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On 16 February 2017 - Salcon Berhad through its subsidiary Tanjung Jutaria Sdn. Bhd. (TJ) entered into a Share Subscription cum Purchase Agreement (SSPA) and a Shareholders Agreement (SA) with Norwegian companies Rayvn AS, Total Safety AS, and Enovate AS to acquire 50.5% shareholding in the company. The signing ceremony took place at the residence of the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia, His...

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Ibsen Award

The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated by the Norwegian government and will be handed out for the 9th time in 2017.

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State secretary Laila Bokhari visited Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia from 16th to 19th of January 2017. The fight against terror and extremism, regional questions, as well as issues related to women’s role in conflict were central topics for the official visit to Malaysia.

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Norwegian director Erik Poppe’s historical epic, which had after last weekend sold 705,726 tickets in Norway, is among the nine candidates for the five nominations for Best Foreign-Language Feature.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur will be open during the following hours in the period of 25.12.16-02.01.2017:

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The Government is delivering on its promise to double support for global education.

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‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Ambassaden i Kuala Lumpur tilbyr én praktikantplass med varighet på seks måneder for en norsk student. Oppstart vil være 18. januar 2017. Søknadsfrist er fredag 30. september 2016.

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Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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OTC Asia 2016 was hosted in Kuala Lumpur from the 22nd – 25th of March. OTC Asia is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. More than 80 countries were represented, and the trade faire had more than 300 exhibitors and 20.000 visitors.

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‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region.’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Norgesskolen is a two and a half week summer school in Norwegian language and culture.

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Oslo, December 13, 2016: Scatec Solar has entered the Malaysian large-scale solar energy market by joining forces with a local ItraMAS-led consortium that has signed three 21-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the country's largest electricity utility, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB).

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‘Fisheries crime poses a threat to the world’s fisheries resources and to economic development in developing countries. International cooperation is essential in the fight against this type of crime,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Norway will provide NOK 39.7 million in support of UN efforts to combat fisheries crime.

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Oslo Innovation Week OIW2016

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The Government proposes an allocation of more than NOK 3 billion to global health in next year’s budget.

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The High-Level Week of the UN General Assembly kicked off yesterday, Monday 19th of September.

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‘I am very pleased that the parties to the conflict have now reached agreement on the key issue in the negotiations: laying down of arms and a definitive bilateral ceasefire and end of hostilities. After nearly four years of tough negotiations, we are now finally approaching an end to this conflict,’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said.

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Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Norgesskolen is open to children from 9 to 18 years of age from around the world. Students receive instruction in the Norwegian language, social studies and history in beautiful surroundings. The school day includes several hours of instruction with many interesting indoor/outdoor learning activities and field trips.

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Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? We are asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016.

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