News Norway: Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, Unicef set up children's rights network
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1-trillion (752.22 billion pounds) sovereign wealth fund and Unicef have established a network to strengthen children’s rights in the garment and footwear industry, the fund said on Friday. “The network will facilitate ...
News Norway: This RSS feed URL is deprecated
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
News Norway: Norway scraps Tesla tax
Norway has scrapped plans for a so-called "Tesla tax" on heavier electric vehicles as part of a budget compromise between politicians. The tax was due to go into effect in 2018. Electric battery and plug-in hybrids accounted for 28.8% of all car sales in ...
News Norway: Northug flops in opening race - Views and News from Norway
Northug flops in opening raceViews and News from NorwayNorwegian skier Petter Northug, who's been in the news all week because of a new conflict with Norway's national ski federation (Norges Skiforbund), didn't make the debut expected of him when he raced for the first time this season at a national event ...
News Norway: Sweden warns UK not to emulate Norway border post-Brexit
Sweden's Europe minister has poured cold water on the idea of the UK enjoying "frictionless trade" after Brexit. Ann Linde, who has sat on the Nordic country's frontbench since May 2016, told Sky News: "It's not possible to have frictionless trade if you ...
News Norway: Keen on Goa's maritime industry, says Ollestad - Oherald
Keen on Goa's maritime industry, says OllestadOheraldConsul General of Norway, Ann Ollestad was on a three-day visit to Goa to explore business opportunity with the state. Ms Ollestad was accompanied by 22-member delegation of business and industry captains from Norway who showed keen interests on ...
News Norway: Norway! Oil Asset Sales & Electric-Car Success Won’t Spread
Jefferies' Laban Yu and Patrick Yuan think perhaps not. They write that the Norwegian values and culture, along with hefty tax breaks, have allowed the country to steer (put intended) consumers toward EVs, as the central bank has recommended the ...
News Norway: Sweden warns UK not to emulate Norway border post-Brexit - Yahoo News UK
Sweden warns UK not to emulate Norway border post-BrexitYahoo News UKBoth were interested in how the 1,000 mile long frontier between Sweden and neighbouring non-EU nation Norway works. Mr Davis has suggested its border with Sweden - and therefore the EU - could be one Britain might imitate after Brexit. Ms Linde ...
News Norway: Norway, King Of North Sea Oil, May Diversify Its Portfolio
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund is considering a halt to purchasing oil and gas equities and even a divestment from such stocks in the years to come. The cash that Norway uses to invest in its sovereign-wealth fund, which now totals about $1 trillion ...
News Norway: Total CEO not worried over possible Norway fund capital exit - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Total CEO not worried over possible Norway fund capital exitHellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe possible exit of Norway's sovereign wealth fund from the capital of French oil and gas major Total will take place over time and is thus unlikely to hurt Total's stock price, Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne said on Friday. “I can tell you ...and more »
News Norway: Norway is already abandoning its plan for a “Tesla tax” on electric cars
Norway is miles ahead of the rest of the world in its adoption of electric cars, thanks to a series of generous government subsidies. But policymakers have often worried that the subsidies are too good amid criticism that they simply allow rich households ...
News Norway: Norsea Group Builds Onshore Power Supply Systems Along The Norwegian Coastline - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Norsea Group Builds Onshore Power Supply Systems Along The Norwegian CoastlineHellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe largest ever onshore power supply contract in Norway was signed this week between NorSea Group and Apply TB in Kristiansund, Norway. NorSea Group is building power supply facilities at four of its bases along the Norwegian coastline from ...and more »
News Norway: Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.50%
Investing.com – Norway equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Food, Beverages & Tobacco, Pharma Biotech & Life Sciences and Consumer Durables And Apparel sectors propelled shares lower. At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX fell 0.50%.
News Norway: Norway rolls newly delivered AW101 helicopter - Flightglobal
Norway rolls newly delivered AW101 helicopterFlightglobalNorway's effort to replace its aged search and rescue helicopter fleet has suffered a significant setback after its newly delivered Leonardo Helicopters AW101 – the first of an eventual 16 aircraft – overturned during a ground run on 24 October. No ...and more »
News Norway: Norway wants electric planes to take off next summer
Airport operator Avinor says it wants Norway to become the first country in which electric powered airplanes take a significant market share, reports news agency NTB. The aircraft – an Alpha Electro G2 – has been ordered from the Pipistrel manufacturer ...
News Norway: Norway stocks lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.50% - Investing.com
Norway stocks lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.50%Investing.comThe best performers of the session on the Oslo OBX were BW LPG Ltd (OL:BWLPG), which rose 3.23% or 1.06 points to trade at 33.90 at the close. Meanwhile, REC Silicon ASA (OL:REC) added 2.16% or 0.02 points to end at 1.14 and Telenor ASA (OL:TEL) ...and more »
News Norway: Norway’s Oil Industry Shows Signs of Life After Wealth Fund Shock
A week after Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said it wanted to get out of oil and gas investments, the latest spending plans from oil companies show how the country’s not about to quit petroleum. Oil companies operating offshore Norway ...
News Norway: Duterte: 'If Joma returns, he will be arrested' - Philippine Star
Philippine StarDuterte: 'If Joma returns, he will be arrested'Philippine StarAt the start of Philippine peace negotiations hosted by Norway government, Monday Aug. 22, 2016, in Oslo, Norway, with Jose Maria Sison of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, left, and Philippine peace minister Jesus Dureza, as government ...and more »
News Norway: Fascinating Then and Now Photos That Show How Norway’s Gorgeous Landscapes Have Changed Over the Past Century
Here's a collection of 12 fascinating then and now photos that show how Norway’s gorgeous landscapes have changed over the past century. Decades-old photos are faithfully re-captured by figuring out exactly where the original photographer stood.
News Norway: Oil industry shows signs of life after Norway wealth fund shock - The Province
The ProvinceOil industry shows signs of life after Norway wealth fund shockThe ProvinceOil companies operating offshore Norway increased their investment forecast for next year and could add billions of kroner more over the next months as a wave of new projects is expected to be green-lighted, according to a quarterly survey from ...and more »
News Norway: Norway is abandoning its plan for a "Tesla tax" on electric cars ... - Quartz
QuartzNorway is abandoning its plan for a "Tesla tax" on electric cars ...QuartzNorway is miles ahead of the rest of the world in its adoption of electric cars, thanks to a series of generous government subsidies. But policymakers have often ...and more »