The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Parliamentary Committee for the first time visits the Philippines 3-4 October 2016. The delegation has a series of meetings with counterparts from the Philippine Congress, as well as with government officials.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Philippines-Norway Business Council (PNBC) co-organized the integrity seminar entitled Doing it Right on 4 May 2016 at Shangri-la Makati.

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The Norway – Asia Business Summit returns from where it began in 1998. This year’s edition opens today in Singapore with about 250 leaders from Norway and the Asian region expected to join.

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‘There is greater opportunity for collaboration and partnerships between Norway and the Philippines. There are new areas that are waiting to be discovered and tapped into’, says Deputy Head of Mission Kristian Netland during a European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-related event on 21 July 2015 in Makati City.

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Photo: Norway - Asia Business Summit 2015.

The fifth edition of the Norway – Asia Business Summit will take place in New Delhi, India on 16-18 April 2015. Approximately 200 business and government leaders will take part in discussions and presentations to gain learning on business prospectives in the dynamic region of Asia.

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Member state representatives of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Philippine Trade Secretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. signed a free trade agreement on 28 April 2016 in Bern, Switzerland.

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Jotun, a Norwegian-based multinational paints supplier, broke ground in its new factory site in Sto. Tomas, Batangas on 24 February 2016.

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‘Norway is satisfied and sees great opportunities after the first round of free trade negotiations between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the Philippines. It is important now to build momentum in order to ensure further progress in the next rounds of talks’ said Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines Erik Førner. The first round of the free trade negotiations between the...

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‘Our purpose is to share with the Philippine government our respective success stories in developing natural gas as the Philippines is facing important energy related decisions’, Ambassador Erik Førner said as he delivered his opening statement at the Natural Gas Summit on 5 March 2015 in Manila.

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