Business Standard: Trump move to ban H-1B visa will hurt job creation, warns business chamber

Category: Business News

Opposing the Trump administration’s “sweeping attempt” to restrict legal immigration, the Chamber of Commerce on Monday (local time) said suspending work visas to secure high-skilled jobs for Americans in a bid to revive the coronavirus-battered economy would not help the country and would rather only slow down growth and reduce job creation in US markets. “Today’s proclamation is a […]

Source: Business Standard


Reuters: Norway must keep strict border controls to avoid new infections – PM


Category: Airline / Travel

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway, which has some of the strictest travel restrictions in Europe, must maintain tight control of its borders to avoid importing COVID-19 cases from abroad, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday. Fears of an early second wave of infections in Europe are growing as the continent lifts travel restrictions ahead of […]

Source: Reuters


NPR: Trump Expected To Suspend H-1B, Other Visas Until End Of Year

Category: Business News

President Trump is expected to sign an order to suspend H-1B, L-1 and other temporary work visas through the end of the year, according to the multiple sources familiar with the plan. The new order — which is expected to come with broad exceptions — comes as the administration continues to wrestle with high unemployment […]

Source: NPR


Bloomberg: Norway to Rein In Wind Power After Raging Opposition From Locals

Category: Business News

Norway is set to tighten rules for building wind turbines, caving in to massive protests from locals. A government proposal on Friday to slow down the development of onshore wind power comes after increasing local resistance mirrors sentiment in other European countries. Norway already decided to scrap a plan for a new permission framework last year. Norway, […]

Source: Bloomberg


Press Release: Norway elected to the UN Security Council

Category: Business News

Today, Norway was elected as a member of the UN Security Council for the period 2021–2022. ‘We would like to thank the UN member states for the confidence they have shown in us.  The world needs more international cooperation to promote peace and security. We will make use of our seat on the Security Council […]


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