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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…

The celebrations of Europe Day in Myanmar and Malaysia

On May 9 of each year, the EU representatives across the world will celebrate the Europe Day to mark the presentation of the Schuman Declaration in 1950, a pioneer to the European Union who initially proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community. European Union operating in Myanmar and Malaysia are ones among…

Norway’s Telenor and Malaysia’s Axiata in talk on mega merged firm 

Norway’s Telenor is in discussions on joining forces with Malaysia’s Axiata Group to run a mega pan-Asian telco in South and Southeast Asia, according to Telenor’s press release on May 6, 2019. With nearly 300 million customers, the new telecoms hub will offer Telenor and Axiata a way to accelerate growth in a highly competitive market. Reuters reported that an informed source said the value of this merged deal would…

The “Finnish Experience” for Malaysian teachers

The “Finnish Experience”, a two-day programme for Malaysian teachers was held in Taiping, Malaysia from April 24-25, 2019. Attended by 278 teachers from public and private education sectors, with a majority of them from Perak and Kuala Lumpur, the programme intented to provide teachers an opportunity to experience and study the factors making Finnish teaching…

Cool Kuala Lumpur’s new lifestyle attractions

The Kuala Lumpur hotel and bar scene has turned really hot recently. Any doubts you may have about that will be gone after reading this! Many of the global five-star brands have arrived to significantly shake things up and, in the process, step up the sophistication and increase the luxury selection. The impressive line-up includes…

Norwegian fjord trout and salmon cooking class in Malaysia

The Norwegian Seafood Council in collaboration with the Royal Nowegian Embassy hosted a Norwegian fjord trout and salmon cooking class for SOHOM (Spouses of Heads of Mission) and the Foreign Affairs Ministry Ladies Association (Perwakilan). The heads of the event were Gunn Jorid Roset, Norway’s Ambassador to Malaysia and her spouse Dr Christian Gartmann together…

Monitor ERP System Levels Up in Asia

Monitor ERP System Sdn Bhd recently celebrated the opening of their new ASEAN headquarters in Penang, Malaysia. On that same day, the Monitor ASEAN team held a launch event for their latest product offering, MONITOR G5. 10 years in developing, and 40 million Euro invested, MONITOR G5 comes to the Malaysian Market to help manufacturing…

A celebration of Nordic Day in Malaysia

The Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Honorary Consulate of Iceland in Malaysia co-hosted a celebration of Nordic Day for the second time on April 11, 2019 at JW Marriott Hotel in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Malaysia. The celebration started with a seminar on Green Growth – Sustainability through Innovation by a keynote speaker…