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Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event

Norwegians are invited to “New in Singapore” event Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Singapore invites all new Norwegians in Singapore to the event “New in Singapore”.   Have you just moved from Norway to Singapore and not sure about how everything works here? No worries, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church will help you. The Seamen’s Church has…

Nordic After Work Shanghai announced

On 29 August 2018 the respective Nordic business organisations in Shanghai is teaming up for a Nordic After Work event. They will celebrate the arrival of fall at the amazing terrace of Roof325. If in Shanghai don’t miss out on delicious food and refreshing drinks together with new and old friends on one of the…

Dtac decides to bid on one and reject one MHz spectrum auction

Aiming to increase 4G network capacity and continue 2G services for millions of subscribers Telenor’s dtac (Total Access Communication Public Company Limited) announced on 8 August that the Board of Directors had agreed to submit an application for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service in the frequency band of 1800 MHz to the Office of National…

Norwegian minister of foreign affairs attends ASEAN meeting in Singapore

Minister of foreign affairs of Norway, Ine Eriksen Søreide, meets with her Asian colleges at the 51st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore. At the meeting, the foreign ministers of the ASEAN member states meet with foreign ministers from ASEAN’s external partners, including Norway. “The partnership with ASEAN is important…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…

Inspiration from Scandinavia: GH Bank will roll out new mobile app

With the almost cash-free Scandinavian countries as their role model, Government Housing Bank in Thailand will launch a mobile app and other digital services that will make it easier to pay without cash, writes Bangkok Post. Cash has become a rare thing in Scandinavia, where credit card payments and mobile transactions are an option in…

Plastic: Chulalongkorn University researchers to Svalbard, Norway

From 27 July till 8 August, a group of scientists from Chulalongkorn University, with the support of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, are going on an arctic research trip to Svalbard, Norway. They will be looking at the impact of climate change and marine plastic pollution. At the press conference on Wednesday 18 July, Norway‘s Chargé…

Save the Children Norway: Myanmar has violated U.N. child rights pact

A new rapport written by legal experts commissioned from Save the Children Norway finds that Myanmar violated U.N. child rights pact during crackdown of Rohingya Muslims.   Save the Children Norway claims that Myanmar violated United Nation’s child rights pact, according to Reuters. The foundation commissioned legal experts to analyzed research by human rights groups…