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Norwegian artist showcases sculpture in Myanmar

Norwegian artist Merete Sejersted Bødtker and Myanmar sculptor Sonny Nyein showcase their sculptures and works on paper in Yangon from 4-7 October 2018. Merete Sejersted Bødtker will showcase her Daw Aung San Suu Kyi portrait sculpture, six mixed-media works on paper and 12 prints of her sculpture works from Norway in the “DUO Art Exhibition”.…

Lundbeck supports first Global Summit for Mental Health Advocates

The event “Global Summit for Mental Health Advocates” takes place for the first time and is supported by Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck. The event takes place in Singapore on 4-5 October 2018 and will commemorate World Mental Health Day 2018 and launch The Global Alliance for Mental Health Advocates. The Global Alliance for Mental Health…

Telenor hoping to enter Philippine market

Norwegian Telenor Group is in talks with potential partners in the Philippines. Telenor Group hopes that the Philippine government will choose them in their search for the third player in the Philippine telco industry, according to Business World. Deputy director for regional operations of Telenor, Shanshil Ahmed Shibly, says the Philippines is an interesting market…

Norwegian vessel arrived at final stop in Thailand

The Norwegian research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen arrived at its final destination in Phuket, Thailand on 29 September. Phuket is the final stop on the vessel’s 2018 Africa-Asia tour, and its arrival was marked by a port call event. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Tor Haug was present at the event together with representatives from the Thai…

Vietnam and Norway discuss fisheries sector

Policy makers from Vietnam and Norway gather in Vietnam to exchange experiences and information on fisheries management. During the first week of October, the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi, Innovation Norway and Vietnam’s Department of Fisheries host an event for Vietnam and Norway to discuss topics related to fisheries sector. “After over 30 years of cooperation,…

Nokia successfully delivered wireless internet in Indonesia

Nokia’s first technology trial of wireless PON internet service in Indonesia went well. Finnish Nokia and XL Axiata, a leading Indonesian telecom operator, successfully deployed the first wireless PON (WPON) internet service in Indonesia as part of a technology trial. WPON is a service from Nokia that extends the reach of an internet fiber service…

Jacob Jensen Design signed Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese company

The Danish company Jacob Jensen Design has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Zhonghua Geotechnical Engineering Group. In the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) both companies concluded their shared intentions to reach a cooperation within the fields of urban space design and planning, industrial design, art and education, according to Asia One. Both companies also…

Danish-Swedish AAK has opened customer center in Singapore

The Danish-Swedish company AAK has opened a new Customer Innovation Center in Singapore to strengthen its capabilities in the Southeast Asian market. With the new Customer Innovation Center, AKK wishes to expand the company’s customer’s product development in the Southeast Asian, according to Banking Business. “With this investment, we are dedicated to support our existing…