Header: The Honningsvåg Gym Hall. A down-to-earth example of post-war will to rebuild Finnmark county. (Photo: Arne O. Holm)

Editorial: Too little sex – too much work

22/09/2017

I stroll around the Honningsvåg harbor and look for answers to how demanding it might be to be a northerner. We are applauded by our political leaders. Our economy flourishes. Statistics, however, blows a fierce wind into our faces – a stern warning of the long-term outlooks we face.



Kimek Offshore’s Russian employees involved in service at Skarv FPSO, Kværner Stord back in 2011. A great example of a new mindset.  (Photo: Kimek Offshore AS)

Op-Ed: A new mindset needed for cross-border cooperation in the Barents? 

22/09/2017

What are success factors and challenges for further development of cross-border business cooperation in the Barents?



Torbjørn Naimak, Regional Manager of the Norwegian Public Road Administration believes Norway will join a railway project with Finland. (Photo: Knut Opeide/Norwegian Public Road Administration)

Tror Norge sier ja til finsk samarbeid om jernbane

20/09/2017

En togbane mellom Kirkenes og Rovaniemi har lenge vært et alternativ til overordnet nasjonal transportplan. – Nå har den fått en ny realitet, sier regionsjef Torbjørn Naimak i Statens vegvesen Region Nord, som også etterlyser en mer helhetlig transportplan i nordområdene. 



Russians Warn of Oil Exploration in LoVeSe

Russians Warn of Oil Exploration in LoVeSe

19/09/2017

Russian fishers in the High North are worried and warn strongly against oil explorations in the Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja (LoVeSe) regions in northern Norway. Now they ask Russian authorities to proceed with the matter in order to secure a Norwegian-Russian coordination of oil and fishery activities.



En arktisk jernbane vil by på økte muligheter for selskaper og investorer i nordområdene. (Illustrasjon: Arctic Corridor)

Planning of the Arctic Railway route has started

19/09/2017

The Finnish Transport Agency together with Norwegian railway authorities have started a study in order to explore the possibilities for constructing the Arctic Railway and to examine its profitability. –



Longyearbyen fylles med kunstnere

Longyearbyen fylles med kunstnere

15/09/2017

Det er fritt fram for å tolke og uttrykke seg når performancefestivalen Arctic Action inntar Svalbard. – I neste uke kommer det enda flere kunstnere til øya, sier Audhild Dahlstrøm i Artica Svalbard.



Greenland’s Minister of Social Affairs Sara Olsvig was shocked at the revelations of grave public child neglect when a report was revealed in May/June this year.

Greenland: Has received more than 900 texts from children at risk

15/09/2017

Sexual abuse and family problems are two of the reasons why the MIO children’s rights institution has been rather busy during the past year.



Greenland’s Minister of Social Affairs Sara Olsvig was shocked at the revelations of grave public child neglect when a report was revealed in May/June this year.

Grønland: Har fått over 900 SMS’er fra barn med problemer

13/09/2017

Seksuelle overgrep og problemer i familien er blant de hyppigste årsakene til at barnerettighetsinstitusjonen MIO har hatt det travelt det siste året.