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President Weah commended the Norwegian delegation for their visit and expressed his profound gratitude on-behalf of the Liberian Government for the role the Government of Norway continues to play in contributing towards the development of Liberia. The President acknowledged the strong partnership ...

Bitcoin industry giant Bitfury is opening a new bitcoin mining center in Norway, bringing investments and jobs in a move that has “delighted” the country's government. In an announcement on Tuesday, the BitFury Group revealed details of its expansion into Norway with – what it deems – a sustainable, ...
The ethics council of Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, assessed 149 companies in 2017, resulting in exclusion recommendations for 11 companies. The council on ethics, which evaluates whether or not the 8.2 trillion Norwegian kroner ($1.05 trillion) sovereign wealth fund's investments in ...
... the adoption of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, 30 companies have ceased investing in nuclear weapons. And two of the top five largest pension funds in the world–Norway's Government Pension Fund and the Dutch pension fund ABP– are divesting from companies involved in the ...
... Norway government wants to partner with Nepal for its educational development. The Norwegian Minister said so while inaugurating Devitar Basic School at Loting, Chilankha of Bigu Rural Municipality on Wednesday. The school building was constructed with the support of the Government of Norway.
Per the deal, 10 of the 19 jets will be delivered to the U.S. Navy, five to the government of Norway and four to the U.K. administration. Majority of the work will be executed in Seattle, WA and the rest at Cambridge, U.K. and various other locations across the United States. Notably, the deal includes 49.7% of ...
A majority in Norway's Stortinget parliament has voted to postpone a change in law to make 18 years the absolute minimum age for marriage. In accordance with current law in the country, 16 and 17-year-olds can apply for special dispensation to marry. The opposition Labour Party had proposed removing ...
The improvements will include a new concrete access tunnel, emergency power storage, refrigerating units and other electrical equipment, Norway's government said in a statement last week. Last year, melting permafrost caused by warmer temperatures posed a risk for flooding the facility, which currently ...
The world's largest sovereign wealth fund returned 13.7% in 2017, in a year of "unusually strong markets," according to its annual report. The 2017 return of the Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, equates to a 1.03 trillion Norwegian kroner ($125 billion) gain — the highest ever return in the fund's local ...
Norway has accelerated plans to scale up its national security infrastructure against threats emanating from the cyber domain. Recent intelligence reports more than suggest that Norway's critical IT infrastructure will likely face a higher level of targeting in the shape of malicious cyber attacks launched by ...


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