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Norway to Lift Travel Curbs on European Countries, with Conditions

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Category: Airline / Travel

Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from European countries that meet criteria regarding their COVID-19 situation from July 15, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday. Norway, which is not a member of the European Union but belongs to the passport-free Schengen travel zone, currently has some of the strictest travel restrictions in Europe. […]

Source: Reuters

Published: July 3, 2020


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Foreign Employees that Test Negative for COVID-19 May Work During Quarantine

Category: Business News

Foreign employees arriving in Norway must stay in quarantine during the first 10 days after arriving in Norway, unless comprised by other exceptions (e.g. resided and traveling from Nordics excl. Sweden). This normally implies that many foreign employees cannot assume any work before the 10-day quarantine period has past.  In order to ease the burden […]

Source: KPMG

Published: July 3, 2020


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CNN: Historic plane to transport Thomas Waerner home to Norway after dog musher left stranded in Alaska

Category: Business News

What to do when you’re stranded in Alaska by a global pandemic and are trying to get back home to Norway — with 24 dogs in tow. It’s been quite a three months for dog musher Thomas Waerner, who tells CNN Sport it’s the kind of a story he’ll remember until the day he dies.   […]

Source: CNN

Published: February 6, 2020


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CNN: The Arctic explorers locked down in a tiny hut in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago

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Category: Airline / Travel

(CNN) — When Hilde Falun Strom and Sunniva Sorby began a long-planned expedition in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard last September, their main goal was to encourage conversation around climate change in the polar regions. After spending close to nine months collecting data and samples for researchers in remote Basembu, situated 140 kilometers from the “nearest […]

Source: CNN


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Bloomberg: Masters of $1 Trillion Fund Reap Rewards of a Very Good Idea

Category: Business News

In one of the world’s richest countries, the finance minister may soon need to break the spending record he just set. For Jan Tore Sanner, the 55-year-old who’s been running Norway’s finances since January, that’s not really a problem thanks to a couple of choices his country made a while back. After Norway first discovered […]

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