Tag: norway

Norwegian ambassador meets Myanmar’s Minister for Electricity and Energy

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing received Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Tone Tinnes at his office in Nay Pyi Taw on 14th November 2019. During the meeting, they discussed Norwegian assistance to Myanmar in the areas of hydropower technologies, drawing grid code in power distribution, environmental and social management and English…

Meeting for Nordic students in Hong Kong on Friday

Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong invited Swedish and Danish students in Hong Kong to attend an information meeting held at the Church of Sweden in Hong Kong on Friday 15 November 2019. The address of the Church is: Wing On Plaza Shoppingmall, Office Tower våning…

Norwegian embassy supported circular economy in Indonesia

Mr Bjørnar Dahl Hotvedt, Chargé d’affaires at the Norwegian Embassy in Jakarta was a panelist speaker at the 3rd Indonesia Circular Economy Forum (ICEF) which took place at Pullman Jakarta on the 11th-12th November 2019. The purpose of this forum was to strengthen commitment of stakeholders and produce recommendation documents in realizing circular economy in…

The Royal Norwegian Embassy supported Inle Lake Youth Diplomats Program

Lise Nordgaard, the Deputy Head of Mission from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, attended and delivered certificates to the Young Lake Ambassadors on 6th November 2019. Ten enthusiastic youths from the Inle Lake region have been trained to become the Ambassadors of the lake to raise awareness of environmental issues affecting the lake and its people.…

Finnish and Norwegian authors invited to Dhaka Lit Festival 2019

With the aim of celebrating non-hegemonic languages and their literatures achievements, this year Dhaka Lit Fest 2019 has invited Minna Lindgren, Anne Ostby and Maria Filomena Bouissou Lepecki — all of their works were not in English and this will be their first time attending the festival. Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author who has…

Norwegian ships will continue hiring seafarers from the Philippines

Mr. Harald Solberg, chief executive officer of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA), says the Norwegian shipowners will continue to hire seafarers from the Philippines. Mr. Solberg expressed his optimism in an interview with the Philippines TV Channel ANC which is also available on Youtube. But don’t expect a boost in hiring anytime soon, he added.…

Norwegian engineering specialist providing new system for clean marine in Singapore and Indonesia

FMSI Norway-based Clean Marine and Indonesian engineering specialist announced that the companies agreed to cooperate to create a leading provider of exhaust gas cleaning systems. “We are pleased to announce the contemplated merger on the eve of IMO 2020 coming into effect,” said Nils Høy-Petersen, CEO of Clean Marine.  “The transaction will provide additional scale…

Norwegian join forces with Indonesian for sustainable fish farming

Mr. Gisle Larsen, Director of Norwegian company Sterner AS, has signed an agreement to start an integrated fish farming cooperation with Mr. Ferry Budiman, Director of PT El Rose Brothers in Indonesia. “We are very pleased to be working with El Rose Brothers to start a new chapter of onshore fishery products in Indonesia,” Mr.…

Finalists revealed for tomorrows Nordic Awards Night

NordCham Philippines have announced the names of the companies, that are the finalists for this year’s Nordic Awards Night 2019 taking place at the Fairmont Makati Ballroom on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6-10 PM. The Awards are given to Nordic-affiliated companies in the Philippines who exemplify Nordic values and commitment to UN Sustainable Development…

Southeast Asia’s ageing population: new markets for Scandinavian companies

Today, Southeast Asia is experiencing a boom in number of retirees, raising the demand for retirement homes and additional smart solutions in eldercare and related sectors. The UN estimates that by 2015, Southeast Asia will have 57 million people from 65 years-old and above, which is an increase of 430% from year 2000.This development can…