Category: Indonesia

Swedish Energy Minister visits Indonesia






Accompanied by 15 Swedish companies working with clean energy solutions, Ibrahim Baylan, Swedish Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, visited Jakarta from 15 to 17 February 2017 to work towards an enhanced cooperation in the energy sector. Indonesia is as the world’s fourth most populated country and important partner for Sweden, both for increased trade and…

Thai media admires Finland at Press Freedom debate






”Thailand is the land of smiles, but we, the media, are not smiling,” said Thepchai Yong, the President of the Confederation of Thai Journalists, on Wednesday 15 February 2017 as he opened the debate at Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, The Challenges of Protecting Press Freedom in a Divided World. The debate was held to…

Swedish Ambassador at clean water project inauguration






Johanna Brismar Skoog, Swedish Ambassador to Jarkarta, visited the inauguration of Water4All in Cisalam on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. Water4All is a Corporate Social Responsibility project from PT Atlas Copco Indonesia. Through the project more than 1000 people in Cisalam have received access to clean water, toilets, education on hygiene and sanitation. The funds for…

Danish Ambassador meets Indonesian maritime minister






Combating marine debris and promoting renewable energy solutions Danish support for combating marine debris was discussed when Casper Klynge, Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, met with Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, on 7 February 2017. Creating public awareness is, according to the Danish Embassy, a key area for cooperation between the two countries.…

Norwegian global health dialogue with Indonesia, Thailand






Mr. Vegard Holmelid, Norwegian minister counsellor in Thailand, attended on Monday 6 February 2017 the High-Level Foreign Policy and Global Health Retreat together with representatives from France, Senegal, Indonesia, Brazil, South Africa and Thailand. The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok says following the meeting, that the retreat facilitated fruitful discussions about the linkage between foreign policy…

Indonesian student ambassador for a day






On Tuesday 31 January an Indonesian student got to experience what it is like to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. He followed the ambassador, Casper Klynge, for a full day of meetings with ministers, civil society organisations and private business representatives. 19-year old Datu Damarjiwo from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta was chosen to…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Sweden and Indonesia signs defence MoU






On 20 December 2016 Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist visited Indonesia to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of defence. Peter Hultqvist and his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu signed MoU. The Ministers discussed a deepened cooperation, exchange of information, as well as the security policy situation. Besides signing the MoU Peter…

Telecom company 3 adds roaming-free China, Indonesia for Danes






Customers at 3 (a mobile voice and data connections provider via 3G, 4G and 4G + mobile network) in Denmark with 3LikeHome in their subscription can from 23 January also use their mobile phones in China, Macao, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to the same prices as in Denmark. With the addition of China 3 especially…

Indonesia to promote tourism in Nordic countries






The Tourism Ministry in Indonesia aims to attract more tourists from Nordic countries in Northern Europe during the Nordic Travel Fair next week in Helsinki, Finland, where it will showcase Indonesian culture in its pavilion. The Indonesian government expects the travel fair to be held from January 19 to 22, to help tap into the tourism potential of…