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Norway energy giant Statoil first-quarter net income triples

Is Brexit a good idea? Lessons from Norway on the advantages of EU membership

Is Brexit a good idea? Lessons from Norway on the advantages of EU membership
Another corroborating piece of evidence is the simple correlation between the estimated political economy benefits and sectoral shares of employment. We show that regions with relatively large energy and fishery industries lose (in productivity terms …
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Real estate in these 'energy cities' is about to get hit
Prime office real estate in some of the world's leading cities is about to take a hit from the falling price of oil, a new report has found. The report, released this month by property specialists DTZ, has identified 18 key "energy cities" around the …
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Norges Bank Governor Says Tighter Banking Rules May Not Avert Crises
Tighter banking rules may not be enough to avert financial crises, the head of Norway's central bank said Monday. Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen said in a speech in London that central banks should be prepared to raise interest rates to safeguard …
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Medical experts in UAE urge private companies to grant more leave days for
According to Mercer's 2014 Worldwide Benefits and Employment Guidelines, while most markets around the world have become more generous with leave allowances, a few countries, including the UAE, consistently rank among the lowest in paid maternity …
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1.3 million Poles want to leave country
“Poles still would preferably go to [other] countries of the European Union. This is probably supported by the ease of taking legal employment there. Among the most preferred directions of emigration are: Great Britain, Germany, Norway and the …
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Politicians strike back at oil critics
“I don't think they understand what oil has meant for Norway,” Korsberg told Dagsavisen. “This isn't just about revenues for the state treasury, but also employment. The oil industry creates more than 100,000 jobs around the country. In reality, this …
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Today's letters: Mixed reaction to the federal budget
William Bedford, Newmarket, Ont. The Federal budget was balanced by dipping into Employment Insurance (EI) funds (look for reduced EI payouts to unemployed Canadian youth in the future) and selling assets (GM shares) — the spoils of a government …
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Where does the US rank in world happiness? Not in the top 10. Swiss are #1
Or how much it is known for investing in the health, education and employment of its people. Whatever the reason, Switzerland is … Iceland came in second, and Norway and Canada placed fourth and fifth, respectively. The United States ranked No. 15 …
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Baines: Stones will be a top player
After being named on the standby list for the World Cup, Stones started his first England match in September against Norway. The centre-half began a crucial qualifier in Switzerland the following week but he has not played for the senior team since.
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Falling prices, rising threats cool interest in Kurdish oil
Meanwhile the three international oil companies working in Kurdistan, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum and Norway's DNO haven't recouped their already-substantial investment, but they've already invested far too much to pull out. "The Kurdish …
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Pass Higher Education Bank Bill Before End Of 7th Assembly
It is important to note that Scandinavian countries such as Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark have developed sound qualitative education and almost tuition-free higher education from cradle to grave. In fact, in Denmark, the tuition is free and …
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