Tagged: Government

Immigration

Immigrants must learn Norwegian

Norway wants to make “willingness” to learn a requirement to earn government support. The Local Norway’s government wants to tighten rules on social welfare payments to foreign citizens, Minister of Finance Siv Jensen has...

Government to ban foreign criminals

Crimes earning sentences of between five and ten years would be cause for denial Michael Sandelson The Foreigner “The government proposes refusing entry to people who have committed serious criminal offenses abroad. This means...

Early stage investing

A proposed government incentive and investment companies like Alliance Venture help startups thrive Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway This year has been a good year for equity funds raising capital in Norway. Among the venture...

What happened to the tax promise?

On the Edge: An opinion column about current events in Norway By Siv Jensen To avoid a tax level debate, the ruling Norwegian Labor Party and their coalition partners promised that they would not...

Government says no

Minister Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen revealed the decision today “When the July 22 Commission was appointed, we considered carefully the question of the public. We wuld like to have a generally high degree of transparency,...

The Research Council to undergo evaluation

The Norwegian research council model is the result of an innovative reform carried out in the 1990s. Is the model functioning as intended? A public evaluation of the Research Council’s activities is in the...