Asia

Nordic China Startup Night held in Shenzhen

December 16, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  ‘Nordic China Startup Night – Lets Connect the World’s Two Best Startup Scenes’ was held at Beeplus in Futian, Shenzhen. Nordic tech start-ups and businesses got to explore business opportunities and investments in Greater […]

Africa

Ten Elections to Watch in 2019

December 14, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  Millions of people around the world voted in 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin earned his fourth term in office, though the contest was far from free and fair. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán won a parliamentary majority that will enable him to change […]

Agriculture

Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

December 12, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  The Norwegian parliament voted this week to make Norway the world’s first country to bar its biofuel industry from importing deforestation-linked palm oil starting in 2020, The Independent reported. Environmentalists celebrated the move as a victory for rainforests, the climate and endangered species such as orangutans […]

Asia

Zén of Nordic cuisine

December 8, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…no, Stockholm…in a little house in Bukit Pasoh. Soft lights twinkle in the window; Swedish dala horses share mantel space with Christmas berries and candles; and it […]

Asia

Norway will restrict use of palm oil

December 7, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  That can make Norway the first country in the world to stop its biofuel industry buying palm oil that is linked to deforestation, according to The Independent. The decision called for the government “to formulate […]