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Norway 3rd in “Most Productive Countries in the World” Ranking

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With a new law barring work e-mail after hours, the French have honored a truth long recognized by economists: working longer hours doesn’t necessarily result in increased productivity. Mexico—the least productive of the 38 countries listed in 2015 data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—has the world’s longest average work week at 41.2 […]

Source: Time


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Norway sends dual citizenship bill to parliament

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Norway’s government on Friday submitted a bill to parliament allowing Norwegians to have dual citizenship, bringing the country into line with most other countries in Europe. “As we allow double citizenship, we are ensuring that Norwegian law follows developments in a more globalised world, with more and more connections to more countries,” said Jan Tore […]

Source: The Local


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AmCham’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Category: AmCham News

A fully-packed flight of players relished in spirited competition and networking as Team Global Blue claimed the coveted Søderstrøm Cup and US voyages from Lufthansa at AmCham’s 18th annual golf tournament. In a tantalizingly close Texas Scramble competition – where only three strokes separated first and 14th place – team Global Blue kept their nerve […]

Source: AmCham


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American Superstruct Invests in Norway’s Øya Festivalen

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Øyafestivalen, one of the biggest festivals in Norway, has entered into an investment agreement with Superstruct Entertainment, adding a fourth festival brand to Superstruct’s expanding roster of European events. The deal is the latest development in what has been a busy year for Superstruct – led by CEO James Barton, the founder of Creamfields and former […]

Source: IQ Mag


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Can Norway help us solve the plastic crisis, one bottle at a time?

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A bottle deposit hub on the outskirts of Oslo has had a stream of high-level international visitors. Can its success be replicated worldwide? Tens of thousands of brightly coloured plastic drinks bottles tumble from the back of a truck on to a conveyor belt before disappearing slowly inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Oslo. […]

Source: The Guardian


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