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Norwegian Regions Posted by on May 30, 2012

When the current Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, was picking members for his regjering (government), a journalist [shoornaLIST] asked him how he went about. The PM joked that he had to hit the right balance between ”kjønnsdeler og landsdeler” (gender parts and country parts). This demonstrates how important likestilling (equality) is in Norway: Ideally, half…

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Norway in red, white and blue Posted by on May 17, 2012

Today is syttende mai, the day when people all over Norway put on their best clothes (and smil 🙂 ), pick a hand-held flagg and gather in the streets to celebrate the Norwegian constitution, which was signed on May 17th, 1814 (and formally ended the union with Denmark). As Kari wrote, ”the whole country of…

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New Look, New Blogger Posted by on May 15, 2012

Things are happening here at Transparent! The Norwegian blog has been moved from http://www.transparent.com/norwegian to http://blogs.transparent.com/norwegian. You may also have noticed that it’s got a brand new look. Well, at least it’s on its way to getting one… Hopefully the designers will find some neat solutions so that the blog will be even better than…

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