A controversial Burmese peace initiative backed by the Norwegian government is likely to end in the coming months, less than two years after it was launched, a spokesperson has confirmed, although he insisted that it had been a “success”.
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Norwegian investment could help Burma reintegrate into the global economy and spur responsible business in the country, says FM
When Norway’s deputy foreign minister, Espen Barth Eide, returned from a visit to Burma this month, he told the Financial Times that he “almost left the country thinking they’re moving a[…]
Children among nearly 90 victims of bombing and massacre by man believed to have connections to extremist far-right groups
Majority of increase targeted at companies with a stake in the Shwe pipeline, as campaigners criticise lack of ethical consideration
State-owned pension fund’s investments in companies operating in Burma could make it complicit in ‘grave unethical actions’, report claims
Erik Solhiem, Norway’s minister for environment and international development, visited Burma last month where he met with government officials, civil society groups and National League for Democracy (NLD) members. He[…]
Mar 16, 2009 (DVB), A state-owned Norwegian fund has pulled shares from a company that sells trucks to the Burmese government after it emerged they were being used for military[…]
5 May 2008 AFP – Norway said Monday it was ready to offer up to 10 million kroner (1.3 million euros, 1.96 million dollars) in emergency aid to Myanmar, where[…]
Police and soldiers forcibly crackdown the anti-coup protesters in a rally in Myitkyina, Kachin state on the morning of February 19, arresting at least 10 people, including two teachers. The[…]