Tagged: Asia

Mobile data and Asia driving growth

In the second quarter of 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 25.2 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 5 per cent. The EBITDA margin in the second quarter of 2010 was 28...

New Norwegian airline from OSL

Earlier this month newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reported on a newly established airline Feel Air, which plans to start direct routes to Asia and the U.S. from Oslo Airport Gardermoen. The new company will focus on...

Norway allocates NOK 20 million to Asia

Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim has pledged 20 NOK million in emergency relief to Indonesia and the Philippines. These densely populated countries have been struck by two major natural disasters...

Norway joins ReCAAP

Norway has become the fifteenth member of the Asian anti-piracy watchdog, ReCAAP. “Though the Kingdom of Norway is geographically located outside Asia, the state has intrinsic interests in combating piracy and armed robbery against...

Norwegian Investment Management: Go Green!

On August 14, Norges Bank Investment Management presented “NBIM investor expectations: Climate change management”. The document sets out NBIM’s expectations as a long-term investor in relation to portfolio companies’ performance in the management of...

IMF to draw on loan agreement with Norway central bank

OSLO, July 29 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund will begin drawing on bilateral loan agreements with Norway, Japan and Canada, Norges Bank said in a statement on Wednesday. The announcement came in the wake...

Mediators Reflect on Today’s Peacemaking in Oslo

  Some of the world’s most experienced mediators, high-level decision makers and key peace process actors will meet in Oslo, Norway, from 16-18 June 2009, to share their experiences of peacemaking and reflect on...

Health data from 20 countries collected in Oslo

  Health professionals in more than 20 African and Asian countries are registering information using computer software and a database coordinated by the University of Oslo. This may lead to improved health services for...