions in the…

Final two subs delivered to Singapore

The last two of four Swedish made submarines purchased by the Republic of Singapore’s navy were delivered to Changi Naval Base on Wednesday 4 February.      The vessels RSS Centurion and RSS Challenger, join the first two submarines, RSS Chieftain and RSS Conqueror.      The Singaporean crew has received training by the Swedish navy before delivery of…