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King Harald speaks openly about #MeToo and gender equality

It was during the annual solemn parliament dinner, held at the Royal Palace yesterday, that King Harald spoke about both gender equality and the #MeToo movement. His Majesty spoke about the historical high gender equality in Norway, and said: “This year’s dinner is actually historic: Never before have we had women cover the positions of Parliament President, Supreme Court Justice and…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja arrive in Shanghai

On Wednesday, King Harald and Queen Sonja left the capital of China after meeting China’s President on Tuesday. King Harald and Queen Sonja took the train from Beijing to Shanghai. The royals took the train to see how Chinese high-speed train technology works. The…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja highlight winter sports and welfare in Beijing

The ongoing state visit from Norway to China is going well. Following a couple of days in the city of Dunhuang, King Harald and Queen Sonja arrived in Beijing late on Saturday evening. In Beijing on Sunday, the King and Queen highlighted welfare development. This work continued on Monday, add a little winter sport, and you get happy Norwegians and Chinese. Monday began when King Harald and Queen…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit the Mogao caves

Saturday His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway dedicated theta third day in China to the conservation of cultural heritage. Their Majesties started their official state visit on Thursday, and on Friday, they visited, among many places, a kindergarten…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway visit Dunhuang

After a few days of duty, King Harald and Queen Sonja launched their extended state visit to China on Thursday. The royals were then officially received by local representatives and children at the west-Chinese city of Dunhuang. The official welcome ceremony was the only thing that happened on Thursday. On Friday, it was time to learn more about China and strengthen the bond between Norway and…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja on their way to China

King Harald and Queen Sonja are on their way to China, announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court. The King and Queen are travelling to China for a state visit which will begin on 11 October and continue until 19 October. The royals are visiting China following an…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja conclude season for The Norwegian Royal Yacht

On Friday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway announced the end of this year’s season for the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. During the now ended summer season, the crew consisted of 53 people, 17 officers and 36 other crew members. During winter, the crew is reduced to a minimum of approximately 25 people. The duties are mainly guarding the ship and…
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