Category: Indonesia

New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway






After two years of negotiation, Indonesia and Norway signed visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and service passport on Monday 12 June 2017 in Oslo. The cooperation is a new step to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries. It was conveyed by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi in an Indonesia-Norway Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation,…

Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

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In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank’s business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and…

Lego campaign launched in Indonesia






On 23 May the Danish Ambassador Casper Klynge took part in the launch of the Lego ‘BuildAmazing’ campaign. The campaign is exclusively developed for a handful of markets, including Indonesia and is to emphasize the importance of creativity in play. Lego has fuelled children’s creativity for 85 years and have ambitions to proceed making children…

Mika Lintilä deepens Finland-Indonesia bond at networking night






As Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mika Lintilä visited Indonesia, Finnish and Indonesian companies gathered for a night of networking in the company of the minister. “I look forward to new business opportunities between Indonesia and Finland. Finnish companies can offer sustainable solutions to the Indonesian market,” said Mika Lintilä as he gave his…

Swedish State visit to Indonesia report






Covering three cities in Indonesia – Jakarta, Bogor and Bandung – the first State Visit to Indonesia by the King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden took place on 22-24 May 2017. The visit was expected to enrich and deepen the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Sweden. The Swedish government was be represented…

Casper Klynge to be Denmark’s first “Digital Ambassador”






Casper Klynge, who is currently the Danish ambassador to Indonesia, has been named Denmark’s first “Digital Ambasador”. The new position was announced earlier in the year by foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, and would be the world’s first ambassador for digitalisation. Casper Klynge will be charged with establishing connections to and liaising with tech giants like Google, Apple, IBM…

Danish naval defence solutions introduced to Indonesia






On 18 – 19 May 2017 Denmark’s Rear Admiral Frank Trojahn, visited Indonesia together with a delegation of Danish companies within the naval sector. On the agenda was a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi, who visited Denmark in October last year. This was followed by a small…

Details of Swedish 2017 state visit to Indonesia






The details of the programme for Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s State Visit to Indonesia have been announced. ScandAsia presents most of the highlights. The Swedish State Visit to Indonesia on 22-24 May 2017 is at the invitation of President Joko Widodo. The Swedish government is represented by Foreign Minister Margot…

Minister goes Viking biking, discuss equality and environment in Jakarta






Biking through the streets of Jakarta to promote a more climate friendly way of commuting, signing agreements on government cooperation on water and waste management, talking interreligious dialogue and women in Islam, promoting youth engagement and protecting rainforests. Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, had a busy schedule on her four day visit to…

Indonesia clean-up day with Danish Ambassador






Casper Klynge, Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia, and Emil Salim, Senior Development Officer, joined Maritime Coordinator Minister, Luhut Pandjaitan, in cleaning up waste in Cilincing, North Jakarta on Saturday 6 May 2017. Marine plastic waste is a critical problem for Indonesia and the world. Plastic entering the ocean negatively affects the environment, tourism and the…